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    Yelp Tropical Sunsets

    Monday evening Joy and I went to another Yelp Elite event, but this time down at the Redondo Beach Cheesecake Factory. It was nice to have an event where we didn’t need to take a freeway to, and of course with lots of food and drinks. Yelp was promoting the Cheesecake Factory’s reception hosting abilities which were actually pretty good, but i’m not sure how much it would cost. There’s a second floor with a great view of the harbor, and the food wasn’t that bad. They really know how to fry their food which is always a plus when alcohol is being served. I tested out my peanut allergy…

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    Yelp Elite Gold

    Its been 5 years since i joined yelp.com and 550+ reviews later and i’m a Yelp Elite Gold Member now. I’ve slowed down quite a bit since i started, partly because i’m eating at fewer new places and that i like to think about what i’m writing about a little more. My overall opinion of the social review site is that at its core its still a super useful tool and i still use it on a regular basis to find places to eat and go. I do judge their star rating with slightly less immediate reaction and go more on the actual text written within the reviews. The more…