TasteMade (1.2.1)

Platform and Price
Free. Apple and Android

RD Score
5 out of 5

Synopsis of the App
This app promises to turn visits to your favorite food and drink spots into mini movies. Tastemade was created with one goal in mind: "to connect the world through food."


  • Attractive and intuitive design.
  • Discover a variety of new food options through episodes uploaded by tastemakers from all corners of the world.
  • Videos are short (about 1 minute) and appear professionally produced.
  • Professional looking filters, fonts and fun and funky soundtrack options.
  • Seamless video play.
  • Foolproof tutorial guides newbies through creating the first episode in 5 easy steps. It's really easy!  
  • Get tips on sound quality and lighting, creatively shooting montage clips and how to talk to restaurant managers and staff.
  • Discover new episodes based on location or what's popular or featured.
  • Follow your favorite tastemakers to fill your feed with episodes you'll enjoy.
  • Like and comment on your favorite episodes.
  • Easily share episodes via Facebook, twitter, email and text.
  • Embed episodes to a blog or newsletter or save to your camera roll.
  • Watch videos without registering or signing in.
  • No advertisements.


  • The high quality upload is slow – taking 5 minutes or more to save an episode.
  • Limited by the fonts and soundtracks provided- so the videos start to look and sound alike with continued use.
  • Tip page is not well formatted for the app, making it a bit awkward to view.

Bottom Line
Tastemade delivers on its promise to produce bite sized videos that entertain, educate and connect the world. It is a fun, easy-to-use app that makes creating professional looking videos a snap. Tastemade is a winner!

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Marisa Moore
Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.