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Sunday, August 30, 2015

TinyOwl's Wisdom



‘What’s for dinner?,’ first question Mr asks when he returns from office. No niceties, no sweet gestures - just straight to the point. Well, you must have guessed, Mr is a big time foodie. And, so am I. We have gone to great lengths to eat what we want - once we drove in a snow storm to eat Choley Bhature. We battled through slippery roads and winds gusting to 35 miles an hour. Our dedication to food and food fixes have created a lot of mess and food fights - snatching the last bite of pizza, emotional blackmail over late night ice-cream are rather common between us.

Our arduous journeys to food have resulted in many adventures too, but our latest food adventure was simply out of the world country. Why country? Read on…

Mr loves McDonald’s french fries. Why not? It is crispy, yummy and when the weather is great, those piping hot delicacies are heavenly. So, few weeks back when we were vacationing in the Thousand Islands region in upstate New York, perfect weather and gorgeous scenery whetted his ‘French Fries’ appetite. He parked the car and typed McDonald’s in the GPS. It was sunny and I couldn’t see the GPS screen from where I was sitting. ‘It’s 5 miles from here,’ he said and starting driving. It was a pleasant drive, even I was thinking of getting a FrappĂ© Mocha for myself.

We drove up a beautiful bridge and after driving for some 3 miles, we saw a check post. ‘What’s up there?’ I asked. ‘Let’s see’ and he drove thinking it was some sort of police checking for runaway criminals. As we headed towards the bee-line of cars, I glanced up and spotted a sign saying US Immigration. What!?! ‘We are on US-Canada Border,’ I shouted. ‘What did you type in GPS?’ I asked. I rotated the screen and the address was - McDonald’s, Kingston/Toronto. ‘What were you thinking? Didn’t you check the city, state or country? Kuch toh padha hota!’ ...was all I could say before bursting into laughter.

‘I just wanted to have some french fries.’ he said with childlike innocence and turned around his car. So, after this near cross-country adventure to curb his food fix, the running joke in our home is -

Immigration Officer - Purpose of your visit, Sir?
Mr - Eating French Fries!

The story doesn’t end here. On the second day of our trip, we wanted to have a nice meal. Mr dressed in his new sports blazer and I put on my polka dotted dress, and we headed in search of a nice restaurant by the lake. Roads were so jam packed that it reminded us of Delhi-Gurgaon border. We got stuck in traffic and ended in a ugly debate. It was then and there I decided to download an app on my iPad to put an end to our food fiascos. With two back to back incidents, I wanted a permanent solution to our food fixes. I don't want any such mess on our upcoming trip to India. ‘Let’s try TinyOwl,’ Mr said. ‘It’s creating ripples in the blogging world, and many bloggers are gaga over it.’ And, this is how I got my first brush with TinyOwl’s wisdom.


And here’s Mrs' review of TinyOwl -

Since I have come across TinyOwl, I have explored it thoroughly. So much so, I am planning to use this single app to quench my thirst and quell my hunger when I am back home. This app is like your best buddy, better than our maids, as it is available 24X7 and never takes a break.

Mrs with TinyOwl

Discovering restaurants in your neighborhood is easy-peasy. When I'll travel with Mr, search for nearby restaurants would be reliable. TinyOwl has a quick guide to restaurants and their timing, delivery time, minimum order size and prices. You can search by ‘Dishes’ or ‘Restaurants’. Easy navigation of the menu is what won my heart - you can plan an entire menu starting from starters to main course to beverages to desserts. Scroll right-left or up-down! Just select the items, add to cart and pay using various methods available. Now, I am planning to throw a party using this app. Such a blessing, I tell ya!

Ordering Chinese for my family on TinyOwl

In case you are in a fix as to what to eat, use various filters on the app to search for food in your neighborhood. And, those offers that flash on the screen - with restaurant name, timings and code, would surely result in weight gain in many folks. Who can resist those tempting offers! And if you ever face a problem, you can just click contact and TinyOwl will come to your rescue. 

Discount Offers on TinyOwl

It’s not only the 'ordering' that deserves an applause, the dashboard on TinyOwl makes the experience easy and fun. Easy - as you can check your past orders, order status and change your details by clicking on profile. Fun - as it has incredible features like Free Meals and TinyOwl Money. Free Meals is a great way to have free food by referring it to your friends. And, TinyOwl Money is the feature you get from cash backs, referrals and refunds. Get a free meal using these unique features. So, there is so much wisdom, money and time saving, and food on this TinyOwl.


What are you waiting for - use TinyOwl’s wisdom on your Android or iOS devices and say goodbye to your food fixes!

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29 comments:

  1. lol funny read. enjoyed the post, Saru. loved your rhyme. :)

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  2. Very interesting write up. Enjoyed reading it.

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  3. I am tired of telling you how amazing you are! As always awesome post :)

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  4. The McDonald's incident was hilarious! The new apps are sure changing the world around us! Best of luck Saru, for the contest!

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  5. Nice detailed review Saru. All the very best for the contest. The app seems quite intriguing. I wonder how different it is from food panda though. That would be an interesting thought for the company trying to compete with an already established player.

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  6. Now now..Saru this time it is a more hillarious & creative post than...you know whose :) Am I sounding like Narad Muni?

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  7. Haha. I loved how you brought the theme of the app by your story :-) Foodies will definitely go the extra mile for food, I'm one myself :-D Cheers.

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  8. I loved the Tiny Owl wisdom. A great, funny post :)

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  9. Very innovative post.. and as always comes with special Saru effects. All the best for the contest....

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  10. Your posts are always super creative, Saru! Loved it!

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  11. Usually the promotional posts are not very interesting to read but this surely wasn't one of them..!!!
    The narration was perfect Saru!!!

    Cheers

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  12. @Prasad - LOL on Saru effects. :P

    @Everyone - Thank you so much for your generous comments. :)

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  13. Saru, your posts seem to be getting even more hilarious by the day :D. Hahahahahah, I can imagine Alok having that conversation with the immigration officer. LOL! Would have been fun to hear what the officer would have replied ;).

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    1. Seriously, sometimes he does strange things in excitement.

      And, thanks for a lovely comment Aseem.

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  14. Right from the start to the end of the post everything is so creative and you have put in a lot of fun element ! Loved it totally ! The review was too good and I am sure Mr is all praise when he read this blogpost ;) ATB for the contest dear! :)

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    1. I hope he was elated by the mention. Thank you so much for reading. :)

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  15. Creative one! Your post won, Congratulations! :)

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  16. And you won,great!Congratulations,Saru.

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  17. Hey Congrats. Your Post won and rightly deserved. The details put in by you are awesome.

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