• VillageVines Relaunches As Savored, Expands Discount Dining To 10 Cities

    New York City-based dining deals site VillageVines is now Savored. In addition to the name change, it launched a redesigned site, is doubling its cities to ten, and added Buddy Media CEO Michael Lazerow as an investor and board member. The company raised $3 million last January. Savored focuses on high-end dining discounts at top-rated Zagat restaurants. But the model is slightly different… Read More

  • Restaurant Reservation Startup VillageVines Raises $3 Million

    Hearst Interactive Media, early investors in companies like Pandora, Netscape and, has taken the lead in a $3 million round of funding for VillageVines, a startup that offers member discounts at upscale restaurants in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other major cities in the United States. The media company’s interactive arm led the round, which follows a $750,000… Read More