Congratulations to the guys over at Praized who's site officially made it's debut today after 2 years of development. The new city search platform is designed specifically to be integrated into blogs and social networks allowing communities to rate and comment on businesses in their city, the example they give:
A Praized installation on a vegan blog will have completely different restaurant recommendations than on a meat-lovers' blog because the two groups have fundamentally different tastes.
Praized CEO Harry Wakefield run's MoCo Loco where you may have seen a beta version they've been testing called MocoLocal. The platform is free for publishers to install and comes pre-loaded with over 17 million US and Canadian local business listings, complete with contact info and location maps.