Google Ventures invests in the connected kitchen

The Orange Chef has raised $1.2 million in seed funding led by Google Ventures and Spark Labs. The company makes a kitchen scale that communicates with your iPad and a wealth of web nutritional data.

Yummly opens up its recipe API to food app developers

As Punchfork gets ready to shut down its API post Pinterest acquisition, Yummly hopes to step into its shoes, proving recipe content to food sites and apps. Yummly’s semantic search technology, however, has a lot to offer.

Gojee jumps from food recipes to add high-end fashion discovery

Looking for high-end fashion ideas in addition to the perfect lasagna recipe? Gojee’s new fashion verticals might seem like an odd fit, but when you look at the company’s approach toward quality products and visual discovery, suddenly the new additions make a lot of sense.