[Tagging] Fast Food Restaurants

Brian Wolford // HOT brian.wolford at hotosm.org
Tue May 28 23:14:36 UTC 2013


I often differentiate fast_food as "counter service" and restaurant as "sit
down with a menu and order from a waiter" service.


On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> I'd go with the amenity=fast_food bit, too.  Restaurants are a little
> higher class, Waffle House would be an edge case but I'd be inclined to
> call that a restaurant (even if it tends to be faster than McDo's).
>
>
> On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 5:52 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>wrote:
>
>> On 5/28/13 6:19 PM, Tac Tacelosky wrote:
>>
>>> name=Subway
>>> amenity=restaurant
>>> cuisine=fast_food
>>>
>>> OR
>>>
>>> name=Subway
>>> amenity=fast_food
>>> cuisine=sandwiches
>>>
>>>  the second one is what you would get with a JOSM
>> preset so that's the way i've always entered them.
>> the JOSM preset does give sandwich, not sandwiches
>> for cuisine
>>
>> and the case (all lower case) and the _ are necessary
>> as that's what is recognized by all the data consumers.
>> you can, of course, be creative and do whatever you
>> want, but if you want it to be effective, used the
>> standard tagging.
>>
>> richard
>>
>>
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