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Eatery specialists and have squelched merger negotiations.

Citing timing and market conditions, both parties report that a merger would not be in the best interest of either company. offers online information about restaurants, providing daily updates to thousands of restaurants and menus as well as articles on the restaurant and the world of food. allows visitors to view menus and wine lists, make an on-line reservations and order food for delivery or take-out.

The negotiations ended on a positive note.

" is a solid company and we tried very hard to make the merger work," said Jim Gurfein, CEO of "We look forward to continuing to servicing the company as a customer and look forward to opportunities with them down the road."

Gerald Chase, CEO of said, "Our negotiations with have always been amicable and we wish them the best of luck with their businesses."