The BYO lover's best friend

Today marks the national launch of, a free search engine providing such info as addresses, days of operation, reviews culled from such sources as, and lavishly explained wine policies for more than 15,000 restaurants in 10 regions of the country.

Locally, it covers about 1,300 restaurants that allow BYO.

Here's more, from today's Inquirer.

If you're a bit of a geek, call up this stat sheet to see just how Philly's BYO culture stands out from the rest of the country.