Snakes on a Couch! Using Python with CouchDB, Part II– Where do you want to eat?

“How often do you stand around with your friends asking “Where
do you want to eat?” “I dunno, where do you want to eat?” “I

“Wouldn’t it be handy if you had a program to suggest a place
you haven’t been to in a while?

“From Part 1, you already had a view that sorts restaurant by

date_mapfn = """function(doc)
  if (doc.type == 'restaurant') {
    emit(doc.last_visited, doc.name);

"In Python, retrieve the restaurants in that view like this:
import couchdb
server = couchdb.client.Server('http://localhost:5984/')
db = server['restaurants']