Congratulations to Chicago’s 2014 Jean Banchet Nominees

The nominees for Chicago’s prestigious Jean Banchet Awards were announced yesterday. Held annually, the awards acknowledge culinary excellence in the Windy City. The winners will be announced early next year, on January 30, at the 18th annual Grand Chefs Gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Congratulations to all the nominees, including: Restaurant of the [...]

San Francisco 2015 Michelin-Starred Restaurants: Book a Table Today!

OpenTable is pleased to highlight the honorees in the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2015. Forty restaurants are included, with four Bay Area restaurants receiving the Michelin three-star level, the highest recognition in the culinary world, and six achieving two Michelin stars. Thirty restaurants earned one Michelin star. Kusakabe and Maruya are new to the list. Being included in the [...]

Worst Wine List Trends: #DinersChoice Award-Winning Sommeliers Speak

This week, we celebrated the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Wine Lists in America. Like snowflakes, no wine list is exactly like another. Each is a reflection of a sommelier’s unique perspective on the wines that will shine alongside a restaurant’s menu. Similar to menus, however, wine lists can fall prey to [...]

Food + Fashion Meet at The New Potato ‘Pay with OpenTable’ Party in NYC — with Slideshow

Foodies and fashionistas gathered with The New Potato founders Danielle and Laura Kosann at Il Buco Alimentari in New York City to help us celebrate the recent launch of OpenTable mobile payments. Attendees, including restaurateur David Rabin, Eater photographer Daniel Krieger,  Momofuku beverage director Jordan Salcito, and VICE Munchies Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman, sipped wines and cocktails [...]

OpenTable Reviews Reveal #DinersChoice Top 100 Wine Lists in America — with Slideshow

As we look forward to toasting the holidays in the coming months,we are pleased to honor the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Wine Lists in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 [...]

OpenTable Mobile Payments March into Washington

We are pleased to announce that Pay with OpenTable is now available in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In addition to Washington, D.C., Pay with OpenTable is currently available in New York City and San Francisco. OpenTable plans to roll out the feature across the nation by introducing it to a total of 20 cities before year end. [...]

October Restaurant Weeks: Dine at a Discount

The leaves are starting to fall — and so are restaurant prices during restaurant weeks around North America. Find a way to save in a city near you. * Mpls.St. Paul Restaurant Week has fabulous $10-$20 lunches and $15-$30 dinners for you, October 19-24. Book now. * MTL à TABLE offers divine three-course dinners for three prices – $19, [...]