Top Chef Season 12 Cheftestants Revealed

Mark your calendars and program your DVRs, food TV fans! On October 15, 2014, season 12 of Top Chef premieres. Set in Boston, Massachusetts, look for episodes taking place at The Bull and Finch Pub (aka Cheers), Fenway Park, and Plimoth Plantation, plus challenges centered around the first Thanksgiving, the inaugural Top Chef food festival, a [...]

Cheers to the 2014 Bon Appétit America’s Best New Restaurant Nominees

Bon Appétit has released its annual list of nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants of 2014. While not all of them are actually restaurants (such as Grand Central Market in Los Angeles), most are — and they’re on OpenTable. Neither New York nor San Francisco restaurants dominate the list; rather, the list features eateries in dozens [...]

Pay with OpenTable: Mobile Payments National Expansion Kicks Off in New York City

After a successful mobile payment pilot program in San Francisco, we are pleased to announce that the pay with OpenTable feature is expanding nationally. In addition to the New York City launch, mobile payments will be introduced in 20 additional cities before the year’s end. We also plan to further expand the presence of payments in San Francisco. [...]

OpenTable Reviews Reveal #DinersChoice Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America

In honor of summer vacation season, we are pleased to honor the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District [...]

August Restaurant Weeks: Dine for Less!

The dog days of summer may not be here, but the savings days are! Restaurant weeks are happening now, and whether you’re on the road, or staying close to home, you won’t want to miss your chance to enjoy steals on meals this month. * Alexandria Restaurant Week offers $35 three-course dinners for one or $35 [...]

20 Culinary Questions with Seattle Magazine Food + Dining Editor Julien Perry

Julien Perry is the Food and Dining Editor for Seattle Magazine and one of the founders of the One Night Only Project. Prior to joining the magazine, she was an editor for Eater Seattle and a restaurant reporter for KOMO news radio. Despite being a graduate of the Baking & Pastry program at the Seattle [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Sriracha

At OpenTable, we’re huge fans of sriracha. So devoted to this spicy delight are we that my colleagues (Angie! Jeremy! Tori!) went into collective mourning — and obsessive hoarding — when the popular Huy Fong Foods sriracha, or rooster sauce, factory in California was temporarily shuttered. Thankfully, the factory is back in business, bringing bottles [...]

Exclusive Offer: Save 15% on All Eat Drink SF Lexus Grand Tastings, August 1-3

Eat Drink SF is the Bay Area’s biggest and most delicious food and drink festival, and OpenTable diners are invited to save 15% on tickets to four different grand tastings with this exclusive offer. Friday, August 1, 6:30-10:00PM — My Big Obsession: Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop. Eatin’. For the Grand Opening celebration, the Bay Area will [...]

Save $10 on Taste of Toronto Tickets, July 24-27

OpenTable diners are invited to save as they taste extraordinary! Featuring Toronto’s most celebrated chefs and rising stars, foodie entertainment and a boutique food & drink market, Taste of Toronto is the 1st annual celebration of everything we love about food. Taste is considered the world’s greatest restaurant festival. From just one show in London [...]