Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Schnitzel

Dozens of countries serve their own style of schnitzel, from Austria to Ukraine.

Don’t call it a comeback — because schnitzel has never really been gone from our dining lexicon. However, schnitzel, in all its thin, crispy, breaded glory is showing up more and more often on menus in a city near you. From pork and veal to duck and sweetbread schnitzel — and everything in between, this simple dish has dozens and dozens of variations, old and new. Find out what OpenTable diners are saying about schnitzel in recent reviews — and share your fave version of this dish in the comments section. 

* Blaue Gans, New York, New York: “Craving schnitzel? Check it out! If you are looking for a meal from the homeland, this is the place! Delish! Low key atmosphere, great vibe!”

Central Michel Richard, Washington, D.C.: “Lamb shank, chicken schnitzel, and burgers were very good.”

Chicken and the Egg, Marietta, Georgia: “My husband ordered what I think was called pork schnitzel and it was VERY good. This reminded me of a restaurant that you would find in Napa Valley.”

Cypress Nook, Pompano Beach, Florida: “The food was authentic and amazing! We sampled a few of the specials — the goulash soup, which was as good as the goulash we had in Vienna, Austria, a few years ago, along with the bratwurst and schnitzel!”

G.E.B. (Graham Elliot Bistro), Chicago, Illinois: “The pork schnitzel with a rye-based coating is both unusual and my favorite.”

Goldener Hirsch, Park City, Utah: “I have eaten at this restaurant many times. No matter whether you order fondue, oysters, quail, elk, sturgeon, or wiener schnitzel, you will not be disappointed.”

The Grille at Peerce’s, Phoenix, Maryland: “I tried the chicken schnitzel and it was great!”

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Pop-Up Restaurants Hit a Peak; Tasting Menu Discourse Courses on + More News

Taking a Roman holiday? Dining etiquette tips, a Vespa, and someone as dashing as Gregory Peck are definitely in order to make the most of your trip.

Food and dining news from around the web and the world…

* Fill a prescription and fill up on food? Drugstores are getting into the dining game. [SF Gate]

* Destination dining hits a peak atop Mount Kilimanjaro. Literally. [Toledo Blade]

* Hotel dining moves far beyond room service and stodgy menus. Find out how they’re catering to today’s travelers. [USA Today]

* When in Rome: Dining etiquette in Italy. [The Telegraph]

* This is the coolest menu in the world. Design-wise, at least. [Eater]

* Hungry for more discourse on courses? The tasting menu backlash continues. [Reuters]

* Don’t skip out on your check in India. Ever. [The Raw Story]

* Top chefs aren’t the only ones who find success in restaurants. Get some career advice from a top server at Manny’s Steakhouse in Minneapolis. [Star Tribune]

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Winter 2013 Restaurant Weeks Have Arrived: Savor the Savings in the New Year!

Don’t miss delicious meals for less during your city’s restaurant week!

Having a holiday letdown? Looking for a way to banish the January blues? We’ve got the cure! Dig into delicious meals for less during a winter restaurant week near you.

* Alexandria Restaurant Week: $35 three-course dinners or $35 dinners for two, January 18-27. Book a table.

* Asheville Restaurant Week: $15 to-course lunches and $30 three-course dinners, February 1-7. Book a table.

* Atlantic City Restaurant Week$15.13 lunches and $33.13 dinners, March 3-9. Book a table.

* Baltimore Restaurant Week$20.13 or $30.13 dinners and $15.13 lunches, January 25-February 3. Book a table.

Baltimore County Restaurant Week: $10.13-$30.15 lunches and $15.13 – $35.13 dinners, January 11-27Book a table.

* Berkeley Restaurant Week: Gourmet $30 three-course dinners, January 13-20. Book a table.

* Charlotte Restaurant Week/Queen’s Feast: $30 three-course dinners, January 18-27. Book a table.

* Chicago Restaurant Week: $22 lunches and $33/$44 dinners, February 1-10. Book a table.

* dineLA$15, $20, or $25 lunches and $25, $35, or $45 dinners, January 21-February 1. Book a table.

Howard County Restaurant Weeks: Prix-fixe menus from $10.13-$40.13, January 14-28Book a table.

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Tweet of the Week: The Choice Is Yours!

Today’s Tweet of the Week comes from a diner whose sentiments I heartily share. I love the convenience of booking restaurant reservations on OpenTable almost as much as I love dining out. Thanks for the shout out, @miles_matthias!