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20 Culinary Questions with Editor Amy Strauss of Philadelphia’s The Town Dish

Amy Strauss is the Editor in Chief of TheTownDish.com, a network of sites focusing on the food and dining scene in the greater Philadelphia area including its sumptuous suburbs — and beyond! An OpenTable member since 2008, she lives in Downington, Pennsylvania, where she can enjoy the best of Philadelphia proper as well the amazing hyper-local fare [...]

Spring Restaurant Weeks in a City Near You

Restaurant weeks continue to spring up around the nation… * Arizona Restaurant Week starts tomorrow! Reserve for $30 and $40 dinners, May 17-26. * Austin Restaurant Week is almost here. Book for $12-$17 lunches and $27 or $37 dinners, May 18-21. * Buckhead Restaurant Week arrives in Atlanta this weekend. Make a reservation for $15, $25, and $35 [...]

Spring Restaurant Weeks Have Sprung: Save on Dining in a City Near You!

Spring restaurant weeks are starting up… * Austin Restaurant Week: Enjoy $17 brunches, $12 or $17 lunches, and $27 or $37 dinners, April 7-10 and April 14-17. Book a table. * Detroit Restaurant Week: Serving up $30 gourmet dinners, April 19-28. Book a table. * Hamptons Restaurant Week: Order up $27.95 delicious dinners, April 7-14. Book a table. * [...]

OpenTable Reveals the Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.

With Valentine’s Day almost a week away, we are pleased to release our rankings of the 25 Most Romantic Cities in the United States. While we may typically think of our largest cities as magnets for romance seekers, our analysis revealed that romance thrives in cities and communities of all sizes. In order to provide [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Avocado

I just ate two avocados for lunch. They were in that perfect-yet-fleeting moment — unbruised, soft, silky — so, really, it was a race against time, and I just had to eat them both. Anyway, it got me thinking about the  increasing popularity of avocado in dishes that are not guacamole (although there’s nothing wrong [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Brisket

Humble brisket has gotten a promotion. Not just relegated to the holidays any longer, brisket in all its homey goodness is getting another look from chefs of all cuisines and is finding its way into ravioli, empanadas, tacos, and, of course, on to plates of barbecue at some of the nation’s best restaurants. Find out what [...]

Chefs Get Inked; Power of Yelp; 2012 Food Trends; Puffer Fish Lives up to Its Fearsome Reputation; Dining with Allergies; Cheese May Please Your Heart

Dining and restaurant news… * Tattoo sous. Chefs love getting inked. Must be something to do with all those knives. [Washington Post] * Yelp! I need somebody. But not just anybody. Restaurants may need happy Yelpers to survive. [Business Insider] * Without a Trace. The Austin food scene wouldn’t be the same without Chef Paul [...]