Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Meet the mashgiach. Also known as a gatekeepers, they keep kitchens kosher. [NY Times] * Get ready to whine about wine prices. They’re going up. [MSN Money] * Are kids over kid menus? At least one is — and she eloquently explains why. [TODAY] [...]
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 [...]
If Hurricane Sandy will affect your restaurant operations, please call the OpenTable support number for immediate assistance with closing your books or managing any reservations. You can also visit OTRestaurant.com for additional resources. We wish everyone affected by this storm a safe few days.
OpenTable restaurant reviews in the news… * Atlanta’s Alma Cocina displays “a carefully wrought tastefulness that always let you know you’re in a nice restaurant.” [Atlanta Journal Constitution] * Cinghiale in Baltimore “reaches its prime.” [Baltimore Sun] * At Diva at the Met in Vancouver “art and science create lusty dining.” [Vancouver Sun] * Gael Greene is already plotting her [...]
A new survey of OpenTable diners revealed that restaurants’ popularity is on the rise as a destination on and around February 14, with nearly 90% of respondents planning to dine out. While a lot of us will be dining out on February 14th, nearly a third of folks are going to spend Saturday celebrating. Speaking [...]
Everybody loves brunch! And now finding the best places to eat the Sunday meal with something for everyone is easier than ever, thanks to the release of the 50 restaurant winners of OpenTable’s 2010 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best Brunch. Derived from nearly four million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners of nearly 12,000 restaurants in [...]
Does the arctic chill that’s blanketed much of our nation have you down? We’ve got some heartwarming and stomach-filling news: Winter Restaurant Weeks have finally arrived. Washington, D.C. Winter Restaurant Week 2010 is in full effect along with Restaurant Week South Carolina. New York Restaurant Week is about to begin, as are Baltimore, Philadelphia Center [...]
Calling all Charm City dwellers! Baltimore Restaurant Week is about to begin. You can enjoy $20.09 lunches and $30.09 dinners at some of Baltimore’s finest restaurants, including Aldo’s, The Black Olive, Capital Grille, Shula’s Steakhouse, The Wine Market, and many, many more. Reserve a table today and help celebrate all the culinary charms of this [...]