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OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q1 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the first quarter of 2013. “During the first quarter of 2013, the reservation-taking industry in the U.S. was slightly down year-over-year,” said our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable.  “Denver and the San Francisco Bay area saw a slight lift, but a [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2012

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2012. “As anticipated, Hurricane Sandy contributed to the decline in industry growth during the fourth quarter,” notes our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “Restaurants in the New York and Washington DC area  were hit particularly hard [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day: Make a Last-Minute Reservation for Romance!

Lovers of love, rejoice! Valentine’s Day has arrived. The best day to enjoy chocolate, Champagne, and candy hearts, Valentine’s Day is also the best day to share a meal with your special someone. If you still haven’t made your reservation, fret not. You can still score a terrific table for two today — either online [...]

Best Dates for Foodies: HowAboutWe Reveals Dining + Drinking Habits of Daters

They say a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. I’d say that’s probably true of a woman, too. And, it’s been said that beer is the ultimate social lubricant. So, it’s no surprise that many dates involve food and drink. Curious about what food and drink is putting diners in the mood [...]

Dining with the Stars: Justin Bieber + Selena Gomez Spotted Supping on Both Coasts; Rihanna Toasts New Album; Steven Tyler Exhibits Model Behavior at The Darby; Knicks Catch up with Nets; Danes + Dunhman Relax at Recette; More

Recent celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants… * Rihanna sort of celebrated the release of her new album at Jay-Z’s 40/40 in New Yorks’ Flatiron District. [NY Post] * Is-she-or-isn’t-she pregnant again Weight Watchers spokesperson Jessica Simpson had supper at A Voce Madison with someone who makes shoes. [NY Post] * In Manhattan, teen dream Justin [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q3 2012

We are pleased to release of the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the third quarter of 2012. The Index, which shows year-over-year growth of guests served in reservation-taking restaurants, has been expanded to report on the Atlanta, Boston, Denver, and Philadelphia metropolitan areas. “Industry growth remained flat in the third quarter,” said Matt Roberts, Chief [...]

East Coast Restaurants Re-Opening: Show Your Neighborhood Favorites Support!

Hurricane Sandy has left a great deal of damage in its wake, but all that rain and wind aren’t dampening restaurateurs efforts to re-open their establishments. The best way you can help your local favorites is to drop in and dine. Even those without power –or a phone — may be open for business. Barbuto, [...]

Tweet of the Week: Share Our Strength + Dine Out to Help End Childhood Hunger

OpenTable is a proud supporter of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, so this tweet from diner and SOS supporter Sara Elizabeth Dill, aka @SEDLAW15, really spoke to us. Happening now in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Francisco, Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry is a [...]

On Our Plate: Restaurant Week Boston Rocks on; San Diego Restaurant Week Preview; Tennis Channel’s NYC US Open Dining Guide; Kale’s on the Menu

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’ve teamed up with Tennis Channel to create a US Open NYC Dining Guide. Learn when to tune in and where to dine out. * Now trending on OpenTable restaurant reviews? Kale. *  With which top-seeded US Open tennis player would you most like to dine? Vote in this week’s poll! * Did [...]