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Portland’s Chefs Fired Up; High Cal Inaugural Lunch; Burgers Okay with Exercise

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Didn’t get invited to the inaugural luncheon? Your waistline will thank you — it was a 3,000 calorie meal! [Washington Times] * The tipping point. That moment when you start to hear a chef’s name everywhere. [Grub Street Chicago] * Get the burger. And [...]

And, the Next OpenTable ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Dinner for Two Giveaway Goes to…

On behalf of everyone at OpenTable, congratulations to Heather McLeod of West Chester, Pennsylvania on being another lucky winner of the OpenTable ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Dinner for Two Giveaway. Heather, pictured here with her husband Rob, will receive a $200 AMEX or Capital One gift card to help them celebrate Valentine’s Day with another delicious dinner! Heather says, [...]

Top Dining Trends for 2012: Kids at Restaurants Are Out; Bread, Spicy Foods Are In

As we look back today at the top restaurants of 2011, we’re also looking ahead to next year. We recently surveyed our restaurant partners and OpenTable VIP diners to find out the top trends for 2012. 1. Babysitters are as important as reservations. You love your children, naturally, but your fellow fine diners? Not so [...]

Restaurant Websites Unappetizing to Diners – But Burgers Are; A Day in the Life of Critic Michael Bauer; Chopsticks Aren’t Musical Instruments; Veggies Best Bacon

* Restaurant websites get roasted. And, OpenTable’s own Scott Jampol weighs in, to boot. [Slate] * Being Michael Bauer. The revered restaurant critic pays a price for his chosen profession, from friendship to frequent exercise. [Christian Science Monitor] * Let’s get small. All the cool restaurants are doing it! [WSJ] * Wagging a finger at [...]

‘The Next Iron Chef’ Episode 2: Marc Forgione on Bleeders, Breakfast, and Burgers

Chef Marc Forgione is back, surviving a second week, and discussing his big W this past Sunday night on the latest episode of “The Next Iron Chef.” You have to cook with doughnuts at the start of this episode. Do you have a favorite kind? I lived above the Donut Pub on West 14th street [...]