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OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.

As we look forward to the romance of Valentine’s Day, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Overall Restaurants in the U.S.

As we reflect on a fabulous year of fine dining, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Wine Lists in U.S.

As the time to toast the holidays draws near, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Restaurants with the Most Notable Wine Lists in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Late Night Dining Restaurants

As hot summer days stretch into cool summer nights, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Late Night Dining Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants

Just in time for summer travel and staycations, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states [...]

From Mom with Love: Executive Chef Banks White of FIVE Restaurant in Berkeley, California, Shares His Mom’s Recipe for Butttery Pound Cake

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked chefs to share a recipe inspired by their own mom. First up, Banks White, Executive Chef of FIVE restaurant in Berkeley, California, gives us the scoop on his mother’s pound cake. Chef Banks grew up in Texas, living in Austin and Marshall, for many years. “Cooking really was [...]

Dining Poll: Is California Doing the Right — or Wrong — Thing in Banning Foie Gras?

On July 1, 2012, the state of California will ban the sale of foie gras products. As you may imagine, many chefs are outraged, animal-rights activists are overjoyed, and diners are caught in the crosshairs. What are your thoughts on the controversial ban of this controversial ingredient? Weigh in on today’s poll!   Do you [...]

Chef Duskie Estes of Zazu on Pink Bubbles, Passionfruit + Root Beer Floats

Husband and wife restaurateurs Duskie Estes and John Stewart are the creative force behind Santa Rosa’s Zazu restaurant. Sustainable and extremely self-sufficient, Estes and Stewart’s Zazu is like ‘Little House on the Prateria’ in California’s Sonoma County. They grow much of the restaurant’s produce, keep chickens, and make their own salumi, among other things. Their [...]

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

On behalf of everyone at OpenTable, congratulations to Steven Oh of Torrance, California on being another lucky winner of the OpenTable ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Dinner for Two Giveaway. Steven, pictured here with his friend Rob, will receive a $200 AMEX or Capital One gift card to help him celebrate Valentine’s Day! Of his “What the heck is [...]

Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week 2010: Hot Deals in the Desert

There are many reasons to visit Palm Springs — but this has got to be the tastiest one! Beginning today and running through June 13, Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is bringing you 10 days of delicious dining — $24 or $36 menus. Organized by the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Association, this restaurant [...]