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Restaurant Week Season Continues: Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Louisville, Seattle + More

Does winter have you feeling down? Cheer up with restaurant week savings in a city near you.  * It’s finally 502 Restaurant Week in Louisville. Order up delicious dinners for $50.20 per couple or $50.20 per person through March 5. * Annapolis Restaurant Week has arrived. Don’t miss $15.95 two-course lunches +  $32.95 three-course dinners through March 2. * Bet [...]

EpiPens on Every Menu; Bartender vs. Mixologist; Restaurant Traffic Is Up; + More

Dining news from around the world and the web… * Don’t mix up a bartender with a mixologist. One professional reveals why he prefers to be known as the former not the latter. [MarinIJ.com] * An EpiPen in every restaurant. One city is taking measures to make dining out safe for food allergy sufferers. [The Spec] * [...]

Tweet of the Week: Making Sure You Don’t Miss Out When You’re on Vacation

Going on vacations are super-fun. Planning them can be a little bit less fun! Sure, there’s happy anticipation, but there are also a lot of logistics. We’re glad we can help diners like you — and @MissMel_Mac — when you’re plotting your time away, helping to make sure your restaurant reservations are all in order. [...]

Tweet of the Week: Special Request Makes a Birthday Dinner Special on the Sly

OpenTable diner Alex Kuczynski (No, not that one!) recently helped her lovely mother celebrate a birthday at Nota Bene restaurant in Toronto. The wonderful waitstaff there noted Alex’s Special Request for the Maitre D and made mom’s special day a bit more special. PS: Alex, please wish her a happy belated birthday from everyone at OpenTable!  

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Fiddlehead Ferns

Fiddlehead ferns are another beloved blink-and-you’ll-miss-them springtime treat. There are different kinds of fiddlehead ferns, but only several are actually edible. Local to several areas in North America, including the Northeast and Great Lakes regions of the U.S., restaurants on OpenTable are serving this wild treat to the delight of diners. * 80 Thoreau, Concord, Massachusetts: [...]

Eight Dishes That Should Be 86′d; Caveman Cuisine; An iPhone As Dinner Date; Ellen and Lady Gaga to Open Eateries; Best New Restaurants in Canada

Dining and restaurant news… * Give me liberty. The Liberty Tavern, that is. That’s where President Obama dined with four fortunate supporters last week. [Obama Foodorama] * Your time is gonna come. And by come, the HuffPost foodies mean go, for these eight played-out dishes. [HuffPost Food] * So easy a caveman could eat it! [...]

OpenTable for iPhone 3.0: For Diners Who Know Where They Want to Go (or Not)

OpenTable is pleased to announce the latest and greatest version of OpenTable for iPhone. That’s right, diners. We’ve hit the big 3.0! The new features in the OpenTable for iPhone 3.0 update were created specifically for diners like you — mobile enthusiasts who often know exactly where they want to go “without reservation” (pun intended). [...]