Farro is an ancient grain, as old, at least, as ancient Rome. Long the food of peasants (who always seemed to be ahead of the curve when it comes to food that is sustainable, healthful, and tasty, if you really think about it), farro has been growing in popularity in this country for the last [...]
Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Top Chef Kitchen by Bravo opens in New York in October. Reservations are fully booked, but stay tuned for reservations giveaways and more. * We’re celebrating the winners of OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 100 Fit for Foodies restaurant. Find out if your fave made the list. * Trending on [...]
This tweet is such a terrific example of how the Special Requests for the Restaurant Maitre D’ helped a diner communicate her needs to a restaurant well in advance of her reservation. The real kudos, though, go to New York’s Pappardella restaurant and the staffer who went above and beyond to discuss this diner’s unique dietary requirements.
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 [...]