Chicago


Chicago 2014 Michelin Starred Restaurants Revealed: Book a Table Today!

OpenTable is pleased to highlight the Michelin Guide Chicago 2014* star recipients. Twenty-five restaurants are included, with one Chicago restaurant receiving the Michelin three-star level, the highest recognition in the culinary world, and four achieving two Michelin stars, including Sixteen. Twenty restaurants earned one Michelin star, with five new additions. Star recipients include: Three Stars: Alinea. Two [...]

On Our Plate: The Story of Hungry; Restaurant Weeks in Hawaii + the Jersey Shore; JBF Women in Whites Gala Tickets + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Help end childhood hunger in the U.S. Watch ‘The Story of Hungry” and take the pledge to join No Kid Hungry in this important fight. * In anticipation of the 2014 Chicago Michelin stars, the Bib Gourmands have been announced. Find out if your favorite affordable Windy City eatery [...]

2014 Chicago Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand Restaurants

In anticipation of this year’s Michelin Guide Chicago stars, the 2014 Chicago Bib Gourmand honorees have been named. Michelin’s Bib Gourmands honor restaurants that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). Most important, they are the restaurants that the Michelin inspectors frequent themselves. While the famous Michelin stars, which [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q2 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the second quarter of 2013.  “During the second quarter of 2013, the reservation-taking industry in the U.S. was flat year-over-year,” said our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “For the second quarter in a row the San Francisco Bay Area experienced a [...]

Father’s Day Restaurant Reservations: Delicious Last-Minute Deals and Offers

Father’s Day is just a few days away, but there’s still time to book a table for Sunday. No matter what city you’re celebrating in, OpenTable can help you find a reservation! You can visit our local Father’s Day pages to find details on special menus, pricing, and additional offers. And, below, we’ve rounded up a sampling [...]

Summer 2013 Restaurant Weeks: Indianapolis, Minneapolis, San Jose, LA, Atlanta + More

If you’re a foodie, summer is probably your favorite season, not just because of the arrival of sumptuous summer produce on restaurant menus. Summer restaurant weeks are akin to the food Olympics for avid eaters. We’ve rounded up those you can enjoy — or at least reserve — right now. Check back for MANY more [...]

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 [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Cauliflower

Is cauliflower the new Brussels sprout? If these reviews are any indication, it’s certainly looking that way — and it’s unsurprising. They’re both members of the brassicaceae, or cabbage, family. And they’re both quite diverse ingredients, although cauliflower might be even more so, due to its size and texture. Used in everything from purees and [...]

Dining with the Stars: Cindy Crawford at Girl & the Goat in CHI; Mad Men at NYC’s Old Homestead; Drew Barrymore at Spice Table in LA + More

Recent celebrity sightings at restaurants on OpenTable… * Brotherless Joe Jonas grabbed a bite at Ainsworth in Manhattan. [NY Post] * Hilary Duff and her hockey player husband dined at Andrea’s in Las Vegas. [People] * Football player Cam Newton ate at Blue Water Grill in New York’s Union Square. [NY Post] * Hayden Panettiere and Lucy Liu had dinner, separately, at Bond 45 in the [...]

Kentucky Derby Dining; El Bulli Exhibit; Hottest Celeb Chefs; Farina Interview + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Heading to Churchill Downs? Here are some Kentucky Derby dining recommendations. [WFPL.org] * Simply the best. What makes a restaurant the best isn’t a critic’s opinion so much as your own. [Telegraph] * Never dined at El Bulli? You can still (sort of) experience it, [...]