Children


Boomers Keeping Restaurants Busy; Nervous Diner Syndrome; Kid-Free Dining + More News

Dining news from around the world and the web… * A boom of boomers dining out. Millennials, however, are a different story. [The New York Times] * Frankie say relax. So do all your servers. Nervous dining is a no-no. [Seattle Weekly] * Should restaurants ban children? Depends on who you ask. [Fox News] * [...]

On Our Plate: Best Restaurants for Kids; Father’s Day Dining; Roast Chicken; Greenest Restaurants; Portland Dining Month; Dine Downtown San Jose

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * The inner child in all of us and the parent in many of us are celebrating the release of the 2012 Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 75 Kid-Friendly Restaurants. Find out where to have the family-friendliest dining experience with your brood! * Father’s Day is Sunday! It’s not too late to [...]

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 [...]

Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants: OpenTable’s 2010 Diners’ Choice Winners

Are you the proud parent of a foodie in training? Does your son or daughter enjoy dining out as much as you do? Picking a restaurant that will please everyone is easier than ever with the announcement of the national winners of OpenTable’s second annual Diners’ Choice awards for restaurants its diners deemed the most [...]

Dining Out on Easter: Egg-cellent Deals at Restaurants Near You

Easter is less than a month away, and, if you’re a planner (as I am), you’re probably ready to book a table at a restaurant for that day. What I love about Easter is that many restaurants offer brunch or an early traditional dinner (think ham and lamb). There’s something about eating dinner especially early [...]