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Confusing Menus; Celebs Cut Calories with Kiddie Cutlery; Daniel Turns 20 + More News

Dining news from around the web and around the world… * Can’t decide what to order? Blame the menu. [The Guardian] * Plan on dining better. Here’s how. [Atlanta Journal Constitution] * How celebs stay thin and dine out all the time? Tiny cutlery. I’m not even kidding. [Times of India] * Going out to eat [...]

100 Restaurants with the Best Service in the U.S.: 2012 Diners’ Choice Awards

In recognition of how vital service is to the dining experience, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the 100 restaurants in the United States providing the best service.  These awards reflect the combined opinions of nearly 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in [...]

50 Best Service Restaurants in the U.S.; Le Bernardin Chef Eric Ripert Reacts to Win

We are pleased to announce the 50 winners of the 2011 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for Restaurants Providing the Best Service. The list of winners is derived from 7 million+ reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. With a whopping 19 of the winning [...]

How to Be a Good Diner (or How Not to Wind Up on ‘Waiter Rant’)

CNN.com recently ran a story about restaurant service with advice from our friend Steve Dublanica, the former professional wait staffer behind the snarky Waiter Rant blog and author of the book Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip — Confessions of a Cynical Waiter (HarperCollins). In it, he provides some tips for being a good patron, [...]

Top 50 Restaurants with the Best Service: Diners’ Choice Awards 2010

Everyone at OpenTable values superior service when dining out, so we are thrilled to announce the 50 restaurant winners of OpenTable’s 2010 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best Service. Derived from nearly four million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 10,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, this list consists [...]

New Year’s Eve in New York City: Decadence at the End of the Decade

December 31, 2009 isn’t just the last day of the year, it’s the last day of the decade — so, you “aught” to celebrate in style! If you find yourself flush with a bit of extra cash after the gift-giving holidays have passed, you can ring in the new year (and decade) in a number [...]

Just Desserts: Do You Skip the Sweetest Course?

Does dessert (and the people who prepare it) get enough respect? The San Francisco Chronicle‘s Michael Bauer and Evan S. Benn of The Miami Herald don’t think so. Both have both recently bemoaned the fact that desserts are often an afterthought – for diners and restaurateurs. Diners often don’t save enough room for delicious desserts, [...]