On Our Plate: Just 2 Days Left for Restaurants to Claim Free Mobile Sites; Welcome Foodspotting; DC + Chicago Restaurant Weeks; Cooking Matters on NBC + More

The No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals, through Cooking Matters.

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’re celebrating the addition of Foodspotting to the OpenTable family! Learn more.

* There are just two more days to for restaurants to claim their FREE mobile site. Get yours today!

* Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program was featured on NBC News. Watch it now.

* Asheville Restaurant Week: $15 to-course lunches and $30 three-course dinners, February 1-7Book a table.

* Baltimore Restaurant Week: $20.13 or $30.13 dinners and $15.13 lunches, January 25-February 3Book a table.

* Chicago Restaurant Week: $22 lunches and $33/$44 dinners, February 1-10Book a table.

* dineLA: $15, $20, or $25 lunches and $25, $35, or $45 dinners, January 21-February 1Book a table.

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Winter 2013 Restaurant Weeks Have Arrived: Savor the Savings in the New Year!

Don’t miss delicious meals for less during your city’s restaurant week!

Having a holiday letdown? Looking for a way to banish the January blues? We’ve got the cure! Dig into delicious meals for less during a winter restaurant week near you.

* Alexandria Restaurant Week: $35 three-course dinners or $35 dinners for two, January 18-27. Book a table.

* Asheville Restaurant Week: $15 to-course lunches and $30 three-course dinners, February 1-7. Book a table.

* Atlantic City Restaurant Week$15.13 lunches and $33.13 dinners, March 3-9. Book a table.

* Baltimore Restaurant Week$20.13 or $30.13 dinners and $15.13 lunches, January 25-February 3. Book a table.

Baltimore County Restaurant Week: $10.13-$30.15 lunches and $15.13 – $35.13 dinners, January 11-27Book a table.

* Berkeley Restaurant Week: Gourmet $30 three-course dinners, January 13-20. Book a table.

* Charlotte Restaurant Week/Queen’s Feast: $30 three-course dinners, January 18-27. Book a table.

* Chicago Restaurant Week: $22 lunches and $33/$44 dinners, February 1-10. Book a table.

* dineLA$15, $20, or $25 lunches and $25, $35, or $45 dinners, January 21-February 1. Book a table.

Howard County Restaurant Weeks: Prix-fixe menus from $10.13-$40.13, January 14-28Book a table.

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On Our Plate: Q2 Restaurant Industry Index; Happy 100th Julia Child; Cheese, Please; Dallas-Fort Worth KRLD + Pittsburgh + DC Restaurant Weeks

Cheers to Julia Child, one of our all-time favorite foodies!

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’ve released our Q2 2012 Restaurant Industry Index. Find out how the industry has grown in recent months.

* Happy 100th birthday to the late Julia ChildRead AJC’s John Kessler lovely tribute on his blog.

* Now trending on OpenTable restaurant reviews? Cheese courses.

* Do you worry about dieting when dining out? Vote in this week’s poll!

* Did you send the Tweet of the WeekFind out!

* Houston Restaurant Weeks are happening now! Don’t miss two-Course $20 lunches and three-course $35 dinners through 8/31.

* Miami Spice is heating up. $19 or $22 lunches and $33 or $39 dinners through September 30.

* COOLINARY New Orleans has started. Reserve to enjoy special menus at discounts, August 1-31.

* Dive in and dine during Dine Tampa BayMake your reservations for $25, $35 & $45 dinners, August 3-17, 2012.

Dallas-Fort Worth KRLD Restaurant Week returns! Take advantage of delicious prix-fixe dinners for $35, August 13-19.

* Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is here. Don’t miss fantastic prix-fixe menus, August 13-19.

* Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week is on! Book now for $20.12 lunches + $35.12 dinners, August 13-19.

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