D.C.


20 Culinary Questions with Washington, D.C., Food Writer Nevin Martell

Nevin Martell may be a New York native, but he’s made himself very much at home in Washington, D.C., over the last decade, and he definitely knows how to dine like a local. A freelance food and travel writer, Martell is the author of the recently published travelogue-memoir Freak Show Without a Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting [...]

August Restaurant Weeks: Dine for Less!

The dog days of summer may not be here, but the savings days are! Restaurant weeks are happening now, and whether you’re on the road, or staying close to home, you won’t want to miss your chance to enjoy steals on meals this month. * Alexandria Restaurant Week offers $35 three-course dinners for one or $35 [...]

2014 RAMMYS: Join Us at the Awards!

The 2014 RAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2104. The so-called Oscars of the D.C. dining scene, the RAMMYs recognize excellence in multiple categories. We’ll be there when the winners are announced at the awards ceremony at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Buy tickets today to cheer on your favorites [...]

Save on Taste of the Nation Tickets in DC, NY + SF and Help No Kid Hungry End Childhood Hunger

Every year, in cities across the country, the nation’s top chefs, mixologists, brewers, winemakers, and more, come together at Taste of the Nation® the premier culinary benefits, events to stand with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger. Nearly half of all children in the U.S. will be on food stamps at the some [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. “Spurred by healthy economic growth and an unseasonally mild winter, the San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a solid lift in the fourth quarter,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of OpenTable. “The [...]

All Hail Washington DC Restaurant Week!

Wintertime in Washington, D.C. is even more fabulous than spring and cherry blossoms. You know why? Because of Winter RAMW Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week! From January 13-19, you can enjoy $20.14 lunches and $35.14 dinners at the Capital’s best restaurants. The menus will fill your belly (and then some), while also keeping the contents of your [...]

Winter Restaurant Weeks 2014: Save in Your City!

The holidays were fun, but they probably left all our wallets feeling a little bit lighter. Never fear, however, because winter restaurant week season is here. Get ready for three months of discounted dining madness, during which you can enjoy big savings on delicious dishes! As always, we recommend you book your tables early and [...]

On Our Plate: 100 Best Restaurants in the US; Baking to Benefit No Kid Hungry; Washington DC Restaurant Week, Dine About Town SF + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Cheers to the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Best Restaurants in America. Find out if your fave made the list. * OpenTable held a bake sale to benefit No Kid Hungry. Thanks to everyone who scarfed down sweet treats to benefit this amazing campaign. * Speaking [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q3 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the third quarter of 2013. “The San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a lift for the third quarter in a row, while most other major metropolitan areas that we track were essentially flat,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of [...]