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Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are a longtime southern specialty, but this Yankee didn’t learn of their simple delights until seeing the movie Fried Green Tomatoes and, later, researching that recipe within Fannie Flagg’s book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. There are several schools of thought on their preferred preparation. Some folks dunk ‘em [...]

On Our Plate: US Open Dining; Late Summer Restaurant Weeks in Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Philadelphia + More; Restaurant Industry Index

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * OpenTable has released the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q2 2013. Find out how restaurants in major cities across the U.S. have been performing. * The U.S. Open (aka The Most Wonderful Time of the Year) begins on Monday in New York. Find dining hot spots near the Billie Jean King [...]

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 [...]

On Our Plate: Restaurant Weeks in Dallas, Tampa Bay, Raleigh + Vegas; Food Shaming + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re tuning in to the newest season of Top Chef. Find out which restaurants the newest batch of cheftestants hails from. * Has anyone ever food-shamed you for how you like a particular dish? Shame on them! * New York City Restaurant Week continues. Three-course $25 lunches and $38 dinners through [...]

On Our Plate: Top Tables with a View; Boston + Washington, DC Restaurant Week Reservations; Snap Better Foodspotting Pics + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants. Find out which restaurants have heart-stopping views and mouthwatering dishes. * Are you a Foodspotter? Use these insider tips from Luke McKinley of Ravish to make your pics look even more delish! * [...]

RAMMYS 2013: Congratulations to the Winners!

OpenTable was proud to sponsor and attend the 2013 RAMMYS awards in Washington, D.C. Feting our capital’s finest folks in food and dining, the RAMMYS are one of the best awards shows in the nation! Last night’s honorees and winners include Clyde’s of Georgetown (Honorary Milestone Award), Marriot Wardman Park Hotel (Joan Hisaoka Associate Member of the Year), Linda Lee (Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award), Nellie’s [...]

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 Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Celery Root

I tend to think of most root vegetables as the foods of a once-desperate people. Looking at a gnarly head of celeriac, or celery root, it’s obvious that a very brave and very hungry person decided it would be dinner. But what the humble celeriac lacks in looks, it makes up for in flavor. Wildly [...]

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington 2013 RAMMY Award Nominees

Last night, the 2013 RAMMY Award nominees were announced! The so-called Oscars of the D.C. dining scene, the RAMMYs recognize excellence in 16 categories, including “Casual Dining”, “Chef of the Year”, “New Restaurant of the Year” and “Beverage/ Mixology Program of the Year”! Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on June 23, 2013, at [...]