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Dining with the Stars: Kelly Clarkson at Buca Di Beppo in DC; Adam Levine at Mercer Kitchen in NYC; Charlize Theron at Tortilla Republic in LA + More

Recent celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants… * Christina Ricci dined at Bocca di Bacco in the Big Apple. [NY Post] * Non-lipsyncher Kelly Clarkson had a pre-inauguration meal at Buca di Beppo in Washington, D.C. [TravelersToday.com] * Sofia Vergara stepped out at Katsuya in Brentwood, California. [Daily Mail] * Son-of-rod and squeeze-of-Adrian Maloof Sean Stewart enjoyed some Italian eats at Meatball Spot in Las Vegas. [...]

Restaurants Ban Food Photography; PayPal to Pay Your Dining Check + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Don’t shoot. Some restaurants are banning food photography. [Business Insider] * But if you insist on the point and click. Here are some tips for jerk-free restaurant food photography. [PopPhoto.com] * Make no mistake. Or at least not these five mistakes that restaurant’s make with their [...]

Portland’s Chefs Fired Up; High Cal Inaugural Lunch; Burgers Okay with Exercise

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Didn’t get invited to the inaugural luncheon? Your waistline will thank you — it was a 3,000 calorie meal! [Washington Times] * The tipping point. That moment when you start to hear a chef’s name everywhere. [Grub Street Chicago] * Get the burger. And [...]

Best Dates for Foodies: HowAboutWe Reveals Dining + Drinking Habits of Daters

They say a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. I’d say that’s probably true of a woman, too. And, it’s been said that beer is the ultimate social lubricant. So, it’s no surprise that many dates involve food and drink. Curious about what food and drink is putting diners in the mood [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Schnitzel

Don’t call it a comeback — because schnitzel has never really been gone from our dining lexicon. However, schnitzel, in all its thin, crispy, breaded glory is showing up more and more often on menus in a city near you. From pork and veal to duck and sweetbread schnitzel — and everything in between, this [...]

Happy Birthday, Belga Café: DC Chef Bart Vandaele on 8 Years, Top Chef + B Too

This past summer, while preparing for a series of eight-year anniversary festivities for Belga Café, Washington D.C.’s first Belgian restaurant, planning the opening of a second restaurant, B Too, and acting as national brand ambassador for Stella Artois, Hoegaarden, and Leffe, Chef Bart Vandaele quietly slipped away for several weeks to compete on Top Chef [...]

The RAMMYS 2012: Congratulations to Washington, D.C.’s Winners + Honorees

OpenTable was proud to sponsor and attend the 2012 RAMMYS awards in Washington, D.C. Feting the area’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 Tune Inn (Honorary Milestone Award), Adams-Burch (Joan Hisaoka Associate Member of the Year), Anthony [...]

Vote for The Nature Conservancy 2012 People’s Choice Nature’s Plate Award!

The Nature Conservancy has just announced the finalists for the Best Green Restaurants! Based on your nominations, it is now your turn to cast your vote for the best green restaurants in Colorado, Connecticut, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. Nominees include A Toute Heure, Founding Farmers, Gather, and The Kitchen, among others. [...]

Save with Savored: Find Exclusive 30% Off Dining Deals in Your City

Looking for ways to save on your next dining check? Check out the Savored offers available on OpenTable to save 30% off your bill. To get started, simply search on the Savored tab on your metro start page for the date, time, and number of people in your party. Select the reservation that’s right for [...]