D.C.


On Our Plate: Chicago Restaurant Week; Additional Winter Restaurant Week Reservations Open; Buy Tickets for St. Jude Gourmet Gala in DC on February 21

Happenings on and around OpenTable this week… * Be a part of the largest St. Jude event in Washington, D.C., the 14th annual St. Jude Gourmet Gala: Mardi Gras for the Kids! on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the National Building Museum. Your tickets support children suffering from catastrophic and life–threatening diseases, and you will also [...]

On Our Plate: Valentine’s Day Reservations; Winter Restaurant Weeks Begin!

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Sacramento Dine Downtown and Washington D.C. Restaurant Week have started! * Winter Restaurant Week reservations are open for Alexandria, Baltimore, Center City/Philadelphia, Charlotte/Queen’s Feast, Columbus, dineLA, Oakland, Kansas City, New York City,  Pittsburgh, Providence, Raleigh/Triangle, San Diego, San Francisco, South Carolina, and Virginia Beach. Stay tuned for additional announcements! * Valentine’s Day reservations are live. Start planning for the most romantical day of the year by booking your tables today! * [...]

Department Store Dining; Please Don’t Camp Out When You Dine Out; Dressing for Dinner; Communal Table Etiquette; Best Bay Area Burgers; The Bobby Flay Diet

Dining and restaurant news… * You don’t have to shop ’til you drop. In-store fine dining lives on at high-end stores. [TheStreet.com] * No camping. When you finish your meal in a crowded restaurant, please relinquish the table to other hungry diners. [Chicago Tribune] * Dress you up. Should restaurants have dress codes? Maybe. [Eatocracy] [...]

Capitalize on D.C. Restaurant Week: $20.11 Lunches + $35.11 Dinners!

Our nation’s capital is always the place to be — and that is especially true this weekend! Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week is in full swing, and you won’t want to miss out on saving while you dine out. More than 200 restaurants are offering multi-course, gourmet $20.11 lunches and $35.11 dinners. Participants include Art and Soul, Bistro Bis, [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Discounts in Chicago, D.C., Denver, NYC + Philadelphia

Midweek savings on OpenTable include… * Chicago: $20 for $40 of crepes and Parisian bites at Suzette’s Crêperie in Wheaton. Buy now. * Denver: $25 for $50 of satisfying steakhouse fare at Black Hat Cattle Co. in Kittredge. Buy now. * New York: $71 for  $116 of exquisite afternoon tea for two in The Palm [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Broomfield, Chicago, DC, Philadelphia + Providence

Today’s ways to dine at a discount… * Chicago: $20 for $40 of porcine-inspired delights at The Piggery, famous for its Flintsone-sized ribs. Buy now. * Denver-area: $169 for a $341 cozy escape at Wildflowers Restaurant and Hilltop Inn in Broomfield. Buy now. * Philadelphia: $111 for a $185 five-course dinner + wine pairings for [...]

Spotlight on a Spotlight Winner: Congratulations to Jordan Sugarman!

Jordan Sugarman won a Spotlight certificate last week for his correct guess at our Washington, D.C. Secret Spotlight. He’s taking a home $50 of food and drink at Tonic Foggy Bottom. We checked in with Jordan to find, among other things, who’s going to dine with him on our dime! OT: What is the name [...]

Restaurants Are the Place to Celebrate Valentine’s Day, According to New Survey

A new survey of OpenTable diners revealed that restaurants’ popularity is on the rise as a destination on and around February 14, with nearly 90% of respondents planning to dine out. While a lot of us will be dining out on February 14th, nearly a third of folks are going to spend Saturday celebrating. Speaking [...]