On Our Plate: Win Dinner for Two in the ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Giveaway; NYC Restaurant Week Continues; Reserve for Restaurant Weeks in Chicago, Minneapolis

We're getting hungry for Valentine's Day, thanks to this preview of the Valentine’s Heart dessert from Plein Sud in Manhattan, featuring strawberry bavaroise cake + crème anglaise.

Happenings on and around OpenTable this week…

* We’re so excited for Valentine’s Day that we’re giving away dinner for two! Enter the ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Giveaway to win one of five $200 gift cards being awarded all next week!. All it takes to enter to win is a picture of you and your fave foodie. Learn more.

* Speaking of valentines, we’re celebrating the winners of the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S. Congratulations to all the restaurants who are fanning the flames of desire for diners.

* Also, Valentine’s Day reservations are booking fast! Don’t miss your chance to score a great table for you and your sweetie. Reserve now!

* Restaurant weeks continue in metros across the U.S., including New York City, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, D.C.

* Reservations are now open for additional Winter Restaurant Weeks, such as Annapolis, Atlantic CityBuckhead, ChicagoDenver, Hudson ValleyLas Vegas, Minneapolis, Orange County, and Sonoma County.

* What’s the ideal number of dining companions? Share your thoughts in this week’s dining poll!

And, we’re still hiring! We’re staffing up and looking for talented people to join our team. Check out openings in engineeringfield operationsoperations, and sales.

Enter to Win the OpenTable ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Dinner for Two Giveaway!

With this year's 'My Foodie Valentine' giveaway, we're celebrating the greatest love of all -- the love of food and fine dining!

We want to make Valentine’s Day even more delicious for you and yours, with the OpenTable ‘My Foodie Valentine’ Dinner for Two Giveaway! To enter, share a fun photo of you and your favorite foodie on the OpenTable Flickr group for a chance to win one of five $200 AMEX or Capital One gift cards we’ll be giving away every day for five days, starting Monday, February 6, 2012, through Friday, February 10, 2012.

Consider the ‘My Foodie Valentine’ giveaway a tasty way to fete the person with whom you most like to dine! If you don’t have a picture of you with your fave grub-bud, snap one and upload it to the group using the Flickr mobile app! If you live miles apart, get creative with Photoshop! Just remember to keep your photos suitable for public consumption (After all, we don’t want to ruin anyone’s appetite!).

Be sure to check the email address associated with your Flickr account every day no later than 5:00PM PST so we can award your prize quickly. We’ll also ask you to share your photo with us for the Dining Check blog.

Click ‘Read the rest of this entry’ for the full terms and conditions. And, don’t forget to reserve a table for you and your favorite foodie on Valentine’s Day!

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