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Now Get This: New OpenTable ‘Places I’ve Eaten’ Facebook App — Free + Fun!

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new Facebook app Places I’ve Eaten. This fresh app makes it easy for people to share their dining history, favorite restaurants, and wish lists with friends on Facebook. Places I’ve Eaten also enables people on Facebook to see where their friends have dined, see their own and their friends’ ratings, share recommendations, [...]

Quebec Wants Chefs; Final Resting Places of Famous Foodies; Allergy-Friendly Dining App; Chef Fitness Tips + How Many Courses Are Too Many?

Restaurant and food news from around the three dubs… * Of courses. How many are too many? Don’t ask me. I’m a the-more-the-merrier diner. [Clean Plate Charlie] * I don’t want to be buried in a chefs’ cemetery. I don’t want to be buried at all, but that’s a whole other conversation. But, you can tour [...]

Win 100,000 Dining Rewards Points: Enter The Mother of All Foodies Giveaway!

In honor of Mother’s Day, OpenTable is pleased to announce our search for the Mother of All Foodies! Could it be you? Do you tweet what you eat? Facebook what you cook? Shop like a chef? Sip like a sommelier? Have a taste for tasting menus? We’re looking for you! Enter “The Mother of All [...]

Get Clued In: Secret Spotlight Hints Are Live for This Week’s Offers

The clever scribes on the OpenTable Spotlight team are at it again. They’ve rounded up a bunch of clues — along with some hunger-inducing photos — to help you figure out where our Spotlight will enable you to save. Offers arrive in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco on Tuesday, while Atlanta, Boston/New England, [...]

SF Dine About Town Dining Rewards Points Giveaway Continues: Enter Now!

It’s the 10th anniversary of San Francisco’s successful Dine About Town, which kicks off on January 15th! To celebrate this momentous and delicious occasion, we’re giving away 1,000 Dining Rewards Points each day on Facebook. To enter, Like our OpenTable page on Facebook and, after you make your reservation, write on our wall, “I just booked a [...]

‘Like’ Your Favorite Restaurants on OpenTable With Facebook

OpenTable just got even more fun, thanks to our addition of the Facebook “Like” widget to restaurant profile pages. Now you can easily find out which restaurants your Facebook friends favor — and vice versa. If you’re logged into your Facebook account, you can give a thumbs up to any restaurant on OpenTable with just [...]

Should Restaurants Ban Bad Tippers?

Tipping has been on my mind a lot lately. Yours, too, judging by the volume of comments we saw on Facebook when we raised the issue — not once, but twice. It’s on my mind again, as Slashfood’s Hanna Raskin reports on a restaurant (not on OpenTable) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, that banned a bad [...]

How Much Do You Tip When You Dine Out?

When you talk about tipping, which is, obviously tied to money, tempers can flare and passions run high. So many factors contribute to how much people tip: the quality of the service and the food, what they spend on their meal and drink, what they were raised or educated to believe about tipping, and if [...]