Fit for Foodies Mutual Admiration Society

Yesterday, we announced the 2014 #DinersChoice Award winners for Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants in America to much excitement. From ABC News and NBC to Business Insider and Foobooz — and more, news of the honors spread fast, but nowhere more so than on Twitter. We loved watching winning restaurants and others share the love for fellow award winners, including Extra Virgin and Piccolo. Did your favorite fit for foodies restaurant make the list? Let us know on Twitter!


On Our Plate: Best Restaurants for Foodies; OpenTable for iOS 7; Restaurant Weeks in Detroit + Philadelphia; No Kid Hungry Month + More

AppHappenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’re celebrating the release of OpenTable for iOS 7. Find out what’s new (Hint: A lot!) and download it today!

* Wondering which restaurants received 2013 Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants in the U.S. Wonder no more.

* No Kid Hungry Month continues. Make a reservation at a participating restaurant in September to help end childhood hunger.

* Omaha Restaurant Week heads toward its final weekend Three-course dinners for $20, $30, or $40 through the 22nd.

* Detroit Restaurant Week pulled into Motor City today! Snap up $30 gourmet dinners through September 29.

* There’s another delicious week of Center City District Restaurant Week coming your way. $20 lunches and $35 dinners, September 15-20 and 22-27.

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On Our Plate: Top Chef Kitchen; Gluten-Free Dining in NY; Top Fit for Foodies Restaurants; Taste of Atlanta Tickets; Main Line Restaurant Week; Burgers + More

Don’t miss this exciting event this weekend in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains.

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* Top Chef Kitchen by Bravo opens in New York in October. Reservations are fully booked, but stay tuned for reservations giveaways and more.

* We’re celebrating the winners of OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards for Top 100 Fit for Foodies restaurantFind out if your fave made the list.

* Trending on recent OpenTable restaurant reviews? Burgers!

* In search of gluten-free dining in New York? Check out our restaurant round-up to help you dine safely and deliciously.

* Are you leaving larger tips when dining out? Weigh in on this week’s poll!

* Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Cleveland Magazine’s Silver Spoon AwardsCelebrate by dining at a winning restaurant today!

* Dine out to help end childhood hunger. Book a reservation at a participating restaurant today!

* Attend Fork and the Cork wine and food tasting festival in the PoconosTickets are just $55 for this amazing event on September 29th.

* Save on Taste of Atlanta tickets! With the promo code TASTE, you can save $5 on tickets to Atlanta’s premier food festival on October 5-7.

* San Diego Restaurant Week is extended through September 28thTwo more days of $20, $30 or $40 dinners and $10, $15, or $20 lunches!

* It’s Vinings Restaurant Week in Atlanta. Enjoy gourmet $15, $25 and $30 prix-fixe meals through September 29th.

* Delaware Dines Out has arrived. Dine on $15 lunches and $30 dinners through September 30.

* Flavor, the Palm Beaches Restaurant Month, ends Sunday. Check out $20 lunches and $30 + $35 dinners.

* It’s Main Line Restaurant Week in Philadelphia. Don’t miss $15-$20 lunches and $20-$50 dinners through the 30th!

* Miami Spice comes to a close this weekend. $19 or $22 lunches and $33 or $39 dinners through Sunday.

* French Restaurant Week is on in New York CitySpecial menus from $20-$30 at some of the city’s finest French eateries through 9/30.

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OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants

Have you been to any — or all — of the 2012 Top 100 Fit for Foodies restaurants?

As the height of harvest season draws near, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The list of winners, which includes Beast in Portland, Cochon in New Orleans, and Gwynnett St. in Brooklyn, spans 17 states and Washington, D.C. With regard to metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area has the greatest number of winners with 17, followed by Chicago with 13 winners. Oregon’s Portland and Seattle each boast 11 winning restaurants, and Los Angeles and Philadelphia have 10 apiece. Six standouts hail from New York City, trailed by Atlanta with four honorees, Cambridge, Mass., and Minneapolis with three each, and Denver and Portland, Maine, with two. Other winning restaurants are located in Forestville, Calif., HoustonNew Orleans, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Scottsdale, Tampa, Washington, D.C., and Yountville, Calif. While a large share of the award-winning restaurants serve contemporary American fare, an array of cuisines are represented, including Cajun, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin American, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Thai, vegetarian, and Vietnamese. Continue Reading