foie gras

Kentucky Derby Dining; El Bulli Exhibit; Hottest Celeb Chefs; Farina Interview + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Heading to Churchill Downs? Here are some Kentucky Derby dining recommendations. [] * Simply the best. What makes a restaurant the best isn’t a critic’s opinion so much as your own. [Telegraph] * Never dined at El Bulli? You can still (sort of) experience it, [...]

Dining with Strangers via Social Media; Advice from a Restaurant Host + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Don’t talk to strangers. Dine with them instead. [The National] * Please don’t seat yourself. And other niceties restaurant hosts wish you would observe when dining out. [] * Californians, look away! It’s Restaurant August‘s foie gras three ways. [] * What happens when hot dogs meet [...]

On Our Plate: San Francisco Admins Enjoy Discounts Today; Dine Out for Life Tomorrow to Fight AIDS; Scotch Eggs Trending; California Foie Gras Ban

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * If you’re an administrative professional in the Bay Area, take of advantage of awesome specials today at some of the area’s best restaurants. * This week’s restaurant review trend? Scotch eggs! * Do you agree with California’s impending ban on foie gras? Vote in this week’s poll! * What’s your brunch style? Let us know [...]

Dining Poll: Is California Doing the Right — or Wrong — Thing in Banning Foie Gras?

On July 1, 2012, the state of California will ban the sale of foie gras products. As you may imagine, many chefs are outraged, animal-rights activists are overjoyed, and diners are caught in the crosshairs. What are your thoughts on the controversial ban of this controversial ingredient? Weigh in on today’s poll!   Do you [...]