James Beard

On Our Plate: Dine Around Seattle; Hudson Valley, Long Island + Jersey Shore Restaurant Weeks; The French Laundry Gives Diners a Treat + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Hurricane Sandy struck a little more than a year ago. Find out how Acqua at Peck Slip in New York has fared since being completely flooded. * Save on tickets to the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival this weekend. Purchase now to enjoy three fun-filled days. * Help […]

On Our Plate: Restaurant Weeks in Atlanta, Baltimore, Bethesda, Pittsburgh + More; Plus, James Beard House Reservations

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * dineLA concludes today! Make a reservation for $15, $20 or $25 lunches and $25, $35 or $45 dinners. * Restaurant Week Columbus ends this weekend. Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals for $15-$35 to benefit the Mid-Ohio Foodbank, through July 27. * SJ Hot Chefs Farm to Fork Week is almost over! Order up $25-$25 […]

The New Business Lunch Etiquette: Five Tips for Today’s Foodies

Business lunches have been around since before the days of Don Draper and martinis at 1PM. While the rules used to be a bit more relaxed back then in terms of boozing, business lunches have always had a reputation for being buttoned-up events. However, since we’ve become a nation of foodies, have the rules for […]

2009 James Beard Foundation Award Nominees

OpenTable congratulates each of The 2009 James Beard Foundation Award nominees. Time magazine called the James Beard Foundation Awards the “Oscars of the food world” – and with good reason. Recognition from the foundation can significantly raise a restaurant’s profile among diners. The foundation and the awards are named for James Beard, the “dean of […]