On Our Plate: Q2 Restaurant Industry Index; Happy 100th Julia Child; Cheese, Please; Dallas-Fort Worth KRLD + Pittsburgh + DC Restaurant Weeks

Cheers to Julia Child, one of our all-time favorite foodies!

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’ve released our Q2 2012 Restaurant Industry Index. Find out how the industry has grown in recent months.

* Happy 100th birthday to the late Julia ChildRead AJC’s John Kessler lovely tribute on his blog.

* Now trending on OpenTable restaurant reviews? Cheese courses.

* Do you worry about dieting when dining out? Vote in this week’s poll!

* Did you send the Tweet of the WeekFind out!

* Houston Restaurant Weeks are happening now! Don’t miss two-Course $20 lunches and three-course $35 dinners through 8/31.

* Miami Spice is heating up. $19 or $22 lunches and $33 or $39 dinners through September 30.

* COOLINARY New Orleans has started. Reserve to enjoy special menus at discounts, August 1-31.

* Dive in and dine during Dine Tampa BayMake your reservations for $25, $35 & $45 dinners, August 3-17, 2012.

Dallas-Fort Worth KRLD Restaurant Week returns! Take advantage of delicious prix-fixe dinners for $35, August 13-19.

* Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is here. Don’t miss fantastic prix-fixe menus, August 13-19.

* Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week is on! Book now for $20.12 lunches + $35.12 dinners, August 13-19.

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