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Child-Friendly Dining: 15 Ways Restaurants Are Welcoming Young Kids to the Table

The topic of babies and children in restaurants is a highly divisive one. Whenever we raise the issue on social media, the debate is heated, scorchingly so — and split down the middle. Many folks don’t think infants, toddlers, or young kids, well-behaved or not, belong in restaurants at all, while other diners are raising [...]

UrbanSitter + OpenTable Date Night: Save $30 on Dinner and a Sitter

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Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Brussels Sprout Love!

It’s no secret that Brussels sprouts have become super-popular; however, that popularity doesn’t extend to all eaters. Some folks literally swear they won’t abide them, no matter how tasty the preparation. This is likely because their only experience has been when a well-meaning but culinarily challenged loved one boiled them into mushy, soggy oblivion. Or, [...]

September is No Kid Hungry Month: Make a Reservation to Help End Childhood Hunger

No child should grow up hungry in America, but more than 16 million children  — 1 out of 5  — struggles with hunger. Hunger prevents kids from reaching their full potential and it’s an epidemic that’s threatening America’s future. Join Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign in efforts to ensure every child in America has [...]

Pollan’s Rules for Sustainable Dining; Apply to Be the Next Village Voice Restaurant Critic + More

Dining news from around the web and the world… * Sustainable supping. Michael Pollan’s rules for visiting restaurants. [The Telegraph] * Eating out like an expert. Use these 12 insider tips to dine like a pro. [ABC News] * Are first dates at restaurants the worst dates? Body language experts suggest just that. [Daily Mail] * [...]

Boomers Keeping Restaurants Busy; Nervous Diner Syndrome; Kid-Free Dining + More News

Dining news from around the world and the web… * A boom of boomers dining out. Millennials, however, are a different story. [The New York Times] * Frankie say relax. So do all your servers. Nervous dining is a no-no. [Seattle Weekly] * Should restaurants ban children? Depends on who you ask. [Fox News] * [...]

Confusing Menus; Celebs Cut Calories with Kiddie Cutlery; Daniel Turns 20 + More News

Dining news from around the web and around the world… * Can’t decide what to order? Blame the menu. [The Guardian] * Plan on dining better. Here’s how. [Atlanta Journal Constitution] * How celebs stay thin and dine out all the time? Tiny cutlery. I’m not even kidding. [Times of India] * Going out to eat [...]

Wine Prices to Rise; Kids Against Kid Menus; Chef Swims Against Current with Plankton + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Meet the mashgiach. Also known as a gatekeepers, they keep kitchens kosher. [NY Times] * Get ready to whine about wine prices. They’re going up. [MSN Money] * Are kids over kid menus? At least one is — and she eloquently explains why. [TODAY] [...]

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. [WFPL.org] * 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, [...]

How to Think Thin at Restaurants; Five Reasons to Dine Fine; Doggie Bag Etiquette + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Lose weight while you eat out. Not really, but you can curb calories. [HuffPost] * Dining out with kids. It doesn’t have to be a chore with these tips. No kidding! [Lifehacker] * Need a reason to embrace fine dining? Here are five from the maitre [...]