* Should you go to culinary school to become a top chef? [Time] * No, you should not go to culinary school to become a top chef. [LA Times] * In fact, please don’t. [Eater] * Trash. It’s what’s for dinner. But, only if you think of carrot and cauliflower greens as trash. [The New [...]
Dining out with children has many rewards and, often, many challenges. We’re wondering if parents find it helpful to have a dedicated children’s menu from which to choose when visiting a restaurant with the little ones in tow. Weigh in below! As a parent, is dining out with kids easier when a restaurant has a [...]
Should most restaurants have gluten-free menu items?online surveys
* Will a Twitter campaign take out your least favorite critic? Doubtful, but one tweeter is trying, taking aim at Los Angeles Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila. [Grub Street Los Angeles] * Phil Vettel stews over restaurant design flaws. I would concur with the oversized menus being a problem. I never know what to [...]
Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. That’s right, procrastinators — it’s just a day away! There’s no need to panic, though. OpenTable can help you be a hero and save the day, even at the very last minute. To wit, there is availability on OpenTable.com for two people at 7PM on Valentine’s Day at more than 50% [...]
Have you decided how you’re going to end the aughts? Will you be dining out? Eating in? OpenTable wants to know. Take our brief (seven short questions!) survey, and tell us how you’re spending the last night of the decade. Complete OpenTable’s New Year’s Eve survey here.
The San Francisco Chronicle‘s Michael Bauer shines a spotlight today on restaurant websites, pointing out the aspects that are most frustrating to him as a diner. His primary complaints are the lack of a current menu and the difficulty in locating a restaurant’s hours of operations. What I find vexing are Flash introductions (often with [...]