Michael Symon


OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 American Fare Restaurants

In celebration of the holiday dining season, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and [...]

Top 100 American Fare Restaurants Revealed: 2011 Diners’ Choice Award Winners

Just in time for Thanksgiving, a favorite national holiday of America’s foodies, we are pleased to announce the 2011 Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 restaurants in the United States that specialize in American food. The list of winners is derived from more than 10 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than [...]

A Look at the English + Vongerichten Empires; Food Trucks Beget Restaurants; Kids and Restaurants; Picky Eaters Cooper + Seinfeld on Pancakes vs. Waffles

Dining and restaurant news… * Pair of kings. A look at the culinary empires of Todd English and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. [HuffPost] * Keep on truckin’. Or not, if you wind up with your own brick and mortar restaurant. [Chicago Business] * When Jerry met Anderson. Picky eaters Anderson Cooper and Jerry Seinfeld complain about food. [...]

The Next Iron Chef Finale: Newest Iron Chef Marc Forgione Reflects on His Win

We’ve been following his every move for weeks, so we were so pleased to see the talented Marc Forgione claim the title of Iron Chef! Chef Forgione — or, ahem — Iron Chef Forgione talked to us about the last episode, his judges and co-competitors, and the first Thanksgiving. Marc, it’s neat that you brought [...]