Do you want to treat your mom to a meal to remember? Does your mother send you #MomTexts? Then, enter the OpenTable #MomTexts Mother’s Day Giveaway! Every day between April 28 and May 11, we’re giving away a $100 OpenTable Gift to a diner who shares their best #MomTexts. To enter, follow @OpenTable on Twitter. [...]
This week, after a great deal of dedication and inspiration, OpenTable for iOS 7 was released to, we are pleased to say, much acclaim from diners and design folks alike. Mee-Sun Yuk (@meesasun), Christian Palino (@christianpalino), Olivier Larivain (@olarivain), Ari Braginsky (@lemonkey), Chloe Park (@chloepark), and Stanley Ho make up the talented OpenTable iOS and Experience Design teams that [...]
Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of OpenTable on Windows 8. Taking advantage of the unique aspects of the interface, Windows 8 users can: * Get an instant view of available tables nearby with Tonight for 2, upcoming reservations, as well as favorite and recently viewed restaurants, in one glance of the [...]
We are thrilled to announce that Foodspotting is becoming a part of OpenTable. An app for finding and sharing great dishes at restaurants, Foodspotting is a must-have for foodies who enjoy documenting, sharing, and discovering photos of delicious dishes. “We’re proud to welcome the talented Foodspotting team to the OpenTable family,” said our own Matt [...]
Over the weekend, OpenTable sent diners a recap of their 2012 year in dining. Covering everything from how many reservations you made, the reviews you wrote, and how many Dining Cheques you received, the emails prompted a slew of fun tweets. Diners shared fond memories from the past year, boasted of their number of reservations [...]
Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * New year, new food apps. Here are eight recommendations for ways to make your mobile device more delish. [Forbes] * Eva Restaurant in Los Angeles still offers that 5% discount for checking your cellphone at the door. Do you dare to disconnect? [Huffington [...]
Confession: When I dine or drink out, my phone is almost always next to me on the table or the bar (Awful, right?). I like snapping pics of food, checking in, tweeting about where I eat, and so on. But, really, I do feel bad about it. I should be more present. Pay attention to [...]
The only way we like to use the phone to make restaurant reservations is when we’re using one of OpenTable’s mobile apps. Smiling and dialing is for telemarketers — not hungry diners, like Adam McFarland.
This week’s Tweet of the Week really spoke to me. I remember “working” simultaneously to achieve both VIP status and break the 10,000 Dining Rewards Points mark. When I achieved both goals, I felt infinitely more accomplished — smug, even. In other words, you and I are very much alike, Jeff.
It seems the higher we raise our collective consciousness and educate ourselves about our food sources, the harder it can be to navigate a restaurant menu and enjoy a guilt-free meal (or is that just me?). Some experts believe that red meat will one day become as verboten as smoking, and while everyone seems to [...]