Mother’s Day


Chef-Mom Suzette Gresham of Acquerello on Mothering Her Daughters + Her Staff

We continue our conversations with some of the esteemed women featured in our Top 10 Mom-Owned Restaurants in America with Suzette Gresham. Chef Gresham is an owner of Acquerello, opened in 1989 and regarded as one of the finest Italian restaurants in San Francisco and the nation. She has established herself as one of the Bay [...]

Joan Schmitt + Susan Dunlop of Joan’s in the Park on Raising a Restaurant After Raising a Family

In our second interview with some of the talented women featured in our Top 10 Mom-Owned Restaurants in America spotlight, we spoke with Joan Schmitt and Susan Dunlop, co-owners of Joan’s in the Park in St. Paul, Minnesota. Joan’s opened in late 2011, has garnered many accolades locally and nationally, including a 2013 Diners’ Choice Award for Top [...]

Chef Naomi Pomeroy of Beast in Portland on Motherhood + Running a Restaurant

On the heels of highlighting the Top 10 Mom-Owned Restaurants in America, we’re pleased to bring you a series of interviews with the talented women on the list. First up is Naomi Pomeroy, the chef-owner of Beast. Beast opened in 2007 and is one of Portland’s most acclaimed restaurants. Not surprisingly, chef Pomeroy took home [...]

#MomTexts Mother’s Day Giveaway: Tweet to Win 1 of 14 $100 OpenTable Gifts

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. [...]

Behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Selection; Mid-Century Restaurants in America; Calorie Counts Not Curbing Our Appetites + More News

Dining news from around the world and the web… * The rules are there are no rules. Grub Street examines the voting guidelines and standards for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants — and finds there aren’t any. [Grub Street] * Sip and save. How to get the most value out of wine when dining out. [...]

On Our Plate: Mother’s Day Reservations; #NobodyMakesItLikeMom Giveaway; James Beard Award Winners; Best Dining Cities for Moms + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Mother’s Day is Sunday. Book your reservations now! * Want to win $200 to take your mom for dinner on Mother’s Day? Enter our Twitter #NobodyMakesItLikeMom giveaway! * Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week reservations are open. Book now for 3-course lunches and dinners for $33.13,  May 13-20. * What are the [...]