Mother’s Day


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 [...]

Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S.

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we are pleased to release our rankings of the Top 25 Mom-friendly Dining Cities in the U.S. This list represents the best cities for moms who are also fun-seeking foodies. The results are spread across 16 states and point to the places where it’s terrific to be both a mom and [...]

On Our Plate: Best Brunches; Long Island Restaurant Week; Penn Graduation Reservations

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re celebrating the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in the U.S. Find out where to take mom for Mother’s Day brunch! * What are diners raving about in recent OpenTable restaurant reviews? Morel mushrooms. * Looking for a great gift for mom for Mother’s [...]

From Mom with Love: Executive Chef Lewis Rossman of Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay, California, Shares the Recipe for Grandma’s Meatballs

Mother’s Day, is almost here, and we’ve got even more chefs to share a recipe inspired by their own mom. Lewis Rossman, Executive Chef of Sam’s Chowder House, reveals his grandma’s recipe for amazing meatballs!   Long before meatballs claimed the culinary spotlight, they’ve been a mainstay on the menu for Chef Lewis Rossman and his family, both at [...]

For Mom with Love: Executive Chef Chris Coleman of Petaluma in NYC Shares His Mom-Inspired Recipe for Perfectly Pan-Seared Day Boat Scallops

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked chefs to share a recipe inspired by their own mom. Chris Coleman, Executive Chef of Petaluma, tells you how to make his sumptuous seared scallops that would make any mother proud! Chef Chris Coleman credits so much of his success in the kitchen to his lovely mother, Bettie Elizabeth. [...]

OpenTable’s 2nd ‘Feed the Mom Who Fed You’ Dinner for 2 Giveaway Goes to…

On behalf of everyone at OpenTable, congratulations to Maureen Pena, of Miami, Florida, on being the second lucky winner of the OpenTable ‘Feed the Mom Who Fed You’ Dinner for Two Giveaway. Maureen, pictured here with her mother Ginny (who was pregnant with Maureen’s brother) and sister, will receive a $200 Chase gift card to help her [...]