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20 Culinary Questions with Washington, D.C., Food Writer Nevin Martell

Nevin Martell may be a New York native, but he’s made himself very much at home in Washington, D.C., over the last decade, and he definitely knows how to dine like a local. A freelance food and travel writer, Martell is the author of the recently published travelogue-memoir Freak Show Without a Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting [...]

Pay with OpenTable: Mobile Payments National Expansion Kicks Off in New York City

After a successful mobile payment pilot program in San Francisco, we are pleased to announce that the pay with OpenTable feature is expanding nationally. In addition to the New York City launch, mobile payments will be introduced in 20 additional cities before the year’s end. We also plan to further expand the presence of payments in San Francisco. [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Reviews Reveal #DinersChoice Top 100 Neighborhood Gems in America

In celebration of the local restaurants diners return to time and again, we are pleased to honor the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants [...]

Spring Restaurant Weeks in a City Near You

Restaurant weeks continue to spring up around the nation… * Arizona Restaurant Week starts tomorrow! Reserve for $30 and $40 dinners, May 17-26. * Austin Restaurant Week is almost here. Book for $12-$17 lunches and $27 or $37 dinners, May 18-21. * Buckhead Restaurant Week arrives in Atlanta this weekend. Make a reservation for $15, $25, and $35 [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. “Spurred by healthy economic growth and an unseasonally mild winter, the San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a solid lift in the fourth quarter,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of OpenTable. “The [...]

Calling All Chefs: Top Chef Season 12 Auditions in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles + NYC

Season 11 of Top Chef just wrapped (Congrats, Nicholas Elmi!), but we’re already looking forward to the next mouthwatering competition. If you’ve always aspired to compete on the show that has helped usher in the next generation of America’s best chefs, come on down! Casting calls for season 12 of Top Chef are being held [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q3 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the third quarter of 2013. “The San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a lift for the third quarter in a row, while most other major metropolitan areas that we track were essentially flat,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of [...]

Hurricane Sandy Survivor: Acqua at Peck Slip NYC

A year ago, Hurricane, or Superstorm, Sandy and all her wrath took aim at the Northeast, affecting millions of people and thousands of businesses. Acqua at Peck Slip, located down off Manhattan’s Seaport, was one of many restaurants that suffered severe flooding and extensive damages. Unlike some of their less fortunate counterparts in the neighborhood, [...]

On Our Plate: Restaurant Weeks in Minneapolis, New York + Seattle; Fog City Now Open in SF + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * The New York City 2014 Michelin Star recipients have been announced. How many have you dined at? * Iconic San Francisco restaurant Fog City is open for business. Find out what’s new at one of the Bay Area’s hottest restaurants. * Save on tickets to Taste of Atlanta, October 25-27. OpenTable [...]