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On Our Plate: Save on Taste of the Nation Tickets in LA + MSP; Grilled Romaine Lettuce; Portland Restaurant Month + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Save 10% on tickets to Taste of the Nation in Los Angeles on June 9th. Click thru for exclusive discount code. * Save $5 on tickets to Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist in the Twin Cities on June 10th. Click thru for exclusive discount code. * Palm Springs [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Grilled Romaine

I often think the world is divided into two groups: those who love salads and those who do not. I am squarely in the former and my husband is, unfortunately, in the latter. He’ll eat salads, but, more often than not, it is begrudgingly. Not so when we were at South Edison in Montauk, New [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Celery Root

I tend to think of most root vegetables as the foods of a once-desperate people. Looking at a gnarly head of celeriac, or celery root, it’s obvious that a very brave and very hungry person decided it would be dinner. But what the humble celeriac lacks in looks, it makes up for in flavor. Wildly [...]

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 [...]

Make a Reservation to Help the Hungry with Dine Out Charlotte, April 12-21, 2013!

Dine Out Charlotte has arrived! Charlotte, North Carolina, is a city made for foodies. But, even with its enviable dining scene and spectacular local bounty, many residents still go hungry. During Dine Out Charlotte, April 12-21st, you can help fill their plates by filling yours at a participating restaurant. For every three-course $22 or $32 [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service

In honor of the art of excellence in restaurant hospitality, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service in the United States and highlight the Top 10 honorees for hospitality. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified [...]

Best Restaurants for Brunch: Announcing the 2010 Diners’ Choice Winners

Everybody loves brunch! And now finding the best places to eat the Sunday meal with something for everyone is easier than ever, thanks to the release of the 50 restaurant winners of OpenTable’s 2010 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best Brunch. Derived from nearly four million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners of nearly 12,000 restaurants in [...]

Should Restaurants Ban Bad Tippers?

Tipping has been on my mind a lot lately. Yours, too, judging by the volume of comments we saw on Facebook when we raised the issue — not once, but twice. It’s on my mind again, as Slashfood’s Hanna Raskin reports on a restaurant (not on OpenTable) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, that banned a bad [...]

Fondue or Fon-don’t: Does Melted Cheese Melt Hearts?

We recently announced the winners of the OpenTable Diners’ Choice award for the Top 50 Most Romantic Restaurants. Of the 50, a whopping 12 were Melting Pot restaurants, where fondue anchors the menus. Two other winners, La Fondue and Simply Fondue, are also, as you might have guessed by their names, fondue-friendly eateries. The Chicago [...]