#Hellastorm Affecting San Francisco: Please Call to Confirm a Restaurant Is #OpeninSF

San Francisco is experiencing severe weather and some areas are without power. While most restaurants are open for business, due to the intense nature of the storm, we encourage diners to phone restaurants to confirm reservations until conditions improve. We wish everyone affected by this storm a safe few days.

On Our Plate: OpenTable Gifts for Your Fave Foodie; Dine for a Cause in December; Holiday Restaurant Reservations; Winter Restaurant Weeks + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Haven’t started your holiday shopping yet? Check out OpenTable Gifts to purchase dining certificates for your favorite foodies in just a few clicks! * Dine out in December to help No Kid Hungry end childhood hunger in America. Find out more here. * The holidays are heading your way. […]

Aldino’s in Chicago; Boston’s Menton; Hibiscus in Oakland; and Other New Reviews

Reviews and previews of restaurants on the OpenTable network… * Diners will like the “mom-and-pop touches” at Aldino’s in Chicago, says Phil Vettel. [Chicago Tribune] * Denver restaurant reviewer Tucker Shaw revisits a restaurant a second time for the first time, and he finds Black Pearl to be a true “gem.” [Denver Post] * CAV Winebar and Kitchen […]