Philadelphia


On Our Plate: US Open Dining; Late Summer Restaurant Weeks in Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Philadelphia + More; Restaurant Industry Index

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * OpenTable has released the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q2 2013. Find out how restaurants in major cities across the U.S. have been performing. * The U.S. Open (aka The Most Wonderful Time of the Year) begins on Monday in New York. Find dining hot spots near the Billie Jean King [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Artichokes

Like many of our most interesting foods, artichokes don’t look like the most inviting of ingredients. In fact, they look downright defensive, with their armadillo-like, be-thorned outer petals. While artichokes’ exteriors belie the deliciousness inside, you can bet it’s there; it just takes a bit of work to get to the big, tasty reveals, be [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Smoked Trout

Smoked trout has fast become one of my favorite things to find on a menu, perhaps because it seems to pair perfectly with a martini. And, also, because it’s downright delicious. Turns out, I’m not alone. While most of what we diners enjoy at restaurants are smoked in-house, the recent $4.5 million expansion of fish [...]

Summer Restaurant Week Reservations Update: Save on Meals in Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, LA, NYC, Toronto, Minneapolis + More

Summer and summer restaurant week reservations are here! Tables typically get snapped up quick; so, start to click to make sure you can enjoy steals on meals at the finest restaurants in cities across the U.S. And, stay tuned as we roll out even more popular restaurant week reservations in the weeks to come. * [...]

World’s Top 50 Restaurants; Social Media Helps Right Dining Injustices; Fish Collars + More News

* The World’s Top 50 Restaurants list is out. Congratulations to Eleven Madison Park (#5), Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (#7), Per Se (#11), The Ledbury (#13), Pujol (#17), Le Bernardin (#19), Daniel (#29), The Fat Duck (#33), and The French Laundry (#47). [Fox News] * Don’t you know who I am? The daughter of a government official in Mexico misused her influence to shutter a restaurant for not seating her at the table she wanted. [...]

Queen Seeks Chef; Farm-to-Table Restaurants Now Just Called Restaurants + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Can you cook dishes fit for the Queen? She’s looking for a new chef. [Daily Mail] * Bread crimes. They’re a real thing. [Calgary Herald] * Is saying ‘farm-to-table restaurant’ redundant? Possibly — because most restaurants are sourcing from local farms. [Atlanta Journal Constitution] * Chef: [...]

Dine Out, Fight AIDS: Dining Out for Life Is Happening This Week in a City Near You!

Today, tomorrow, and Thursday, Dining Out for Life is happening in select cities. Dine at a participating restaurant in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Indiana, Minneapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, San Diego, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C., and a percentage of the proceeds (from 25%-110%) will go directly to a local licensed AIDS services agency. Founded in 1991, Dining Out [...]

Spring Restaurant Weeks Have Sprung: Save on Dining in a City Near You!

Spring restaurant weeks are starting up… * Austin Restaurant Week: Enjoy $17 brunches, $12 or $17 lunches, and $27 or $37 dinners, April 7-10 and April 14-17. Book a table. * Detroit Restaurant Week: Serving up $30 gourmet dinners, April 19-28. Book a table. * Hamptons Restaurant Week: Order up $27.95 delicious dinners, April 7-14. Book a table. * [...]

Best Dates for Foodies: HowAboutWe Reveals Dining + Drinking Habits of Daters

They say a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. I’d say that’s probably true of a woman, too. And, it’s been said that beer is the ultimate social lubricant. So, it’s no surprise that many dates involve food and drink. Curious about what food and drink is putting diners in the mood [...]

Attend Savor for Sandy on 12/16/12: Atlantic City Chefs Unite for Culinary Benefit to Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims thru Wish Upon A Hero Foundation!

Join Chef Chris Scarduzio at Table 31 in Philadelphia on Sunday, December 16, 2012, from 6PM-11PM, for Savor for Sandy, a special event to raise money for Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City employees affected by Hurricane Sandy. All of the event’s proceeds go directly to the Wish Upon a Hero Foundation. Created in partnership with Caesars Entertainment Atlantic [...]