Philadelphia


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 [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q3 2012

We are pleased to release of the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the third quarter of 2012. The Index, which shows year-over-year growth of guests served in reservation-taking restaurants, has been expanded to report on the Atlanta, Boston, Denver, and Philadelphia metropolitan areas. “Industry growth remained flat in the third quarter,” said Matt Roberts, Chief [...]

Atlantic City Restaurants Open for Business Post-Sandy: Updated 11/16/12

As you probably know, many restaurants in the Atlantic City area affected by Hurricane Sandy are open for business. Some are accepting reservations online, while others may only be able to accept reservations via phone or in person because of outage issues in the area. Dine out and show your support to restaurants who have [...]

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts: No Restaurant Left Behind (or Why Dining out Post-Disaster Matters)

Like many millions of people, I lost power on Monday evening. Tuesday evening, by candlelight, I whipped up a fierce batch of risotto with local-caught clams that I had in my quickly losing-its-chill refrigerator. By Wednesday, though, nothing in our fridge was safe for consumption. And the thought of spending another night sitting in the [...]

East Coast Restaurants Re-Opening: Show Your Neighborhood Favorites Support!

Hurricane Sandy has left a great deal of damage in its wake, but all that rain and wind aren’t dampening restaurateurs efforts to re-open their establishments. The best way you can help your local favorites is to drop in and dine. Even those without power –or a phone — may be open for business. Barbuto, [...]

Tweet of the Week: Share Our Strength + Dine Out to Help End Childhood Hunger

OpenTable is a proud supporter of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, so this tweet from diner and SOS supporter Sara Elizabeth Dill, aka @SEDLAW15, really spoke to us. Happening now in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Francisco, Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry is a [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants

As the height of harvest season draws near, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Fit for Foodies Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District [...]

On Our Plate: Desk to Dinner Collection at Banana Republic; Washington DC Restaurant Week Reservations; Queens Feast; Dine Tampa Bay; Zombies + Bacon

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re cleaning out our closets to make room for Banana Republic’s fabulous Desk to Dinner collection and we’re clearing our datebooks for the Bon Appetit events at Banana Republic stores on Thursday, July 19th. Learn more! * Bastille Day is tomorrow! Where will you dine to fete the French [...]

OpenTable Chefs of Philadelphia See + Serve Dead People

Our friends from TheTownDish.com normally take DishTrips to explore culinary goodness around the country, but they recently enjoyed a staycation in their own chomping grounds of Philadelphia for an undead luau full of zombies, award-winning chefs and lots of fake blood. Chef Michael Solomonov (Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic of James Beard Foundation in 2011) hosted this [...]