Department Store Dining; Please Don’t Camp Out When You Dine Out; Dressing for Dinner; Communal Table Etiquette; Best Bay Area Burgers; The Bobby Flay Diet

Dining and restaurant news… * You don’t have to shop ’til you drop. In-store fine dining lives on at high-end stores. [] * No camping. When you finish your meal in a crowded restaurant, please relinquish the table to other hungry diners. [Chicago Tribune] * Dress you up. Should restaurants have dress codes? Maybe. [Eatocracy] [...]

Wednesday Spotlights: Discounts in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago + Philadelphia Areas

Mid-week ways discounts in the following metropolitan areas… * Atlanta: $20 for $40 of delightful dinner at Botekim Brazilian Bistro in Marietta. Buy now! * Boston: $25 for $50 of modern flavors at Bontá in Hampton, New Hampshire. Buy now! * Chicago: $20 for $40 of vibrant Mexican cuisine at Mago Grill & Cantina in [...]

Wednesday Spotlights: 40% Off The Taste in LA + Savings in Chicago and the PHL

Midweek savings include… * Chicago: $60 for $94 four-course innovative American dinner for two at Hearty in Lakeview. Buy now! * Los Angeles: OpenTable diners save 40% on events and packages at The Taste, an all-new event coming September 2-5, 2011, and brought to you by the Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine.  Purchase discounted passes to Burgers [...]

Wednesday Spotlights: 50% Discounts in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver + Philadelphia

Midweek savings, including two unique offers in Chicago… * Atlanta: $20 for $40 of French-Mediterranean cuisine at La Fourchette in Buckhead. Buy now! * Chicago: $25 for $50 of elegant European fare at Pavilion Buffalo Grove, just 30 minutes north of Chicago. Buy now! * Chicago: $15 for $34 of live entertainment and cocktails at [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Save in Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis + Philadelphia

Dining discounts in four cities on OpenTable today… * Chicago: $25 for $50 of spirited Latin cuisine at Rumba in River North. Buy now. * Denver: $15 for $30 of authentic creations at Ondo’s Spanish Tapas Bar in Cherry Creek. Buy now. * Minneapolis: $30 for $50 of contemporary Italian cuisine at D’Amico Kitchen on [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Discounts in Chicago, D.C., Denver, NYC + Philadelphia

Midweek savings on OpenTable include… * Chicago: $20 for $40 of crepes and Parisian bites at Suzette’s Crêperie in Wheaton. Buy now. * Denver: $25 for $50 of satisfying steakhouse fare at Black Hat Cattle Co. in Kittredge. Buy now. * New York: $71 for  $116 of exquisite afternoon tea for two in The Palm [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Save in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver + Philly

Five cities are stepping into the Spotlight today… * Atlanta: $25 for $50 at Sal Grosso, champion of the culinary traditions of Brazilian Churrasco. Buy now. * Boston: $20 for $40 at Buona Vita in Arlington, where they serve authentic Italian. Buy now. * Chicago: $20 for $40 at Ceres’ Table, serving seasonal American ingredients with a Sicilian [...]

Wednesday Spotlight Offers: Broomfield, Chicago, DC, Philadelphia + Providence

Today’s ways to dine at a discount… * Chicago: $20 for $40 of porcine-inspired delights at The Piggery, famous for its Flintsone-sized ribs. Buy now. * Denver-area: $169 for a $341 cozy escape at Wildflowers Restaurant and Hilltop Inn in Broomfield. Buy now. * Philadelphia: $111 for a $185 five-course dinner + wine pairings for [...]

Spotlight on a Spotlight Winner: Congratulations to Kaci Griffin!

Kaci Griffin (OpenTable’s No. 1 Fan! No, really. She said so herself!), won a Spotlight certificate last week for her correct guess at our Philadelphia Secret Spotlight. She’s taking a home $50 of food and drink at Panini’s Trattoria. We checked in with Kaci to find out what some of her favorite Philly restaurants are and [...]

Secret Spotlight Clues Are Here! Can You Guess This Week’s Featured Restaurants?

Another week, another awesome round of OpenTable Spotlight offers are set to go live. Tuesday’s deals shine in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, while Wednesday brings six Spotlight offers out in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. See how well you know your local restaurant scene by trying to guess where [...]