San Francisco


20 Culinary Questions with San Francisco Food Writer Amy Sherman of ‘Cooking with Amy’

Amy Sherman is a cook, eater, and culinary enthusiast based in San Francisco. She runs the popular cooking and dining blog Cooking with Amy. An avid gourmand and traveler, Sherman says, “Cooking and eating are one of the best ways to learn about yourself and world around you.” She adores sushi and would eat it [...]

Exclusive Offer: Save 15% on All Eat Drink SF Lexus Grand Tastings, August 1-3

Eat Drink SF is the Bay Area’s biggest and most delicious food and drink festival, and OpenTable diners are invited to save 15% on tickets to four different grand tastings with this exclusive offer. Friday, August 1, 6:30-10:00PM — My Big Obsession: Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop. Eatin’. For the Grand Opening celebration, the Bay Area will [...]

OpenTable Mobile Payments for iPhone Available at Participating Restaurants in San Francisco

With the latest update to the OpenTable iPhone app, diners can now use OpenTable mobile payments to settle their check at restaurants participating in our San Francisco-area pilot program. To get started, make sure you are using the latest app version 6.2.1. Then make a reservation at a participating restaurant via the app, and follow [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. “Spurred by healthy economic growth and an unseasonally mild winter, the San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a solid lift in the fourth quarter,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of OpenTable. “The [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q3 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the third quarter of 2013. “The San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a lift for the third quarter in a row, while most other major metropolitan areas that we track were essentially flat,” said our own Duncan Robertson, Chief Financial Officer of [...]

San Francisco 2014 Michelin Starred Restaurants Unveiled: Reserve Today!

OpenTable is pleased to highlight the honorees in the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2014. Thirty-eight restaurants are included, with two Bay Area restaurants receiving the Michelin three-star level, the highest recognition in the culinary world, and seven achieving two Michelin stars. Twenty-nine restaurants earned one Michelin star, with one new addition for State Bird Provisions. Being [...]

State Bird Provisions SF Reservations: An Apology

As many Bay Area diners know, after a brief hiatus, State Bird Provisions in San Francisco will reopen in a renovated space this weekend. The wonderfully popular and much-acclaimed restaurant began taking online reservations again on RezBook, which was acquired by OpenTable on July 31 of this year. Unfortunately, the demand for reservations was so [...]

2014 SF Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand Restaurants

In anticipation of this year’s Michelin Guide San Francisco stars, the 2014 San Francisco Bib Gourmand honorees have been named. Michelin’s Bib Gourmands honor restaurants that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). Most important, they are the restaurants that the Michelin inspectors frequent themselves. While the famous Michelin [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Tripe

Long before offal was in vogue in this country, I once (Once!) tried tripe. I was a kid attending a very Sopranos-like gathering at a friend’s home. Trays of old-school Italian and Italian-American delights were spread out buffet-style for guests. As I made my way down the line, I happened upon one that appeared to be [...]