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Save 20% on Tickets to Thursday’s Taste of the Nation San Francisco Gala!

Join Share Our Strength in the fight to end childhood hunger in America! Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco – and save 20% on your ticket with this exclusive offer! The nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry, Taste of the Nation San Francisco will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013. [...]

Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco on Thursday, March 21, 2013!

Join Share Our Strength in the fight to end childhood hunger in America! Attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco. The nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry, Taste of the Nation San Francisco will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013. San Francisco’s top chefs, brewers, winemakers, and [...]

OpenTable Releases Restaurant Industry Index for Q4 and Full Year 2012

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the fourth quarter and full year 2012. “As anticipated, Hurricane Sandy contributed to the decline in industry growth during the fourth quarter,” notes our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “Restaurants in the New York and Washington DC area  were hit particularly hard [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day: Make a Last-Minute Reservation for Romance!

Lovers of love, rejoice! Valentine’s Day has arrived. The best day to enjoy chocolate, Champagne, and candy hearts, Valentine’s Day is also the best day to share a meal with your special someone. If you still haven’t made your reservation, fret not. You can still score a terrific table for two today — either online [...]

Dining with the Stars: Diaz + Barrymore Catch Up at Crown in NYC; Padma Salutes Hung at Manhattan’s The General; Rooney Mara Goes Vegan in Park City + More

Recent celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants… * Former football player Tiki Barber and his wife were spotted at Arlington Club in Manhattan. [NY Post] * Ryan Seacrest returned to Bill’s in midtown Manhattan, this time eating with two of the Kardashian sisters. [NY Post] * Mandy Moore and Minka Kelly (Texas forever! Jeter? Not so much.) brunched at BLD in West Hollywood. [People] * Miami Heat [...]

Restaurants Ban Food Photography; PayPal to Pay Your Dining Check + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Don’t shoot. Some restaurants are banning food photography. [Business Insider] * But if you insist on the point and click. Here are some tips for jerk-free restaurant food photography. [PopPhoto.com] * Make no mistake. Or at least not these five mistakes that restaurant’s make with their [...]

On Our Plate: 15 Days Left for Free Mobile Restaurant Sites; Dine About Town SF, NYC Restaurant Week + Others Happening Now; Brisket; Best Dates for Foodies

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * There are just 15 more days to for restaurants to claim their FREE mobile site. Get yours today! * Save $50 on the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry four-course dinner at Spruce in San Francisco on January 22, 2013. Buy tickets now. * What are OpenTable diners raving about [...]

Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Brisket

Humble brisket has gotten a promotion. Not just relegated to the holidays any longer, brisket in all its homey goodness is getting another look from chefs of all cuisines and is finding its way into ravioli, empanadas, tacos, and, of course, on to plates of barbecue at some of the nation’s best restaurants. Find out what [...]

Counting Courses; Restaurants Fight the Flu; Great Wine by the Glass + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Waste not, want not. That saying has been around for a really long time, and yet half the world’s food supply goes to waste. Join me in a collective “Ugh!” [Los Angeles Times] * By the numbers. The so-called tyranny of tasting menus [...]

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 [...]