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Behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Selection; Mid-Century Restaurants in America; Calorie Counts Not Curbing Our Appetites + More News

Dining news from around the world and the web… * The rules are there are no rules. Grub Street examines the voting guidelines and standards for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants — and finds there aren’t any. [Grub Street] * Sip and save. How to get the most value out of wine when 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. * [...]

Winter Restaurant Weeks Continue in Boston, Cleveland, Denver + More

Winter restaurant weeks continue. Revisit old favorites and try new restaurants on your to-dine list for less. * Annapolis Restaurant Week:  $15.95 two-course lunches and $32.95 three-course dinners, February 25-March 3. Book a table. * Atlantic City Restaurant Week: $15.13 lunches and $33.13 dinners, March 3-9. Book a table. * Restaurant Week Boston: 2-course light lunches for $15.13, 3-course lunches [...]

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 [...]

10 Things You Need to Know About Top Chef Seattle Episode 5

The judges made good on their preview threat of sending two cheftestants home after an astonishingly lame showing during the Elimination Challenge. Also, sadly, no one took home $10K, not even Bart and Sheldon for their clever salad. 1. Producers: If you’re going to do a breakfast-on-a-stick challenge, or an anything-on-a-stick challenge, you must have [...]

Thanksgiving Restaurant Reservations: Last-Minute Deals and Offers

Thanksgiving is just two days away, but there’s still time to book a table for this Thursday. No matter what city you’re celebrating in, OpenTable can help you find a reservation! You can visit our local and national Thanksgiving pages to find details on special menus, pricing, and additional offers. And, below, we’ve rounded up [...]

Top Chef Seattle, Episode 2: You Again?

The second episode of Top Chef Seattle brought the newest round of cheftestants into the storied Top Chef Kitchen, at last. Micah immediately went on the offensive, giving his fellow competitors something he referred to as the waterfall look. I’m not sure what that is, but does it mean he was crying? Anyway, their elation [...]

Seattle Foodies: Enter to Win Tickets to the 11/13 Kitchen Circus Dinner at Rover’s!

Enter to win two tickets to the November 13, 2012, Kitchen Circus dinner at Rover’s restaurant in Seattle. A cooking competition in which home cooks will test their skills preparing one course of a three-course meal, Kitchen Circus is hosted by award winning ‘Chef in the Hat’ Thierry Rautureau of Rover’s, who will also guide contestants [...]

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 [...]