On Our Plate: Babbo Reservations; Sustainable Seafood Dishes; Dine Out to Fight AIDS; Restaurant Weeks in Detroit, Long Island, Seattle + More

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Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* We’re so excited that Babbo restaurant reservations are now available on OpenTable. Check out our interview with Chef Mario Batali.

* Finding sustainable seafood dishes is easy thanks to Seafood Watch and OpenTable. Read more.

* This week’s restaurant review trendDining out on Passover!

* Do you prefer to tip in cash or creditLet us know in this week’s poll!

* Did you send the Tweet of the WeekFind out.

* Reserve to dine out to fight AIDS at select DenverMinneapolisPhiladelphiaSan DiegoSan Francisco, and Washington, D.C.  restaurants during Dining Out for Life on April 26th!

* Restaurant Week in Seattle is happening now. Don’t miss your chance to dine out for less!

* Restaurant reservations are now available for additional Restaurant Weeks, including DetroitLong IslandMain Lineand Tacoma.

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On Our Plate This Week: Deciding on Group Dining; Sustainable Seafood in Seattle; More Restaurant Weeks Starting Soon; Fight Crime with a Fork in NOLA

Arctic char is a great choice for diners interested in eating only sustainable seafood.

Happenings on and around OpenTable this week…

* We’re wondering how you decide where to dine when you’re going out in a group. Vote in our poll!

* It’s easier than ever for Seattle diners to enjoy sustainable seafood, thanks to our partnership with Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program. Find restaurants serving seafood that is caught or farmed in environmentally friendly ways now!

* Restaurant Weeks happening this week include Baltimore Restaurant WeekHouston Restaurant WeekMiami Spice, and COOLinary in NOLA.

* Looking ahead, reservations are now open for additional restaurant weeks, including Alexandria Restaurant Week, Atlanta’s Midtown Restaurant WeekRestaurant Week BostonCenter City District Restaurant WeekCosta Mesa Restaurant WeekDallas-Fort Worth KRLD Restaurant WeekD.C. Restaurant Week, Louisiana Seafood Restaurant WeekDowntown Raleigh Restaurant WeekSan Diego Restaurant Week, and Dine Tampa Bay.

* If you’re going to be in the New Orleans area on August 11th, don’t forget to help Fight Crime with a Fork.