Top Chef


Top Chef Season 12 Cheftestants Revealed

Mark your calendars and program your DVRs, food TV fans! On October 15, 2014, season 12 of Top Chef premieres. Set in Boston, Massachusetts, look for episodes taking place at The Bull and Finch Pub (aka Cheers), Fenway Park, and Plimoth Plantation, plus challenges centered around the first Thanksgiving, the inaugural Top Chef food festival, a [...]

Calling All Chefs: Top Chef Season 12 Auditions in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles + NYC

Season 11 of Top Chef just wrapped (Congrats, Nicholas Elmi!), but we’re already looking forward to the next mouthwatering competition. If you’ve always aspired to compete on the show that has helped usher in the next generation of America’s best chefs, come on down! Casting calls for season 12 of Top Chef are being held [...]

On Our Plate: Restaurant Weeks in Dallas, Tampa Bay, Raleigh + Vegas; Food Shaming + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re tuning in to the newest season of Top Chef. Find out which restaurants the newest batch of cheftestants hails from. * Has anyone ever food-shamed you for how you like a particular dish? Shame on them! * New York City Restaurant Week continues. Three-course $25 lunches and $38 dinners through [...]

Wine Prices to Rise; Kids Against Kid Menus; Chef Swims Against Current with Plankton + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Meet the mashgiach. Also known as a gatekeepers, they keep kitchens kosher. [NY Times] * Get ready to whine about wine prices. They’re going up. [MSN Money] * Are kids over kid menus? At least one is — and she eloquently explains why. [TODAY] [...]

Kentucky Derby Dining; El Bulli Exhibit; Hottest Celeb Chefs; Farina Interview + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Heading to Churchill Downs? Here are some Kentucky Derby dining recommendations. [WFPL.org] * Simply the best. What makes a restaurant the best isn’t a critic’s opinion so much as your own. [Telegraph] * Never dined at El Bulli? You can still (sort of) experience it, [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in the U.S.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Best Brunch 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 of [...]

Foodies Are the New Fashionistas in NYC; Padma’s Skinny Secret + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Checks and the city. Restaurant reservations are the new Manolos for young singles. [NY Times] * I don’t know how she does it. Oh, wait! Now I do. Padma Lakshmi reveals her secret to staying skinny. I think it also involves exercise, but, [...]

Postponed: Score a Reservation for 2 to Top Chef Kitchen in NYC for Tuesday, 10/30/12!

Note: Due to Hurricane Sandy, we are postponing our reservations giveaway. Please check back for further details later in the week. Did you miss your chance to snag a reservation at Bravo’s Top Chef Kitchen? Here’s another opportunity to dine at the restaurant and also meet other Top Chef fans like yourself! We’re releasing three [...]

Enter to Win a Trip to Bravo’s Top Chef Kitchen in New York City on 10/30/12!

Calling all Top Chef fans! You can win a trip to New York City and dinner for two on October 30, 2012, to Top Chef Kitchen, an impressive four-course dining experience from Bravo’s Emmy®- and James Beard Award-winning television series, Top Chef. Located in the heart of New York City’s TriBeCa and open for a limited time, Top [...]