OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 Wine Lists in U.S.

Cheers to the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Wine Lists in the U.S.!

As the time to toast the holidays draws near, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Restaurants with the Most Notable Wine Lists 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 Columbia.

The list of winners, which includes Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, RN74 in Seattle, and Veritas in New York, spans 25 states and Washington, D.C.  California, renowned for its wine country, has the greatest number of winners with 17, followed by Maryland with nine winners and Washington with eight. Florida and New York boast six winning restaurants apiece, trailed by Texas and Virginia with five honorees, Colorado and South Carolina with four, and Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania with three each. The states of Connecticut, DelawareMassachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, and Tennessee all have two award winners. Washington, D.C. earned a single spot as did Arizona, Kansas, and Wisconsin. Restaurants serving American fare dominated the list; however, a variety of cuisines are represented, including French, Italian, Spanish, and tapasContinue Reading

The RAMMYS 2012: Congratulations to Washington, D.C.’s Winners + Honorees

OpenTable was proud to sponsor and attend the 2012 RAMMYS awards in Washington, D.C. Feting the area’s finest folks in food and dining, the RAMMYS are one of the best awards shows in the nation!

Last night’s honorees and winners include Tune Inn (Honorary Milestone Award), Adams-Burch (Joan Hisaoka Associate Member of the Year), Anthony A. Williams (Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award), Cafe Saint-Ex (Best Neighborhood Gathering Place), Founding Farmers (Best Power Spot), Black Jack (Hottest Restaurant Bar Scene), McCormick & Schmick’s (WHERE Magazine Visitors’ Choice Award), Jose Alex Medrano of B. Smith’s (Best Restaurant Employee), Reagan Corbett of Jackson 20 (Best Restaurant Manager), Fabrice Bendano of Adour (Best Pastry Chef), BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant (Best Upscale Casual Restaurant), Ed Witt of 701 Restaurant (Rising Culinary Star), Fiola (Best New Restaurant), Cork Wine Bar (Best Wine Program), Estadio (Best Beverage/Mixology Program), Bourbon Steak (Best Fine Dining Restaurant), Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe (Best Casual Restaurant), Jeff & Barbara Black (Restaurateurs of the Year), and Vikram Sunderam of Rasika (Chef of the Year). Congratulations to all the winners. And, peep some pics of the event in our slideshow below!

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On Our Plate: Valentine’s Day Reservations; Winter Restaurant Weeks Begin!

Even this pup knows that Valentine's Day is on the way! Start planning today.

Happenings on and around OpenTable…

Sacramento Dine Downtown and Washington D.C. Restaurant Week have started!

Winter Restaurant Week reservations are open for AlexandriaBaltimoreCenter City/PhiladelphiaCharlotte/Queen’s FeastColumbusdineLAOaklandKansas CityNew York City,  PittsburghProvidenceRaleigh/TriangleSan DiegoSan FranciscoSouth Carolina, and Virginia BeachStay tuned for additional announcements!

* Valentine’s Day reservations are live. Start planning for the most romantical day of the year by booking your tables today!

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