On Our Plate: Houston Restaurant Week Returns; Worcester Restaurant Week + Devour Downtown Indianpolis Ending Soon; Watermelon Trending on OpenTable

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Happenings on and around OpenTable…

* Now trending on OpenTable restaurant reviewsWatermelon.

* How often do you do dinner and a movie? Vote in this week’s poll!

* Did you send the Tweet of the WeekFind out!

* Did you hear about the original check-in? It’s happening at Jo’s Restaurant in New York City.

* It’s Worcester Restaurant Week$23.12 dinners through August 11th!

* Devour Downtown Indianapolis Restaurant Week ends soon. Take advantage of specially priced, prix-fixe meals through 8/12.

* Houston Restaurant Weeks are happening now! Don’t miss two-Course $20 lunches and three-course $35 dinners through 8/31.

* Miami Spice is heating up. $19 or $22 lunches and $33 or $39 dinners through September 30.

* COOLINARY New Orleans has started. Reserve to enjoy special menus at discounts, August 1-31.

* Dive in and dine during Dine Tampa BayMake your reservations for $25, $35 & $45 dinners, August 3-17, 2012.

Dallas-Fort Worth KRLD Restaurant Week returns next week! Take advantage of delicious prix-fixe dinners for $35, August 13-19.

* Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is almost here. Don’t miss fantastic prix-fixe menus, August 13-19.

* Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week kicks off Monday! Book now for $20.12 lunches + $35.12 dinners, August 13-19.

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Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Watermelon

What's the most interesting watermelon dish you've had this summer?

Watermelon is an American tradition when it comes to beating the heat — and celebrating the sweetest treats of the season. There are many varieties, and just as many ways to enjoy it. From cocktails and pickles to salads and soups, find out what OpenTable diners are saying about watermelon this summer.

1833, Monterey, California: “The watermelon/cucumber/scallion appertif let us know right off the bat that our mouths were in for a treat, and neither the appetizers, the main courses nor the desserts disappointed in the slightest!”

Barndiva, Healdsburg, California: “We loved the infusions — who knew a little cube of watermelon infused with lemon verbena could be so wonderful?”

Creo Restaurant, Albany, New York: “Special app was a gazpacho soup. Diced tomatoes and mint leaves chopped, with watermelon puree. Fantastic spot for a summer time starter.”

DOSA on Filmore, San Francisco, California: “My husband’s favorite is the vada sambhar dish, and I love their watermelon paneer salad.”

* Due Amici, Columbus, Ohio: “Best was our seasonal salad with watermelon and beets and the lightest of dressings to let the local foods shine. Our family and friends love this place.”

Fat Canary, Williamsburg, Virginia: “The watermelon nehi was a wonderful cocktail.”

Marc Forgione, New York, New York: “I enjoyed my peekytoe crab appetizer bathing in a light watermelon soup.”

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