Tweet of the Week: We Know Why You Don’t Like Mondays

It’s okay not to like Mondays. It’s not about not loving your job or getting back to the business of running a household, so much as it is mourning the end of a delicious weekend of dining out and hanging out. We’re glad OpenTable can offer diners a welcome distraction from full inboxes and lengthy to-do lists! PS: TGIF!


100 Best Restaurants for Brunch: 2012 Diners’ Choice Award Winners!

This delish egg dish has me counting the days 'til the weekend!

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch in the United States.  These awards reflect the combined opinions of nearly 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The list of winners includes Five Points in New York, Proud Bird in Los Angeles, and Town’s End in San Francisco.

Winning restaurants hail from 23 states and Washington, D.C.  Restaurants in the Northeast and Pacific regions each account for 27 places on the list, including 24 in California and 23 in New York. The Southeast boasts 12 wins, with restaurants in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina earning nods. The Mid-Atlantic region claims 18 spots, with seven wins in Washington, D.C., and six in Pennsylvania. Seven Great Lakes restaurants are among the honorees, with standouts in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Minnesota. Six Southwest restaurants are winners, five of which are in Texas. The Rocky Mountain and Central Plains regions are also represented with 2 and 1 wins, respectively.

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Dining Poll: When Are You Booking Restaurant Reservations on OpenTable?

Do you book your restaurant reservations while you’re at the office? Or are you a night owl who likes to look for open tables while the rest of the world sleeps? Share the time you’re most likely to be making your lunch or dinner plans in today’s poll.