Wine country

After the Earthquake: 15 Napa Restaurants Getting Rave Reviews

Less than two weeks ago, a 6.1 earthquake struck the Napa Valley. Buildings were damaged and power was lost, and, as a result, the restaurant community was hit hard. According to an Eater article, damages to the area are estimated in excess of $1 billion, along with $100 million in economic losses. Fortunately, most eateries were […]

Restaurant Week Season Continues: Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Louisville, Seattle + More

Does winter have you feeling down? Cheer up with restaurant week savings in a city near you.  * It’s finally 502 Restaurant Week in Louisville. Order up delicious dinners for $50.20 per couple or $50.20 per person through March 5. * Annapolis Restaurant Week has arrived. Don’t miss $15.95 two-course lunches +  $32.95 three-course dinners through March 2. * Bet […]

Dining with the Stars: Mary J. Brunches at Beaumarchais; Sofia Vergara Gets Sexy in the City at Beauty + Essex; ScarJo Sups at Cleo-SBE in LA + More

Celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants… * Diva Mary J. Blige had a boisterous brunch at Beaumarchais in Manhattan and continued the good times at STK Rooftop. [NY Post] * Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara celebrated a return to the single life at hot spot Beauty & Essex in Manhattan. [People] * The former Mrs. Ryan Reynolds, aka Scarlett Johansson, had a girls’ night out […]

San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country 2012 Michelin Star Recipients

OpenTable is pleased to offer our sincere congratulations to the 2012 San Francisco Michelin star recipients! This year, 47 restaurants received well-deserved stars. A single star from Michelin is impressive and indicates that a restaurant is very good, while three stars means that a restaurant is a destination in and of itself, worthy of a special […]

Napa Restaurants Where the Food Is as Fine as the Wines

Los Angeles Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila heads north to revisit Napa’s wine country, focusing on the food at some of the region’s finest (but less name-checked) restaurants. She drops by Ad Hoc, Bardessono, Bottega, Brix, FARM, Meadowood, and Ubuntu, finding a few new chefs, some familiar faces, farm-fresh ingredients, and also affordable-yet-memorable meals. […]