Wine


On Our Plate: Best Values on Best Wine Lists; SF Michelin-Starred Restaurants; Restaurant Weeks in Cleveland, Montreal, Long Island + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re toasting the winners of the 2014 Diners’ Choice Awards for the 100 Best Wine Lists in the U.S. Find out which lists are the most sip-worthy! * Speaking of sip-worthiness, we asked the winning sommeliers to share the best values on their lists. Find out which bottles have [...]

Obamacare’s Effect on Restaurants; Wine Mark-ups Explained; Will Local Food Lose? + More News

Dining news from around the web and the world… * How not to respond to restaurant criticism on social media. Let this be a lesson. [Daily Mail] * Obamacare not a recipe for disaster for restaurants. It won’t have the repercussions once feared. [Wall Street Journal] * Life before OpenTable. It was awful for restaurant [...]

Behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Selection; Mid-Century Restaurants in America; Calorie Counts Not Curbing Our Appetites + More News

Dining news from around the world and the web… * The rules are there are no rules. Grub Street examines the voting guidelines and standards for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants — and finds there aren’t any. [Grub Street] * Sip and save. How to get the most value out of wine when dining out. [...]

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] [...]

Counting Courses; Restaurants Fight the Flu; Great Wine by the Glass + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Waste not, want not. That saying has been around for a really long time, and yet half the world’s food supply goes to waste. Join me in a collective “Ugh!” [Los Angeles Times] * By the numbers. The so-called tyranny of tasting menus [...]

On Our Plate: Best Wine Lists; SF Michelin Starred Restaurants; MSP Charlie Awards Voting; Belga Café Is Eight; Candlelight Conservation in British Columbia

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re toasting the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Wine Lists in the U.S. Find out where you can drink to that. * The stars are out in the Bay Area with the release of the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2013. Learn which restaurants are twinkling today! [...]