Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re cleaning out our closets to make room for Banana Republic’s fabulous Desk to Dinner collection and we’re clearing our datebooks for the Bon Appetit events at Banana Republic stores on Thursday, July 19th. Learn more! * Bastille Day is tomorrow! Where will you dine to fete the French [...]
We’re back with the second half of Mary Bigham and Amy Strauss from Dish Trip’s whirlwind foodcation to Atlanta. You can read Part I here. SUNDAY: 5PM: Bottle Rocket. We admit, we would have walked right by en route to another Atlanta dining destination but our trusted local food expert, Malika, knew this hidden gem was [...]
This week’s Top Chef: Texas has Ed Hardy of Red Rooster Harlem and I in a decidedly Dallas state of mind First, what up with all the chef-smokers? As a former smoker, I am proud to say that I made it through culinary school without a puff! Why do you think so many chefs light up? Because we [...]
It’s Halloween, and, as we think about all the things that scare us (Zombies aside, naturally!), we keep coming back to food-related horrors. Tell us which of the following scenarios petrifies you most on this ghoulish day! What frightens you most as an avid diner and food enthusiast?
Dining and restaurant news… * From the ‘Good News’ files. Here are 10 things that restaurants do right. [NorthJersey.com] * Butter or Parkay? A law in Dairyland prevents restaurants from serving margarine instead of butter. For the record, I’m pretty sure butter is better. [Star Tribune] * You say escolar, I say albacore. The fish [...]
Valentine’s Day 2010 is just a fond (I hope!) memory by now. I hope yours was as fun as mine (I dined at SHO Shaun Hergatt and had a delightful Valentine’s Day dinner!). I didn’t get there in a limo, but some lucky Tweeps had that option, thanks to winning the OpenTable Valentine’s Day Limo [...]