Posts Tagged ‘online reservations’

CityEats Snags Another Exclusive: Book Now at H Street’s Atlas Room

Upstart online reservations site CityEats has inked another exclusive deal with a D.C. restaurant. It's now the only place in cyberspace to book a table at H Street's Atlas Room. (The site currently handles online reservations at Graffiato and Toki Underground.) Previously, the only way to snag a resy at chef-owner Matt Cordes' cozy 28-seat […]

Are Simple Economics Behind Mike Isabella’s Split With OpenTable?

Graffiato's Mike Isabella yesterday cited new restaurant web portal CityEats' partnership with the popular Food Network as part of the reason for his decision to sign exclusively with the upstart and split with the otherwise dominant OpenTable online reservation system. The financial blog Seeking Alpha offers some specific analysis of the costs to restaurateurs who […]

Mike Isabella Drops OpenTable, Signs Exclusive Deal With CityEats

The recently launched CityEats online reservation site is banking its immediate future on Graffiato chef Mike Isabella's rising stardom. The Food Network-partnered Internet service has announced an exclusive deal with Isabella, making its site the only place online to book a table at the former Top Chef contestant's ultra-popular Chinatown eatery. Previously, patrons could snag […]