Posts Tagged ‘Open Table’

What’s D.C.’s Most Romantic Restaurant?

Online reservation site Open Table has announced its 2012 Diners' Choice Award winners for the 100 most romantic restaurants in the U.S., as determined through some five million reviews from its registered members. D.C. has but one lonely representative on the list: Plume at the Jefferson Hotel, presumably bolstered in the rankings by its close […]

Here’s Why D.C. Is Ground Zero In The Online Reservation War

“If you look at New York, it’s such a large market—so much volume and so many different restaurants. We thought that D.C. was the right-sized market, a growing food scene and an audience that’s also sort of prone to Internet usage.”—Sameer Deen, president of City Eats, new rival to online reservation behemoth Open Table, telling […]

Does Restaurant Week Actually Benefit Restaurants?

At the end of our discussion on Vidalia's Restaurant Week menu, owner Jeffrey Buben told Y&H about an experiment he conducted during last summer's promotion, which offers some evidence that the bi-annual RW event isn't as beneficial to restaurants as Open Table would like us to believe. Open Table conducted a survey in 2007, which […]

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