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How to Eat Healthy at NYC Restaurants with Dietician Amy Shaprio

Making reservations may have gotten easier (hi, Reserve!), but knowing what to order can sometimes be a struggle,...

Chef Haidar Karoum of Chloe on Summer Vegetables and the Washington Nationals

After 17 years of hard work in the kitchen at Proof, Estadio, and Doi Moi, chef Haidar Karoum took a quick break (a...

How to Survive Year 1: A Reflection With 2018 JBF Best Chef Nominee Zoe Schor

In just the first year owning her own restaurant, Zoe Schor, chef/owner of Chicago's Split Rail, was nominated for...

Reserve Teams Up with Google to Offer Direct Reservations

We’re thrilled to announce that Reserve has integrated with Google to offer guests the ability to find a table at...

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6 Fresh Fruit & Veggie Cocktails in LA

Have your berries and drink them, too, with cocktails in LA! Fruit and veggie-based drinks are all the rage this summer. Whether you're into grapefruit, pineapple, lemons, oranges or even tomatoes, grab the sunscreen and get ready to quench that...

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6 Cheese Facts: How to Make Cheese Part of Your Healthy Diet

Salty, decadent, creamy, strong - there are so many different kinds of cheeses sometimes it's hard to know which to pick. Especially if you're trying to eat healthy, it might seem better to skip the cheese course all together, but with the ...

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Tomato, Tomahto: 11 Things to Order However You Say It

Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? Who cares, it’s delicious! The great tomato debate has kept us intrigued since we first realized this fruit was sitting on the veggie side of the stands. But while you may say tomato and others say tomahto, there...


The Backstory and Basics of the Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is the quintessential brunch drink. Bloody Mary ingredients are a mix of  savory and spicy with a little bit sweetness to hit all the right spots.  Find out more about the history of the classic cocktail, plus the many ways to...


Poke, Ceviche and Crudo: Your Guide to Raw Fish Dishes

If you’ve dined out recently, you’ve probably noticed the increasing appearance of raw fish on restaurant menus. Many chefs have discovered that a number of fish and shellfish don’t need to be heated prior to serving and that they are incredibly...

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What Makes it Mediterranean? These 5 Major Ingredients

Popular in the US for decades because of a winning combination of healthy benefits and delicious flavors, Mediterranean cuisine keeps winning fans.  With an emphasis on fresh vegetables, lean meats like fish and the good healthy fats found in...


Mezcal vs. Tequila: What You Need to Know

Tequila has been a staple on cocktail menus across the country for years, but its smoky flavored relative — mezcal — is reaching new heights of popularity. Made from largely the same ingredients as tequila, mezcal is beginning to catch up as an...


Taste the Fruit of the Sea With These 14 Shrimp Dishes

Shrimp is delicious, versatile and often (lovingly) referred to as the “fruit of the sea.” Rising in popularity when shrimp farming took off in China in the 1980s, shrimp dishes can be enjoyed in a myriad of ways — barbecued, boiled, broiled,...


Reserve for Restaurants Hits 2 Million Guests Served

When we launched Reserve for Restaurants two months ago, we were lauded in the press as a new challenger to OpenTable, but routinely faced the questions: “What about your network? How will you drive diners?”

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Make it Grains: Different Types & How to Eat Them

As a staple in diets around the world, we love grains in many forms: breads, pastas, cereals and beer to name a few. But with terms like “whole grain,” “gluten free,” and “ancient grain” being used more and more frequently, all the types...

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Shrimp in LA: 4 Dishes You'll Want to Hook Into

Boiled, fried, grilled or baked, there are lots of ways to enjoy one of our favorite seafood delights — shrimp. Because these crustaceans are easy to fish for, they've been a (tasty) mainstay on restaurant menus around the world for years...


15 Sausage Dishes to Take You Around the World

A popular ingredient in dishes of all seasons and from all parts of the world, sausage is an incredibly versatile food. It complements a wide range of seasonings and ingredients, displaying unique flavors that pair well with many global cuisines....


Why Telling a Value-Based Story is Key to Restaurant Marketing

Karen Leibowitz is the co-founder and Director of Communications for The Perennial in San Francisco. Along with her husband and business partner, Anthony Myint, she runs a restaurant dedicated to progressive farming and sustainable design —...

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4 Reasons to Get Caught With Your Hand in the Pickle Jar

It’s hard to imagine life without pickles — those crunchy delights straight out of the jar, the tangy, sweet surprises tucked into a burger, or the sliced spears served fresh, ready for the tasting on the side of your plate. When we hear the word...


Gin vs. Vodka: What You Need to Know

Vodka and gin are both grain-based spirits with a rich tradition of European distilling. Vodka is often associated with Russia; famous premium brands such as Stolichnaya, Russian Standard and Smirnoff were founded there. The Russians trace their...

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Not Just for Breakfast: 13 Bomb Bacon Dishes

Bacon’s not just for your morning routine anymore. Though traditionally served with eggs and sausage as part of a full breakfast, over the past few years, bacon dishes (and drinks!) have been showing up at all times of day, ranging everything...


4 Awesome Octopus Dishes in NYC

Looking to switch up your seafood routine? Octopus has become a popular mainstay in restaurants of all cuisine types, including Italian, Spanish and French. And we couldn't be happier! When prepared well, the resulting flavor — both slightly...


These 5 Orange Cocktails Are Ripe for the Drinking

Orange cocktails are juicy, refreshing and a fun way to get part of your daily dose of vitamin C! Whether you like yours spiked with tequila, Campari or whiskey, stay hydrated all summer long with drinks that are as tasty as they are...


9 Citrus and Berry Desserts For Those Warm Summer Nights

Summer is getting even sweeter as vibrant citrus flavors and lush berries are bursting onto the scene. Stay out just a little later for juicy fruit desserts and squeeze the cooling flavors of lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit — or the taste of...

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7 Lobster Rolls for an Endless Summer

Lobster and bread are two of our favorite foods on their own. But what happens when you put them together, like the inspired geniuses at Perry’s of Milford, Connecticut did for the first time in 1929? You get an even tastier treat — lobster...

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6 Hot Spots for Girls' Night Out in LA

Looking to change it up for your next girls' night out in LA? Cocktails, great food, cool settings — these LA hot spots have it all. So circle up with your closest friends, and head out to catch up at these awesome restaurants:

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