OpenTable Wants to Fix the Single Most Annoying Thing About Eating Out

You just finished a delicious meal. You're itching to move on to the next spot to get more drinks. Or you're hoping to wrap up your meal so you can pay the sitter. Or maybe you just want to get the hell out of the restaurant just because. Whatever it is, you spend a snail's lifetime trying to flag down the waitress to… » 7/30/13 9:00pm 7/30/13 9:00pm

OpenTable Is Secretly the Best Thing on the Internet

No one hates OpenTable. No one finds it small or inconsequential or twee, as so many modern startups or services can be. No one thinks it does a bad job, or that it treats its users as property or hostages. On an internet that takes no greater joy than in being the first (or millionth) person to say something sucks,… » 5/10/13 2:23pm 5/10/13 2:23pm

The Week In iPhone Apps: Deliciousness

Finding restaurants, learning recipes, hunting down local food, eating with a conscience, feigning culinary expertise, and everything else food: Welcome to this week's Friday iPhone apptacular, Taste Test edition. » 8/28/09 7:20pm 8/28/09 7:20pm

Zagat To Go '09 Hits iPhone App Store

Maybe I'm just writing this because I'm hungry, but damn if I'm not excited about the Zagat To Go app for iPhone that launched this week. Zagat may sometimes offer too many suggestions, but I find it useful when I limit geography, or as a resource for validating my own foodie guesswork. This version shows photos of the … » 11/23/08 6:00pm 11/23/08 6:00pm

OpenTable iPhone App: Easiest, Most Soulless Restaurant Reservations…

Are you a socially awkward individual that loves eating out but hates talking to real people on the phone? Then you probably already know about OpenTable, the awesome online reservation site. Now they've got a free iPhone app that's even slicker and easier to use than their actual ( or mobile » 11/17/08 6:40pm 11/17/08 6:40pm) site. It'll find the…

OpenTable Mobile Lets You Book Restaurant Reservations From Your Phone …

OpenTable is a great website that lets you reserve tables at restaurants without having to deal with calling and being put on hold and, you know, talking to another human being. You simply choose your restaurant, the date, and the time you want, and it'll tell you when the closest available reservation is available.… » 7/01/08 11:15am 7/01/08 11:15am