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Top 100 Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America

In celebration of the local restaurants diners return to time and again, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than […]

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What’s the Cost of a Bad Restaurant Review?

If you’re unfamiliar, Yelp.com is a darn useful web directory service that can help you find a nearby business of any kind by proximity, address, phone number, and user review. TripAdvisor is similar, but provides a narrower focus from a traveler’s perspective. Yelp also offers users the ability to rate […]

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Elmer’s Restaurants’ Local Presence Receives National Recognition with High Marks from Consumer Reports

Elmer’s, a group of locally owned restaurants located throughout the Pacific Northwest, is well known in the area for serving home-style cooking made with farm-fresh ingredients. Just this month, Elmer’s made the leap from local to national favorite by securing a Top 10 ranking with Consumer Reports in the category […]

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AAA Inspectors Pick Favorite Restaurants for Dining on a Budget

Does your appetite for eating out wane at the thought of a hefty bill? For many Americans, watching the wallet is as important as watching the waistline when selecting a restaurant for a night out. With more than 29,000 AAA Approved and Diamond Rated Restaurants — and 60 percent of […]

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Consumer Reports Survey: Nearly 48,000 Diners Rate Best & Worst At 102 Popular Restaurant Chains

Whether you’re traveling the interstate, looking for a sumptuous supper, or just want to get away from the kitchen this summer, Consumer Reports surveyed 47,565 diners to help find the best meals and best deals at 102 of the nation’s biggest sit-down chain restaurants. “Americans spend about $1.7 billion per […]

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AAA Chicago Five and Four Diamond Hotels and Restaurants Announced

AAA Chicago announced the five restaurants and four lodgings named as AAA Five Diamond Award designees for 2012 in Illinois and northern Indiana.  All nine designees are located in Chicago, Ill. With five Five Diamond restaurants, Chicago is tied with New York City as the city with the most AAA […]

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Zagat Releases 2011/12 Westchester/Hudson Valley Dining Survey

Zagat has released the results of the 2011/12 Westchester/Hudson Valley Restaurants Survey. The guide is available in bookstores, at ZAGAT.com and via Zagat’s suite of mobile apps. The Survey covers 943 restaurants reviewed by 5,143 local diners. Highlights are as follows: Winners: Sushi Nanase in White Plains (Top Food) with […]

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First-Ever Michelin Guide Chicago Showcases Chicago As A World-Class Dining Destination

After two years of rigorous research by Michelin’s team of anonymous inspectors, the company today introduced the MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2011, showcasing the finest restaurants and hotels in Chicago. Chicago joins New York and San Francisco as the only American cities with an annual Michelin Guide. The MICHELIN Guide Chicago […]

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ZAGAT TO GO Launches on Windows Phone 7

Zagat Survey, the world’s leading provider of consumer survey–based leisure information, and Handmark®, a global leader in the development and distribution of mobile applications and services, today announced the release of ZAGAT TO GO™ for Windows Phone 7. ZAGAT TO GO, the premiere restaurant application to launch on this new […]

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Zagat Announces Results Of 2011 Restaurant Guide

Zagat has released the results of the 2011 America’s Top Restaurants guide.  The guide includes diner ratings and reviews from more than 1,500 of the top restaurants around the country.  More than 150,000 avid diners provided the results for the survey. The guide lists the top restaurants, but also numerous […]

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Michelin Inspectors Designate 29 New ‘Bib Gourmand’ Restaurants in San Francisco

On Oct. 26, Michelin will formally introduce its complete selection for the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2011, the company’s fifth Bay Area edition. To whet the appetite of Bay Area residents, Michelin has announced its list of 74 “Bib Gourmand” restaurants in its 2011 guide. […]

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Restaurant Ratings: Is Michelin Lost in the Stars?

Bibendum, a tubby white cartoon man made of tires, made his annual voyage to America last week and awarded stars to 57 restaurants in New York City. Bibendum is not, from the look of him, someone you would trust as the dread magistrate of gastronomy. But he is the mascot […]

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