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Top 7 OpenTable features diners love

Top 7 OpenTable features diners love

Diners turn to OpenTable to book their next meal for good reasons. The search results reflect their preferences, surfacing the...
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Travel is back: Get insights you need to understand what that means for you

Travel is back: Get insights you need to understand what that means for you

With vaccination rates rising, Americans are once again on the move. According to a report from American Express, 76% of...
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No-show diners by the numbers

No-show diners by the numbers

Picture it: Saturday night. The restaurant is booked. But the best four-top sits empty, another reservation that never came through...
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Mr. Tipple’s owner shifts focus and fills seats with ticketed experiences

Mr. Tipple’s owner shifts focus and fills seats with ticketed experiences

Bordeleau shares how he closed one restaurant, shifted the focus of another, and came out stronger than before.
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Beth Gruitch opens up about the challenges of running an award-winning restaurant group

Beth Gruitch opens up about the challenges of running an award-winning restaurant group

Gruitch shares how her team is keeping the guest experience alive and continues to prioritize their staff.
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5 pandemic pivots with 50Kitchen

5 pandemic pivots with 50Kitchen

Just three weeks after Anthony Caldwell opened his Dorchester, Massachusetts restaurant 50Kitchen, the pandemic hit. “We went from this place...
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5 pandemic pivots with The Pink Dinghy

5 pandemic pivots with The Pink Dinghy

For Stephanie Dietz, chef and owner of The Pink Dinghy in Virginia Beach, the pandemic was “the final boss.” “Like...
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5 pandemic pivots with China Live

5 pandemic pivots with China Live

When George Chen and his wife Cindy Wong-Chen opened the sprawling San Francisco food hall China Live in 2017, Chen...
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5 pandemic pivots with L’Oca d’Oro

5 pandemic pivots with L’Oca d’Oro

Austin’s neighborhood Italian restaurant L’Oca d’Oro opened in 2016 as a place built around regulars, where staff members stayed for...
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