Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Cafe Provence Award Winner Open Table.


OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Café Provence a Top 100 Best Restaurants of 2012

"Café Provence Named a Top 100 Restaurant of 2012 by OpenTable Diners

Prairie Village, Kansas - December 12, 2012 - Café Provence announced today that it has been named a winner of OpenTable Diners' Choice

Awards for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than 5 million reviews submitted by

OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia."

Restaurants in 27 states and Washington, D.C. recognized;

California, New York, Virginia, Arizona, Massachusetts,

and Pennsylvania among states with strongest showings

SAN FRANCISCO – December 12, 2012 – As we reflect on a fabulous year of fine dining, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, is pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The list of winners, which includes Eleven Madison Park in New York City, Manresa in Los Gatos, Calif., and o ya in Boston, spans 27 states and Washington, D.C. California restaurants earned 24 spots on the list, followed by New York with 18 winners. Virginia boasts six winning restaurants, trailed by Arizona, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania with four honorees apiece. North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, and Washington, D.C. all have three winning restaurants, while Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio have two each. Connecticut earned a single spot, as did Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Restaurants serving American fare dominated the list; French cuisine is also strongly represented.

"This year’s honorees have accomplished what every restaurant aspires to – making guests feel as though they have had a truly singular dining experience," said OpenTable Chief Dining Officer Caroline Potter. "These best overall restaurants are consistently getting it right on every level, from top flight ambience and service to cocktail lists and menus that positively dazzle diners."

The Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the U.S. are generated from more than 5 million reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between December 1, 2011 and November 30, 2012. All restaurants with a minimum number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then sorted according to a score calculated from each restaurant’s average rating in the "overall" category along with that restaurant’s rating relative to others in

the same metropolitan area and the average number of restaurants reviewed by diners who reviewed that restaurant.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, comprise the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the U.S. according to OpenTable diners. The complete list may also be viewed at http://www.opentable.com/bestoverall.

2012 Diners’ Choice Award Winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the U.S.

Acquerello – San Francisco, California

Addison at The Grand Del Mar – San Diego, California

Altura – Seattle, Washington

Andrea at Pelican Hill – Newport Coast, California

Annisa – New York, New York

Artisanal Restaurant – Banner Elk, North Carolina

The Ashby Inn – Paris, Virginia

Atelier Crenn – San Francisco, California

Auberge du Soleil – Rutherford, California

Bacchanalia – Atlanta, Georgia

The Belvedere – Beverly Hills, California

Bibou – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Binkley’s Restaurant – Cave Creek, Arizona

Bistro L’Hermitage – Woodbridge, Virginia

Blue Hill at Stone Barns – Pocantico Hills, New York

Bouchard Restaurant and Inn – Newport, Rhode Island

Bouley – New York, New York

Café Provence – Prairie Village, Kansas

Café Renaissance – Vienna, Virginia

Canlis – Seattle, Washington

Capital Grille – Kansas City, Missouri

Capital Grille – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Carpe Vino – Auburn, California

Castle Hill Inn – Newport, Rhode Island

Chachama Grill – East Patchogue, New York

Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse – Downers Grove, Illinois

Charleston – Baltimore, Maryland

Charleston Grill – Charleston, South Carolina

Chez Francois – Vermilion, Ohio

Chez Nous French Restaurant – Humble, Texas

CityZen – Washington, D.C.

Commis – Oakland, California

Cottage Place Restaurant – Flagstaff, Arizona

Daniel – New York, New York

Daniel-Lounge Seating – New York, New York

Del Posto – New York, New York

Eleven Madison Park – New York, New York

Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant – Forestville, California

Fearrington House Restaurant – Pittsboro, North Carolina

Fountain Restaurant – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The French Laundry – Yountville, California

The French Room – Dallas, Texas

Geronimo – Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Goodstone Inn & Estate Restaurant – Middleburg, Virginia

Gracie’s – Providence, Rhode Island

Gramercy Tavern – New York, New York

Hannas Prime Steak – Rancho Santa Margarita, California

The Hobbit – Orange, California

Jean Georges – New York, New York

Joseph Tambellini – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

JUNGSIK – New York, New York

Kai – Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort – Chandler, Arizona

Keiko à Nob Hill – San Francisco, California

King Umberto – Elmont, New York

The Kitchen Restaurant – Sacramento, California

La Ciccia – San Francisco, California

La Folie – San Francisco, California

La Grenouille – New York, New York

L’Auberge Chez Francois – Great Falls, Virginia

Le Bernardin – New York, New York

Le Vallauris – Palm Springs, California

Le Yaca – Williamsburg, Virginia

L’Espalier – Boston, Massachusetts

The Loft at Montage Laguna Beach – Laguna Beach, California

Mama’s Fish House – Paia, Hawaii

Manresa – Los Gatos, California

Marcel’s – Washington, D.C.

Marinus-Bernadus Lodge – Carmel Valley, California

Menton – Boston, Massachusetts

Michael’s – South Point Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada

The Modern-Dining Room – New York, New York

n/naka – Los Angeles, California

NAOE – Miami, Florida

Nicholas – Red Bank, New Jersey

Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando – Orlando, Florida

The North Fork Table & Inn – Southold, New York

o ya – Boston, Massachusetts

ON20 – Hartford, Connecticut

Orchids at Palm Court – Cincinnati, Ohio

The Painted Lady – Newberg, Oregon

Palace Arms at The Brown Palace – Denver, Colorado

Per Se – New York, New York

Perry Street Brasserie – Galena, Illinois

Providence – Los Angeles, California

Restaurant Alma – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Restaurant Iris – Memphis, Tennessee

Rover’s – Seattle, Washington

Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar – Galveston, Texas

Saint Jacques French Cuisine – Raleigh, North Carolina

Saison – San Francisco, California

Scalini Fedeli – New York, New York

ShinBay – Scottsdale, Arizona

Sonoma – Princeton, Massachusetts

Splendido – Beaver Creek, Colorado

Studio at Montage Laguna Beach – Laguna Beach, California

Tony’s – St. Louis, Missouri

Tosca Ristorante – Washington, D.C.

Vetri – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VOLT – Frederick, Maryland

Woodfire Grill – Atlanta, Georgia

Diners can also read more about the Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the U.S. by visiting OpenTable Chief Dining Officer Caroline Potter’s "Dining Check" blog.

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