"So, it's no surprise that when it comes to making reservations, you double-click instead of dial. OpenTable, anyone?
The subscription-based OpenTable online system connects diners to restaurants that opt to become available for online bookings…
OpenTable works best if your reservation is a routine booking. But for anything remotely special, complicated or in need of human intelligence or special accommodation, your best bet is still to call and talk to an actual, live, breathing person. And as a hostess, I'll tell you why…"
Inside the House is a DCist feature offering an insider's view of fine dining issues by the hostess at a D.C. restaurant.