'One of the little silver linings of the recession for foodies is that expensive restaurants are fighting much harder for our custom,' says Katy. Toptable reports that restaurants which have previously refused to work with them are suddenly banging on the door. For those of you who don't know this site, it's a place where you can read reviews and book tables at any one of 30,000 restaurants in 14 countries. 'It's useful, quick and easy for sneaky peeks at menus and seeing what other punters have to say about prospective places to eat as well as booking tables,' Katy adds.
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