For companies like San Francisco-based online restaurant reservation giant OpenTable, Valentine’s Day is a prime time for marketing to consumers about planning a special day.
This week’s Peninsula Report podcast takes you to Wyoming where the antelope play, to Palo Alto for an update the parking shortage and to Bay Area restaurants on the most romantic day of the year.
In a recent survey, sent to OpenTable customers across the country, more than half of respondents said they planned to dine out on Valentine’s Day. Predicted average check: $139 for a dinner for two.
Take a look inside a Palo Alto flower shop as they prepare for Valentine’s Day, their busiest time of year.
Eighty-nine percent of surveyed respondents will dine out for Valentine’s Day this year, according to data released by OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation company. Does this indicate the economy is on the mend?