The Ultimate Getting a Table at a Top Restaurant Quiz
by Staff
You've decided to take that special someone to a great restaurant. Maybe it's Valentine's Day, maybe an anniversary -- regardless, your loved one deserves the very best. The problem is to get a good table, so you can make the evening what it should be. Don't panic -- take this quiz and learn how to get a table at a top restaurant.

What are the usual peak hours for lunch?

  • noon to 2 p.m.
  • noon to 3 p.m.
  • noon to 4 p.m.

When do peak hours for dinner usually start?

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m.

How far in advance should you start looking for a reservation to a top restaurant?

  • six days
  • six weeks
  • six months

Which magazine publishes an annual list of the world's top 50 restaurants?

  • The New Yorker
  • Restaurant Magazine
  • U.S. News & World's Report

What is the name of Restaurant Magazine's top 50 list?

  • 50 Spots in 50 States
  • The S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants
  • The World's Best Places to Eat

Since which year has Restaurant Magazine published the S. Pellegrino top 50?

  • 1982
  • 1992
  • 2002

From how many restaurants is the S. Pellegrino list culled?

  • 80
  • 800
  • 8,000

Which country has the world's top restaurant?

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Japan

What is the name of Denmark's (and the world's) top restaurant?

  • Era Ora
  • Herman
  • Noma

How many U.S. restaurants are in the top ten?

  • two
  • three
  • four

In which city is the top U.S. restaurant?

  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Los Angeles

Which of these U.S. restaurants ranked the highest in 2010?

  • Alinea
  • Charlie Trotter's
  • L2O

Which country has the most top-10 restaurants?

  • England
  • France
  • Spain

How many top-10 restaurants are there in Spain?

  • three
  • four
  • five

What is the name of Spain's top restaurant?

  • El Bulli
  • El Cellar de Can Roca
  • Mugaritz

What is the name of England's only top-10 restaurant?

  • The Lame Duck
  • The Fat Duck
  • The Dead Duck

What sort of restaurant is Aragawa?

  • a sushi bar
  • a steakhouse
  • dim sum

In which Japanese city is the renowned restaurant Aragawa located?

  • Hiroshima
  • Kobe
  • Tokyo

How much does a meal at Aragawa cost?

  • $250 per person
  • $550 per person
  • $750 per person

Which magazine regularly lists Aragawa among the priciest restaurants in the world?

  • Forbes
  • Time
  • U.S News & World Report