“If you look at New York, it’s such a large market—so much volume and so many different restaurants. We thought that D.C. was the right-sized market, a growing food scene and an audience that’s also sort of prone to Internet usage.”—-Sameer Deen, president of City Eats, new rival to online reservation behemoth Open Table, telling the Washington Post why his New York-based reservation service is launching in D.C.

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