• The Top 10 Perfect Pairings (and Giveaway Extension)

    One week of giveaways just wasn’t enough, so Foodspotting and OpenTable brought back the Perfect Pairings contest for one more round. Name your favorite pair of foods (or drink!) and you’ll be entered into a daily drawing for $100. That’s enough green to cover dinner for two!

    If you haven’t entered yet, get on it! Here’s how:

    - Follow @OpenTable on Twitter.
    - Tweet your #perfectpairing.
    - Bonus: use a Foodspotting.com URL or add a photo to your tweet for an extra entry!
    - There's a daily drawing throughout the week, so you can submit one #perfectpairing each day.

    We loved seeing everyone’s submissions last week. There are so many combinations out there! Some are truly classic, while others are creative, or really, really unusual. We wanted to offer a glimpse into what you think are the most universally loved food pairings.

    Here are the most popular #PerfectPairing duos...

    Hamburger and Fries Everyone loves burgers with fries! Also popular? Burgers with a fried egg, burgers with beer, and burgers with bacon. This burger and fries is from Duane's Ono-Char Burger in Anahola, HI. Spotted by Randy F.
    Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup It's comforting and delicious! Try the Cheddar & Mozzarella Grilled Cheese With Tomato Soup at The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria, NY. Spotted by meez.
    Bagel and Lox Mike Winston spotted a bagel with Pastrami Lox at Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish in New York, NY.
    A Donut and Cup of Coffee Most people don't eat this every day, but when they do have a donut and coffee, it's their favorite breakfast treat. This glazed Ring Donut was found at Top Pots Doughnuts in Seattle, WA. Spotted by a.h. guillaume.

    Fish and Chips Fancy the halibut Fish and Chips at The Olde Yorke Fish & Chips in Toronto, ON? Spotted by Chops.

    Tortilla Chips and Salsa Spicy, crunchy, salty, and satisfying—this chips and salsa came from Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company in Ventura, CA. Spotted by J.
    Fried Chicken and Waffles This duo is one of the more common yet unusual pairings mentioned. Enjoy savory and sweet Gussie's Chicken & Waffle in San Francisco, CA, spotted by Stephanie Griffin.
    Chocolate and Peanut Butter This cupcake is just one of many ways to combine chocolate and peanut butter. It's from Let Them Eat Cupcakes cupcake in Honolulu, HI. Spotted by JKat.
    Chicken Wings and Blue Cheese Dunk your wings at Red Hot and Blue in Falls Church, US, spotted by Burger Days.
    Eggs and Bacon What better way to enjoy eggs and bacon than in the pasta dish Spaghetti alla Carbonara? This one was spotted by Fox W at Magnolia Wine Bar e Lounge in Roma, Italy.
    Beans and Rice It's a a longtime staple of world cuisine. Beans and rice make an extra-special showing as Andouille Sausage with Red Beans and Rice at Stella in Iowa City, IA, spotted by Tasha-Leigh.

    For even more sweet and savory dishes, browse the other Perfect Pairings!