David Gruber and Pam Lewy Tweet for Tables at Babbo Restaurant
Since opening in 1998, Mario Batali's Babbo restaurant has been one of the toughest reservations to get. Back then, a phone call was the only way to get a table. Today, demand has not slowed down, but now there's Twitter, and lots of reservation technology.
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