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Resy Presents: Secret Special with Danny Bowien & Friends


A dinner party with friends is guaranteed to be special. But when Danny Bowien is the host, you’re in for an electrifying time.

Beginning in September, Resy will team up with Danny Bowien, the creative mastermind behind Mission Chinese Food, to unleash the chef’s dream dinner series: a rule-breaking, industry-crossing experience featuring the Mission Chinese Food chef’s friends. Under Bowien’s culinary guidance, influential creative minds—think musicians, artists, actors, editors, and cultural influencers—will conceptualize special dishes to be presented at monthly dinner parties and served alongside Mission Chinese Food staples.

Some of Bowien’s collaborators include fashion designers Sandy Liang and Eckhaus Latta, musicians SSION and Saves the Day, and artist Carly Mark, to name a few.

The dinners will take place at Mission Chinese Food Bushwick, hosted by Bowien and his collaborators. Following each dinner, the Secret Special dishes will remain on the menu for the remainder of the month.

Resy Presents: Secret Special with Danny Bowien & Friends. Find the full lineup below:

Monday, September 9, 2019: Carly Mark  + Richie Shazam 


Wednesday, October 2, 2019: Sandy Liang  + Brrch Floral  + Nick Atkins


Tuesday, November 5, 2019: Saves the Day 


Tuesday, January 14, 2020: Eckhaus Latta  + Chloe Wise


Tuesday, February 11, 2020: Telfar + SSION + Precious Okoyomon


Tuesday, March 10, 2020: Korakrit Arunanondchai  + Chad Robertson – Tartine 


Tickets for the dinners ($95) go on sale Monday, August 26th at 10am EST via Resy. Each night will be a multi-course feast, beginning with cocktails at 7 PM. Tickets include beverages and service, seating is communal.

American Express® Card Members get exclusive access to early booking 72 hours before anyone else. To make a reservation, just add your eligible American Express Card to your Resy account. Reservations are first-come, first-served. Terms apply.*

American Express early access for Secret Special runs from August 23rd at 10 am ET through August 26th at 9am ET.

Remaining reservations will become available on August 26th at 10 am ET.

*During the specified sales period, tickets are available exclusively to all American Express Card Members. Tickets must be purchased with an American Express Card. Standard service charges apply. Offer is subject to availability. Not all seats are available and blackout dates apply. All sales final. No refunds. No exchanges. Offer may be changed or revoked at any time at the sole discretion of American Express. Some events may not be accessible to Card Members with disabilities.