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Author: Maggie Hennessy


Domes await at Le Sud.

GuidesChicago

The Resy Guide to Cozy Outdoor Dining in Chicago

With winter fast approaching, Chicago’s restaurants and bars are finding inspired ways to keep us cozy as they extend outdoor…

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Niu B's "cherry blossom," with avocado wrapped around spicy tuna.

The Hit ListChicago

The November Hit List: Queen Mary’s Tavern, Evette’s, Reclaimed, Niu B, and More

To help stem the fall wave of COVID-19, the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County once again announced the…

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Estereo's high-tops are a perfect indoor-outdoor option right now.

GuidesChicago

The Resy Guide to Dining in Logan Square

A decidedly residential neighborhood edged with leafy boulevards and plenty of greenspace, Logan Square is the most walkable of Chicago’s…

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Lasagne at the Village.

The Hit ListChicago

The October Hit List: Italian Village, Imperial Lamian, Marie’s Pizza, and More

Fall is in the air, but there’s still time to hit up your favorite patios — bundled in a few…

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The spread at Perilla Korean American.

New on ResyChicago

New on Resy: Osteria Langhe, Perilla Korean, Sportsman’s, Outside Voices, and More

From a coastal Mexican escape in River North and Roman-inspired second restaurant from a beloved Italian eatery owner, to modern…

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The fridge at Daisies is stocked with their bottled cocktails. // Credit: Ryan Gorey

GuidesChicago

The Resy Guide to the Best Cocktails to Go in Chicago

After a protracted battle spearheaded by the Cocktails for Hope initiative this spring, premixed to-go cocktails were finally legalized in…

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Don't miss the roti flatbread at Moti Cafe.

The Hit ListChicago

The September Hit List: Pizza Lobo, Mama Delia, Moti Cafe, Kasama, and More

As this beautiful (weather-wise) yet bizarre (everything else-wise) summer gives way to fall, we’re counting on several more weeks of…

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Portrait of chef Erick Williams

Chef FeaturesChicago

Tear Down the Restaurant Industry? Virtue’s Erick Williams Would Rather Lead
By Building From Within

As COVID-19 devastated the restaurant industry, Chicago’s Virtue Restaurant & Bar pivoted like countless other cash flow-dependent small businesses —…

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All Together Now has all you'll want for a picnic in nearby Smith Park. // Courtesy All Together Now

The Resy Guide to Picnicking Like a Pro in Chicago Parks

Settling into the dog days of Summertime Chi in a year unlike any other can be … unsettling. Restaurant protocols…

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The Hit ListChicago

BiXi Beer, Testaccio, Ella Elli, Soul Shack, and More: Now on the Resy Hit List

Even as Chicago restaurants navigate the ongoing slew of COVID-era challenges, they’re still finding plenty of ways to feed us…

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