Local Scene

Author: Paolo Lucchesi

Love Letters

Now Is the Time to Rally For Your Local Diner

To begin to fully appreciate the charm of New Taraval Cafe, and the quickly fading legions of old-fashioned diners like…


InterviewsSan Francisco

Marlena’s Serena Chow Fisher on how to support restaurants

The wife-and-husband chef duo of Serena Chow Fisher and David Fisher opened Marlena on the Bernal Heights corner of Precita…


The Classics

Why Classics? Because Legacy Restaurants Tell the Stories of America

Welcome to The Classics. 


Los Angeles

Presenting On The Line, a new documentary series about Los Angeles restaurants

Introducing On The Line, a four-part documentary shorts series by award-winning new media studio Crimes of Curiosity and Resy. The…


The Road BackSan Francisco

Da Flora’s Darren Lacy on Outdoor Dining, North Beach Legacies, and Racism in the Restaurant Industry

Four years ago, the husband-and-wife team of Darren Lacy and chef Jen McMahon took over North Beach’s decades-old Da Flora…


Black Lives Matter. Black-Owned Restaurants Matter.

Three years ago, Tunde Wey wrote about Charlottesville and the subsequent fallout, stating that when it comes to improving the…


Washington D.C.

Weekly Specials: Kwame Onwuachi and the Kith/Kin staff, plus the one and only José Andrés

Welcome back to Weekly Specials!


San FranciscoNew York

Weekly Specials: Alicia’s Tamales, Ben Feldman, The Week in José, and Much More

Welcome back to Weekly Specials, a show to inspire you and maybe even make you smile, produced by Resy and the Welcome…


Weekly Specials, Ep. 2: An IPA to Unite the Beer World

Welcome back to Weekly Specials, a show to inspire you and maybe even make you smile, produced by Resy and…


Weekly Specials, Ep. 1: Restaurants Going Above and Beyond, Plus Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Tosi and José Andrés

The restaurant world is weathering an unprecedented storm. But as always, the industry is mobilizing in myriad amazing, inspirational, and…


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