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Author: Vanessa Lavorato


The Hit List

Birdsong, Izakaya Rintaro, Theorita, Now on the Resy Hit List

A night out in San Francisco has never looked better: hyper-local ingredients, world-renowned chefs, and neighborhood gems are all a…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Makani, Freedman’s, Hippo, Now on the Resy Hit List

Soak up the peak of al fresco season with a night out at one of LA’s hottest eateries — a…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Pearl, Utzutzu, Al’s Place, Now on the Resy Hit List

The summer season means it’s time to take advantage of the Bay Area’s produce cornucopia. From inventive, seasonal offerings in…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Elephante, Employees Only, APL, Now on the Resy Hit List

Now that the heat wave has chilled, make moves with a crisp rosé al fresco. On the food scene, West…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Petit Trois, Shibumi, Lasa, Now on the Resy Hit List

It’s al fresco season in LA, which means new spots and prime patio seating (complete with crisp bubbles!) are de…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

CDP, Che Fico, Cassava, Now on the Resy Hit List

Out with the old, in with spring’s new dining lineup. In Oakland, authentic Italian dominates the scene, as handmade pasta…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Felix, Jon & Vinny’s, NoMad, Now on the Resy Hit List

It’s springtime in LA; time to get out there and find your sea legs. From a juicy burger in Venice…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Majordōmo, Dialogue, 189 by Dominique Ansel, Now on the Resy Hit List

Dining options are aplenty in Los Angeles right now, which can make choosing your own adventure tricky. If you’re not…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Parigo, Californios, Coqueta, Now on The Resy Hit List

A culinary mecca, San Francisco leads the pack in James Beard Award semi-finalists yet again. Put simply, it’s time to…

By Vanessa Lavorato

The Hit List

Robin, Ardiana, Bird Dog, Nobu, Now on the Resy Hit List

Now is the time to support our neighbors in the north—by drinking a lot of local vino. Fortunately, the Bay…

By Vanessa Lavorato

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