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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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"If they’re going to take the risk on their side, we want to make sure they feel as comfortable and confident in the process and the experience as possible,” says Gravitas' Matt Baker about his guests. // Credit: Farrah Skeiky

Chef FeaturesWashington D.C.

Gravitas’ Matt Baker Has Been Weathering the Pandemic. His Preparation Started Years Ago.

The first time I met Matt Baker at his new American cuisine restaurant Gravitas, he said he was sorry. This…

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Chef FeaturesWashington D.C.New York

Kwame Onwuachi on Redefining What Success Looks Like

Kwame Onwuachi may have recently left his position as the executive chef of D.C.’s acclaimed Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Kith/Kin, but his…

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Resy SpotlightLondon

Leading London Chefs Share What Community Means to Them

During lockdown, the writer and activist Riaz Phillips noticed that many of London’s immigrant communities had turned to the comfort…

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Resy At HomeNew York

For Brooklyn’s Ras Plant Based, Family Is Everything

Ras Plant Based co-owner Romeo Regalli never anticipated that one of his restaurant’s most popular dishes would come directly from his…

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Chef FeaturesLos Angeles

How Chefs Are Trying to Keep Their Favorite Farms and Fishmongers in Business

Any Los Angeles chef will tell you that a dish is only as good as its ingredients, from highly prized…

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Chef FeaturesBoston

Why This Chef Wants Diners to Know Everything About Her Business

On Monday night, Irene Li, the six-time James Beard-nominated chef and owner of Boston’s Mei Mei restaurant, did something few…

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Chef FeaturesLos Angeles

At Dialogue, Dave Beran keeps pushing the conversation in new ways

When Dave Beran opened Dialogue in 2017, you could sense his wonder at his newly adopted city. “We had strawberries…

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Chef FeaturesLos Angeles

Meet Samantha Quintero, the trailblazing chef quietly powering Night+Market Sahm

If you drop by Night+Market Sahm during Resy’s Off Menu Week LA (Feb. 24 to Mar. 1), you may notice…

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Chef FeaturesLos Angeles

At Charcoal in Venice, dishes literally rise up out of the ashes

There’s something magical that happens when you throw a whole yam in a pile of hot ash. The skin acts…

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