New York

Letter of Recommendation

You know that one restaurant that’s just right because of that one special thing? Yeah, us too. That’s why we’re introducing our newest franchise: Letter of Recommendation. These are tributes to spots that offer something unique — restaurants we can’t live without. They may not be the most buzzy, but they provide something essential.

Header illustration by Pamela Chen

Gramercy Tavern exterior

Why Gramercy Tavern Endures as One of New York’s Best Restaurants

Certain restaurants imprint themselves onto you from the very first time you walk in the door and — if you’re…

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A Love Letter to Bed-Stuy, and the Restaurants That Make New York Home

Fifteen years ago, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, was a different place. There was no Shake Shack outpost as you emerged from the…

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Why (and How) New York’s Pisticci Became a Part of the Family

Finding a restaurant to celebrate life’s most important moments can be a terrifying, anxiety-inducing task. What makes a place perfect…

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Why Joseph Leonard Is The Quintessential Village Restaurant

The landscape of New York City has changed dramatically since I first moved here three decades ago, back when the…

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Why JaJaJa on the Lower East Side Is the Perfect Mood Ring for a Night Out

You know that one restaurant that’s just right because of that one special thing? Yeah, us too. That’s why we’re…

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Shion 69 Leonard Street chef Shion Uino

A Chef’s Ode to Sushi Omakase — and Shion 69 Leonard Street 

Douglas Kim is the chef and owner of Michelin-starred Jeju Noodle Bar in New York’s West Village, and when he’s…

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Why Houseman Is the Perfect Spot to Be a Regular

Standing on a block in the far reaches of Soho, in little-known Hudson Square, there’s a restaurant that feels pleasantly…

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Midtown’s French Legends Are Gone, But La Bonne Soupe Ladles On

This week on Resy we’re exploring the many facets of French restaurants in New York. We unpack why New York…

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The outside of Pheasant in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Why Pheasant in Brooklyn Is the Ideal Second Date Spot

You know that one restaurant that’s just right because of that one special thing? Yeah, us too. That’s why we’re…

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