All Cities: The Classics


Resy SpotlightNew York

Delmonico’s Returns Again, With an Extra Helping of History

In John Ford’s seminal 1949 John Wayne vehicle “She Wore A Yellow Ribbon,” Lt. Flint Cohill (played by John Agar)…

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Resy SpotlightLos Angeles

How The Galley, Age 90, Became Santa Monica’s Most Beloved Nautical Dive

The mermaid seated comfortably in a canoe that levitates above the entrance is the first thing that tells you this…

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Resy SpotlightChicago

It’s Always a Full House at Bucktown’s Beloved Club Lucky

I sprint to the bus stop just in time to watch said bus whizz by, and curse aloud, knowing that…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

How the Historic Damon’s in Glendale Honors Tiki Culture, in Six Drinks

For over 85 years, Damon’s, a Glendale institution, has offered a distinct experience to intrepid Angelenos: “If people want a…

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The ClassicsNational

The Incredible Stories of 25 Historic Restaurants Across America

The Chinese restaurant founded by a Titanic survivor. The family-run Mexican restaurant outside L.A. whose hard shell tacos paved the…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

The History of Omakase in Los Angeles, As Told Through 10 Restaurants

Los Angeles is ground zero for some of the most important moments in America’s sushi history, including the first U.S.…

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Raven Smith Eats OutLondon

Raven Smith Gets Caught Red-Handed at Bar Italia

It’s hard to accurately describe a working week in the year of our lord 2023. Lockdown meant torture-zooms and pyjama…

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The ClassicsChicago

How Lula Cafe Has Kept Its Cool in Logan Square for 24 Years

The day Jason Hammel arrived in Chicago as an aspiring writer in 1996, the first place he went was a…

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Letter of RecommendationNew York

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 ClassicsNew York

How Telly’s Taverna Stays True to Its Roots, Even as It Changes With the Times

The first time that I stepped into Telly’s Taverna, I was with a friend who worked in the fish business.…

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