All Cities: The Classics


The ClassicsLos Angeles

L.A.’s Timeless Dresden Begins a New Chapter, Minus a Familiar Sound

There is a reason that “Mad Men,” that iconic capsule of 1960s cool, used The Dresden Restaurant & Lounge on…

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The outside of Raoul's in Soho

The ClassicsNew York

As Soho’s Iconic Raoul’s Expands, a Look at What Keeps It a Classic

“Without atmosphere, a painting is nothing,” Rembrandt once said. Some would say the same about a signature dish at a…

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A spread of dishes from Ipanema.

The ClassicsNew York

The New Ipanema Embraces Change, But Doesn’t Forget Its Past

Chances are, if you went to see a Broadway show, wandered around near Times Square, or simply got a bit…

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The Classics

25 Historic Restaurants Honored in $1 Million Grant Program. These Are Their Stories

At Resy, we believe that classic restaurants are the heartbeat of their communities. Today, American Express and the National Trust…

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The ClassicsDetroit

At 50, Phoenicia Remains Detroit’s Icon Of Middle Eastern Cuisine

Time doesn’t always work against us. Sameer Eid and his Phoenicia restaurant in suburban Detroit are living proof — both…

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The ClassicsNational

Look to a Memphis Landmark to See the Future of American Restaurants

In the summer of last year, I had some very meaningful time off from my chef duties, traveling with my…

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Resy SpotlightNew York

An Impossible Dream Comes True: El Quijote Gets a New Life

There’s customer loyalty. And then there’s El Quijote customer loyalty. When the new partners behind the rebirth of the classic…

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Illustration by Jeannie Phan

Taste MattersNew York

Does Being a Classic Restaurant Mean You Can Never Change?

When El Parador Café opened in 1959, it was one of just a handful of Mexican restaurants in New York…

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The ClassicsChicago

At Lem’s Bar-B-Q, Comfort Comes in a Plaid Paper Boat

We zipped down 75th Street for an early dinner the day that indoor dining reopened in Chicago last year, but…

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The ClassicsChicago

At Miller’s Pub, It’s Tom & Jerry Time Again (And Again)

Any December night for the past 60 years or so, there has been a reliably warming beacon of hope for…

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