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The ClassicsNashville

Now More Than Ever, I’m So Grateful For Legacy Restaurants Like Arnold’s

I am eternally grateful for Arnold’s. It’s the first place I take a guest when they come to town, especially…

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Sylvia's New York

The ClassicsNew York

Sylvia’s in Harlem Still Stands For Community

A couple of weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon in August, I strolled up to the pickup window at Sylvia’s…

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The ClassicsNew York

Fanelli’s Has Belonged to Downtown Manhattan Since 1874

Everyone who hangs out at Fanelli’s was a downtown kid, or their friends were. I realized this when I started…

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The ClassicsNew York

Jackson Diner Sparked an Indian Cuisine Revolution in Queens

Manjit Singh is a hard man to track down. After sending him multiple text messages and making at least six…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

The Night That Changed L.A. Forever Also Put El Coyote on the Map

On a hot August night in 1969, actress Sharon Tate and friends Jay Sebring, Voytek Frykowski, and Abigail Folger sat…

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Photography by El Tepeyac

The ClassicsLos Angeles

El Tepeyac’s Rich Family Legacy Continues One Burrito at a Time

Back at the end of February, when there was talk of a citywide shut down, I met a friend at…

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The ClassicsAtlanta

For Atlanta, Paschal’s Serves as a Monument to History — and Hope 

Paschal’s restaurant does more than serve soul food. It is an Atlanta institution that serves as a monument to history…

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The ClassicsNew York

How 2nd Avenue Deli Changed My Life

2nd Avenue Deli is as New York as New York gets.  I started going there decades ago, picking up orders…

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The ClassicsSan Francisco

Long Live Zuni Cafe, San Francisco’s Dining Room Table

Zuni Cafe, since its birth in 1979, has grown into the blueprint for a timeless California restaurant. It has outlived…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

Cielito Lindo Defines the Flavors of East L.A.

Mexican American food conquered America with its popular flavors of fresh and dried chiles stewed into hearty dishes thickened by…

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