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The spread at Ostia. // Courtesy Ostia and Jenn Duncan

The Hit ListHouston

The October Hit List: Ostia, One Fifth Mediterranean, Xin Chao, and More

With October upon us, and fall season in full swing, appetites are increasing, and the urge to venture out is…


Courtesy of Elwood

The Hit ListPhiladelphia

The October Hit List: Good King Tavern, Noord, Dahlak, Elwood, and More

It’s been a few weeks since Philadelphia allowed restaurants to open their doors for indoor dining, and that keeps expanding.…


The Hit ListSydney

The October Hit List: Ezra, Flour Shop, Where’s Nick, Aria, and More

Sydney still faces social-distancing restrictions, but that hasn’t stopped new restaurants launching, pop-up collaborations forming and change-makers leaving their mark.…


Seasonal vegetables remain a focus for Rosie Cannonball chef Felipe Riccio.

The Hit ListHouston

The September Hit List: Bludorn, Rosie Cannonball, Indigo, and More

With temperatures finally starting to dip, mask-wearing now becoming a norm in the Bayou City, and restaurants holding steady at…


The Hit ListLondon

The September Hit List: Chishuru, Cora Pearl, Sollip, and More

Summer doesn’t technically end for another month, meaning that for a brief time, diners get the best of both worlds…


The Hit ListAtlanta

The September Hit List: Lyla Lila, Secreto, Floataway Cafe, and More

As the pandemic roars on, restaurants in Atlanta continue to cope with the changes each new day brings. To keep…


The flames are lit again at Butchertown Hall.

The Hit ListNashville

The September Hit List: Butchertown Hall, Setsun, Pelican & Pig, and More

More and more Nashville restaurants have been opening their dining rooms, making dining out a decent proposition in the midst…


Bhuna's cornucopia of fast-casual dishes is perfect for outdoor dining or takeout.

The Hit ListPortland

The September Hit List: Han Oak, Bhuna, Olympia Provisions, Kee’s Loaded Kitchen, and More

As Portland continues through the height of produce season, restaurants across the city have been debuting new, late-summer dishes in…


Vixen's Wedding has transformed its format into a chef's tasting menu — also available to go.

The Hit ListAustin

The September Hit List: Suerte, Vixen’s Wedding, Lenoir, Smokin Beauty, and More

From gourmet sandwiches to socially-distanced wine garden concerts and romantic five-course meals to go, restaurants are getting creative with how…


Oleana's regular menu is available for outdoor dining or takeout, in addition to its takeout box to support Beirut relief.

The Hit ListBoston

The September Hit List: Oleana, Bianca, Shojo, Ivory Pearl, and More

The waning days of summer have seen several dormant big names come back online, such as Shojo, State Park and…


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