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The One Who Keeps the BookAtlanta

How to Get a Seat at Mujō, West Midtown’s Must-Try Omakase

In our regular series The One Who Keeps The Book, we talk to the people who handle reservations at your…

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The One Who Keeps the BookCharleston

How to Get a Seat at Sushi-Wa, and What to Expect

Originally imagined as a broader concept offering lunch, dinner, and omakase at the counter, the pandemic was a “blessing in…

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The One Who Keeps the BookAtlanta

How to Get a Table at Alpharetta’s Up on the Roof, And What to Order

Bringing a whole new (and literal) meaning to elevated bar food, Up on the Roof is perched atop the highest…

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The One Who Keeps the BookNew York

How to Get Into Balthazar — And Why It’s Still Packed 25 Years Later

Not many restaurants make it to 25 years, and even fewer are as perpetually packed as Balthazar has been from…

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The One Who Keeps the BookLos Angeles

How To Snag the Best Seats in the House at Little Dom’s in Los Feliz

Little Dom’s is clubby in the best possible way: The beloved Italian joint, smack dab in one of the most…

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A spread of dishes from Dame, one of the hardest reservations to get in all of New York right now.

The One Who Keeps the BookNew York

How to Get Into New York’s Dame, and What to Order

Ever since Dame transitioned from pop-up to permanent restaurant in June 2021, it’s been one of New York’s hardest reservations…

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The One Who Keeps the BookAtlanta

How to Get a Table at Lyla Lila, and What to Order

There was a time when getting a table at Lyla Lila, Midtown’s super-buzzy southern European restaurant, was very easy. All…

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The One Who Keeps the BookNew York

How to Get a Table at L’Artusi, and What to Order Once You’re There

Since its doors first opened in 2008, this West Village charmer has racked up lines — in the thousands online…

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