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The One Who Keeps the Book

Welcome to The One Who Keeps The Book, a regular series that aims to answer that most important question: How do I get in? The first answer is Resy, of course. But every restaurant manages its tables differently and there are always secret tips, tricks, and shortcuts to be discovered. Here, we go straight to the source to get them for you.

How to Get a Seat at Aria, Buckhead’s Beacon of Dining

When Gerry Klaskala founded Aria in 2000 in a small-yet-chic house in Buckhead, Atlanta was a different dining town, more…


How to Score a Table at BoccaLupo, Atlanta’s Palace of Pasta

Jason Furst, general manager at BoccaLupo, jokingly calls himself a “reservations systems nerd.” That’s not a bad type of nerd…


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…


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…


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…