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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.

The dining room at Tatiana, By Kwame Onwuachi

How to Get Into Tatiana

James Beard Award-winning chef and cookbook author Kwame Onwuachi has covered a lot of ground since his “Top Chef” appearance…


The spread at Laser Wolf in Brooklyn.

How to Get Into Laser Wolf

When Laser Wolf opened on the rooftop of Williamsburg’s Hoxton hotel in May, it quickly became one of the city’s…


How to Get Into Semma

Despite its name, the crew at Unapologetic Foods, the restaurant group behind New York hits Dhamaka, Masalawala & Sons, Rowdy…


How to Get Into The Four Horsemen

When The Four Horsemen opened in the summer of 2015, its team of founders — led by LCD Soundsystem frontman…


A spread of dishes and wine from Claud

How to Get Into Claud

If you happen to be walking down East 10th Street, you might miss Claud. It’s downstairs, for one thing, and…


The bar at Dhamaka

How to Get Into Dhamaka

When Dhamaka first opened in the Essex Street Market in March 2021, the spot’s sister restaurants, Adda and Rahi (now…


Diners feasting on pasta at Lilia.

How to Get Into Lilia

Ask any New Yorker which restaurant they’ve always wanted to go to but have struggled to get a reservation for,…


The Nines opened in January and it's since become one of the hardest-to-get-into supper club and piano bars in the entire city.

How to Get Into The Nines

After a turbulent past two years, one of the most sought-after places these days is a spot that gives New…


How to Get Into Balthazar

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


Getting to know our staff, on an actual, real human level is honestly probably the best way to get a table. Jorie Morales, general manager of L’Artusi
A spread of dishes from Dame, one of the hardest reservations to get in all of New York right now.

How to Get Into Dame

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


How to Get Into Ci Siamo

The latest opening from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, Ci Siamo (which translates to “here we are” or “we’ve…


How to Get Into Rezdôra

Scoring a table at Rezdôra, the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant in the Flatiron District has become one of the most prized…


The exterior of Frenchette

How to Get Into Frenchette

This week on Resy we’re exploring the many facets of French restaurants in New York. We unpack why New York…


The ricotta pasta from Saint Theo's.

How to Get Into Saint Theo

Saint Theo’s in the West Village has only been open for five months, but it’s already one of the hardest…


How to Get Into Kokomo

What started as a pop-up bar in a 1970’s Volkswagen camper van traveling across the country is now one of…


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How to Get Into Jean’s

Intrigue, exclusivity, and fun are not in short supply at Jean’s. The restaurant, which opened in 2023 from Max Chodorow,…


The dining room at Tatiana, By Kwame Onwuachi

How to Get the Toughest Restaurant Reservations in New York

Often in the New York, the most important dining question doesn’t revolve around where to eat: It’s how do we…


Bungalow space

How to Get Into New York’s Bungalow

Bungalow, an “Indian country club cuisine” restaurant in the East Village from the team behind GupShup and Chote Miya, opened…


Una Pizza Napoletana pizzas

How to Get Into Una Pizza Napoletana 

Perhaps you go to California for the tacos, Maine for the lobster, and the Carolinas or Texas for barbecue, but…


How to Get Into Konban, New York’s Favorite Spot for Japanese Katsu

Konban opened in Chelsea in December with the hype already built in. With locations in Seoul and hot off a…


How to Get Into Tigre on the Lower East Side

When the team behind Williamsburg’s beloved oyster and cocktail bar Maison Premiere debuted its first bar in Manhattan, expectations were…


How to Get Into Café Carmellini

Café Carmellini, which opened in November inside the luxurious Fifth Avenue Hotel, has already gained a reputation for its “Gilded…


How to Get Into Sailor in Fort Greene

With names like April Bloomfield (The Breslin) in the kitchen and Gabriel Stulman (Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey’s Grocery, Jolene, and Fairfax)…


How to Get Into Bangkok Supper Club

Bangkok Supper Club, from the team behind the beloved neighborhood no-pad-Thai Thai spot Fish Cheeks, has been packed since it…


The bar and dining area at Café Chelsea

How to Get Into Café Chelsea

As the newest spot in the endlessly buzzy Hotel Chelsea, Café Chelsea is quickly becoming one of the city’s toughest…


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