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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.

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Into illata

At the nexus of Grey’s Ferry Avenue and South Street is illata, a discreet BYOB that’s quickly become one of…


My Loup interior

How to Get Into My Loup — and How to Have the Best Time There

For a restaurant less than six months old, My Loup has livened up the Rittenhouse Square scene in record time.…


How to Get Into Royal Sushi Omakase

Ask any Philadelphian which special occasion dinner they’ve always wanted to experience but have struggled to get a reservation for,…


How to Get Into Tulip Pasta & Wine Bar

If you haven’t already, say hello to Tulip, your favorite new pasta place and wine spot in Fishtown. And in…


Everything You Need to Know About Getting Into Zahav

We don’t need to introduce you to Zahav, Philadelphia’s Israeli institution. Michael Solomonov and team just celebrated their 15th anniversary,…


How to Get Into Philadelphia’s Most Sought-After Steakhouse

Sometimes you just need a classic steakhouse experience. We’re talking leather booths, dark wood paneling, and dry-aged beef sliced tableside.…