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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 Into Copra

You’d think with such a massive space, it’d be easier to get into Copra, the two-story, 138-seat restaurant on Fillmore,…


How to Score a Table at Penny Roma

Perhaps you’ve recently partaken in the glory that is the multi-hour pasta tasting menu at Flour + Water, and now…


How to Get a Table at Ernest

Since opening its doors, Ernest has been one of the most elusive reservations in San Francisco. The restaurant by Brandon…


How to Get Into Flour + Water

You likely don’t need an introduction to the famed pasta palace that is Flour + Water in the Mission District.…


How to Get Into Rich Table

Though Rich Table celebrated its 10-year anniversary earlier this year, the restaurant remains as fresh and energetic as the day…