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Deep-dish pie from Ruth's Panmade. // Photo courtesy of Ruth's Panmade Pizza

The Hit List

The January Hit List: Ruth’s Panmade Pizza, Split-Rail, Carver 47 and More

With 2020 finally drawing to a close and a COVID-19 vaccine in our sights, winter already feels a little brighter.…

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Courtesy Osteria Langhe

Guides

10 Dishes Around Chicago to Bring Comfort to Your Winter

We’ve arrived at the post-holiday winter doldrums, when that Chi-town wind chills you to the bone, the sidewalks are covered…

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Resy Spotlight

Five Things to Watch in the Restaurant World in 2021 

For restaurants, the year 2020 was one of incredible loss but also, one of some incredible innovations. Whether out of…

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Domes await at Le Sud.

Guides

The Resy Guide to Cozy Outdoor Dining in Chicago

With winter fast approaching, Chicago’s restaurants and bars are finding inspired ways to keep us cozy as they extend outdoor…

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Resy Lineup

The Resy Lineup: A Patio for All Seasons, Comfort in a Bowl, Holiday Feasts, and Much More

Welcome to Chicago’s first Resy Lineup, your regular dose of recommendations on what to eat, drink, and see — updated…

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"Seeing the old classics on there, I know I’ve gotta keep this thing going," says wine director Jared Gelband. // Photo courtesy of Italian Village

The Classics

Is Italian Village Keeping Chicago’s Biggest Wine Secret?

The quiet pervades the Italian Village’s climate-controlled wine cellar, which is perched implausibly on the top floor of this three-restaurants-in-one…

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A visit to Italian Village almost always will involve red sauce. // Photo courtesy Italian Village

The Classics

At Chicago’s Italian Village, a Century of Meat Sauce and Solace

After my family moved to Chicago’s western suburbs in 1991 when I was seven, dinner at the subterranean Italian chophouse…

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Galit's top-notch cocktails are now available in bottled form.

The Hit List

The December Hit List: Galit, Royal Grocer, Trivoli Tavern, Big Kids, and More

As we enter a holiday season unlike any other, restaurants continue to show their resiliency, dreaming up clever pivots, four-season…

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Niu B's "cherry blossom," with avocado wrapped around spicy tuna.

The Hit List

The November Hit List: Queen Mary’s Tavern, Evette’s, Reclaimed, Niu B, and More

To help stem the fall wave of COVID-19, the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County once again announced the…

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Estereo's high-tops are a perfect indoor-outdoor option right now.

Guides

The Resy Guide to Dining in Logan Square

A decidedly residential neighborhood edged with leafy boulevards and plenty of greenspace, Logan Square is the most walkable of Chicago’s…

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Lasagne at the Village.

The Hit List

The October Hit List: Italian Village, Imperial Lamian, Marie’s Pizza, and More

Fall is in the air, but there’s still time to hit up your favorite patios — bundled in a few…

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The spread at Perilla Korean American.

New on Resy

New on Resy: Osteria Langhe, Perilla Korean, Sportsman’s, Outside Voices, and More

From a coastal Mexican escape in River North and Roman-inspired second restaurant from a beloved Italian eatery owner, to modern…

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The fridge at Daisies is stocked with their bottled cocktails. // Credit: Ryan Gorey

Guides

The Resy Guide to the Best Cocktails to Go in Chicago

After a protracted battle spearheaded by the Cocktails for Hope initiative this spring, premixed to-go cocktails were finally legalized in…

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The Classics

An Ode to Chicken Vesuvio, the Ultimate Expression of Chicago

If ever there was one perfect expression of Chicago on a dinner plate, it’d be Chicken Vesuvio: a meat-and-potatoes dish…

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