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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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Resy At Home

Thanksgiving Cocktails Are All About Warmth — So Say the Pros

With Thanksgiving approaching, and many COVID-wary Americans still opting to dine outdoors, it is definitely hot toddy time in the…

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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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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 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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Don't miss the roti flatbread at Moti Cafe.

The Hit List

The September Hit List: Pizza Lobo, Mama Delia, Moti Cafe, Kasama, and More

As this beautiful (weather-wise) yet bizarre (everything else-wise) summer gives way to fall, we’re counting on several more weeks of…

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Map of Chicago Chinatown

Chinatown USA

Eight Dishes That Tell the Story of Chicago’s Chinatown

On a warm summer day in other times, the most idyllic way to experience Chicago would be to board a…

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BBQ King House remains one of the best dining deals in Chicago. // Credit: Kevin Pang

Chinatown USA

The Resy Guide to Chicago Chinatown, By Those Who Love It Best

Chicago’s “Second City” moniker extends to its Chinatown. By population and business density, it’s no Manhattan or San Francisco. Few…

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Darnell Reed in front of his restaurant, Luella's Southern Kitchen. // Credit: Angela Conners Treimer

Behind the Line

Darnell Reed Was a Talented Chef. The Pandemic Made Him a Skilled Baker, Too.

Darnell Reed has spent virtually every day of his life, since high school, working in kitchens. In 2015, Reed opened…

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Portrait of chef Erick Williams

Chef Features

Tear Down the Restaurant Industry? Virtue’s Erick Williams Would Rather Lead
By Building From Within

As COVID-19 devastated the restaurant industry, Chicago’s Virtue Restaurant & Bar pivoted like countless other cash flow-dependent small businesses —…

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The Hit List

BiXi Beer, Testaccio, Ella Elli, Soul Shack, and More: Now on the Resy Hit List

Even as Chicago restaurants navigate the ongoing slew of COVID-era challenges, they’re still finding plenty of ways to feed us…

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The patio at Coda di Volpe.

Guides

The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Chicago

The reopening of restaurant patios and beer gardens citywide as we reach peak Chicago summer brings a sense of near…

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