Guides

The Ultimate Resy Guide to Chicago Brunch

When the weekend can’t come soon enough, and Saturday feels a million years away, a brunch gameplan can be the…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Chicago

When the warm-weather months arrive, Chicagoans long to get — and stay — outside. We don’t need much — just…

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A dish at Maxwells Trading

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Chicago’s Newest Restaurant Openings, Now on Resy

Want to know the latest — and greatest — restaurant openings in Chicago? You’re in luck. From a Michelin-starred chef’s…

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Dish By Dish

‘A Menu Based on Conversations’: Inside Esmé’s New, Latin American-Inspired Theme

When Esmé opened in Lincoln Park in August 2021, it was an instant success, earning a Michelin star within a…

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Interviews

Bar Roma’s Julia Zhu Opened Her First Restaurant at 60. And She’s Just Getting Started

Sometimes while pursuing one dream, other dreams emerge, creating a circuitous road to success that you never saw coming. That…

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One Great List

How Boeufhaus Brings the Steakhouse Wine List Into the Modern Era

One Great List is Resy’s occasional tribute to particularly noteworthy or unique wine programs around the country.    In a city…

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Resy Features

The First Michelin Star for a Filipino Restaurant? This Couple Made It Happen.

When chefs Genie Kwon and Tim Flores, both fine-dining veterans, began drawing up plans for their debut solo restaurant, the…

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Community Series

A Chef’s Guide to Eating on Chicago’s South Side, From Pilsen to West Roseland

Walking through neighborhoods like Beverly, Englewood, Chatham, and Hyde Park, you can’t help but see the rich history of Chicago’s…

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Resy Features

At Chicago’s Perilla, Intention Runs Deeper Than Dinner

At every pre-shift meeting, Perilla partner and general manager Thomas Oh starts with a variation on the same question: “What…

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Second generation partners Nate Chung, Edward Kim, and Vicki Kim.

The One Who Keeps the Book

How to Get Into Second Generation — and What to Order Once You’re There

From the team behind Mott St and Ruxbin comes Second Generation, a cozy new Logan Square spot in the former…

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The One Who Keeps the Book

How to Get Into Cindy’s, Chicago’s Most Epic Rooftop

Opened in 2015 on the roof of the Chicago Athletic Club Hotel and boasting epic views of Millennium Park, Lake…

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Lula Cafe interior.

The Classics

How Lula Cafe Has Kept Its Cool in Logan Square for 24 Years

The day Jason Hammel arrived in Chicago as an aspiring writer in 1996, the first place he went was a…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Chicago’s Wine-Loving Restaurants

Over the last decade, Chicago has cemented itself as a destination for high-quality meals focused on locally sourced ingredients and…

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Community Series

A Chef’s Guide to Eating on Chicago’s South Side, From Pilsen to West Roseland

Walking through neighborhoods like Beverly, Englewood, Chatham, and Hyde Park, you can’t help but see the rich history of Chicago’s…

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Women of Food

How Mi Tocaya Antojería’s Diana Dávila Sees a Different Side to Chicago Food

The world swiftly took notice of chef Diana Dávila when she opened Mi Tocaya Antojería five years ago. More From Resy…

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Dish By Dish

How Galit Defines Its Unique Midwest Take on the Middle East

At Galit, the Michelin-starred Middle Eastern restaurant in Lincoln Park, chef and partner Zach Engel taps his childhood memories of…

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Some of the greatest hits on the menu at mfk.

Interviews

In a Changed World, mfk Seeks to Redefine the Neighborhood Restaurant

Married restaurant veterans Scott and Sari Worsham have, collectively, clocked some 60 years in the restaurant business. In the seven…

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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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The fish-sauce wings at Ca Phe Da have quickly entered the canon. // Photo by Jaclyn Rivas

Guides

The Resy Guide to the New Classic Dishes of Chicago

When iTunes began selling 99-cent songs, album purists decried the move as the end of the music experience as we…

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Tacombi interior

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Now on Resy: Tacombi, Honeybear Cafe, Demera Ethiopian, and More Local Favorites

From a taco sensation in the West Loop to a standout sushi restaurant in Lincoln Park, these are just a few of…

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The Hit List

The Resy Hit List: Where In Chicago You’ll Want to Eat Right Now

There’s no question we hear more often: Where should I go eat? And while we at Resy know it’s an…

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Mille feuille at Obélix

Guides

Chicago’s 2024 James Beard Award Nominees

This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists have been unveiled, and more than a few Chicago favorites have received some…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Date Night in Chicago

The key to any successful relationship is making time for one another. And while you may feel some pressure because…

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A dish at Maxwells Trading

New on Resy

Chicago’s Newest Restaurant Openings, Now on Resy

Want to know the latest — and greatest — restaurant openings in Chicago? You’re in luck. From a Michelin-starred chef’s…

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Segnatore pasta.

Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Pasta in Chicago

Winter in Chicago calls for pasta — big bowls of the stuff, as warm and comforting as a down coat.…

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Guides

The Chicago Restaurants For a Celebration Dinner

It’s time to go out with our nearest and dearest, and raise a glass to that special occasion or even…

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The One Who Keeps the Book

How To Get Into Mexican Hotspot La Josie – and What to Order Once You’re In

A buzzy Mexican restaurant and agave bar on Randolph Street’s Restaurant Row, La Josie has become a reliable neighborhood staple…

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The Hit List

The January Hit List: Bavette’s, Monteverde, Valedor and More

2024 is officially here, and as everyone recovers from their holiday parties and tries to maintain resolutions (meal prepping, dry…

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Guides

Chicago’s Best Late Night Restaurants, According to the Pros

Especially at this time of year, nothing is better than a satisfying late night meal after a big day. And…

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