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Guides

The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Chicago

As the days lengthen and temps rise, amid a marked slowdown in COVID cases, anticipation for a semi-normal SummertimeChi is…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to 2021 Michelin Winners in Chicago

Bibendum is back for Chicago restaurants, a statement that seems downright surreal after the past year. The French-owned guide paused…

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The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Andros Taverna

Before you go to a restaurant, what do you want — or need — to know most? In our series The…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Date Night in Chicago

Whether it’s a first date or 30th anniversary dinner, date night should feel special, and a touch outside the ordinary.…

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Resy Lineup

The Resy Lineup: Apolonia Now Open, a Portuguese-Galician Feast, and More

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

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New on Resy

Now Open On Resy: Nipsey’s, Monteverde, Arbella, and More

In Chicago, spring means you never know what you’re going to get, weather-wise. Thankfully, with the reopening of indoor dining,…

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The quesataco at Taquizo.

The Hit List

The April Hit List: Taquizo, Andros Taverna, SoJu BBQ, House of Fire, and More

In a Hit List edition fitting for spring, several new restaurant openings lend some much-needed hope for brighter days ahead.…

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A Year in the Life

Terry Moore, Bartender

For bartender Terry Moore, the days just before the pandemic struck in March were spent going to concerts with friends…

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The yurts live on at Swift & Sons.

Guides

The Resy Guide to the Best Outdoor Tables in Chicago

We Chicagoans pride ourselves on our patio culture — from which we wring every last drop during our fleeting summers.…

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The fried chicken at Big Jones.

The Hit List

The March Hit List, Lunch Edition: La Josie, Big Jones, Johnnie’s Beef, and More

Whether your preferred lunch is handheld or knife-and-forked, sauced and messy or a bit more refined, these spots have mastered…

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S.K.Y.'s beef short rib has, yes, been adapted for takeout.

Guides

The Resy Guide to Splurge-Worthy Takeout in Chicago

Restricted indoor dining and Chicago winter’s hostile grip can’t stop birthdays, anniversaries or spontaneous celebration. Instead, consider experiencing those special-occasion…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Where Chefs Get Takeout in Chicago

Here you have it, a guide to the Chicago restaurants that a host of Resy chefs and operators have patronized…

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The retro-but-modern, COVID-era getup for for Antique Taco's drive-in service. // Photo courtesy of Ashley Ortiz

The Road Back

In a New World of Takeout, Antique Taco Bet On a Very Old Approach

In the nine years since husband-and-wife duo Rick and Ashley Ortiz opened their cheery counter-service taqueria, Antique Taco, in Wicker…

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Superkhana owners Yoshi Yamada, left, and Zeeshan Shah tapped their network of restaurant professionals to round out the offerings from their takeout window. // Courtesy of Superkhana International

Interviews

How Has Superkhana International Survived? With a Little Help From Its Friends

Superkhana International, the irreverent Indian spot in Logan Square, has an origin story like many other restaurants — as a series…

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