Photo courtesy of Elina's

The Hit List

The October Hit List: Elina’s, Milk Room, Victor’s Cafe, and More

It may not feel like it weather-wise, but autumn has descended. Fittingly, there’s plenty of carb-rich comfort on the docket…

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Giant has become known for comfort food favorites like cold fried chicken (center), grilled pork (lower right) and a multi-layered crepe cake (upper left). // Photography courtesy of Giant

Dish By Dish

Giant’s Engaging Comfort Food, As Seen Through Five Dishes

All the gin drinks, at Scofflaw. // Photo courtesy of Scofflaw

Guides

The Resy Guide to the Best Cocktail Spots in Chicago

Could you maybe use a cocktail? Us, too. Fortunately, superb choices abound in Chicago, helmed by world-class bartenders in spaces…

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Part of a spread at Esme. // Photography courtesy of Esme

The Rundown

Five Things to Know About Esmé, Opening in Lincoln Park

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

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Chef 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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Photo courtesy of The Moonlighter

Guides

The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Chicago

It’s full summertime, and we’re here for all of Chicago’s many stellar patios. From diverse, vibrant Bridgeport to the soaring…

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Photo courtesy of Verve Wine + Provisions

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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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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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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The Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, with noodles, notably different from Gaijin's Osaka-style version.. // Photo by Regan Baroni

Dish By Dish

The Japanese and Midwestern Roots of Paul Virant’s Gaijin, in Six Dishes

A sultry slip of a restaurant beneath the El tracks in the bustling West Loop, Gaijin is chef and owner…

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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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New on Resy

New on Resy: Lardon, Pomeroy, L&M Parkside, and More

From a celebrated chef’s new classic French bistro to a new spot for Southern-accented comfort food, the October edition of…

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Photo courtesy of Split-Rail

The Hit List

The September Hit List: Lure Fishbar, Split-Rail, The Chicago Diner, and More

Fall is almost here, which has us craving a little cozy sustenance, good wine, and low light. Luckily, this month’s…

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Events

Amex® Gold Card Pop-up Diner

Diner favorites, reimagined by Resy restaurants. This fall, American Express® Gold Card and Resy are hitting the road with one…

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Photo by Clayton Hauck, courtesy of Lardon

The Hit List

The August Hit List: Esmé, Lula Cafe, Lardon, Dave’s Red Hots, and More

The steamy dog days of summer are here, bringing a few hotly anticipated restaurant openings (and one long-awaited return). There’s…

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Photo courtesy of The Moonlighter

Guides

The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Chicago

It’s full summertime, and we’re here for all of Chicago’s many stellar patios. From diverse, vibrant Bridgeport to the soaring…

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Part of a spread at Esme. // Photography courtesy of Esme

The Rundown

Five Things to Know About Esmé, Opening in Lincoln Park

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

By

Chef 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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Photo courtesy of Esme

New on Resy

New on Resy: Esmé, Little Wild, Chikatana, and More

Are you looking for an ideal new rooftop hang for the summer? Or a new Mexican restaurant that takes on…

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Photo courtesy of Chikatana

The Hit List

The July Hit List: Chikatana, Ms. Biscuit, Little Wild, Shang Noodle, and More

It’s officially SummertimeCHI, and our favorite restaurants are dutifully rolling out frosé and every kind of patio seating. The city’s…

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The Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, with noodles, notably different from Gaijin's Osaka-style version.. // Photo by Regan Baroni

Dish By Dish

The Japanese and Midwestern Roots of Paul Virant’s Gaijin, in Six Dishes

A sultry slip of a restaurant beneath the El tracks in the bustling West Loop, Gaijin is chef and owner…

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