The Hit List

Gemini Grill, Galit, ERIS Brewery: Where to Eat in Chicago Right Now

A monthly guide to the Chicago restaurants you won’t want to miss — tonight or any night.

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The Rundown

Meet Maxwells Trading, the West Loop’s Newest Cross-Cultural Destination

Bar Sótano space

Dish By Dish

What to Drink at Rick Bayless’ Agave Speakeasy Bar Sótano

The One Who Keeps the Book

How to Get Into Armitage Alehouse, Lincoln Park’s Poshest Pub

Lincoln Park’s Armitage Alehouse has one of the headiest vibes in a town full of heady vibes, nailing the sweet…

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Zachary Engel, the chef and co-owner of Galit in Chicago

Chef to Chef

Galit’s Zachary Engel on How Food Brings Us Together

Welcome to Chef to Chef, wherein Resy empowers chefs to interview other chefs. At Chicago’s Galit, chef Zachary Engel and…

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Tacombi tacos

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 family-owned brunch…

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Letter of Recommendation

The Duck Inn in Bridgeport Nails the Neighborhood Restaurant

Chicago has a North Side versus South Side rivalry that stretches well beyond sports teams. More often than not, the…

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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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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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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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Gemini Grill space

The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Gemini Grill, River North’s New Neighborhood Haunt

Talk about movin’ on up. It’s funny to think how much Ballyhoo Hospitality has grown since it opened its first…

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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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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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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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Bavette's sparkling sundae

The One Who Keeps the Book

The Secrets Behind Getting Into Bavette’s (And What to Order Once You’re There)

In the realm of Chicago hot spots, it’s not hard to see why Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf stands out. With…

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Resy Staff Picks Chicago / June 2024

Staff Picks

The Chicago Restaurants We Loved in June

If there’s one thing you must know about the people who work at Resy, it’s that we genuinely love restaurants.…

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Trivoli Tavern space

The One Who Keeps the Book

How to Get Into Trivoli Tavern (and Have the Best Time There)

Some restaurants captivate you even before you even walk in, and Trivoli Tavern more than fits the bill. Nestled at…

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Duck Sel dish

New on Resy

Now on Resy: Duck Sel, TAO, Eris Brewery, and More Local Favorites

From a gem of a brewery to a buzzy izakaya, these are just a few of the beloved Chicago spots…

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Tacombi tacos

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 family-owned brunch…

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Duck Sel duck soufflé

The Rundown

Meet Duck Sel, Chicago’s Fanciest Pop-Up

Back in 2018, at the ripe age of 28, chef Donald Young was one of the youngest chefs in the…

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Gemini Grill space

The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Gemini Grill, River North’s New Neighborhood Haunt

Talk about movin’ on up. It’s funny to think how much Ballyhoo Hospitality has grown since it opened its first…

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Zachary Engel, the chef and co-owner of Galit in Chicago

Chef to Chef

Galit’s Zachary Engel on How Food Brings Us Together

Welcome to Chef to Chef, wherein Resy empowers chefs to interview other chefs. At Chicago’s Galit, chef Zachary Engel and…

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Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Chicago’s Steakhouses

Call Chicago a meat-and-potatoes town if you must. We know we’ve moved beyond the stereotype with our world-class restaurants, innovative…

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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 give us…

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