The Hit List

The May Hit List: Apolonia, Lardon, Superkhana International, and More

We’ve made it to May and for that there is much to celebrate. Lovely weather, outdoor dining, produce that hasn’t…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Chicago's Michelin Winners

Why We Go

Love Is a Torta From 5 Rabanitos, by Erika L. Sánchez

Guides

Ten Outstanding Private Dining Options in Chicago

As the holidays approach, we’re particularly grateful for the chance to share a festive meal with friends, family and colleagues…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Chicago’s Essential Cozy Locales

Chicagoans don’t fear the cold — otherwise we’d live in LA or Austin. Instead, we just wrap ourselves in chunky…

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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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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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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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The Hit List

The April Hit List: Giant, Kasama, Big Jones, and More

To celebrate the recent James Beard Award nominations for Chicago, we’re making April the month of Beard explorations. (The actual…

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The Hit List

The March Hit List: Porto, Bar Goa, Marshall’s Landing, and More

Ah, March. The month where it gets nice for a second … and then betrays you with freezing cold. The…

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New on Resy

New on Resy: Wherewithall, Bar Esmé, Bar Goa, and More

From the return of a beloved Avondale favorite to a lively Goan gastropub, the February edition of New on Resy…

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The Hit List

The February Hit List: Shang Noodle, Lem’s, Wherewithall, and More

Somehow it’s already February. The chill in the air is bracing. Valentine’s Day ads are everywhere, whether you want them…

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The Classics

At Lem’s Bar-B-Q, Comfort Comes in a Plaid Paper Boat

We zipped down 75th Street for an early dinner the day that indoor dining reopened in Chicago last year, but…

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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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Community Series

Chicago’s South Side Is the Future, and I Want to Be a Part of It

Chicago native Cliff Rome is the chef and owner of the Rome’s Joy companies. His words follow. It was right…

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The Hit List

The January Hit List: Carlucci, Ed Debevic’s, Super Franc, and More

It’s really time to ditch that saying, “New Year, New You.” First of all, you’re great just how you are.…

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The Classics

At Miller’s Pub, It’s Tom & Jerry Time Again (And Again)

Any December night for the past 60 years or so, there has been a reliably warming beacon of hope for…

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New on Resy

New on Resy: Kasama, Armitage Alehouse, Soif, and More

From a dazzling new Parisian-style wine bar to an award-winning Filipino American tasting menu spot, the December edition of New…

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