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 Verve Wine + Provisions

Guides

The Resy Guide to Chicago’s Wine-Loving Restaurants

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

The Rundown

Five Things to Know About Esmé, Opening in Lincoln Park

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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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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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 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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New on Resy

Now Open on Resy: Autre Monde Cafe, Royal Palms, Evette’s, and More

Now that the city has reopened, and summer is just a few days away, there’s no better way to celebrate…

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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 chicken-liver mousse at En Passant.

The Hit List

The June Hit List: En Passant, mfk, Giant, The Hot Dog Box, and More

Summer is upon us in Chicago, just in time for the city to loosen most of the restrictions that kept…

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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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Resy Lineup

The Resy Lineup: An Ethereal Omakase, 90’s-Tinged Cocktails, 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: Apolonia, Bar Chido, Orso, Everett Farms, and More

It’s spring, and an exciting new crop of restaurants has sprouted across Chicagoland. In South Loop, there’s Apolonia, chef Stephen…

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