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Chinatown USA

Welcome to Chinatown USA

Chinatowns have been an essential part of America for nearly 200 years. In this ongoing series, Resy pays tribute to why they matter today more than ever.

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The Road Back

I Thought The Pandemic Would Kill My Restaurant, But It’s Only Made It Stronger

As part of an ongoing series hoping to explore the experiences of restaurant owners and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Guides

Resy’s Guide to Takeout and Delivery in Houston

Even during these challenging times, many Houston restaurants are still ready to serve you. Here’s our list of some favorite…

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Helping Out

The Texas Grocery Chain That Has Been a ‘Lifeline’ for Local Restaurants

A funny thing happened while chef Chris Ostlund was researching and developing Tatsu-ya branded meals to be sold at local…

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The Road Back

Pandemic Pop-Ups Are Changing How We Dine —
For the Better

Like many of us, chef Amy Yi had big plans this year. She’d just left her job of the past…

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The Meaning of a Dish

The Chinese American Dish That Isn’t, Really

My mother does not care for honey walnut shrimp. “It is not a normal Cantonese dish,” she says. Cantonese people…

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Behind the Line

Around a Table: My Hopes For These Historic Times

Chef-owner Chris Williams opened Lucille’s restaurant in Houston in 2012 with his brother, Ben.  The restaurant is named for his…

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The Road Back

Five Major Ways Dining in America Has Already Changed

While restaurants in many states across America remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, more dining rooms have reopened in…

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Weekly Specials: Dining Rooms Reopened, Plus Katie Button and Special Guest Star Bryan Cranston

Welcome back to Weekly Specials.

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The Hit List

Mutiny Wine Room, Tongue-Cut Sparrow, and El Topo: Now on the Resy Hit List

A dose of wine-friendly Napa Valley seasonality. Pandan-laced cocktails. Or perhaps market-fresh tacos and a Korean-Italian mashup (think bulgogi ragu).…

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Houston’s Nominees for the 2020 James Beard Awards

It’s that time of year: The restaurant and chef semifinalists for the annual James Beard Awards have been announced —…

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The Hit List

Helen in the Heights, Savoir, Nancy’s Hustle, and Rosalie: Now on the Resy Hit List

In most of the country, it isn’t strawberry season yet. In most of the country, it will be months before…

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The Hit List

Vibrant, Lucille’s, and 1751 Sea and Bar: Now on the Resy Hit List

Many people saved their big meals for the holidays; we call them amateurs. Restaurants tend to hit a slow patch…

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The Hit List

Traveler’s Table, Jaxton’s World Flavors, and Politan Row, Now on the Resy Hit List

If you don’t already know, Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the country — and that’s never…

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