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Saso's salmon carpaccio.

The Hit List

The January Hit List: Ditroit, Madre, Citizen Public Market, Saso, and More

A new year always brings promise — to right the wrongs of the prior one, to forge a new path,…

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Resy Spotlight

Five Things to Watch in the Restaurant World in 2021 

For restaurants, the year 2020 was one of incredible loss but also, one of some incredible innovations. Whether out of…

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The gumbo at Harold & Belle's is how you do winter.

Guides

11 Dishes Around Los Angeles to Bring Comfort to Your Winter

Almost a year into the pandemic, the idea of comfort food has taken on new meaning. Of course fried chicken,…

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Photo by Maureen M. Evans, courtesy of Damian

Chef Features

Enrique Olvera on Opening Damian During a Pandemic, L.A.’s Many Cuisines, and More

Even in a region filled with thousands of restaurants, loncheros, taquerias, and other small family-run food businesses featuring myriad regional…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Los Angeles Holiday Cocktails To Go

Looking at the glass-half-full side of life, one of the best things to come out of the pandemic has been…

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Violet's chocolate bundt cake. // Photo courtesy of Violet Bistro

Guides

The Resy Guide to Holiday Desserts in Los Angeles

Even without a pandemic, celebrating the holidays in style means enjoying lots of sweets, and feeling no guilt about any…

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Thai fried chicken and Saar riesling are two great tastes that go together at Anajak Thai.

Guides

The Resy Holiday Guide to Takeout and Delivery in Los Angeles

With another round of mandates shutting down all dining at restaurants (effective until at least December 17), everyone is counting…

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Pasta, more pasta, and kale salad reconsidered, at Jame Enoteca.

The Hit List

The December Hit List: Found Oyster, Bowery Bungalow, Pearl River Deli, and More

With the news, right before Thanksgiving, that all restaurants in Los Angeles had to cease in-person dining and drinking for…

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Filming Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood at Casa Vega. // Courtesy Casa Vega

The Classics

A New Brush With Fame, Yes, But Casa Vega Has Always Been There For Us

Rafael “Ray” Vega opened his Casa Vega restaurant in 1956, near the corner of Ventura Boulevard and Fulton Avenue in…

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New on Resy

New on Resy: Gigi’s, Destroyer, Damian, Angler, and More

The one thing newcomers don’t realize — that L.A. temps do actually drop below 70 degrees — just means there…

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Guides

The Resy Guide to Thanksgiving in Los Angeles

This year is bringing a Thanksgiving like no other. With travel plans complicated, and plenty else to stress you out…

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Conservatory has outdoor space down to an art.

Guides

The Resy Guide to Cozy Outdoor Dining in Los Angeles

Like the number of sunny days we get each year, Los Angeles has always been blessed with a lot of…

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The ribeye steak at Keepers LA.

The Hit List

The November Hit List: Damian, Angler, Eszett, Keepers LA, and More

The biggest surprise for Los Angeles’ fall dining season during a pandemic isn’t that we’re still dining outside. It’s that…

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Fresh Santa Barbara sea urchin on offer at Little Dom's Seafood.

Guides

The Resy Guide to a Santa Barbara Road Trip

Now is the time to hop in the car and get away, if ever there was one. The confines of COVID…

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