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The Classics

Cielito Lindo Defines the Flavors of East L.A.

Mexican American food conquered America with its popular flavors of fresh and dried chiles stewed into hearty dishes thickened by…

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Botanica's vegetable-focused bounty is now available for outdoor dining.

The Hit List

The September Hit List: Botanica, Everson Royce Bar, Nueva, Pukinico, and More

It still feels like the height of summer, even if fall is on the way. Good thing the LA Al…

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Chinatown USA

The Resy Guide to L.A.’s Chinese Restaurants, By Those Who Love Them Best

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 Meaning of a Dish

A Breakfast That Provides a Taste of the Familiar

Growing up in the suburbs of Milwaukee, breakfast usually meant shoveling into my mouth spoonfuls of technicolor cereal, swimming in…

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Events

Behold the Restaurant Lineup for the Resy Drive-Thru

For two nights in October, some of Los Angeles’ most beloved restaurants will join forces for a special 10-course meal.…

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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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Photography by El Tepeyac

The Classics

El Tepeyac’s Rich Family Legacy Continues One Burrito at a Time

Back at the end of February, when there was talk of a citywide shut down, I met a friend at…

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The Classics

The Formosa Cafe is a Masterclass in Restoration

Like an aging Hollywood star, the Formosa Cafe’s light may have dimmed a bit over the years, but it never…

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The Classics

The Layered Legacy of Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles

Once upon a time in Los Angeles, people thought the idea of combining fried chicken and a waffle as a…

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Credit: Eugene Lee

Chinatown USA

How Genghis Cohen Won Hearts, One Egg Roll (and a Big Helping of Shtick) at a Time

When Marc Rose first moved to Los Angeles almost 20 years ago, one thing he missed was the kind of…

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Helping Out

Feeding Each Other: Restaurant Workers and Food Insecurity

Over the two decades that I have worked within the restaurant and hospitality industry, I have noticed and experienced a…

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Presenting On The Line, a new documentary series about Los Angeles restaurants

Introducing On The Line, a four-part documentary shorts series by award-winning new media studio Crimes of Curiosity and Resy. The…

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Chinatown USA

Eight Restaurants That Tell the Story of the San Gabriel Valley

Boba shops on every street? Yes. Sichuan peppercorns that leave your tongue numb and on fire? Check. Singaporean Hainan Chicken…

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Chinatown USA

The Wonder of Chinese American Food, In Five Dishes

Chinese American cuisine parallels the Chinese American experience — a unique, sometimes blurred identity. Some dishes, like kung pao chicken,…

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