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The Classics

The Classics Remix, DC: Kwame Onwuachi x Ben's Chili Bowl

For three days in October, Ben's Chili Bowl will host its first-ever pop-up, as chef Kwame Onwuachi puts some never-before-seen dishes on the iconic menu.

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The Classics

For Decades, Ben’s Chili Bowl Has Been an Integral Part of DC

When I moved to DC, one of my first stops was Ben’s Chili Bowl. Since then, it’s still the first…

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The Classics

Soul Survivor: The Story of the World’s Oldest Soul Food Restaurant

Native and long-time Washington, D.C. residents link the words “Florida Avenue Grill” and “institution” much like they do with the…

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"If they’re going to take the risk on their side, we want to make sure they feel as comfortable and confident in the process and the experience as possible,” says Gravitas' Matt Baker about his guests. // Credit: Farrah Skeiky

Chef Features

Gravitas’ Matt Baker Has Been Weathering the Pandemic. His Preparation Started Years Ago.

The first time I met Matt Baker at his new American cuisine restaurant Gravitas, he said he was sorry. This…

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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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Chef Features

Kwame Onwuachi on Redefining What Success Looks Like

Kwame Onwuachi may have recently left his position as the executive chef of D.C.’s acclaimed Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Kith/Kin, but his…

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Now Open

Anju, Rasika, Gravitas, All Purpose, and More: The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Washington, D.C.

Summer is here, and whether you’re looking for an outdoor patio or a takeout picnic, the city’s reopened restaurants are…

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The Road Back

Restaurateur Rose Previte Isn’t Giving Up on the Future of Restaurants

For Rose Previte, the hardest and most difficult part of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown takes place everyday at 5…

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At Home Hit List

ABC Pony, Rasika, Tail Up Goat, and More: Introducing the Resy At Home Hit List

Sure, kitchen experiments are fun and all, but after a while, it’s safe to say that we’d rather be eating…

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Weekly Specials: Kwame Onwuachi and the Kith/Kin staff, plus the one and only José Andrés

Welcome back to Weekly Specials!

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Favorites

What We Miss Most: A Resy Tribute to Restaurants We Love

If you’re the way we are here at Resy, you’ve been thinking every day about your favorite restaurants. Yes, there’s…

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Helping Out

The DC Chef Trying to Revive Neighborhood Restaurants, One Donation at a Time

Erik Bruner-Yang isn’t waiting on the government’s help to save neighborhood restaurants. Following DC’s restaurant shutdown on March 16, the…

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Favorites

What We Miss Most: The Washington D.C. Edition

If you’re the way we are here at Resy, you’ve been spending the past weeks thinking every day about your…

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Behind the Line

The Value of Restaurants Goes Far Beyond the Dining Room, Even More So in a Pandemic Era

A day before thousands of restaurants and bars across America closed their dining rooms because of the coronavirus pandemic, Los…

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