The hype surrounding chef Dan Snowden’s veg-forward restaurant, Bad Hunter, was tremendous even before its doors opened on October 19th. Zagat, Eater, and other publications called it one of the Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in 2016. The excitement hasn’t died down — Bad Hunter is every bit as good as it was expected to be and is one of the hottest West Loop restaurants.
There are endless excuses this time of the year to dig into tasty dessert dishes. Having a birthday? Pass the cake. Getting together with friends and family for the holidays? Yep, cake please! Received a holiday bonus? Celebrate with a slice. Want to join in on #NationalCakeDay social media fun on November 26th? Go get a chocolate-y piece and take a picture for your Instagram!
When we say Reserve was built by the restaurant industry for the restaurant industry, we mean it. Since we launched two years ago, many restaurant industry insiders — from line cooks to general managers — have been inspired to join the Reserve team, coming to us from respected operators like Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, Major Food Group, and Momofuku.
If you skimmed over Le Virtù chef Joe Cicala’s resume, you’d quickly understand why everyone says he runs one of the best Italian restaurants in Philadelphia. Called “one of the city’s young kitchen talents to watch” by The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig LaBan, Cicala is a four-time James Beard Semifinalist and one time Finalist. At Le Virtù, he brings to life the central Italian region of Abruzzo, dishing out cured meats, fresh pastas, seafood and more.
A new season, a new slew of places to dine exclusively with Reserve. Click on your city or desired destination and discover some of the hottest restaurants in town — Boston / New England, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area and Washington DC.
Named Michelin Bib Gourmand two years in a row for being one of the top affordable restaurants, Arami delivers some of the best sushi in Chicago. But don’t be mistaken — hot kitchen items like noodles and robata-grilled meats are also standouts worth exploring.
Michelin awarded stars in the nation’s capitol for the first time ever last month, and affirmed, as if we didn’t already know this ourselves, that Fiola is one of the best restaurants in Washington DC. Chef Fabio Trabocchi’s fine dining flagship offers elegant Italian dishes and a widely-recognized wine list.
Whether you’re a visitor or a local, Downtown LA has transformed from taco carts and ramen joints into a progressive food scene worth sinking your fork into. Check out this list of great restaurants to try next time you’re scoping out where to eat in DTLA.
Wishing you could take a trip to France but life keeps getting in the way? Fear not — the next best thing is in your own backyard. From Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn, Béarnaise in Washington D.C. is an upscale Parisian restaurant and bar serving classic French dishes for brunch, lunch and dinner.
Al fresco dining, approachable wines and creative tapas — what’s not to love about ROOT, a Fishtown Philadelphia restaurant and wine bar? The only tough decision when dining at the eatery, a hot 2016 opening from Starr Restaurant alum Greg Root and chef Nick Kennedy (Inn at Washington, Jean Georges, Del Posto), is what to order among the many delicious options.