Ben Leventhal

Co-founder and CEO of @Resy. Co-founder of @Eater. Food, tech, coffee, baseball.


Magic: In Search of the Perfect Ratings System

Why we have such a hard time codifying our favorite restaurants.


If Restaurants Are the Entertainment, They’re Going to Get a Lot More Expensive


So, restaurants have moved from being the thing you do before or after you see a show to the show…


The Peak-End Rule and Understanding Jam-Packed Bad Restaurants


I am, in a totally irrational way, deeply offended by mediocre restaurants. They are worse than plainly awful…

Publications edited by Ben Leventhal

Thinking on the (dis)connection between technology and eating.

Stories written by the Resy team.

Rumblings and Ramblings on Current Television


Spotted Pig’s Ken Friedman on Crafting a Scene 


Ken Friedman is the co-owner of the Spotted Pig, The Breslin, The John Dory and Salvation Taco in New York. He is the Don King to his chef…


Overhauling the New Yankee Stadium


In May, I posted “House of Steinbrenner,” the gist of which was that win or lose in 2012 (they lost), historically it’s been exponentially more fun being…