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Boutique Hotel Unscripted Brings Travelers and Locals Together

As boutique hotels pop up across the country, the line is often blurred between the hotel guests and those from local communities enjoying the experience. New hotel brand Unscripted is no exception.Launched by New York City-based Dream Hotel Group, the hotel line aims to adapt to each location in which it opens while building relationships with businesses within that city, including restaurants, distilleries, and breweries.

Hotel Via Introduces Bar VIA and Rooftop at VIA

Hotel VIA and CMD Hospitality Consulting introduced the hotel’s ground level and rooftop dining options and programming: Bar VIA and the Rooftop at VIA.  CMD Hospitality Consulting—formed by Matthew Dolan and Chad Bourdon of Twenty Five Lusk in San Francisco and Dustin Rogge of the Culinary Institute of America—bring a wealth of culinary expertise to Hotel VIA to spearhead the concepts and menu development of the South Beach property’s onsite dining options and entire beverage program.

First Unscripted Hotel Set for Durham Debut July 19

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group announced the first location for Unscripted Hotels, the company’s newest lifestyle brand and hospitality concept for the progressive creative traveler, is set to open its doors in downtown Durham, North Carolina, on July 19, following a multi-million dollar redesign and revitalization.

Omaha Marriott Hotel Announces New Restaurant & Bar Concepts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts unveiled its new dining and bar concepts, Society 1854 and Burdock + Bitters, located in Omaha’s Capitol District upscale urban dining and entertainment community. Scheduled to open later this summer, both concepts pay homage to Omaha’s industrial history, bringing a timeless, high-quality dining experience to guests and locals alike.

So You Want to Open a Hotel Restaurant?

What do Danny Meyer, Tom Colicchio, and Mario Batali all have in common? They have opened restaurants inside hotels. More and more established restaurateurs are doing this, and there are pros and cons.

Hotel Via Opens in San Francisco's South Beach Neighborhood

Hotel VIA, the independently owned and operated property in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, opened on June 21. Located across the street from AT&T Park at 138 King Street, the chic 159-room hotel is accepting online reservations for stays beginning June 21.

Portola Hotel & Spa Debuts New Restaurant: Jacks Monterey

The AAA Four Diamond Portola Hotel & Spa, overlooking Monterey Bay and Fisherman’s Wharf, announces the culmination of its $6 million dollar lobby renovation, as they cut the ribbon on a new lobby and introduce a new lobby bar/restaurant; Jacks Monterey, in its entirely reimagined new space located in the Portola's lower lobby.

Michelin Star-Rated Massimo Falsini Named as New Executive Chef at Solage

Massimo Falsini has been named executive chef at Solage, an award-winning and Forbes Five-Star rated Auberge Resort in Napa Valley. An acclaimed culinary professional with more than 25 years of international experience, Falsini will oversee all culinary operations including the Michelin Star-rated Solbar restaurant.

Portola Hotel and Spa to Open New Restaurant

Portola Hotel & Spa’s new restaurant, Jacks Monterey, will open in April 2017. Jacks will be located in the hotel’s lower lobby and will offer locally sourced produce and other products native to Monterey County, including sustainable Monterey Bay seafood.

Ellis Island Casino and Brewery to Debut "The Front Yard"

Ellis Island Casino Hotel and Brewery is expanding. The popular family-owned Vegas destination renowned by locals and tourists alike for its excellent food, great gaming, and unmatched value recently announced a new outdoor dining, drinking, and entertainment venue to be named “The Front Yard.