EQ Office, the U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, unveiled plans for Chicago’s newest neighborhood, Catalog, a five-story dining, retail and immersive-entertainment experience, located at the base of Willis Tower.
James Beard Award-winning chef Jessica Largey will open the doors to SIMONE in Los Angeles’ Arts District on September 20. The sprawling, “industrial deco” space offers produce-driven California fare, with a wine list by Beverage Director Jordan Egan (NoMad), and a bar called Duello serving cocktails from Iain McPherson (Edinburgh’s Panda and Sons).
This fall, an impressive women-led team will bring Yūgen—a modern-fine dining experience—to Chicago’s premier dining district at 652 W. Randolph St. Helmed by Executive Chef Mari Katsumura, the restaurant will feature contemporary Japanese cuisine in a striking, reimagined space.
Boardroom Spirits, the craft distillery based in Lansdale, is excited to make their debut as an integral part of Montgomery County’s newest restaurant, Northbound. Opening today in the newly rehabilitated former SEPTA train station in Souderton, Northbound is a collaboration between the team behind Butcher and Barkeep in Harleysville and Boardroom Spirits.
Miso Ko, a 10-seat sushi counter from local restaurateur and chef Guy Wong, will open on Saturday, September 8 inside Atlanta’s Ponce City Market. Featuring grab-and-go offerings and seated dining at high-back barstools, Miso Ko will serve made-to-order sashimi, nigiri, hand rolls, makimono, specialty rolls, and more.
Bazati is now open inside the Common Ground development along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. The 7,000-square-foot space is housed inside a 1940s industrial warehouse and will serve as a destination for lounging, sipping, shopping, reading and dining.
Bar Ramone opens for dinner Thursday night in Chicago’s River North neighborhood (441 N. Clark Street), and is Lettuce Entertain You’s first wine bar. The concept was created by Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ Founder Rich Melman, Executive Partner and Divisional President Marc Jacobs, Chefs/Partners Doug Psaltis and Hisanobu Osaka, and Associate Partners Richard Hanauer and Ryan Arnold.
Restaurateur and founder of IB Hospitality Rohan Talwar, will open LA’s newest rooftop dining destination, Margot, this October. Situated atop of Culver City’s PLATFORM with sweeping views of the city, Margot will serve coastal Mediterranean cuisine from the regions of Spain and Italy.
Chicago welcomed a new tasting menu restaurant to its rich dining scene with the opening of Brass Heart (4662 North Broadway). Michelin-starred Chef Matt Kerney creates a tasting menu experience that is as progressive as it is approachable, procuring premium local and global ingredients.
Bazati is set to open later this month inside the Common Ground development along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. The 7,000-square-foot space is housed inside a 1940s industrial warehouse and will serve as a destination for lounging, sipping, shopping, reading and dining.
Famous Dave’s has been a blend of innovation and legacy over the course of its turnaround stretch. The barbecue brand’s second-quarter report reflected that strategy and promised more changes, including a fresh concept from its new barbecue star, Travis Clark.
Rockit Bar and Grill announced the opening of its recently renovated rock-themed bar and restaurant just in time for Chicago’s biggest music festival, Lollapalooza. The venue held a Grand Opening party on Friday, August 3 at 4 p.
Hollywood’s diverse and burgeoning dining scene continues to flourish with the opening of Kebbros, a brand new craft casual doner concept, landing along the Cahuenga Corridor on Wednesday, August 1. Featuring a highly customizable menu with delicious wraps, salads and bowls using shawarma-style proteins, Kebbros is a certified Green Restaurant Association member and will serve locally sourced and certified organic ingredients to give diners a high-quality spin on the incredibly popular European doner kebab.
Full Commission, an all-day restaurant in Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood at Larkin on Memorial is now open for coffee and a limited breakfast menu, with dinner, weekend brunch and craft cocktails to follow in the coming weeks.
Meadow Neighborhood Eatery and Bar, a new restaurant concept promising a seasonal Texan menu with Southern influences, is set to open in San Antonio in September 2018. Created by Chef Patrick “PJ” Edwards (previously the Culinary Director for Contigo Restaurant group in Austin) and wife Lindsey Edwards (previously General Manager for the Jason Dady Restaurant Group), Meadow has been a culinary dream in the making for the San Antonio natives.