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DE.CO, Wilmington’s First Food Hall, Unveils Plans

DE.CO, Wilmington’s new 12,000 square-foot will be a community anchor for the city’s ongoing revitalization and bring eight innovative kitchens and a central bar to downtown Wilmington. DE.CO will offer guests a thoughtful selection of cuisines from the mid-Atlantic and around the world, while serving as the first chef-driven food hall in the state of Delaware.

Famed Plant-Based Eatery Planta to Open First U.S. Location in Miami Beach

Plant-based restaurant, Planta, is making its way to Miami Beach after partnering with David Grutman. The popular Toronto restaurant will open its first U.S. location in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood on Thursday, February 22 by hosting a dinner hosted by Chloe Coscarelli and Planta Chef David Lee during this year’s Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

Chef Brian Malarkey Announces New Restaurant Animae

Bosa Development announced its Super Prime Pacific Gate by Bosa's more than 15,000 square-foot ground floor retail space will be anchored by Puffer Malarkey Restaurants’ newest restaurant, Animae. Spearheaded by Christopher Puffer, Brian Malarkey and co-chef and partner Shayne McIntyre, the company is known for its successful concepts, including Herb & Wood, Herb & Eatery, Green Acre, and Farmer & The Seahorse.

Franklin’s Table Food Hall Headed to Philadelphia

MSC Retail announced the forthcoming opening of Franklin’s Table Food Hall, a 10,000-square foot food hall with seven best in class Philadelphia food operators, situated on the main campus of the University of Pennsylvania.

Woolworth on 5th Opens February 5 in Nashville

Nashville restaurateur Tom Morales, of TomKats Hospitality, opens the group’s newest restaurant project February 5. Woolworth on 5th, located in the historic arts district in downtown Nashville, will reprise the original Woolworth as a restaurant and live music venue that honors the history and events that took place there.

Big Star Wrigleyville to Open Across from Wrigley Field

Located within the forthcoming Hotel Zachary, a four-star development by Hickory Street Capital, an entity owned by the Ricketts family, (owners of the Cubs baseball team), Big Star Wrigleyville will offer more to love than ever before, encompassing two stories and 9,000 square feet of prime taco territory.

Gordon Ramsay to Open First Steakhouse in Atlantic City

Set to be the most highly anticipated restaurant opening in Atlantic City this summer, multi-Michelin-star Chef Gordon Ramsay and Caesars Entertainment announced the restaurateur, TV personality and author will bring his first steakhouse concept to the iconic seaside gaming destination.

Nick Accardi Opens JAX B-B-Q in Hell's Kitchen

Pitmaster/pwner Nick Accardi has brought a new concept to Hell’s Kitchen with JAX B-B-Q, a destination for real wood pit barbecue, craft black angus burgers, frozen margaritas and craft beer. The interior was designed with a rockabilly Americana garage sensibility in mind, featuring partially exposed brick walls, antique gas station signs (including a massive Mobile flying Pegasus), original stools from a 1930’s Woolworth and black leather banquettes with red piping.

IdeaWork Studios Creates Brand Identity for The Strand Bar & Grill

Continuing their relationship with Miami’s Carillon Hotel & Wellness Resort, branding and interactive agency IdeaWork Studios has recently completed the naming, brand identity, and web presence for the property’s innovative new restaurant, The Strand Bar & Grill.

CRUDO Italian Debuts in Dallas' Preston Center

An acclaimed Italian restaurant gets a second lease on life with the return of CRUDO Italian, opening on Friday, January 19 at 8411 Preston Road, Suite 132, in Dallas.CRUDO Italian observes the traditions of Northern Italy, taking a lighter and more sophisticated approach to the cuisine.