New Concepts

Molly B's to Open in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Today, it was announced that Mercedes-Benz Stadium will feature a new and unique destination restaurant and private club, Molly B’s, named in honor of owner Arthur Blank’s mother, Molly Blank. As part of the expansive food and beverage program being featured inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Molly B’s was created in partnership with Concentrics Restaurants and boasts an impressive menu developed by Michael Bertozzi, executive chef for Atlanta’s TWO urban licks.

Guests Stand Up for Steak at NYC's Ikinari

A Japanese restaurant focused on thick-cut steaks and standing dining has expanded to New York City with its first U.S. location, which opened in February.Ikinari Steak was born out of founder Kunio Ichinose’s idea to make high-quality, thick-cut steaks more affordable for diners.

Argentinian Steakhouse Corrientes 348 to Open in Dallas

Corrientes 348, an Argentinian steakhouse launching its first location in the U.S., will open for lunch and dinner on June 20 in Downtown Dallas. This upscale 10,000 square foot steakhouse rooted in rich South American culture, is bringing yet another refined dining experience to 1807 Ross Avenue (formerly occupied by Stephan Pyles).

Split-Rail Opens in Chicago's West Town

Drawing its name from the iconic fences that spread across America’s heartland, Chef Zoe Schor’s Split-Rail celebrates Americana, both its cuisine and culture. Formerly the executive chef of DMK Restaurants’ Ada Street, Chef Schor realized her dream of owning her own restaurant after finding an ideal venue in West Town, housed in a former donut factory.

Gili's Beach Club Unveils Lava Stone Grill Concept

Just steps away from the ocean, Gili’s Beach Club at Trump International Beach Resort offers locals a tasty and interactive new dining experience featuring Lava Stone Grills. Patrons of the casual outdoor eatery choose from a menu of savory meats, vegetables and seafood, and then grill their own entrees at the table on a scorching 700-degree volcanic lava stone.

Beaufurn Unveils the Studio Lounge System

Beaufurn, the manufacturer of fashion-forward, functional designs announced that it is introducing the Studio Lounge System. This multifunctional seating system can be configured in a variety of ways - from a flat two person bench to a more customized private hideaway by adding individual back and side panels.

Sepia Team to Open Proxi in Chicago on June 13

Proxi, the second restaurant from the acclaimed team of Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant, Sepia, will open June 13. Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman and Managing Partner Emmanuel Nony are thrilled for this project to come to fruition after years of searching for the perfect location.

China Mist Tea Company Introduces New Naturally Flavored Iced Tea

China Mist Tea Brands, a national distributor of premium iced and hot teas, announced the introduction of its new China Mist retail line of naturally flavored iced teas.Launched in time for the Summer selling season and National Iced Tea Month, the naturally flavored line gives consumers a premium option for brewing iced tea made with all naturally flavored ingredients.

Urban Indian Restaurant Imli Opens in NYC

Imli is a new urban Indian restaurant in NYC by owners Mervyn Winston, Ram Reddy, and Albin Vincent, who seek to offer a different Indian culinary experience with unique preparations of dishes—some rarely seen on an Indian menu—and shareable small plates like those found at the bustling all-day cafés of Mumbai.

Chef Nick Barainca Debuts New Project in Santa Monica

Chef Nick Barainca, who most recently was hired by PB Hospitality Group to oversee the restaurant and lounge menu at Liaison, is moving forward with his own project in Santa Monica. Baranica has taken over the kitchen at The OP Cafe (which currently serves breakfast and lunch) and will be operating his own pop-up dinner series called g a r g a n t u a.

Seventh Street Truckyard Headed to St. Paul in the Summer

Coming this summer, one of St. Paul’s premier food & beverage districts will welcome an all-new concept, Seventh Street Truckyard, that aims to become one of the area’s go-to destinations for its fun and funky, take on food, booze and atmosphere—stockpiling the best of the great American road trip—and bringing it all indoors.

Chicago's Portsmith and Leviathan Set to Open in Summer

Dana hotel and spa and The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group announced the opening of two new, show-stopping food and beverage concepts: Portsmith, an upscale seafood restaurant with Executive Chef and Partner Nate Henssler at the helm, and Leviathan, a vibrant bar serving intriguing and visually stunning cocktails by acclaimed barman Benjamin Schiller.

Urban Village Brewing Company Debuts in Northern Liberties

Urban Village, a neighborhood brick oven pizzeria and brewpub brought to life by owners Dave Goldman and Tom Revelli, opens its doors this week at Schmidt’s Commons. The concept, uncomplicated but never boring, will rely on quality ingredients with naturally fermented dough, freshly brewed craft beer combined with the unsurpassed level of service the established restaurateurs are known for.