New Concepts

Daniel Boulud's Next Project is a Gigantic One

Famed restaurateur Daniel Boulud has a massive project in the works. Boulud is set to open an 11,000 square-foot restaurant at One Vanderbilt in New York City, the 1,400-foot skyscraper being build next to Grand Central Terminal, reports The New York Post.

The LA Police Academy Lays Down the Law—and Breakfast

Nestled in Elysian Park, an unassuming diner seems miles away from the bustling highways of Los Angeles, when in fact it is right in the center. The recently renovated interior still sports retro flourishes—a throwback to the café’s founding decades ago.

Prohibition Chicken to Open April 25 in Lewisville

Prohibition Chicken, a full service restaurant/bar collaboration by Josh Babb and Sean Clavir (Musume, The Chop Shop, Chop Shop Live) and Chef Roger Kaplan (Restaurant Innovations) will open to the public on April 25 at 201 W.

Chicago's AMK Kitchen Bar Reopens With New Menu

On April 18, AMK Kitchen Bar in Chicago will reopen after a two-week closing for interior enhancements and mechanical upgrades. Diners will see the return of the innovative American fare that made the restaurant a neighborhood favorite.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants Pups and People Can Love

Stephen Ochs was tired of meeting friends for dinner and then dashing home to walk his dog. So he came up with a rather straightforward solution. Why pick one or the other if you can have both?This fall in Atlanta, he will open a concept that includes a full-service eatery, a full bar and Fetch Park, an on-site dog park bar.

Badshah Opening in Hell's Kitchen

Badshah is the latest venture from Abishek Sharma (Surya, Swagat) and former Babu Ji Executive Chef Charles Mani. Named after the Hindi term for “King of the Village,” Badshah will feature inventive dishes inspired by Indian street food, and signature classics updated in creative ways with spices and flavors from across Asia.

New Waterloo to Open Brasserie Concept in Downtown Austin

New Waterloo, the Austin-based hospitality group behind local favorites La Condesa, Sway, South Congress Hotel, and Hotel Ella, will further expand its diverse culinary portfolio with the summer opening of Le Politique, a French brasserie, patisserie and coffee shop.

Marshall's Landing to Open Inside theMART

Vornado Realty Trust and theMART are proud to introduce Marshall’s Landing at the Merchandise Mart, a new, unique lounge for tenants and building visitors to work, socialize, meet, eat, drink, nosh, and caffeinate, operated by DMK Restaurants, coming this June.

Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis Debuts New Concept

Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis unveiled a new restaurant concept in downtown’s booming dining scene this April 2017. Executive Chef Mike Rakun has converted Marin Restaurant & Bar, the hotel’s previous in-house restaurant, located on the first floor of the art-focused hotel, into the new locally-inspired, Mercy.

Stripers Seafood Restaurant Coming to Waterside District in Fall

The Cordish Companies announced that a popular Manteo, North Carolina, restaurant is opening its second location at Waterside District in Norfolk, Virginia, this fall. Boasting fresh seafood, a made-from-scratch menu and waterfront views, Stripers Waterside will serve up its award-winning dining options to downtown Norfolk.

Zingerman's Cornman Farms Launches Private Dining and Events

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms, a working farm and private event venue located just outside of Ann Arbor, is excited to launch a new product offering for private dining and events. Its private dining and events packages can accommodate various celebrations from rehearsal dinners and anniversary parties to graduation receptions and company board dinners.

The Adolphus to open City Hall Bistro in Dallas

The Adolphus, the storied downtown hotel in the midst of a thoughtful and comprehensive renovation, is pleased to announce the opening of City Hall Bistro, overseen by Executive Chef Don Flores. Slated to officially open in May, the experience provides downtown Dallas with a new dining destination led by an industry veteran who brings years of culinary expertise to another layer in the rich history of The Adolphus.

Vetri Family Opens Second Location of Amis Trattoria

Philadelphia-based Vetri Family of Restaurants opened their award winning Roman trattoria, Amis, in Westport, Connecticut, on Friday. The opening marks the second location of the concept, bringing a menu of fresh and seasonally driven small plates, handcrafted pastas, local seafood and antipasti to the area.