New Concepts

Hogsalt to Debut Bavette's Steakhouse & Bar in Las Vegas

Renowned Chicago restaurant group Hogsalt is the latest collaborator announced by MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group as part of the Park MGM culinary experience. Bavette’s, the brightest star of Hogsalt’s constellation of celebrated restaurant concepts, will make its mark on Las Vegas this October.

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace to Welcome 'The Slanted Door'

Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, has announced that The Slanted Door will be joining The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, opening in 2018. A modern Vietnamese restaurant with roots in San Francisco's Mission District, The Slanted Door will open its first location outside of California, an 8200 square foot restaurant to be situated on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Chicago's Classic Diner with a Food-Hall Twist

Food halls are taking the nation’s cities by storm, providing locals with a central location for dozens of innovative concepts. And chefs and other full-service professionals are taking advantage of the trend, leveraging food-hall space to kick the tires of the quick-service segment and try out either limited versions of their full-service menus or big ideas they’ve developed over the years.

Chef Kyle Bailey's The Salt Line to Open June 1

Long Shot Hospitality announced the opening of The Salt Line (79 Potomac Avenue SE) on June 1. The oyster and ale house will bring New England-inspired dishes to the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood under the direction of Executive Chef Kyle Bailey, who has built a diverse menu that reflects an impressive career focused around sustainable cooking and whole-animal utilization.

Gerber Group Unveils The Campbell in Grand Central Terminal

On Wednesday, Gerber Group unveiled The Campbell (15 Vanderbilt Avenue), the long anticipated revival of the former Campbell Apartment, located in Grand Central Terminal. A New York City institution since its days as Jazz Age financier John William Campbell’s private office and reception hall, the space has been thoughtfully and meticulously restored in partnership with internationally renowned design firm Ingrao Inc.

Grit Meets Glam at Las Vegas' Beauty & Essex

Beauty & EssexOpened: May 2016Location: Las Vegas, NevadaOwner: Chris Santos, Rich Wolf, TAO GroupAverage Check: $70Description: The second location of Beauty & Essex champions the original spirit, but with an extra shot of opulence.

The World's Best Chefs Join the Club

The Chefs Club is bringing global and domestic culinary talent to prepare meals and offer original recipes at its eateries in New York and Aspen, Colorado. It operates like the James Beard House, the renowned non-profit membership club that invites the best domestic chefs to prepare meals for foodies in New York City.

Butterleaf Opens in TRADE Food Hall

Butterleaf announced the grand opening of its first location in Irvine, California, bringing hearty plant-based options to Southern California’s newest culinary destination, TRADE Food Hall. To herald the opening, the quick serve vegetarian concept will offer free Avocado Bombs to the first 100 guests.

Modern Indian Restaurant Rāhi Opens in NYC

Rāhi, (meaning traveler or someone proceeding to a destination) is an artisanal Indian restaurant in Greenwich Village—a collaboration between a young Indian chef with playful artistry, Chintan Pandya and serial entrepreneur Roni Mazumdar, melding their backgrounds from Mumbai and Kolkata.

The Country Cat Named ‘Best New Local Concept’

Airports Council International-North America announced the winners of its Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards at the 2017 Business of Airports Conference in Palm Springs, California, awarding The Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar first place recognition in the ‘Best New Local Concept’ category.

Chef-Driven Food Hall Headed to Gainesville in 2018

Butler Town Center will bring the nation's food hall phenomenon to Gainesville, Florida, when it debuts the Stengel Field Food Hall in late 2018. Boasting a name and architecture that pays homage to the area's aviation history, the hall will be North Central Florida's first chef-driven collection of national, regional and local dining options, developer and owner Butler Enterprises announced today.

Chef Kyle Bailey Launches Dock to Dish in Washington D.C

This spring, Executive Chef Kyle Bailey and Long Shot Hospitality will open The Salt Line (79 Potomac Avenue SE) in the revitalized Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, and with it, will debut a groundbreaking economic model for sourcing local seafood in the mid-Atlantic.

BOTTLEST Winery, Bar & Bistro to Open in Santa Barbara

On Thursday, Santa Barbara’s wine region will receive a trailblazing wine, bar and fine food enterprise in the form of the new BOTTLEST Winery, Bar & Bistro, a full-service restaurant, bar and winery operation debuting in Buellton, California.

Junction Craft Kitchen Opens Thursday in Deep Ellum

Junction Craft Kitchen will open May 4 in the space formerly known as Kitchen LTO (Deep Ellum), at 2901 Elm Street in Dallas. Casie Caldwell and Chef Josh Harmon have partnered to open the new restaurant serving dinner and weekend brunch.