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Kellogg's to Open Permanent Cereal Café in NYC

Building on their first year of success in Times Square, Kellogg's NYC Café will open the doors of its immersive new brick-and-mortar cereal café and experience on December 7 in NYC's Union Square neighborhood.

Chef Nicholas Elmi's Royal Boucherie Opens in Philadelphia

Celebrated chef Nicholas Elmi (Restaurant Laurel, ITV) and his partners—local bar owners Stephen Simons, David Frank and company head Suzanne O’Brien (Cantina Los Caballitos, Dos Segundos, Royal Tavern, Royal Sushi Izakaya, Khyber Pass Pub, Triangle Tavern)—opened Royal Boucherie in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Old City district on Thursday.

DMK Restaurants' Newest Concept, Fort Willow, to Open in Chicago

Indigenous flavors and spices will converge at Fort Willow; a journey for the senses set amid the adventure of a reimagined childhood tree fort. A sister bar to nearby Ada St., David Morton and Michael Kornick’s newest DMK Restaurants venture is set to open at 1721 N.

Evelina Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn's Fort Greene

Evelina is a modern trattoria from Aurora Restaurant Group, the team behind Emporio, Aurora SoHo and Aurora Brooklyn. Owner Ricardo Buitoni has appointed Managing Partner Giuseppe de Francisci, a veteran of Aurora, Emporio, and the Standard Highline, and together, they aim to provide the neighborhood with a convivial spot; the kind where you can easily lose track of time over fine food and drinks.

Chicken Pharm to Open in Petaluma on Saturday

Chicken Pharm, the new family-friendly neighborhood restaurant, is set to open its doors on Saturday, November 11 in the heart of historic downtown Petaluma, California. Local talent and industry veteran, Adam Mali, leads the kitchen where he will serve up locally sourced, elevated home-style cuisine in a lively, casual setting, with guests ordering at the counter for lunch, dinner and brunch.

New Italian Trattoria Maria & Enzo's to Open at Disney Springs

The restaurants, all new concepts created by PRG, each with unique menus, will form an expansive dining complex showcasing authentic Italian food and entertainment. They will be adjacent to The Edison, the lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style destination also being developed by PRG.

Post-Apocalyptic Themed Restaurant Opens in Philadelphia

Mad Rex, the world’s first post-apocalyptic themed restaurant and virtual reality lounge, is now open for business in Philadelphia. The 8,500-square-foot and 225-seat urban outpost features a dining room, virtual reality chamber, bar, stage, lounge, outdoor patio, and private event space.

City Winery Headed to Washington, D.C.

City Winery Washington D.C. will add a working winery and live music to the robust community of neighborhood businesses in Northeast D.C.’s booming Ivy City neighborhood. Operating as a world-class concert venue, award-winning urban winery, restaurant, and private event space, City Winery Washington D.

Chef Daniel Espinoza's Lobo Rey Opens in Chicago's South Loop

Lobo Rey, the restaurant from Executive Chef Daniel Espinoza and The Scout Owners Chris Bravos and Jeff Wolff, has opened its doors to the public. Located next door to The Scout in Chicago, the restaurant exudes a come-as-you-are, convivial vibe, complemented by Executive Chef Daniel Espinoza’s Midwest approach to Mexican cuisine, using modern techniques.

Knightsbridge Restaurant Group Announces November Opening of Bindaas Foggy Bottom

Ashok Bajaj of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group announce the early November anticipated opening of his second Bindaas location at The Shops at 2000 PENN, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 20006.  This location will be a larger interpretation at 3,500-square feet, in comparison to 50-seat sister restaurant Bindaas in Cleveland Park, which opened in August 2016 at 3309 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 20008, next door to Ardeo.

How Boleo Became Chicago's Rooftop Retreat

BoleoOpened: August 2016Location: ChicagoOwners: Kimpton Hotels & RestaurantsAverage check: $28Description: Peruvian and Argentine influences are tempered by Chicago sensibilities at this rooftop retreat.

RARE Steak and Seafood to Debut in Downtown DC

RARE Steak and Seafood will bring a taste of Wisconsin to the nation’s capital when it opens its doors to the public on November 1 at 1595 I Street NW (corner of 16th & I “Eye” Streets NW). The restaurant which focuses on exquisite cuts of meat, fresh seafood, and an extensive wine selection also offers a history of Midwestern family hospitality.