Chef Nina Compton will unveil her newest restaurant, Bywater American Bistro (BABs) March 15. Located in the Rice Mill Lofts at 2900 Chartres Street in NOLA’s “Sliver by the River” Bywater neighborhood, BABs will showcase the chef’s culinary craftmanship with seasonal ingredient-driven fare served in a casually elegant and convivial setting.
Darden Restaurants is preparing to open a burger-focused sibling of its high-end steakhouse chain, The Capital Grille. With an anticipated debut in March, according to its website, The Capital Burger will open across from the Walter E.
With a modern, seasonal take on the classic steakhouse and a timeless dining experience with a twist and cutting-edge beverage program, Monarch Beach Resort debuts BOURBON STEAK ORANGE COUNTY, the property’s new Michael Mina restaurant and bar.
Ivan Iricanin, founder and CEO of Street Guys Hospitality, announced the April anticipated opening of two new Mexican concepts: Tacos, Tortas & Tequila (TTT) & Buena Vida, which will be located at 8407 Ramsey Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910.
New Waterloo’s Italian restaurant, Il Brutto, is set to open its doors for dinner service on March 12. Located at the corner of Comal & East 6th, the restaurant will serve a menu of traditional, non-regional Italian fare by Executive Chef Erind Halilaj and New Waterloo’s Corporate Executive Pastry Chef Amanda Rockman.
On Tuesday, 19-year-old chef Flynn McGarry opened the doors to the Dining Room component of his first restaurant, Gem, in New York City. The Living Room—Gem’s casual, café counterpart—opened on February 12, 2018.
Kathy Anderson has yet again waved her magic wand to give Nashville a taste of the 1920s. From the grand piano in the entry to vintage furniture and high-rise ceilings, Kathy has transformed an 1890’s property into a craft cocktail bar and small plate restaurant called Black Rabbit.
El Famoso—a Southern California-Mexican inspired diner and bar—will open to the public on February 16 for lunch and dinner at Gables Water Street, a mixed-use development in Las Colinas.After traveling around Southern California exploring the origins and evolution of Mexican street food in that part of the country, owner and creator Charlie Green (better known for bringing Olivella’s to the Dallas Fort-Worth market) identified a forgotten niche in the fusion of Mexican comfort food with its American counterpart.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Four new local culinary vendors will join the FOODHALL at Crockett Row when it opens later this year in Forth Worth, Texas. Chef Grady Spears and the teams behind Tokyo Café, Press Waffle Co. and Not Just Q are the latest operators to join previously announced vendors Knife Burger by John Tesar and The Dapper Doughnut.
Chef Edward Lee will open his third Louisville, Kentucky restaurant, Whiskey Dry, on February 10. The restaurant is Lee’s vision for his ideal bar, with a menu of creative and chef driven burgers that pair with whiskeys from around the world.
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.