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Modern Mediterranean Restaurant Le Grand to Open in Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles’ diverse dining scene continues to flourish with the opening of Le Grand, a modern Mediterranean inspired restaurant with a focus on fresh seafood with a California touch. The restaurant will open its doors for walk ins only on Thursday, April 25th and will begin taking reservations on Wednesday, May 1st.

Chris Cosentino to Open Rosalie Italian Soul in Houston

Chef Chris Cosentino, winner of Top Chef Masters and co-owner of San Francisco’s Cockscomb, Jackrabbit in Portland, Oregon, and Acacia House in the Napa Valley, is opening his first restaurant in Houston—and arguably, his most personal—in September 2019 with his business partner Oliver Wharton.

Bull City Solera and Taproom Opening in Durham this Fall

A wall of 44 oak barrels will tower nearly 20 feet tall behind the bar at Bull City Solera and Taproom set to open later this fall. The new restaurant and taproom will occupy the former Chick-fil-A building at 4120 University Drive behind Target and Sam’s Club at South Square.

City Winery’s Flagship Store in NYC to Open in 2020

After 10 incredible years at 155 Varick Street, City Winery has just signed a 25-year lease with RXR/Young Woo for a 32,000-sq. ft. space at Pier 57 in Hudson River Park. The Pier will be anchored by Google, which will occupy a majority of the art deco former Marine and Aviation Pier.

SX Sky Bar Opens in Chicago's South Loop

SX Sky Bar (808 S. Michigan Ave.), the new bi-level restaurant, lounge, and nightclub, opens today in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Operated by the adjacent Hotel Essex, SX Sky Bar provides a fresh destination for dining, imbibing, and dancing.

Thirsty Lion Plans East Coast Takeover

Gastropub is a word thrown around a lot in the restaurant industry. One quick Google search returns north of 41 million results. Before opening Thirsty Lion, founder and chief executive officer, John Plew, wanted to make sure he knew what a true iteration looked like.

Michael Schwartz to Open Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Cleveland

On Friday April 12, James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Schwartz will open Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Cleveland at The Van Aken District of Shaker Heights. Michael’s Genuine Cleveland marks the first Midwest outpost of Schwartz’s namesake restaurant, which opened in 2007 to national acclaim in the Miami Design District.

Michelin Star Chef Akira Back to Lead New Steak Concept

The owners of Infusion Lounge, one of the most successful nightclubs in San Francisco history and one of the top clubs in the world, announced a multi-million dollar renovation that will transform the space into Akira Back Steak, a new plush dining experience led by Michelin Star Chef Akira Back.

Bobby Flay Debuts New Concept, Shark, at Palms Casino Resort

Celebrated chef, cookbook author, and TV personality Bobby Flay debuts a new original concept, Shark, at Palms Casino Resort. A fish restaurant with sushi and raw bar offerings, the menu at Shark will have a Latin beat, reflective of the evolution of Flay’s culinary voice.

Indoor-Golf Venue Thr3 Jack Headed to Minneapolis' North Loop

Thr3 Jack invites guests to eat, drink and take a swing at North Loop’s first restaurant and indoor golf venue this summer. The 200-seat dining destination will feature elevated contemporary American food, along with state-of-the-art golf simulators designed for year-round play for guests of all levels.

Granville Pasadena to Open April 9

Pasadena’s burgeoning dining scene continues to heat up with the addition of Granville, slated to open on Tuesday, April 9, at 270 S. Lake Avenue at Del Mar Boulevard. The highly anticipated modern-casual restaurant will feature a little something for everyone, including an indoor-outdoor wraparound bar that spills out onto a sidewalk patio on bustling Lake Avenue, a mezzanine perfect for private parties, a dedicated area for quick-service weekday lunch for time-pressed workers, and a beautiful rooftop bar, called Bar Del Mar by Granville, complete with a fireplace, lounge seating, and views of snow-capped San Gabriel mountains—just in time for warm spring weather.

New Mediterranean Restaurant Peregrine Coming to Whitney Hotel

The Whitney Hotel will soon be home to Peregrine, a new coastal Mediterranean-style restaurant, and second concept from Joshua Lewin and Katrina Jazayeri, the duo behind award-winning Juliet. Situated in a prime location along Beacon Hill’s famed Charles Street, Peregrine, will offer locally sourced cuisine influenced by the Italian islands of Sardinia and Sicily as well as the neighboring influences of Corsica and Catalonia.

Ramen-San Team to Open Mr. Maki in Spring

The team behind Ramen-San and Sushi-San of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises will open Mr. Maki at 676 N. St. Clair in Streeterville this spring. The new concept is built around maki rolls and the Japanese combo meal known as teishoku, which became the team’s favorite way to eat during their travels in Japan.