Laura Lee’sOpened: September 2016Location: Richmond, VirginiaOwner: Kendra FeatherAverage check: $38Description: With a high-low menu philosophy, this new eatery dresses up pub fare with Southern and Asian flavors.
On November 8, 2017, the casual neighborhood bar, Beelman’s Pub re-opened as Beelman’s with a 100 percent plant-based menu by Chef Caroline Concha, as well as a refreshed bar program. The concept will bring guests an updated bar experience with plant-based pub fare ranging from bar snacks to main dishes in a fresh atmosphere, whilst holding on to the neighborhood pub environment regulars have come to know and love.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
900 North Michigan Shops in Chicago announced that it will add a multi-level food and beverage experience, curated by nationally recognized restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff, as part of the final renovation phase.
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.
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 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.
Two-time James Beard semifinalist Mike Randolph (Half & Half and Público) will open Privado (6665 Delmar Blvd., University City, Missouri), a weekends-only fine dining concept and part-time private event space, Friday night, one month after announcing the concept.
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.
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.