The wine and cheese bar isn’t exactly a novel concept around the Bay Area. San Francisco is a hotbed of culinary culture, and with the country’s most famous wine region just up the road, locals and tourists alike are ravenous about opening good bottles of vino. When Chris Wanner decided to leave the wine distribution industry to open his own wine bar, West Coast Wine • Cheese, he didn’t have to overcomplicate things to stand out in a crowded San Francisco field. He focused on local wine — and a gorgeous wine wall to tempt guests.
Grand splendor and a contemporary chic look were key ingredients used to create the custom architectural lighting fixtures for the William Vale Hotel, which is located at 55 Wythe Ave. in the North Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY.
Within the recently renovated Fogo de Chão in Beverly Hills, California, stands a 16-foot bas-relief rendition of the nearly 60-year-old monument O Laçador.The rendition is a nod to the gaucho monument constructed in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the home of the original Fogo de Chão location.
Shoney’s, the iconic, all-American restaurant brand, reopened its restaurant in Nashville on Donelson Pike after it underwent an extensive interior and exterior remodel. The new restaurant design will serve as the prototype for all newly constructed and remodeled Shoney’s locations nationwide.
Unique Store Fixtures received an award for Masseria restaurant, Toronto, from the Retail Design Institute (RDI) at its 46th Awards Gala in New York City. The award for Casual Dining and Entertainment was presented to Unique Store Fixtures out of 125 project entries.
Located within the Langham Place hotel on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Michelin-starred Ai Fiori is a separate entity. But that doesn’t hinder the hotel’s symbiotic relationship with the restaurant as teams from both establishments work to create a seamless experience for guests.
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, one of Rainey Street’s signature establishments, will soon break ground on a massive construction project on an adjacent lot on Rainey Street that will add an extra 15,000 square feet of dining, lounge, event and performance space.
IdeaWork Studios has crafted brand identities for The Darcy Hotel, Siren by Robert Wiedmaier, and Lil’B Coffee Bar & Eatery, the brand new hotel and dining destination just off the 14th Street Corridor in downtown Washington D.
Even as it prepares to celebrate its 30th year in business, Sculpture Hospitality continues to morph as technology and its clients’ needs change. And the premier inventory solutions company for bar and restaurant operators is showing no signs of slowing down.
At 6:58 p.m. six couples hover nervously outside the windowless Black Hole restaurant in Cancun. There are giggles, witty comments, a whole lot of “what is going to happen next” swimming in the balmy air.
The Williamsburg Inn, a premier Virginia historic hotel, announced April 23 as the completion date of its elaborate multi-phase renovation. Offering an all-new modern and luxury experience while staying true to its notable Regency style, the Williamsburg Inn will reveal enhanced food and beverage offerings, attractive event space additions, stunning exterior upgrades, and signature themed suites.
Cheap beer, seamy clubs, and of course baseball: A dozen years ago these were the draws to Boston’s Kenmore Square, in the shadow of Fenway Park. So, when restaurateur Garrett Harker—the one-time general manager of No.
Owner and Executive Chef Claudio Pirollo of Et Voila!, the classic Belgian French bistro located in the heart of the Palisades neighborhood in Washington D.C., is pleased to announce the debut of his totally new restaurant.
TomKats Hospitality announced its newest project—the rehabilitation of the historic downtown Nashville Woolworth building. An integral location of the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tomkats Hospitality Owner Tom Morales revealed his plan to restore the building and reopen in late 2017 as Woolworth on 5th—a soul food-inspired restaurant and live music venue.
Designing full-service kitchens has become more complicated than ever. It’s important to consider appearance, functionality, and employee and food safety—it takes an army to accomplish this. From start to finish, kitchen design is a collaboration of architects, engineers, designers, food and beverage design firms, chefs, owner, operators, and food safety consultants.