The Woodruff Arts Center’s Twelve Eighty—Inspired Dining restaurant, in partnership with Sterling Spoon Culinary Management, unveiled a new look and feel for the lounge with enhancements that include new menu options, furniture, and logo design.
Vanrooy Creative Group, a unique design firm based in Southern California started in 2007 by Christine and Jerry Van Rooy is bringing Panama Joe's to Long Beach—a 5,100-square-foot restaurant/bar inspired by Panama and the California beach culture with Hacienda style architecture interiors.
BRAVO! Cucina Italiana has introduced a new concept at five of its eateries in Pittsburgh this year. The rebranding initiative introduces a host of new menu items, including many under 600 calories, updates and freshens interiors, and revitalizes the service style.
New York Cruise Lines, Inc. will open Fish Bar at North River Landing, its newest three-story seafood lounge and restaurant at Pier 81 on West 41st Street on the Hudson River, on May 1. Fish Bar, housed on a 10,000-square-foot yacht, is joining the highly acclaimed floating lobster shack, North River Lobster Company, which remains one of the hottest casual dining spots in New York.
Although central Arizona’s architectural history doesn’t date back as far as some of America’s older cities, the Phoenix-based Upward Projects restaurant group believes the area’s edifices from the 1950s and ’60s are meaningful.
Turkish-born restaurateur Hakan Ilhan announced the May 2 opening of his new 160-seat restaurant, Ottoman Taverna in Washington, D.C., which will open for dinner service with lunch and brunch following shortly.
Chicago artist Adam Siegel is no stranger to installing work in the fine dining scene. Since 2008, his paintings have been featured in Chef Jean Joho’s acclaimed French restaurant, Everest. He was also the first artist to exhibit in the salon series at Paul Kahan’s standout, Blackbird.
This month, Berwyn’s Autre Monde Café and Spirits celebrates its five-year anniversary with a complete refresh, bringing new life throughout the restaurant with updated décor, a revamped menu design, new dishes, and a new and exciting cocktail, beer, and wine program.
The newly renovated Fort Lauderdale Marriott North—overlooking a natural preserve in the lively Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area—unveils a fresh menu and redesign at their signature restaurant, Blue Fire Grille.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced two new restaurant and bar concepts that will launch this June in conjunction with the restoration of one of the city’s most historic structures, the former New York Life Insurance building.
Located in the heart of Chicago's Loop district at the intersection of Dearborn and Randolph streets, The Dearborn’s expansive 8,000-square-foot space will seamlessly meld a variety of customized hospitality experiences under a single roof.
La Fonda on the Plaza, the historic and best-known hotel in America’s oldest capital city, Santa Fe, New Mexico, announced the reopening of its La Fiesta Lounge. The lobby bar has undergone both a physical and menu makeover to expand and update the space and its offerings, as one of the final parts of a three-phase revitalization of the entire property.
The James Beard Foundation announced the nominees for the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards. The nominees were announced Tuesday during a breakfast at the Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco, hosted by Susan Ungaro, James Beard Foundation president; Mitchell Davis, executive vice-president; Emily Luchetti, chair of the James Beard Foundation’s board of trustees; and John Washko, James Beard Foundation board trustee and chair of the Awards committee.