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.
CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. announced renovation plans for CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville, Tennessee. The renovation comes on the heels of a major anchor redevelopment completed in early 2015, the recent addition of dining destination Connors Steak & Seafood, and the much-anticipated opening of Kings Bowling and Entertainment in May.
The Boundary, a favorite neighborhood bar & grill in Chicago’s Wicker Park, announced a complete renovation to reimagine its sports viewing and dining experience. Beginning at midnight on February 28, The Boundary will be closed to the public, and will reopen at 11 a.
Food Concepts International, the parent company of Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants, announced that it is bringing a brand new restaurant concept to Lexington, Kentucky. The company will be converting its existing Abuelo’s restaurant, located at Fayette Mall at 3395 Nicholasville Road, into a new concept, Oak Springs Grill, which will open this May.
When you operate a 107-year-old establishment, there are times when renovations, facelifts and advances in technology and equipment become necessary. Schuler’s Restaurant & Pub in downtown Marshall, Michigan, is in the midst of its latest series of projects aimed to enhance their customer experience.