Quaker Steak & Lube Express Debuts

TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America LLC, opened its first Quaker Steak & Lube Express at a TA travel center in Gary, Ind.

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Punch Bowl Social Opens in Retired Airport

Based in Denver, Colo., Punch Bowl Social is a 10-unit eatertainment concept that offers food and drink along with activities such as bowling, karaoke, bocce ball and video arcade games.

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Junction’s Design Celebrates the Culinary Experience

Over the past several years, The Essex Culinary Resort & Spa in Essex Junction, Vt., has been redesigning much of its facility. Through this project, the resort has launched a new fine dining concept (in an existing space) that celebrates food and the overall culinary experience.

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Denver’s Broken Rice Finds Design Inspiration from Vietnamese Landscapes

Broken Rice was supposed to be a fine-dining restaurant. But, like so many projects, things changed along the way from concept to completion.

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Genuine Pizza Debuts in Miami, Plans Immediate Expansion

Genuine Pizza — a new concept from popular three-unit Miami chain Harry’s Pizzeria — debuted inside Aventura Mall’s new 315,000-square-foot expansion.

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City Winery Founder Michael Dorf on His Inspirations and Acoustical Challenges

In 2008 Michael Dorf, former owner of New York’s iconic Knitting Factory, opened his first City Winery in the Big Apple. This multi-concept space combines a fully-functioning winery with a music venue, to which he added a 50-seat restaurant in 2010.

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