Breakfast Table Delivers Style on a Budget, Texas Medical Center’s Third Coast Restaurant and More

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December 8, 2016

Third Coast Restaurant Interior

Restaurant Concept Opens in Texas Medical Center

Restaurants often have to serve a mix of purposes and uses – from changing menus with changing dayparts to flexible lighting to fit the mood throughout a day – but in the case of the recently opened Third Coast inside the Texas Medical Center, the restaurant had to serve an unusual mix of needs at an unusual destination.

Rapper Ludacris Partners on Airport Restaurant

Actor/rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Jackmont Hospitality have partnered to open a restaurant at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.



Alto-Shaam Oven

Meet operator demands with this small space cooking solution designed for bakeries, coffee shops, quick-service restaurants, hotels, convenience stores and bars. Intuitive touch controls make it quick and easy to finish sandwiches, pizza and other appetizers.
Alto-Shaam Logo

Sprinkles Adapts Its Prototype

Sprinkles Logo

As the progenitor or the cupcake craze of the late 2000s, Sprinkles cupcakes has outlasted the competition — fitting, since owner Candace Nelson serves as a judge on the series Cupcake Wars. Known for its rotating menu of cupcakes, ice cream and cookies, as well as its “cupcake ATM,” the chain has 22 locations in 10 states across the U.S.

bite-sized buzz for December 8

A round up of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including franchise news, mergers and acquisitions, Pie Five Pizza’s first drive-thru and OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in America.

Breakfast Table’s Style on a Budget

Breakfast Table's Wall Decor

Mom-and-pop restaurants put together on the fly and on a budget can easily end up with a design that’s all function and no form. As a result, the customer experience they offer can easily fall short. It’s not a recipe for success. A new breakfast/brunch spot in Vancouver, though, shows that independent operations with limited resources can still develop a well-considered interior design that successfully communicates their brand

OZU East Kitchen Inspired by Japanese Filmmaker

OZU East Kitchen Interior

OZU East Kitchen, located in Los Angeles’ Atwater Village neighborhood, is a fast-casual pan-Asian concept from new restaurateur Paul Yi.

Staron- Redefine Your Space. The possibilities are limitless

CRANE Composites

Specifi Inspired Restaurant Designs

rd+d September/October Digital Edition

The NAFEM Show 2017

Explore emu: Seating with Style

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