The Ten Most-Instagrammed Restaurants of 2016, Peak Inside Five New Restaurants and More

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December 22, 2016

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Sea Level Restaurant Opens at the New Shade Hotel Redondo Beach

Michael Zislis, owner of The Zislis Group, a restaurant and hospitality group, opened Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge in the new Shade Hotel Redondo Beach in Redondo Beach, Calif.

Cheesecake Factory Invests in Two New Concepts

The Cheesecake Factory has partnered with Fox Restaurant Concepts, LLC to invest in two of FRC’s fast-casual brands: North Italia and Flower Child.


Let style drive beer sales!

Micro Matic beer tower

A distinctive custom beer tower from an industry leader in the manufacture of draft beer dispensing systems. Custom shapes and special finishes all with patented Kool-Rite cooling. We provide integrated solutions; we understand the importance of reliable dispensing and the impact on draft beer quality, customer satisfaction, and the bottom line.Micro Matic Logo

Iron Chef Morimoto Debuts First Las Vegas Restaurant

Morimoto Sushi Bar

Masaharu Morimoto, famed Japanese chef and star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, opened Morimoto Las Vegas in The District at MGM Grand. It’s the chef’s first restaurant in Las Vegas.

bite-sized buzz

A round up of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including franchise news, international expansions, mergers and acquisitions.

The Ten Most Instagrammed Restaurants of 2016

Week after week, developers and designers alike tell us that a key component in restaurant design today is creating an experience — an experience worthy of Instagram. The popular app recently released a list of restaurants that are the most frequently geo-tagged on their app and site.

Acclaimed Chef Roy Yamaguchi Opens New Restaurant

Humble Market Kitchin Interior

James Beard Award-Winning, Hawaiian-fusion Chef Roy Yamaguchi has opened HUMBLE MARKET KITCHIN at the Marriott’s Wailea Beach Resort in Maui following a $100 million renovation and reimage.

Fin & Pearl Opens in Nashville

One of Nashville’s top restaurateurs, Tom Morales of TomKats Hospitality, opened his latest, Fin & Pearl, this month in The Gulch neighborhood of Nashville.

restaurant development + design pro moves

Hiring and promotional news from across the restaurant development and design community includes new hires and promotions at CORE, Del Frisco’s, McAlister’s Deli and MOOYAH Burgers, among others.

True Food Kitchen Opens in Chicago

True Food Interior

True Food Kitchen, restaurateur Sam Fox’s concept dedicated to the principles of Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet, has opened a new location in Chicago. This brings the chain’s growing portfolio to 16 locations throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas, Georgia, Virginia and Illinois with plans for seven additional restaurant openings in 2017.

Staron- Redefine Your Space. The possibilities are limitless

Accurex Engineered Restaurant Systems helped this chain restaurant save energy. Find out how.

Duro-Last: Reduce, Recycle, Reimagine

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