Meet the rd+d awards Winners, 10 Must-See Coffee Shops, Yogurtland in Singapore, Johnny Rockets Brand Refresh Results and More

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January 26, 2017

Buena Onda, winner of two rd+d awards

the rd+d awards

Check out all the winners across six categories from our inaugural restaurant development and design awards.

10 Must-See Coffee & Tea Shops from Across the Globe

A roundup of some of our favorite cafe designs, including a yarn shop and tea house in Paris, a kitschy camera-themed cafe in Seoul, a bakery-cafe that feels like a museum of modern art in Kiev and more.


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Skin walls and floors with tile measured in feet—not inches! Durable, easy-to-clean Laminam by Crossville porcelain tile panels cover expansive surface areas beautifully. Install directly over existing tile/stone for transformative style that’s engineered to last. Crossville Logo

Johnny Rockets Credits Brand Refresh for Growth

Johnny Rockets Brand Refresh

Johnny Rockets opened 61 units globally in 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent. The chain attributes this success to its brand refresh, Diner 2.0, and plans to grow its total units to 385 by the end of 2017.

Blue Coast Burrito Opens 10th Location

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Blue Coast Burrito opened its second location in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and 10th location overall with its signature "surf-Mex" décor.

Yogurtland in Singapore

Yogurtland Debuts in Singapore

Yogurtland’s Singpore debut includes a station configured like a photo booth that allows patrons to share their frozen creations on social media.

bite-sized buzz for January 26

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including milestones for MOD Pizza and Tropical Smoothie Café as well as the relaunch of The Playboy Club.

History and Modernity Meet at Provisions 1908

Built in 1908, the Fairview Inn is a boutique bed and breakfast within a converted mansion in the historic district of Jackson, Miss. Its fine dining restaurant, Provisions 1908, opened at the top of 2016 after a gut rehab of existing space.

Vancouver Airport Adds Local Flavor, Aquarium View

The restaurant wraps around the Vancouver airport's iconic aquarium

Vancouver International Airport’s latest full-service restaurant is an outpost of popular local seafood eatery Lift Bar & Grill and it provides patrons a view into the airport’s iconic aquarium.

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