Editor's Letter

  • Like many Gen X adults, I was a latchkey kid. In elementary school, I also won a bunch of “citizenship” awards. What that means in practical terms is that, as an adult,

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  • In the two months since I last wrote an editor’s letter, the entire planet has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As I write this, more than 50,000 people have died

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  • In each issue of rd+d, you should learn something. Here are some topline takeaways I got from this issue:

  • When you do a job for a few years, you learn the seasonal ebb and flow that comes with it. Some days you’ll dread, but luckily for me, those are few and far between.

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  •  It’s a question I’ve been asked repeatedly in recent years because it seems everyone in the restaurant design community — indeed, the design community as a whole —

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  • If comparison is the thief of joy, then the key to happiness might be found by staying in your own lane. After all, reminding yourself to stay in your own lane is a great

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  • How do we bring budgets down? How do we manage tight budgets? What was the budget? Did they meet the budget? How did they meet the budget? How does that restaurant look

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  • Welcome to the inaugural issue of Restaurant Development + Design — the first publication to speak to those professionals that buy, recommend or specify products

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