With pandemic fears receding, it turns out that patrons still love al fresco dining.
Outdoor seating is also a boon to operators, who can boost their profit margins with more seats. Here we offer six best practices for creating flexible outdoor
This fast-casual concept aims to build a chain on summer nostalgia and an elevated dining experience.
The foodservice industry is forecast to reach $997 billion in sales in 2023, driven in part by higher menu prices, according to the recently released National Restaurant
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice debuted a new 1,500-square-foot store layout that will guide the brand as it identifies ways to achieve a more efficient growth model for its
Vincent Celano, principal and founder, Celano Design Studio, offers nine best practices for creating eye-catching exterior design.
Outdoor dining is as hot as ever this summer.
The Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has added an exclusive dining experience inside its iconic Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.
Avra Rockefeller Center offers guests courtyard dining in Time-Life Building’s historic plaza.
Ongoing pulse surveys of rd+d readers have shown that off-premises and outdoor dining were major areas of operator investment in 2020 and 2021.
Designed by Studio PIM in collaboration with EPL Streetfood, Java in Lisbon, Portugal, is a rooftop restaurant and cafe.
Results from rd+d’s yearlong reader survey
Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap has created a space that evolves with the seasons.
Cincinnati-based Buffalo Wings & Rings has redesigned to draw a broader customer base that’s interested in more than just the big
Justin Timberlake and Sam Fox open a destination like no other in Nashville.
Smaller footprints, drive-thrus, outdoor seating — all trending previously have become pandemic-proofing prerequisites for many.
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With both operators and guests hungry to extend the outdoor dining season, rd+d asked Aaron Ruef, design director for NELSON Worldwide to offer his insights on how to
Outdoor dining dominated in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many operators believe it will continue to do so in 2021, according to a December survey of
Aba at Music Lane in Austin has a strong emphasis on outdoor seating and the restaurant’s design centers on a 100-year-old heritage Oak tree.
In rd+d’s December survey, readers revealed that outdoor dining dominated operator investments in 2020. In rd+d’s February survey, we followed up on that idea, asking
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Now nearing a year’s duration, the pandemic is still wreaking havoc on the hospitality industry. In this era of social distancing, bars have been especially stymied,
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Outdoor dining was found to be the area where rd+d readers saw the most investment in 2020, according to a December 2020 survey of qualified subscribers.
The rd+d editors rounded up a few of the most popular (and most Instagrammable) outdoor dining designs from our 2020 feed.
Steakhouse concepts are typically “masculine” spaces with dark woods, low lighting and heavy, dark leather upholstery. Meat Market is a different beast.
Across many northern states in the U.S., the weather’s rapidly cooling, which isn’t good news when the majority of your customers are dining outdoors. Here we offer up
With medical experts deeming the coronavirus less transmittable outside, outdoor dining is likely to appeal to many consumers and help draw them back to dining out. To
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