2 Spring

Located 30 miles east of Manhattan, Oyster Bay, N.Y.’s colonial history dates back to the 1600s, with a downtown that includes buildings hundreds of years old. A new operation there, 2 Spring, seeks to embrace this history. The restaurant offers a rotating menu of American fare served in an upscale yet comfortable environment that feels established and long-standing.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month, including mergers, acquisitions, concept launches, chain news, brand milestones and more.

Steve Starr

There are three main types of floors and each have pros and cons. 

rd+d awards

The fourth annual rd+d awards are acelebration of our readers’ accomplishments.

When six bartenders from New York City — who happen to be the people behind iconic cocktail bars Macau Trading Company and Employees Only — made a trip to Panama to visit a rum distillery and some sugarcane fields, they were captivated by the rich history and culture of the country.

James Staicoff

James Staicoff, IIDA, director of hospitality for Oculus Inc., began his interior design career nearly 40 years ago in St. Louis before relocating to Portland, Ore., in 1992.


When it comes to keeping costs under control, there are several measures restaurant operators can take to ensure projects stay on task and on budget.

Prime + Proper
What’s old is new again. Art deco is enjoying a resurgence, but designers are opting to incorporate elements of the iconic lines in all sorts of ways, from faithful interpretations to thoroughly modern takes. Here, three restaurants take the classic style for a modern spin.