Julian Hakim, co-owner of The Taco Stand, discusses how he and his partner Aram Baloyan brought their San Diego-based breakfast, lunch and dinner concept to the East Coast.

Two of the oldest alcoholic beverages in the Americas are chicha and pulque. Chicha, made from corn, was brewed in much of South and Central America while pulque is rooted in Mexico and made from the sap of agave plants.

Tampa, Fla.-based GrillSmith started out in 2004 as a family-focused casual dining chain. Earlier this year the concept rolled out a new design that represents a shift in strategy.

Catch Hospitality Group opened its sixth Catch restaurant, this one inside Las Vegas’ ARIA Resort & Casino.

Creative ceiling treatments and high-impact design complement the polished-casual, chef-driven Mediterranean dining at this Raleigh, N.C., restaurant situated in the heart of the trendy Glenwood South District.

All-Purpose Pizzeria is a popular upscale neighborhood pizza joint operating in Washington, D.C. The second location opened on the banks of the Anacostia River, near the Washington Nationals baseball park and the DC United soccer field.

Located in the heart of Menlo Park, Calif., Camper is a new polished casual concept serving elevated dishes ranging from house-made pastas to ginger-steamed rockfish, to a 32-oz. bone-in ribeye.

San Francisco's KAIYŌ restaurant design blends contemporary decor with natural elements, and art.