Popular New York pizza restaurant Roberta’s recently opened a location on the opposite coast, in Culver City, Calif. Located in a development built around a repurposed automobile dealership, the design of this Roberta's embraces an unusual footprint and highlights the shape of the classic slice, says Jesse Voigt, co-owner of Studio Jesse James, the project’s designer.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse opened its first unit in Los Angeles. Located in the newly remodeled Westfield Century City mall, the $15 million fine-dining restaurant pays homage to classic Hollywood.
PhoBar, a contemporary Vietnamese restaurant with, as its name implies, a focus on pho, opened a location in New York City’s Chinatown neighborhood. This marks the second location for the concept, and it includes some unique design features.
MUTTS Canine Cantina, a hybrid dog park, restaurant and bar, signed its first multi-unit franchise deal in Texas. The Dallas-based concept will open three new locations in Austin over the next three years.
The ONE Group Hospitality opened an STK restaurant in Doha, Qatar. The restaurant resides on the 23rd floor of the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton, overlooking the Arabian Gulf and featuring city views. The ONE Group Hospitality opened this location in partnership with Katara Hospitality.