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rd+d Design Digest

Art-Filled Cocktail and Oyster Bar Opens in Denver

Warm, textural and welcoming, Traveling Mercies is a new, intimate oyster bar whose design was inspired by the hole-in-the-wall spots chef Caroline Glover seeks out while traveling.

New Orleans Eatery to Reopen Historic Location

Ruby Slipper will re-open its flagship restaurant five years after a construction collapse closed the store.

Huckleberry’s Begins Southern Expansion

Huckleberry’s Breakfast & Lunch brought the bayou to the Lone Star State with its first-ever Texas restaurant.


NAPA Kitchen and Wine Franchises

NAPA Kitchen and Wine will open a new 7,500-square-foot location in Ellis Preserve, Pa.

Layne’s Enters State of Wisconsin

Layne’s Chicken Fingers signed a three-unit franchise agreement.

Bar Design, Done Right

Bars are often the centerpiece of restaurants and serve as a draw to patrons. Savvy designers are highlighting bars, where appropriate, while also making them functional and effective.