#restaurant Stories

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In Istanbul, a New Restaurant Rounds Out a Michelin-Caliber Dining Scene

Located at the heart of a destination villa, Arkestra brings together velvety interiors with a...

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At Trattoria del Ciumbia, Dimore Studio Travels Back in Time

The Milanese masters envisioned the new eatery as a stylish ode to the Brera district’s culinary...

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A Long-Awaited Hidden South American Gem Glistens in Singapore

Araya brings together the beauty of Chile’s landscapes with a mélange of flavors from cuisine...

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At Rockefeller Center, Smith & Mills Proves Lightning Can Strike Twice

The Tribeca culinary fixture’s next chapter heads uptown in a much more spacious footprint that...

OPENING SHOT
Nature Is Everywhere at Málaga’s Oasis-Like Nota Blu

From elaborate leafy arrangements to flooring that mimics a stone path, Astet Studio dials up the...

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In Montreal’s Old Port, a Transportive Experience Awaits at Hayat

Ivy Studios channeled the beauty of the Syrian desert for the color-rich interiors of chef Joseph...

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A Historic Parisian Locale’s Culinary Makeover Heats Up

Situated in the courtyard of Paris’s Commerce Saint-Andrés, the newly opened Brasserie des Prés

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An Almaty Housing Block’s Makeover Into a History-Laden Café

NAAW Studio transforms a Soviet-era structure into a Scandi-inspired bakery that tastefully mixes...

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Echoes of Past Lives Reverberate in This Light-Filled Brasserie

Studio Modijefsky’s clever interiors for Dordrecht eatery De Witt pay respect to its bygone days...

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A Madrid Gem Store, Reborn As an Artisan Bakeshop

Plantea Estudio fashions Acid Shop into a sanctuary of a coffee shop with deep connections to its...

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A Jewel-Box Omakase Spot Sets Up Shop in the East Village

With burled oak walls, a dazzling jade quartzite bar, and a hand-painted mural of bird feathers,...

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In Toronto, Daphne Takes Diners Down the Rabbit Hole

Studio Paolo Ferrari dreams up a welcome entry to the city’s burgeoning bistro scene with a...

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Futurism and Flavor Await at Ichi Station Milan

An abundance of illuminated peach-toned glass accents courtesy of Masquespacio transports visitors...

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In London, Meat the Fish Distorts All Sense of Time and Place

Teeming with nods to the outdoors, the Beirut-based destination for Mediterranean fare enters...

OPENING SHOT
Beefbar Sets Sail to Doha’s Picturesque Seaside

Set within two transformed floors at the majestic Lusail Yacht Club, Riccardo Giraudi’s hit...

Opening Shot
London’s Pavyllon Proves its Prowess with a Michelin Star

Less than a year after opening, chef Yannick Alléno's modern French concept at the Four Seasons...

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In Fort Greene, Old European Influences Coalesce at Theodora

A sun-drenched bar, chef-owner Tomer Blechman’s fresh Mediterranean flavors, and a tasteful mix...

OPENING SHOT
Two Parisian Restaurants Journey Into the Heart of Brazil

Oka and Fogo, the latest from Michelin-starred chef Raphael Rego, builds connections between the...

BAR
An Art-Filled Café and Bar Arrive at the National Portrait Gallery

The London museum’s East Wing reopens after a three-year restoration with two lavish spots by Run

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At Palmilla Cocina, Topographic Influences Abound

In sandstone-hued interiors drawing from the California Coast, the seaside cocina serves up...

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Okta Bottles the Richness of Oregon’s Wine Country

The richness of the Willamette Valley coalesces in a warm trio of dining rooms where Michelin-star...

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Portugal’s Algarve Region Stars at Newcomer Austa

Studio Gameiro’s beautifully tactile Austa brings a dynamic restaurant, coffee shop, and...

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A Cozy New Tavern Luxuriates in Charleston’s Rich History

Method Studios transforms a private residence in historic Charleston into Lowland, a...

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In Athens, Gallina Gracefully Fuses Art and Gastronomy

An intoxicating fusion of art, design, and gastronomy is on the menu at Gallina, an intimate new...

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Dimore Remakes a Grande Dame

The Italian duo lends their artistic touch to sprucing up Caruso Nuovo, the historic Grand Hotel et

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In Hudson Yards, Major Food Group Serves Up the Second ZZ’s Club

After the first ZZ’s Club launched in the Miami Design District in 2021, a second arrives in New...

OPENING SHOT
A Timeless Revival of the Café de Paris Monte-Carlo

After undergoing a 19-month metamorphosis by David Collins Studio, the historic brasserie reopens...

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Marcus Samuelsson and David Rockwell Debut a Dramatic Dining Room

The megawatt chef and prolific interior architect find harmony in Metropolis, a theatrical new...

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Sant Ambroeus Carves Out a Mountain Home in Aspen

The Milanese coffee bar and culinary institution heads out West in sumptuous Alpine digs envisioned

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Opening Shot: A Japanese Sushi Master Plants a Flag in London

Acclaimed omakase chef Shinji Kanesaka, the mastermind whose namesake restaurant in Tokyo sparkles...

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A Beloved Montauk Staple Undergoes a Spirited Refresh

The owners of Daunt’s Albatross imbue longtime neighborhood joint Bird on the Roof with a...

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A Trio of Historic Charleston Buildings, Reimagined as a Modern Trattoria

Meyer Davis applies its tasteful touch to Sorelle, a multi-concept Italian restaurant, bar, and...

Designing Delicious
Designing Delicious: LEV at Bistrot Leo

The Israeli culinary duo known as LEV brings their Jewish-Palestinean cuisine to a two-month...

Designing Delicious
Sushi Master Yoya Takahashi Ditches the Reverence of Omakase for Boisterous Izakaya Style

A look behind the curtain of the serene, Kyoto-style izakaya Kodo in L.A.'s Arts District, where...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Saint-Louis’s Folia Collection Is Not Your Grandmother’s Carved Crystal Lighting

A broad line of ceiling lights, portable lamps, sconces, and chandeliers that run from the modestly

CURRENTLY COVETING
At Long Last, a Grown-Up, Lighted Mobile—Courtesy of ANONY

Whimsical—yet refined.

FOOD
Mads Refslund’s Waste-Free World

To the Michelin-starred Danish chef, solving food waste starts with expanding people's palates.

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Having Dinner at This L.A. Restaurant Feels Like Being Transported to the Future

Jordan Kahn’s buzzy new establishment Vespertine is an adventure in conceptual dining.

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Manhattan’s New Home for Sushi Purists

A boutique design studio infuses the Omakase Room by Tatsu with a subtle mix of color, scent, and...

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Let Alma Handle Your Work-Life Balance

A shared workspace in Stockholm embraces the social-club-as-office model—plus fine dining for all.

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Wheat’s End at Noglu

A stylish new cafe opens for Parisians cultivating a gluten-free lifestyle.

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Top Chefs Take Over St. Moritz’s New Norman Foster-Designed Restaurant

The historic Kulm Hotel in the Swiss Alps goes cutting edge.

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San Francisco’s Tartine Manufactory Aims to Show, Not Tell

The eatery takes the same exhibitionist approach to baking as Heath Ceramics takes to pottery.

Letter from Europe
Trump Talk at Maison & Objet and Beyond

Our editor-in-chief finds the U.S. president looming over the design and art worlds in Paris,...

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The Return of Zonars Café in Athens

In Athens, the revered 1930s café is ready for its next act.

Destination
San Francisco

Design heft and art world gravitas are giving the City by the Bay a new patina.

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Restaurant of the Year? Le Coucou Opens in New York to Great Acclaim

On the ground floor of SoHo's 11 Howard hotel, the French bistro is a collaboration between Roman...

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A Philadelphia Bistro That Feels Like the Set of “Boardwalk Empire”

In Fishtown, a former whiskey factory is now the Italian restaurant Wm. Mulherin’s Sons.

Restaurant
Dash Kitchen Is Here To Stay

Housed in a former printing house, the Turin restaurant has a post-industrial atmosphere that...

travel
World-Renowned Beefbar Opens in Hong Kong

The international high-end restaurant franchise, famed for its beef dishes, enters the city to an...

Travel
Danish Delight

A beloved outpost of a Michelin-starred restaurant gets an intimate new home in Copenhagen.

Travel
Art of the Restaurant Interior

Singapore's Odette channels the creative spirit of its gallery-filled surroundings.