One Year In
Meet the owners, operators, and chefs of new restaurants, and discover what they learned in that pivotal first year—the challenges met, what worked, and what they are doing differently.
With an abundant, loyal following and a design built for every setting, Ocotillo continues to rise in The Valley of the Sun.
Located next to its sister restaurant, the popular Republic Tavern, Parks & Rec Diner is forging its own identity in one of Detroit’s historic outposts.
An upscale-polished restaurant feeds off the daily volume of some 5,000 customers visiting the adjacent furniture showroom.
Three years and more than $4 million in the making, Dirty Water has made a splash in one of San Francisco’s trendiest locations.
At LEYE’s most surprising concept yet, visiting chefs, mixologists, and other culinary professionals turn out contemporary hits in a fine-dining setting.
Kindred spirits Joe and Katy Kindred’s love story is turning the stigma of heading home again upside down.
Chef Alon Shaya’s namesake restaurant pays homage to his Israeli heritage, serving Middle Eastern fare in a city with a Cajun-dominated landscape.
After a $5 million, three-year renovation of a landmark property, veteran restaurateur Chris Cannon’s multi-concept restaurant is a success.
A not-for-profit restaurant focuses on bettering the lives of at-risk youths, all the while serving cuisine worthy of widespread recognition.
Earning the first four-star review ever from The Tampa Bay Times raised the bar for Ava—a challenge the owners were more than happy to meet.