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6 Eye-Catching Restaurants

thumbs_house-cambridge-massachusetts-man-with-binoculars-WATERMARK-0617.jpg.770x0_q95_crop-smart_upscaleFor imaginative restaurant designs, watch this space.
1. Designer: Hacin + Associates.
Project: Glass House.
Site: Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Standout: Harking back to the era when glass was manufactured nearby, there’s a nostalgia to the photomurals, which mix with the green tones of a grandmother’s kitchen.

felderman-keatinge--associates-drago-ristorante-los-angeles-dining-room-0617Drago Ristorante. Photography by Benny Chan/Fotoworks.
2. Designer: Felderman Keatinge & Associates.
Project: Drago Ristorante.
Site: Los Angeles.
Standout: The stripes of a mural, printed on linen, represent the energy of motion, as befits a location inside the Petersen Automotive Museum by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

designagency-stk-toronto-structural-columns-porcelain-tile-0617STK Toronto. Photography by Nikolas Koenig.
3. Designer: DesignAgency.
Project: STK Toronto.
Site: Toronto, Canada.
Standout: Painted reinforced gypsum forms arches that sweep across the ceiling as well as down structural columns clad in porcelain tile that looks like marble.

masquespacio-hikari-yakitori-bar-valencia-spain-led-light-strips-06174. Designer: Masquespacio.
Project: Hikari Yakitori Bar.
Site: Valencia, Spain.
Standout: Re-creating the visual cacophony of Tokyo’s neon signs, acrylic panels sandwiching LED strips mix with traditional Japanese-style lanterns.

laboratory-for-visionary-architecture-olio-kensington-street-chippendale-australia-ceiling-canopy-06175. Designer: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture.
Project: Olio Kensington Street.
Site: Chippendale, Australia.
Standout: The ceiling canopy is painted in a green approximating the shade of extra-virgin olive oil, a key ingredient in the establishment’s Sicilian cuisine.

mariagroup-skirt-beirut-lebanon-danish-chairs-concrete-table-06176. Designer: MariaGroup.
Project: Skirt Beirut.
Site: Lebanon.
Standout: Mismatched Danish mid-century chairs bring variety to a pair of identical communal tables topped in cast concrete.

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Inside the Hidden World of Restaurant Design

It’s Saturday night at Happiest Hour, and front-door security can’t check IDs fast enough. A Dallas Stars game just ended, and fans are streaming in from the American Airlines Center in search of the closest after-party spot—which, not coincidentally, is Happiest Hour.

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Cheesecake Factory Interiors Are Weird and Wonderful, All Thanks to This Designer

The Cheesecake Factory, in all of its gold-hued, dark-wood opulence; romance novel-length menu; and ancient-Egypt-meets-Vegas-Strip vibe, might not be the American dream, but certainly an American dream. It’s America’s No. 1 ranked casual-dining chain, a cult favorite among NBA players, and a place Drake never wants to fight in. It has a menu Neil Gaiman might read to raise money for charity.

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The World’s Most Beautiful Restaurant

A restaurant serving pork knuckles and pickled cabbage in King’s Cross, London, has been voted the most beautiful in the world.

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