Restaurants by Design

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Harper Collins, Aug 1, 2006 - Architecture - 187 pages
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Cutting-edge architecture and design meets mouthwatering cuisine in Restaurants by Design. Featuring exciting spaces from around the world, this fascinating guide explores the collaborate efforts between world-renowned chefs and some of today's most visionary architects and interior designers. This book examines the particular design approach used in each eatery, from the layout and structure of the physical space to designs for the dishes, linens, lighting, and furnishings, and how they all complement and highlight the food.

These restaurants emphasize custom interiors to ensure their patrons are completely immersed in their dinning experience. With full-color illustrations throughout, Restaurants by Design is a must-have for those with an appetite for both good food and good design.

 

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Contents

CONTENTS
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Tid8S New York New York
16
Shibuya Las Vegas Nevada
24
Cosmos Minneapolis Minnesota
42
Top Pot Seattle Washington
50
lnde Bleu Washington District of Columbia
58
Doug Fir Portland Oregon
66
Michael Mina San Francisco California
76
Frisson San Francisco California
108
Harkema Amsterdam The Netherlands
116
AobaTei Sedai City Japan
124
Végétable Paris France
134
Craft New York New York
142
Blue Hill Pocantico Hills New York
150
Okada Las Vegas Nevada
164
Solea Mexico City Mexico
172

The Modem New York New York
84
Xing New York New York
92
Golden Tongue Tokyo Japan
100
Nobu 57 New York New York
180
Addresses
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About the author (2006)

John Riordan is an architect and writer. His passions for food and design have led him to restaurants worldwide. He lives in Washington D.C., where he subjects his friends and family to culinary designs of his own at home.

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