After five years and one aborted attempt, Hawksmoor is about to open the doors of its first international restaurant, in New York. What possessed the owners of a meat-focused restaurant to make a play in the home of the steakhouse?
The original Bluebird restaurant opened more than 20 years ago in Chelsea, now the D&D concept has taken flight to New York with a 100-cover site in the Time Warner building above Columbus Circle. Chairman and CEO Des Gunewardena explains the logic.
The executive chef of Aquavit in New York and only the second female chef in the US to win two Michelin stars is bringing the Scandinavian restaurant to the capital, with the help of its new head chef.