“People have let go of that romantic notion that was pitched [sort] of like, 'Oh yeah, sit at the communal table and make best friends.'"
Posts Tagged ‘Maggie O’Neill’
The majority of the menu is meant for groups, with shareable plates like “social dips."
Those metal shade light fixtures above the bar? They’re jet engine noses, Jeff Black points out on a tour of his new Takoma Park restaurant Republic. Reclaimed Victorian sofas were refurbished in red velvet and connected to create a long banquette, while doors salvaged from Buenos Aires and found in New Jersey partition off the […]
Now even rusty saws are making their way into hip dining room designs. The look of Shirlington "cabin-style" restaurant and bar Copperwood Tavern? Try L.L. Bean-meets-Walter White hideout-meets-moonshine distillery. The restaurant—from the team behind Irish Whiskey, The Mighty Pint, and Wilson Tavern—was designed by O'Neill Studio's Maggie O'Neill, who has also worked on places like Teddy […]
Theodore Roosevelt-themed restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar is getting ready to open downtown on June 24. It's the second presidential-inspired eatery from restaurateur Alan Popovsky, who also owns Lincoln Restaurant. And like Lincoln, which has about a million pennies embedded in the floor, Teddy has some clever decor details from O'Neill Studios' Maggie O'Neill. She and Popovsky walked Y&H […]
A deer is staring at my pulled pork sandwich. The beady black eyes peer down from a stuffed, mounted, and antlered head above the bar at the U Street NW barbecue joint American Ice Company. It’s part of the hip vintage-saloon look of the place, just like the rusted car battery display case repurposed as […]