Posts Tagged ‘Maggie O’Neill’

Are Communal Tables on Their Way Out?

“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.'"

Metro-Themed Eatery, Union Social, Opens in NoMa

The majority of the menu is meant for groups, with shareable plates like “social dips."

Cost and Found: Trendy Restaurants Fight for the Best Junk

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 […]

“Cabin-Style” Copperwood Tavern Opens in Shirlington Today

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 […]

Nine Quirky Design Details at Teddy & The Bully Bar

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 […]

Extra Stuffing

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 […]