How to Design a Restaurant Where the Fat Lady Sings

By on Monday, December 13th, 2010

Jonathon Benno’s new restaurant LINCOLN at Lincoln Center has been a long-awaited, highly anticipated addition to the dining scene in NYC. But before you ever sit down to order a plate of strozzapreti, there has to be a place to do so. Designing a restaurant that will exist in one of New York’s most important and beloved cultural institutions is no small task — so how was it done? Here, check out an interview in Hospitality Design with its visionary architect, Kevin Rice, of the firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro on how life, art, politics, and the social world come into play when dreaming up a space to sip and sit.

Written by Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto, Toque's East Coast editor, is a food, wine, spirits and travel writer for books and magazines.

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  1. Amy Zavatto says:

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