Extreme Makeover — Week 1

As many of you know, construction at the site started early last week after what seemed like an unending process to secure our final building permit.  Well once we had the permit in hand, BGC didn’t waste any time getting right to work. Continue reading

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Progress Report: Moving along with site design

After two months (and a few last-minute changes) the design teams from Cini-Little and Kathy Diamond Design Associates have passed the baton to Mike Meyer, Punk’s fearless architect. Mike and his engineers will take the kitchen, dining room and exterior designs and turn them into an official set of construction documents that we’ll submit for building permits in June.

Despite what Bravo’s “Top Chef” might have you believe, one hour and $1500 at Pier One does not restaurant design make. But two years, a team of professionals, and a decidedly larger budget should do the trick.