Archinect - News 2014-09-15T05:50:58-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/86090892/workshop-kitchen-bar-by-soma-best-designed-restaurant-in-the-americas Workshop Kitchen + Bar by SOMA - Best Designed Restaurant in the Americas Justine Testado 2013-11-08T21:26:00-05:00 >2013-11-08T21:30:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6p/6pudfivtpsfg5wpn.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When it comes to dining out, it's no question that the architecture and interior design matter just as much as the food you're eating. As a fun Friday project, we're featuring the Workshop Kitchen + Bar by SOMA in Palm Springs, CA. The project recently won Best Designed Restaurant for the Americas region in the international 2013 Restaurant &amp; Bar Design Awards we covered back in September.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82141011/winners-of-the-2013-restaurant-bar-design-awards" target="_blank">Winners of the 2013 Restaurant &amp; Bar Design Awards</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82141011/winners-of-the-2013-restaurant-bar-design-awards Winners of the 2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Justine Testado 2013-09-18T15:14:00-04:00 >2013-09-19T09:33:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5eu2v856bjtxjtw1.jpg" width="514" height="527" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 5th annual UK and International Restaurant and Bar Design Awards were announced during the London awards ceremony on Sept. 12. Every year, the competition receives entries from the best architects, designers and hospitality operators in the UK and worldwide. The judges also usually consist of several influential figures including designers, creative and hotel directors, editors, and food critics.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Overall Winners:</p> <ul><li> Best Bar: Atrium Champagne Bar (London) by Foster + Partners</li> <li> Best Restaurant: H&ouml;st (Denmark) by NORM Architects</li> </ul>