"I backed into restaurant design through construction," he said.
But there is something else that may be even more important, something that says a lot about the state of restaurant design in the 1990's.
A dining counter is starting to become an essential part of restaurant design.
We respect the architectural and historic significance of the 1950's restaurant design.
The buzzword in restaurant design is democratic, "of the people."
Originally, real arches were part of the restaurant design.
Neither will the room, which is nice enough and comfortable, but on the anonymous side of restaurant design.
The current restaurant design is more upscale, with virtually none of the Americana seen in the pre-2006 restaurants.
The prevailing style in restaurant design is modern and minimal.
In restaurant design, we're trying to put you in a different world.