The Next Big Thing

I am so tired of the design world's homage to reclaimed, twenties-era environments.

Don't get me wrong - it was a grand idea at first. When Williamsburg's Moto ( was the only place in town that had dimly lit prohibition era decor, it was something to behold. The food was excellent (anyone up for mussels and date cake? Or shall we get Oznot's Dish for takeout?), and the music perfectly suited the environment.  Freeman's followed suit in 2004 which opened a huge can of worms for the rest of the country.

So what is the next trend in restaurant design?

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