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Former Joël Robuchon Chef Debuts San Francisco Ode to France

Plus new restaurants from Marc Vetri, Jean Georges Vongerichten, and a Taco Bell hotel

Display cases at One65 patisserie
Display cases at One65 patisserie
Patricia Chang/Eater SF

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Joël Robuchon chef Claude Le Tohic starts to reveal his new six-story dining Mecca with four restaurants called One65. The ground-floor One65 Patisserie & Boutique debuts with pastries, chocolates, and macarons housed inside a tall, narrow 1908 Beaux Arts-style building at 165 O’Farrell. Behind the counter in the back of the room, customers can see into a kitchen, where bakers make viennoiserie and bread. On the second floor, chocolate being made in its own glassed-in display room. A casual third-floor restaurant, One65 Bistro & Grill, and a clubby, fourth-floor bar and lounge, Elements, are set to open on May 24. Last to open will be O’ by Claude Le Tohic, a fifth-floor fine-dining restaurant debuting on June 6. [Eater SF]

PHILADELPHIA— Chef Marc Vetri opens a casual Italian restaurant Fiorella this fall in South Philly near the Italian Market. Vetri, who opened Vetri Cucina at the Palms in November, plans to have 12 seats at a counter with a small menu that’s more like a pop-up with a changing roster of pastas including sausage ragu. [Eater Philly]

NEW YORK CITY —Jean-Georges Vongerichten opened Fulton, a Lower Manhattan seafood restaurant, as well as The Paris Cafe, an all-day restaurant in JFK’s former TWA terminal — now the brand new, 512-room Hotel TWA. Fulton, located on Pier 17 in the Seaport district, is the chef’s first fish-focused spot. The Paris Cafe at the Hotel TWA is named for a restaurant previously in the terminal during its heyday. Vongerichten consulted actual Trans-World Airlines in-flight menus. Vongerichten has Prime Steakhouse at the Bellagio and Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria. [Yahoo]

PALM SPRINGS — Late-night munchies favorite Taco Bell brings an entire hotel to Palm Springs. The hotel not only has a restaurant, pool, gift shop, and hair salon, but each will will be branded heavily with the company’s signature style, fonts, and colors. In short: It’s the single best way to actually live más, and it starts up this summer. The hotel is only open for a limited time starting on Aug. 9. The Irvine-based company already owns a wedding venue in Las Vegas. [Eater LA]

All AM Intel [ELV]

Taco Bell

2440 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89104 (702) 734-7161 Visit Website

Prime Steakhouse

3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 693-8865 Visit Website

Vetri Cucina

4321 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 944-5900 Visit Website

Jean Georges Steakhouse

3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89158 702-590-7111 Visit Website

Joël Robuchon

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 891-7925 Visit Website

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