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The AO Restaurant studio was established as a specialized vehicle to service the unique and evolving needs of our growing list of clients in the food, beverage, and eatertainment industry. Since then, AO has become a trusted consultant for some of the most recognized global restaurant brands and retailers, providing a range of architectural, design, branding, and development services.

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Honoring History: A Case Study in Restaurant Design Authenticity

By Jeff Rabbitt & Ruba Younan, AO | Retail & Restaurant Facility Business

With a shift towards a more authentic restaurant design, customers are increasingly drawn to places that offer experiences, connection and history. Bosscat Kitchen & Libations in Downtown Orange, will offer a design that pays homage to the roots of the building while representing the bold future of Bosscat Kitchen.

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AOpen | A guide for restaurant owners

By Jeff Rabbitt & Ruba Younan

For this edition of #AOpen, we pondered practical ways for restaurants to rebuild consumer confidence through palpable cleanliness and great, proactive design.

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The Allure of Japanese Interior Design in American Restaurants

By Rachel Pittman | FSR

AO Principal, Ruba Younan is featured in FSR Magazine for the Japanese inspired interior design of the ramen house IPPUDO in San Francisco.

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