(Source: Photographed by Lily Glass for Jeune Et Jolie.)
Curb Appeal
"Our first site visit to the property was interesting to say the least," recall designers Barbara Rourke and Jason St. John of Bells & Whistles. "The previous building was a Spanish Tudor-style 1970s office building that housed a karate dojo."

"Our vision from day one was to tear it down to the studs and rebuild the façade into a modern Parisian storefront that showcased floor-to-ceiling arches and a large pivot door," they explain. "We knew the challenges were big, but we felt like the restaurant would be better served with an updated façade."