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7 new experience-focused concepts from Peter Beck, Brad Wise, Kyungmin Hyun and more

Restaurants We’re Dying to Try: A Kentucky horse barn; female-forward design in Denver; and Asian-inspired tapas in New York City

Experience is the keyword for this latest crop of Restaurants We’re Dying to Try — from a restaurant set in an old Kentucky horse barn lined with bourbon barrels with a message about preserving agriculture and sipping bourbon, to a secret garden in Miami with twinkling lights and an above-water stage for live entertainment.

Or consider the experience of an Italian-American bakery in New Jersey that’s been transported to the chilled-out scene of Southern California, where guests can watch tableside as a server stirs pasta pomodoro into a melting wheel of grana Padano.

Room for Milly is a design-forward cocktail lounge in Denver commemorating Milly Parker, a jet setter from 100 years ago who was born into an East Coast family of means and who enjoyed an unconventional life of culture, luxury, travel, who’s who lists and cocktails. The décor at Room for Milly has been curated by female designers featuring female artists.

Read on for more experiences.

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