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Publications featuring Shea and our clients

Demi dazzles in previews

Media and friends-and-family previews have wrapped up for Demi, Chef Gavin Kaysen’s Minneapolis tasting-menu-only spot, and many of the locals are breaking their own review rules to give an early peek. Spoiler alert: The food, pairings, and service are stellar, and it’s a completely new experience for the Twin Cities. Check out the early looks […]

Shea Links: February

At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “A New […]

Food & Wine declares Demi the next hottest spot

Demi, Gavin Kaysen’s 20-seat tasting-menu venture, opens later this month, and reservations are booking fast—the next two months are booked nearly solid, and are filling up by the minute. Food & Wine has a story on the extremely successful reservation launch, plus tips for scoring a seat. See the whole piece here. The Business Journal […]

Bellecour and COV make Wayzata a Wall Street Journal destination

It’s no secret in the Twin Cities that Wayzata has a certain allure, with its charming downtown and stunning lakeside homes. The Wall Street Journal recently called out the town for the same reasons, adding that the local restaurants are a huge part of the town’s draw—including Shea clients Bellecour and COV. Get the whole […]

Bloomberg names Minneapolis one of the country’s most exciting food cities

Bloomberg has released an article insisting that the most exciting food in the country is to be found in smaller cities—and, naturally, Minneapolis made the list for its sophisticated, wide range of restaurants, with special mentions to Shea clients Spoon & Stable and Bellecour. Read the whole piece here.

P.S. Steak deemed straight-up stunning

Open less than two weeks, P.S. Steak has made a major splash on the Twin Cities restaurant scene, and it’s been universally acclaimed for Shea’s renovation of the historic space. Eater’s visual tour praises the rich, luxurious dining room, newly added second bar, and sultry elegance. And the Star Tribune praises the new restaurant for […]

Shea Links: January

At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “The Next […]

Jinx Tea to quench thirst in Linden Hills

High-end tea brand Jinx Tea is headed to South Minneapolis for its first brick-and-mortar location, and Shea will be helping to keep thirsts quenched in the neighborhood. The small space will feature cold-brew, tap-served tea and a walk-up window, and will be open in time for lake season. The Business Journal has the story here.

Demi details revealed as opening date nears

Diners across the country are chomping at the bit waiting for the opening of Demi, Gavin Kaysen’s third restaurant venture in the Twin Cities. The Star Tribune has the scoop on opening dates, menu details, and, of course, the Shea design, and Eater has an early look, too. Get the full story from the Star […]

Biz Journal notes P.S. Steak is searing-hot

P.S. Steak just opened this week, but the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal has already declared it the hottest spot in town. The space revives the elegant former La Belle Vie restaurant, and the Journal praises the vibe in the dining room and expanded lounge space (including a second bar). Read the full piece here. An […]

Shea named Top Interior Design Firm of 2019

NEWH, the Hospitality Industry Network, recently announced its TopID Firm Awards for 2019, and Shea has been named as one of a handful of firms internationally as the best in the industry. We’re proud and thrilled to have been given the honor, and to be in great company with other chapter winners. See the full […]

Demi tops Robb Report’s list of most-anticipated openings

The Robb Report is always at the height of what’s haute, its recent list of most-anticipated restaurant openings for 2019 is no exception. Demi, the tasting-menu-only restaurant from acclaimed Minneapolis chef Gavin Kaysen, tops the list with its 20-seat chef’s counter, where diners can see all the action. See the full list here.

P.S. Steak slays in early looks

P.S. Steak opens in the historic 510 Groveland restaurant space next week, and the media is chomping at the bit. Steph March or Minneapolis-St. Paul magazine gets a full look at the Shea-reimagined interior, praising the new second bar for its authenticity in the historic space, and the overall elegance that’s been restored to the […]

Shea Links: December

At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: Shea Ink: […]

Shea designs score as Eater’s most beautiful of the year

Eater Twin Cities has rounded up the stone-cold stunners that opened in the Cities this year, and the list is packed with picks from Shea. Centro, Popol Vuh, Grand Catch, Lucky Cricket, and Lat 14 are all called out  as the best-designed restaurants of the year, all with the special Shea sparkle. See the full […]

Shea designs top the Star Tribune’s list of anticipated 2019 openings

The Star Tribune has released its annual list of the most anticipated restaurant openings, and as always, it’s stacked with Shea projects. The list includes several spaces that are currently in the Shea works, including P.S. Steak in the iconic 510 Groveland building, Demi from acclaimed local chef Gavin Kaysen, and modern American steakhouse Baldamar […]

The Star Tribune gets a P.S. Steak sneak peek

In partnership with Jester Concepts, Shea is beyond excited to be returning to the 510 Groveland building to restore the 1927 interior, letting its historic features shine in the new P.S. Steak. The Star Tribune spills design details and takes a peek at what’s in store at the restaurant, gearing up to showcase deep colors, […]

The Star Tribune showcases Centro/Popol Vuh’s rising chef

Casual Centro and high-end Popol Vuh bring the heat of Mexico to Northeast Minneapolis, in both Chef José Alarcon’s flavor and Shea’s designs. The restaurants together scored an impressive 3.5 stars from critic Rick Nelson, as he praises not only the talents of the chef but Shea’s renovation of a former glue factory into two […]

Shea Links: December

At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “Why Branded […]

Marvin Windows and Doors office featured on Design Milk

The inventive, chic design at the Marvin Windows and Doors metro-area office has been making waves since its completion early this year, and top design website Design Milk has taken note. Design Milk at the Office has a feature up on the space, highlighting its productivity-boosting aspects and clever use of Marvin products throughout the […]