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View master

Two dedicated elevators in the lobby whisk diners up to Vast. On the 49th floor, 726.2 feet above street level, visitors enter a lobby, then take a right into the bar. Dining areas open on both sides of the bar, with views to the south, southeast and southwest. No matter where you sit, you have

Flint Strikes

For many years, every high-end hotel had to have a great restaurant. “Hotel restaurants by their very nature were kind of the social center of any city,” says John Williams, president of Williams and Associates Hospitality. “Everyone went to those places to celebrate, for a business deal or a special occasion, and many of those

Downtown dining

Despite numerous street closures, safety cones, and rerouted and often confusing pedestrian paths, only one casualty has emerged. In late March, Trattoria il Centro closed its doors. As one of the pioneers in Downtown dining, the eatery at 500 W. Main weathered many years alone in that corner of Downtown, but with the streets around

Dining at Devon

Company officials say Vast, a highend restaurant on the 49th floor of the Devon tower, will offer American fare including steaks, seafood and a full bar. It is scheduled to open in September. Nebu, in the ground-level garden wing, offers a variety of food stations, and opened last month. A coffee cafe will open in

Dining at Devon

Company officials said Vast, a high-end restaurant concept on the 49th floor, will offer American fare including steaks, seafood, a full bar and breathtaking views. It is scheduled to open early this fall. Nebu, in the adjoining garden wing on ground level, will offer a variety of food stations, and is set to open March

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