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Bird Dog, Palo Alto

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Take Flight
To add an edge to the Robert Kelly Woodcarving birds that adorn the restaurant, Bisco Smith—whose work is inspired by graffiti and street art—was enlisted to
paint them.

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Dish It Out
Bird Dog uses plates from a number of ceramicists, including Mary Mar Keenan of MMclay and Wynne Noble of Noble Plateware (whose Watercolor line is shown here).

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Lights Fantastic
For the interior design, the Wilsons collaborated with L.A.-based Jamie Bush, who suggested the wood, brass and handblown glass Dome table lamp by Allied Maker for the bar.

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Clear Vision
“The lines are beautiful; the stem is delicate; and the rim is thin, but the overall glasses are surprisingly resilient,” says owner Emily Perry Wilson of the stemware by Austria's Zalto.

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4 Elements of Style

Carolyn Jung and Anh-Minh Le | July 19, 2017 | Food & Drink Story Restaurants Eat and Drink

Read more from the Feast Issue here.

No detail is overlooked at Bird Dog—from the leather-wrapped door handles that greet you to the recordings of Jacques P├ępin playing in the bathrooms.

Originally published in the July/August issue of Silicon Valley

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