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There is only one Kate in London

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There is only one Kate in London | Kate Moss for Agent Provocateur Bridal

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May 1, 2011 at 2:34 pm

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Dine on a special location

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The next three weeks, Berlin has one additional restaurant. Behind a battered door Tony Hornecker opened the new pop-uprestaurant “The Pale Blue Door“. Once inside, a cheerful ratatouille of tree houses, rickety stepladders and colorful tablecloths and curtains awaits you.

Pop-uprestaurants are improvised restaurants on a temporary location. The emphasis is on the temporal aspect, so you could call it guerrilla restaurants. Besides eating, perception is an important aspect. Because the locations of the restaurants are not particularly typical, decoration is very important.

The British set designer Tony Hornecker is  already an experienced  pop-uprestaurateur. Previously he opened (and closed) successful pop-uprestaurants in other major cities in the world: Santiago, Buenas Aires and London. He was also at the Glastonbury Festival in England. Each restaurant is unique, but some of the elements used are part of the basic. Thus, the pale blue door from Horneckers house in London.

I can not wait for Hornecker to come to the Netherlands. (i.e.: Rotterdam) As is now widely known, I have a great passion for good food and places can not be crazy enough, as long as they serve food and drinks. Unfortunately it is not known whether Hornecker will pop up in the Netherlands. Next year a tour of South America in on the agenda.

More information and beautiful photos of Tony Horneckers projects can be found at http://tonyhornecker.wordpress.com/

The picture above was made by Manuel Vazquez. If you are interested to see more of his work, check out http://www.manuelv.net