Conde Nast is being open minded while putting fashion and food under the same roof!
The publishing giant has created a new division called Conde Nast Restaurants and will license out magazine names to open up restaurants around the world.
Chairman of Conde Nast International, Jonathan Newhouse said he hopes to open one or two restaurants in 2011 and as many as five per year after that. The company initially is targeting places like Dubai and Hong Kong and early efforts will focus on licensing Vogue and GQ, which have 17 and 15 international editions, respectively. Other cities being considered include Istanbul and Kiev.said they’ve signed a deal with restaurateur Arkady Novikov and successfully opened up three restaurants in Moscow: Vogue Cafe, GQ Bar and Tatler Club.