An indoor journey to the great outdoors
Rustic yet sophisticated, Forman’s gastropub is our second collaboration with ACME Hospitality Group and a welcome journey into the Adirondack region of upstate New York. Inspired by Toluca Lake’s founding father General Charles Forman — a lumber tycoon, militiaman and upstate New York native — this communal space has no shortage of timber. Reclaimed hickory flooring, oak tables and a long oak bar set the stage for plaid wool bench seats, handmade ceramic tiles, boutique light fixtures and curated vintage artifacts. The result is a comfortable, craftsman vibe that falls somewhere between a hunting lodge, a mess hall and a pretty cool grandpa’s living room — just how the General might have wanted it.