Monarch, the highly anticipated wood-fired modern Italian restaurant led by two-time Michelin-starred Chef Danny Grant is slated to open on Wednesday, March 10th. Located at the top of The National and alongside the new Thompson Dallas at 1401 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, reservations for Monarch are now open and can be made at monarchrestaurants.com.
“I am incredibly proud of our talented team. They have brought their best design and creativity in making Monarch a reality,” said Chef Danny Grant. “We are now focused on polishing the smallest details and refining our steps of service to open our doors in less than four weeks and show Dallas what we love to do most.”
For Dallas diners looking to feel transported to France, Mercat Bistro, the Parisian-inspired bistro nestled in the Harwood District, is now offering weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The authentically appointed restaurant also features new weekday breakfast and lunch menus all created by Mercat Bistro’s Executive Chef, Taylor Kearney, an award-winning chef who is well-versed in French cuisine.
Chef Amanda Freitag and Hospitality Alliance are thrilled to announce the upcoming opening of Rise & Thyme, a seasonal American café. The restaurant, located at 211 S. Akard Street will officially open to the public on Friday, September 18. This will be the second restaurant to open in the new AT&T Discovery District, and will be open for breakfast and lunch with dinner coming later, offering guests a wide variety of options from salads to sandwiches, pastas to patty melts – from the acclaimed chef and her team.
I have known this week’s chef for quite a while. He has an air of no-nonsense charisma that makes for a unique chef that has blazed a trail in the DFW area for many years now, loading us up with beef created many different ways, from a bountiful haunch plated pretty to a fantastic bunned bit of savoriness.
No doubt that as an avid reader of these pages you have heard mention of chef Kenny Mills who re-opened his award winning Original Chop House Burgers in Arlington just recently to accolades. A man who makes a burger that we queue up for with bated breath. A man we just recently sat with and discussed his interesting history. Continue reading →
It’s been a long road, but Chef Kent Rathbun is officially back in action. After more than three years of red tape following his departure from Abacus, Jasper’s and Hickory, Rathbun is now free of any restrictions.
Diners can find Rathbun working in the kitchen at Imoto, the sushi and pan-Asian restaurant he opened in Victory Park in 2018. To keep things fresh, Rathbun and Imoto executive sushi chef Jimmy Duke recently traveled to Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto to learn new flavors and techniques. With the help of chef de cuisine Steve McHugh, they have updated the Imoto menu to include Japanese curry, new sushi items, a smoked udon noodle bowl and a sashimi salad inspired by items they ate at Tokyo’s fish market. Continue reading →
JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden– the modern Texas inspired restaurant and beer garden will open to the public at AT&T Discovery District on March 2nd. Located at 311 S. Akard Street, will be open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
JAXON was created by Kevin Lillis, Adrian Verdin, chef David Gilbert, beverage director Alex Fletcher and their team at Hospitality Alliance, a nationally-acclaimed hospitality development and management firm headquartered in Dallas. The restaurant and bar will feature a large variety of Texas craft beers as well as a menu focusing on modern Texas dishes with influence from surrounding geographic neighbors including Mexico, Louisiana and New Mexico. The interior and expansive beer garden aim to offer a warm and inviting space for guests to enjoy elevated food and drink in a casual setting right in the heart of Downtown Dallas. Continue reading →