Two new places to eat, a brasserie and a Japanese restaurant, are envisioned to open up Dec. 16 at the AT&T Discovery District in downtown Dallas.
Ounce and Ichi Ni San dining places can be located on the second ground of the food stuff corridor on the AT&T campus on Commerce Road in downtown Dallas. Both of those places to eat are part of a $100 million progress that includes up to 20 dining places, together with a new one particular named Increase & Thyme from Foodstuff Community chef-celeb Amanda Freitag. Rise & Thyme is also situated in the foodstuff corridor it opened in September.
A lot of of the remaining dining places at the AT&T Discovery District are continue to in the works.
If you are retaining count, it is been a occupied year for cafe announcements in downtown Dallas. A few blocks absent, at an unrelated improvement named The Countrywide, two dining places Catbird and Nine opened just lately. Michelin-starred chef Danny Grant has designs to open up two more dining places in that sophisticated in 2021.
The Texas brasserie and the Japanese restaurant in the AT&T Discovery District are billed as “two principles in a person,” according to a push release. What does that suggest? Diners can order from both menu but sit in the very same seat. They are collectively known as The Next Ground at the Exchange.
Ichi Ni San arrives from Serbian chef Peja Krstic, who we said in 2017 is 1 of Dallas’ very best. He began cooking at Vietnamese cafe Mot Hai Ba in 2015 and experienced been thrilling diners with his foods in East Dallas. He opened a 2nd Mot Hai Ba in mid-2020 in Victory Park.
Ichi Ni San is explained in a push launch as a “non-conventional get on Japanese cuisine” — one particular that pulls in Italian, French and Texas influences.
On the menu: snow crab onigiri (crab-crammed rice balls wrapped in pickled spigarello, a eco-friendly in the broccoli household) tofu and avocado rice bowl and okonomiyaki (a savory pancake with dried bonito flakes, pumpkin and caviar).
Chef Somnuk Gatesuwan, who labored at Minor Katana, will oversee the sushi menu.
Ounce arrives from chef Brian Zenner, who labored at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Oak in Dallas. He’s also the food stuff hall’s corporate chef.
The menu at Ounce is intended to offer you some “food escapism,” Zenner says in a assertion: “I drew my inspiration for Ounce from the strong flavors of Texas mixed with influences from the vibrant cuisines of Europe and the Mediterranean.”
Menu merchandise incorporate lamb tartare, grilled octopus and duck confit toast. Of study course, the restaurant will market a really serious burger produced with Beeman Ranch Texas Wagyu, bacon and sherry-onion jam.
Alex Fletcher developed the drink menu. He claims the restaurants acquired “hundreds of bottles at auction” for the wine cellar, which include some significant-greenback bottles courting as far back again as the 1970s.
One particular, a 2005 Bordeaux mix from Abreu Vineyards in California, charges $1,675 for the bottle. (Wines are also available by the glass for far more realistic selling prices.)
“I’m like a kid in a sweet retail outlet, and I hope our guests sense that way, also,” Fletcher claims about the wine.
Ounce and Ichi Ni San are at 211 S. Akard St., Dallas. They’re anticipated to open Dec. 16.