The Dallas Dish — Carbone finally opens this Thursday in the Design District
I2 unprecedented years have passed since Enjoy your meal named Dallas on Restaurant City of the Year 2019. But even during a pandemic, our city’s food scene has persevered. With the sheer number of recent openings (especially at Deep Ellum, Bishop Arts and Downtown), it’s easy to forget that many in the industry are still struggling, but Texas restaurants have been innovative to provide the comfort food – and cocktails – we need. Now it’s time to look forward to Dallas restaurant news.
From exciting openings to unfortunate closings (as well as any other food news we might find appropriate), The Dallas Dish is your weekly helper of indispensable local food news.
Dallas’ most anticipated new Italian restaurant debuts this Thursday.
Almost two years ago, we learned that Carbone, Michelin-starred and imported from New York, would be opening in Dallas’ Design District. Well, the day has finally come. Major Food Group’s upscale Italian-American restaurant (founded by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick) making its debut in former Wheelhouse and Sassetta premises (a substantial space) this Thursday, March 31.
A new brewery and bakery from the owners of Oddfellows will open in Bishop Arts this summer.
Called Jackuval, a new combination brewery, cafe, bakery and deli from the owners of Oddfellows and Revelers Hall will open in the former Chan Thai space at Bishop Arts. Advertised on Revelers Hall instagram, the new spot is named after a “Jack-of-All-Trades” type concept. They will have a coffee roaster to roast their own coffee beans, a full-service deli and bakery, and will also launch their own brewing program.
Shutters Shoals Sound & Service at Deep Ellum.
Opened by Omar Yeefoon in 2017, this Deep Ellum hotspot for vegan Latin cuisine has closed. announced on instagram that the weekend of March 25 would be their last, Shoals Sound & Service officially closed on Sunday evening. According to Dallas Morning NewsYeefoon paid month-to-month for the Elm Street space and opted to say “goodbye in a positive light.”
A favorite Chicago market and cafe is opening on Knox Street.
In 2019, Chicago importer Foxtrot opened its first Texas location in downtown Dallas. A year later, the brand opened a second location in Highland Park. Knox Street will be the third location to purchase coffee, wine, prepared meals and snacks, and more. Opening in the former On the Border space later this summer, the 2,695 square foot space will be designed by Foxtrot’s in-house team and local Dallas companies Hub City Productions and SETSTUDIO.