Dallas is in the midst of a healthy eating renaissance, as evidenced by the horde of juice bars popping up on every other corner. Opening later this month in Lakewood is a new fast-casual concept called Unleavened Fresh Kitchen, offering lighter alternatives to the burgers and milkshakes of beloved next-door neighbor Liberty Burger.
Unleavened will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and owners Scott Piland and Tom Dynan — both Lakewood residents — hope to establish it as a neighborhood spot catering to the area's family demographic with two essentials: craft beer and wine for the parents (check) and a kids' menu (check).
Co-owner Dynan previously told CultureMap Dallas that the menu would showcase wraps, acai bowls, and salads, with dishes like "the Seaside, a 'skinny' tuna salad with Greek yogurt, and the Weekender, a wrap filled with fried chicken, pepper bacon and ranch dressing." (Okay, the healthiness factor of that last one may be up for debate.) And lest you dismiss wraps as being too lowbrow, consider the fact that the restaurant will use real "china, glass and silver, no plastic."