When Kitchen LTO first opened its doors at Trinity Groves in 2013, the restaurant brought a fresh concept to the city: a restaurant space that would be revamped every four months with a brand new chef and interior design. Now, it looks as if that project is officially over.
GuideLive reports that Kitchen LTO has ended its “permanent pop-up” experiment and will close its doors before reconcepting the restaurant as a Southern-Asian eatery called Junction Craft Kitchen. Chef Josh Harmon, who has been at Kitchen LTO since it reopened in Deep Ellum last year, will stay on as chef-partner.
In its time at Trinity Groves, Kitchen LTO didn’t exactly stick with the original format. The original plan of bringing in a new chef every four months was changed to every six months, and Chef Blythe Beck served two terms as the restaurant’s pop-up chef before moving on to open her Oak Cliff restaurant Pink Magnolia.
Junction Craft Kitchen is set to make its debut on May 4.