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Carbone’s Dallas arrival is delayed
The much-anticipated debut of New York City Italian restaurant Carbone, which boasts a Michelin star pedigree, won’t be happening in 2020 as expected. According to the Dallas Morning News, the restaurant was originally expected to open its doors in the Dallas Design District on December 1, but that timeline has officially been pushed back to April 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
An exciting new sushi restaurant heads to Greenville Avenue
Sushi chef Jimmy Park, known for spots like Nori Handroll Bar, has a new spot in the works for the former Daddy Jack’s location on Greenville Avenue. According to CultureMap, he’s working on an intimate, as-yet-unnamed restaurant with omakase service for the space at 1916 Greenville Avenue with just 12 seats and a reservations-only dining policy. Expect it to arrive in early 2021.
Fast-casual Italian chain Fazoli’s will open three DFW locations
Fazoli’s, a Kentucky-born restaurant known for its fast-casual bowls of pasta, has multiple DFW locations in the works. Local franchisee Sajib Singha, who operates multiple franchised restaurants across the metroplex, including Golden Chick restaurants, will open three outposts of Fazoli’s in late 2021, though no locations have been announced just yet.