A new restaurant is about to open in a storied location in Dallas: Brentwooda new concept from Dallas-based Vandelay Hospitality Group, is opening at its former Houston location near Addison at 5318 Belt Line Road.
According to the statement, it will open on July 7.
This is Vandelay’s sixth concept, and is described as bringing an updated version of classic American food.
Houston shut down in mid-2020, at the height of the pandemic (or should have been nadir), after 40 years at that address.
“This restaurant location is an icon of Dallas dining, and when we had the opportunity to continue the tradition that Houston had established, we jumped at the show,” said Vandelay founder and CEO Hunter Pond. “Brentwood is a classic Vandelay brand with its warmth and inviting atmosphere, anchored in upscale American style. We think the neighborhood will love it as much as the previous tenant.”
The menu offers soaring twists on American classics.
appetizers They include sushi, chicken balls in yellow mole sauce, and Brentwood salad with Brussels sprouts, almonds, and lemon vinaigrette.
Appetizers and sandwiches include three types of burgers: classic, with LTOP, and American, mustard and mayonnaise; Hickory with Cheddar Cheese, Crispy Onion, Jalapeno and BBQ Sauce; With vegetables, brown rice, veggie burger with white cheddar cheese and miso aioli.
Other options include French dipping, slow-roasted prime rib, rustic San Francisco, and Durango chicken.
Desserts include chocolate silk pie and cranberry cobbler, both baked in an on-site bakery.
The bar will offer cocktails, beer and an extensive wine list. Maintaining Vandelay’s reputation for martini, Brentwood’s basic selections include Espresso Martini, with top-shelf vodka and almond espresso; A 50/50 martini with gin, vodka, and Lillette.
Bartenders should shake until optimum frost temperature is reached before serving; If the glass does not freeze, it will not come out.
The restaurant features 6,800 square feet of indoor space with a spacious covered patio and sprawling oak bar. Decorative elements include black braided leather booths, lime-washed brick arched doorways, and equestrian-themed artwork throughout, for an “upscale lobby”.
Founded in 2012, Vandelay Hospitality Group often revives former food and drink spaces to match and add to the character of the neighborhood. The range of casual seating and concepts includes East Hampton Sandwich Co. , Hudson House Restaurant & Raw Bar, Drake’s Hollywood, Lucky’s Chicken, D.L. Mack’s, and now Brentwood.