Chef Yuki Hirabayashi, formerly of Kenichi, is opening a sushi restaurant at Trinity Groves called Sushi Bayashi.
Garden and Gun magazine listed Smoke in its list of “50 Best Southern Foods” for smoked brisket cornbread hash. The only other Dallas restaurant to make the list was Fearing’s.
The new Urban Acres store on Beckley opened several weeks ago, and a grand opening celebration starts at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30. Joel Salatin will give remarks, and there will be tours of the store, gardens and chicken coop. Urban Acres also offers its second-annual steward’s dinner featuring Salatin and Dallas celebrity chefs. The dinner, from 7- 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, costs $90 per person.
Driftwood launched a new bar bites menu, featuring sharable items for under $8, which will change weekly. The menu could include “salt pond oysters with yuzu kosho and mizuna for $1 each, Akaushi short rib on brioche with pickled beet stem and garlic chips for $7 or ‘hot chocolate’ with marshmallow noodle and graham cracker for $5.”