Your life’s no picnic.
So Park it.
Named for its heavy landscaping (inspired by L.A.’s famous Eames House), the new restaurant-bar feels more laid-back nature preserve than urban bistro. Wooden benches and tables are hashed from reclaimed cottonwood trees, and every seat has a view of the great outdoors (okay, the lush city patio), which includes bamboo, Japanese maples, and a towering live oak transplanted from Wilmer.
But it’s former Green Room and Dragonfly chef Marc Cassel’s menu that really branches out. His Live Oak “picnic basket” entree is a Windy Meadows herb-roasted half chicken, chunky potato salad with spicy ancho mayonnaise, and a buttery sweet cream biscuit.
It’s a hit out of the park.
Park, 1921 North Henderson Avenue (214-824-3343 or parkhenderson.com).
Photo: Allison V. Smith / Courtesy of Park