Cult Favorite NYC Noodle Shop Ivan Ramen Will Soon Be Available for Delivery in Dallas
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Blue Sushi Sake Grill brings ramen with cult status to DFW
A new partnership between the Flagship Restaurant Group, the owners of the Blue Sushi Sake Grill, and the internationally renowned New York noodle restaurant Ivan Ramen will bring dishes from the ramen house to diners in Dallas and Fort Worth. As part of the program, which was launched by Flagship in their home state of Nebraska, Blue Sushi Sake Grills prepares Chef Ivan Orkin’s droolable dishes, including ramen, steamed pork buns, spicy pickles and more, for delivery and take-away. According to CultureMap, the program starts on February 18 at the Blue Sushi Sake Grill in Fort Worth and later in March at the Dallas location. Diners can order at IvanRamen.com.
The brand new Food Truck Park drove to East Dallas this spring
A new food truck park is slated to open in East Dallas in March, featuring socially distant outdoor dining options. Opening next month at 1716 North Hall Street, Chuckwagon Park is opening up new audiences to grocery vendors typically stationed at Klyde Warren Park as downtown office traffic has slowed due to the coronavirus. Chuckwagon will open with the first three trucks, which, according to Advocate, have not yet been completed. The spot, organized by Patrick Conlin, which also restores historic buildings, will feature a huge mural, quirky upcycling furniture and 20,000 square meters of space to spread out.
La Madeleine restaurant returns to Addison, now with a drive through
La Madeleine, the French bakery that closed in Addison in 2019, is slated to reopen. Now a passage is to serve as a prototype for other potential locations. Called La Madeleine Petite Market and Bakery, the restaurant opens on February 8th at 15125 Montfort Drive in the far north of Dallas. It serves up some of the classic La Madeleine that is known for, including tomato and basil soup and salads new items, like a Nutella croissant muffin and a lavender latte, according to the Dallas Morning News. The extended menu is available for dining, running, driving curbs and driving through. The move is a way to meet customer preferences for socially distant restaurants during the pandemic.