Grant Park Eats and Zoo Bar, owned by Travis Harris, Wesley Mollon, and chef Chris Hughes, open within the former Third Street Goods and Cardinal areas on the Beacon in March, a consultant tells Eater.
Serving bistro-type fare, anticipate soups, salads, sandwiches, and Mediterranean-style tapas with a deal with house-roasted meats on the menu for Grant Park Eats, with Zoo Bar providing charcuterie, wings, a burger, and entrees like grilled lobster tail paired with “speakeasy-style” cocktails. The restaurant may also promote ready meals, akin to sumac- and thyme-roasted rooster and beef and boar meatloaf.
Designer Mona Stephen of M One Design Group, whose earlier work consists of Ten Restaurant and the Patio Cigar Lounge, took design inspiration for the restaurant and bar from close by Zoo Atlanta. Count on a “horny, jungle theme” all through each areas. Zoo Bar, for instance, contains a palette of lotions, purples, and golds with bar stools and chairs upholstered in animal prints. The design additionally incorporates assertion items, together with gold-plated rhino and elephant heads, a nine-foot LED zebra motif, and a big greenery wall.
Neighborhood market Third Street Goods and adjoining cocktail bar Cardinal closed on the complicated final August. Cardinal by no means reopened attributable to state-mandated closures all through the spring, adopted by capability caps on bars in June. These capability limits stay in place. Proprietor and bartender Kathryn DiMenichi advised Eater on the time that with out Cardinal, Third Road Items and the bar don’t “thrive.”
Check out the menus for Grant Park Eats and Zoo Bar:
—Tomato bisque with smoked blue cheese
—Kale Caesar salad with parmesan crisps and croutons
—Farro salad, roasted squash, marinated dates, almonds ricotta salata, sun-dried tomato French dressing
—Baked mac and cheese
—Sumac and thyme roasted rooster with roasted Brussels sprouts
—Beef and boar meatloaf, tomato conserva, roasted turnips
Grant Park Eats menu:
—Charcuterie of three rotating cheeses, one to 2 cured meats, or house-made rillette, honeycomb, and focaccia
—Spring onion and ricotta mousse crostini
—Smoked trout dip, shaved radish and grilled ciabatta
—Baked Camembert, strawberry mustardo and grilled bread
—Caesar salad, Parmesan crisps and croutons
—Seasonal salad, mustard and thyme French dressing
—Fried artichokes, sunflower aioli, gremolata
—Roast rooster and gruyere soften, sourdough, grilled lettuce, aioli and tomato conserva
—Ham and cheese, braised pork, Camembert, pickles and Dijon aioli
—Grant park burger, tomme, caramelized onions, pickles and aioli
—Lamb shoulder croquettes, goat cheese and spring onion bread pudding, jus
—Pan seared trout, spring pea and artichoke ragu, salsa verde
—Crispy child potatoes, aioli
—Heat spring pea and artichoke panzanella
—Inexperienced bean, pickled shallot, almond butter
Zoo Bar menu:
—Sumac and pepper smoked wings, celery seed aioli
—Mussels, home pancetta, spring onions, preserved lemon, white wine, grilled bread
—Smoked morel mushrooms, asparagus, creme fraiche, pink peppercorns, cured duck egg, grilled bread
—Grilled lobster tails and artichokes, ramp butter
—Zoo Bar burger, tomme, caramelized onions, pickles aioli, potatoes
—Poached striped bass, porcini brodo, fava beans, hakuri turnips
—Wild mushroom and farro stuffed quail, pea and herb pistou
—Pan seared steak, spring onion and inexperienced peppercorn soubise, fingerling potatoes, creme fraiche, trout roe
Grant Park Eats open Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar open Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.