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New Asian-Fusion Restaurant Musume Opens Next Week in the Arts District

Musume opens Wednesday in the Arts District.EXPAND
Musume opens Wednesday in the Arts District.
courtesy Ben Gibson/Musume
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Musume, the forthcoming Asian-fusion restaurant opening in the Arts District, has set an open date: Wednesday, Jan. 24. Under executive chef Ken Lumpkin, the restaurant will focus on "world-class sushi and contemporary Asian fusion cuisine" and boasts the "largest selection of sake in Texas ... with more than 100 labels, as well as a sake on tap option," according to a press release. "An extensive Japanese whiskey list and an Asian-inspired cocktail menu round out the bar program at the bar."

The restaurant, in the Hall Arts building with Stephen Pyles' Flora Street Cafe, has a rooftop patio, used only for private events, that "overlooks Flora Street with front-row views of the Winspear Opera House, AT&T Performing Arts Center, and the Wyly Theater," according to the release. Musume opens for lunch and dinner service Wednesday.

Musume will focus on sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine.EXPAND
Musume will focus on sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine.
courtesy Ben Gibson/Musume

This isn't the only new concept coming to Hall Arts this year. The Artisan, a "chef-driven, market-style restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch and happy hour from its location on the Texas Sculpture Walk and Event Terrace at Hall Arts, and is a combined effort of Dallas-based G Texas Custom Catering owner John Gilbert and executive chef Michael Gooch," according to a press release. The Artisan will be a grab-and-go lunch spot and a happy-hour hang designed by Level 5, the group behind Truck Yard and Twisted Root Burger Co.

Musume, 2330 Flora St.

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