4

Bite by Eddy T Is Open on Oak Lawn Avenue

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Less than six months after he opened the upscale Thai spot Kin Kin, chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin has reconcepted and reopened the spot as Bite by Eddy T, a “new American” restaurant with Asian influences. The “freshly bitten” decor is dark and golden in hue, with deep purple uplighting and rich wood pillars suspended from the ceiling giving the sizeable space some movement. The centerpiece is a circular bar, which serves anything from hot tea to wine to a range of inventive cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner, Bite is American first but influenced by Asian flavors, whereas Kin Kin was more Thai, influenced by what Americans want in a Thai restaurant.

Bite boasts a wine cellar, semiprivate dining space for around 20, and even an outdoor patio, which ought to do well come happy hour. The lunch menu at Bite is somewhat casual, with salads, flatbreads and sandwiches dominating the list. With none over $15, prices are quite reasonable, too. Appetizers, such as Parmesan soufflé and grass-fed beef carpaccio, are elevated, intriguing and approachable. At dinner, prices rise into the high 20s at times, topping out at a $39 New York strip, but with appropriate increases in portion sizes and dish complexities. The right side of the dinner menu is labeled “My Story” and lists featured items the chef recommends, sort of like a tour of his culinary influences. Later on, this section might become a spot for a chef’s tasting menu to appear. As a chef, Thretipthuangsin has a playful nature when it comes to plating, dish composition and taste, so expect a fun and flavorful experience when you visit Bite. 

Bite is located at 3211 Oak Lawn Ave.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.