One of Fort Worth’s most well-known dining establishment groups has something Italian in the works: Called 61 Osteria, it’s the brand-new upscale Italian concept from restaurateur Adam Jones and acclaimed chef Blaine Staniford, and it’ll open in downtown Fort Worth in early 2023.
It’s opening at 500 W 7th St., on the ground flooring of the First on 7th structure, initially called the First National Bank structure, developed by Skidmore Owings & & Merrill of New York.
The name consists of a homage to the structure’s conclusion date in 1961 and the event of its 61st birthday this year. Adam Jones was likewise born in 1961. Many 61s. As for the “osteria,” in Italy, it’s a location serving red wine and basic food.
Italian is something they have actually been considering, Jones states in a release.
“After several years of Blaine and I talking about developing an Italian idea, we chose now was the correct time to make our vision come to life,” he states. Their other ideas consist of Grace and Little Red Wasp.
61 Osteria will do conventional Italian with a concentrate on basic, seasonal components, with a couple of standing staples plus meals that turn in and out in action to the season. It will pull meals from all 20 areas of Italy.
” I think really extraordinary Italian food originates from the source and when items remain in the peak of their season,” Staniford states.
They’ll make mozzarella internal daily, plus pastas including handmade and extruded pastas with wheat items from Barton Springs Mill in Austin, made in a pasta space underneath the dining establishment.
A turning housemade salumi program will include products such as fennel-crusted lomo, black truffle salami, and oregano-Calabrian chili coppa.
Grilled meats and fish will be prepared in a personalized wood-burning hearth, along with seasonal veggies.
Beverages will consist of New World and Old World gleaming, white, and red white wines by the glass and bottle, with a focus on Italian manufacturers.
Cocktails will be prepared with fresh-squeezed juices and house-made basic syrup, with a nod to the Italian classics. Bottled and draft beers will originate from regional, domestic, and imported Italian manufacturers.
Designed by Fort Worth- based architecture company Iba ñez Shaw Architecture, the dining establishment deals with Burnett Park, house to Jonathan Borofsky’s Man with a Briefcase sculpture. It’ll make up 7,000 square feet, with seating for 120 in the dining-room, 50 in the bar, 30 outdoors, and 15 lounge seats.
It’ll be open for lunch, supper, weekend breakfast, and Italian Sunday suppers served family-style.