Dallas foodies have been anticipating the opening of Spoon in Preston Center for months, mainly for the opportunity to taste John Tesar’s ambitious seafood menu.
But the space is equally intriguing, thanks to a sophisticated, beach-inspired interior devised by the stylish duo of Breckinridge Taylor (Cedars Social, Park Restaurant).
With a color scheme that recalls a seaside Greek cafe and the occasional appearance of its namesake utensil, the 58-seat restaurant manages to be both airy and intimate.
Patrons who opt for the chef’s counter can sample multiple experimental courses cooked by Tesar himself. Diners get a view of what’s going on in a kitchen Tesar hopes will “stand in five years with the French Laundry.”