September 24 marks the grand opening of VH, a new restaurant opening at 1115 Beckley Ave., in the space previously occupied by Outpost American Tavern and, before that, Campo.
VH stands for the initials of owner Victor Hugo, who was previously general manager at Bistro 31 in Highland Park Village and manager of Al Biernat's. In the kitchen is chef Eric Brandt, formerly of Lombardi Concepts and the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek.
VH's menu is described as American, with prices starting at $7 for an appetizer of bean dip with chips, and maxing out at $24 for a filet mignon with mashed Yukon potatoes and broccolini.
Starters include sweet potato johnny cakes with blue crab, mango and sweet corn relish; taquitos with duck and goat cheese; fried calamari; and green chile hummus. Entrées include pot roast with cheddar grits and kale, a $15 VH burger, macadamia-crusted mahi mahi with snap peas and coconut rice, and a vegetarian grilled tofu ratatouille for $16.
VH is on board with craft beer; locals on tap include Lakewood, Revolver, Deep Ellum Brewing, Franconia, Rahr and Peticolas. There are also specialty cocktails and wine.
"We couldn't be happier to be part of the Oak Cliff family and invite everyone in Oak Cliff and Dallas to become part of ours," Hugo says in a release.
The restaurant will be open Tuesday through Sunday, with lunch served from 11 am to 4 pm, and dinner starting at 5 pm. There will be brunch on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 3 pm.