The homeowners of Bosscat Kitchen & Libations are able to introduce Houston to their subsequent mission. Ten Sushi + Cocktail Bar opens for lunch and dinner this Thursday, November 17.
Situated instantly throughout Mid Lane from Bosscat within the 200 Park Place constructing (4200 Westheimer Rd.), Ten Sushi serves as pan-Asian menu of sushi alongside Japanese, Chinese language, and Thai-inspired dishes. Co-owner John Reed tells CultureMap that opening Ten will create a symbiotic relationship with Bosscat, the whiskey-obsessed consolation meals restaurant that’s been a neighborhood staple because it opened in 2017.
“The extra I acquired into the River Oaks/Highland Village space, I spotted there’s a built-in clientele who actually appreciates what we do at Bosscat,” Reed says. “If we may convey them a special type of delicacies, we may seize a ton of success in a smaller footprint proper right here in Afton Oaks/River Oaks.”
That providing begins with Ten’s intimate, 80-seat house. Designed by co-owner Leslie Nguyen and Building Ideas co-owner Josh Weisman, it blends some Houston-inspired photos right into a design that’s just like Ten’s unique location in Southern California.
“Leslie has actually pushed us outdoors the field. It stretches us into this actually attention-grabbing place, very moody, slightly bit darkish, very attractive, slightly graffiti with slightly femininity,” Reed says. “You’ll see it’s about leisure and the sensation you get whenever you stroll within the door and the vibe.”
Turning to the meals, the menu is constructed round dishes that diners can share, whether or not that’s sushi rolls, sashimi-style uncooked dishes, or wok-fired objects. A meal at Ten may begin with chili-garlic edamame, rooster gyoza, crispy rice sushi with spicy tuna, or Japanese nachos — spicy tuna and guacamole on a wonton crisp. Entrees embrace Basic Ten’s rooster, Mongolian beef, Kung Pao shrimp, and a Prime NY strip with a Thai-inspired tiger cry dipping sauce.
Sushi choices embrace nigiri and sashimi, however the focus is squarely on the artistic rolls. Particularly, Ten highlights black rice rolls such because the Forbidden (seared ahi, albacore, crab, spicy tuna, avocado, soy sauce, and jalapeño sauce) and the black and yellow (yellowtail, spicy tuna, cucumber, avocado, rice pearls, sauteed candy pepper, and vegan chipotle sauce). General, Reed says diners can anticipate persistently well-executed dishes with eye catching displays.
“It’s all about actually good meals,” he says. “It’s not about being too elevated. It’s nearly being good.”
Ten is simply the primary new opening from Every day Dose Hospitality Group. Later this 12 months, Reed and Nguyen will open Bosscat’s second Houston-area location on the Market Road growth in The Woodlands.