Jackets required. House accounts. Cigars. Restaurant Jezebel will open on October 31, 2012 with a decidedly old-school feel. It's the reimagined, relaunched version of chef Parind Vora's original Jezebel, which burned in 2010. Vora tells Eater Austin via e-mail that he's making five major changes from the old Jezebel: jackets required, prix-fixe menus only, valet parking, available "house accounts" and seating for just 32 people.
What won't change, writes Vora, is the decor (more nudes by Tom Darrah) and they'll "still have the caring and personalized service we were famous for." Vora says he'll be in the kitchen cooking "most days." They'll still be dinner-only with private lunch options available, and meal additions include cigars and hookah "at some point."
Restaurant Jezebel's four-course menu will be $85, and diners can specify "regular," "vegetarian/vegan," or "lite," which means "lean proteins, less cream and butter." There's a foie gras option, and this menu can be supplemented with a caviar and cheese course. The seven-course menu is $125, and includes the caviar and cheese course, with no add-ons.
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