Comfort food replaces Italian
Midtown Crossing's restaurant scene is changing yet again.
The Black Oak Grill will be the third restaurant to operate at 3157 Farnam St. Portovino Ristorante closed earlier this week.
Before Portovino, another restaurant owned by Levy Restaurant Group, Loft 610, was in that space.
Consolidated Restaurant Operations owns Black Oak, which will specialize in comfort food. The menu will include things like chicken fried steak, iron skillet trout and an Ozark bacon burger. The restaurant company owns and operates 150 restaurants around the United States and abroad. It also operates Cantina Laredo, another Midtown Crossing restaurant.
Lenny's Sub Shop also is opening in the development. The restaurant specializes in Philly cheese steaks and is based in Memphis, Tenn.
Omaha owners Stephanie and Wesley Klaus said they hope to open more Lenny's locations here in the future. Lenny's should open this fall.
French Bulldog delayed
The French Bulldog, owned by the same duo that runs Amsterdam Falafel and Kabob, will open later this summer.