Nothing is some-more American than a burger and a cold portion of ice cream. But, dual restaurants headed to Keller have reinvented those culinary favorites with an Asian flare.
LA Burger puts a Korean turn on a classical burger, while Sno DASH hopes to dip adult a constant following with a Thai-influenced ice cream.
Jon Lee and his hermit Ben are bringing their Irving-based LA Burger fast-casual grill to 1540 Keller Pkwy., a former home of Tacos y Mas. It is subsequent to a Snooty Pig Cafe.
Sno DASH creator La Nguyen will open her fifth emporium and initial Texas plcae in Keller, during 801 S. Main, subsequent to a No Frills Grill.
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Mom’s recipes give burgers a twist
The brothers changed to Texas from Los Angeles after portion in a U.S. Air Force and started a LA Burger judgment in Irving in 2011. Their other locations are in West Plano, Carrollton and Richardson.
The Keller plcae will be a initial in Tarrant County and should be open by midst to late January, pronounced Jon Lee.
Among a singular LA Burger mixture are kimchi, and bulgogi glitter and jalapeños.
Lee pronounced they devoted their palettes and used their mother’s Korean recipes to emanate their burgers.
One of a signature burgers is a K TOWN, with kimchi, jalapeños, American cheese and an egg.
Each grill has a “unique burger that reflects a village where it is located,” Lee said.
He pronounced he is still perplexing to confirm on a burger singular to Keller to supplement to a menu.
Rolled ice cream means vast flavors
Nguyen, a immature mom from Dothan, Alabama, non-stop her initial Sno DASH plcae there in June.
“I’m a singular mom in my early 30s and started Sno DASH in sequence to spend some-more time with my 2-year-old son, whose name is Danial Dash Nguyen,” she said. “I suspicion he’d suffer being during an ice cream shop.”
“I came adult with a suspicion to open Sno DASH after saying it for a initial time a few years behind in New York,” she said.
The Keller plcae will be her initial in Texas. The plcae is not a franchise, she said, and will be owned and operated by her childhood friend, Vy Keang and her husband, Jason.
“This judgment originated in Thailand so we suspicion it would be something fun and engaging to move to Alabama given we was looking to go into business for myself,” Nguyen said.
Sno Dash’s product is all hand-rolled, custom-made ice cream.
“We make it right in front of them to watch after a patron customizes their order,” Nguyen said.
The Keller store is in a finishing stages of buildout and already has signage. Nguyen pronounced no opening date has been set yet.
Staff author Alice Murray contributed to this report.