Driftwood in the Bishop Arts District

Driftwood is located in Oak Cliff & the Bishop Arts District, which is fast becoming a foodie destination here in Dallas. Driftwood is casual with a pleasing beachy, breezy aesthetic that offers an upscale seafood dining experience. Driftwood uses fair-raised or wild-caught, organic, pesticide free, non-GMO products as much as possible, which we think makes it that much better!

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Our first course was an exquisite array of tuna, grilled pineapple and a lot of other perfectly paired items artistically displayed. We also ordered the Littleneck Clams that came with pancetta, garlic confit, pickled aji amarillo and marinated tomatoes swimming in a white wine broth – heaven!

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Boston Bibb with shafts blue cheese, marcona almonds, white grapes and crispy laughing bird shrimp. I am already craving this again!

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For our entrees we went with the King Salmon that had artichokes, chile oil, maitake mushrooms, littleneck clams and a blood orange bouillabaisse.

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Chargrilled Octopus with marble potato confit, manzanilla olives, watercress, pickled onions and smoke tomato vinaigrette. We loved the smoky flavor and texture of the octopus.

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Roasted Sea Scallops with oyster root, hoj shimejis mushrooms, Tokyo turnips and charred lime pho broth. The scallops were cooked to perfection.

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Costa Rican Corvina with smoke pomme puree, lobster nage charred leek, and truffle-black garlic emulsion. This dish was excellent, my top recommendation out of everything we ordered – although I honestly, 100% recommend it all.

This was one of the rare dining experiences where everything we ordered was absolutely excellent! Driftwood gets a Fortuitous Foodie A+!

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