On Thursday morning, the museum announced a June 7 opening date for Socca Mediterranean Cafe, which will be part of the museum’s new outdoor food pavilion in the Eagle Family Plaza at the museum’s north entrance.
Per a release, the cafe gets its name from socca, a savory chickpea crêpe that is found in southern France and that is a specialty of Nice. Many people will be glad to hear that socca is naturally gluten-free. The It has been compared to a golden crêpe but also to a flatbread pizza .
“The DMA restaurant Socca will feature the classic crêpe made from finely ground chickpea flour and prepared in an imported Italian oven with Texas extra virgin olive oil and a bit of black pepper,” the release says. “The crêpe will be topped with contemporary, Mediterranean-inspired ingredients, from the savory— burrata, prosciutto, roast chicken and artichoke salad—to the sweet—house-ground almond butter with bananas and local honey.”
Socca will also offer shareable platters of cured meats and local cheese, and a signature hummus with marinated olives and crisp veggies. Beverages will include homemade seasonal fruit limeade and a selection of wines and local beers served on tap. Socca will be open during regular museum hours.
The museum is at 1717 N. Harwood St. in downtown Dallas.