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Restaurant Review: Rosemont in Deep Ellum

Rosemont’s black bean burger and oatmeal waffles. (Photography by Kevin Marple)

I’ve dined at Rosemont four or five times and it has never been crowded. I’d love to see this restaurant, and more like it, succeed in Deep Ellum. Go. Eat. Report.

Chef/owner Tracy Miller has spent the last nine years creating refined and stylish American food at Local, her dinner-only restaurant in the BoydHotel. At Rosemont, she offers the same sensibility for breakfast and lunch. If you hit the sophisticated white-on-white dining room early on a sunny morning, keep your sunglasses on, and order a strong cappuccino topped with frothy steamed milk and flecks of cinnamon as you take a seat because it could take awhile for a menu to arrive. The service at both breakfast and lunch is disorganized. Our dainty plate with a small (but filling) oatmeal waffle with mascarpone cream and figs arrived almost hot, but scrambled eggs topped with wilted spinach and cherry tomato sauce were hard and barely warm. The two gentlemen in expensive suits across from us were living it up.

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