Getting closer – The Bishop to open this April

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 7, 2014
This is the window in front of The Bishop, which will open soon in Avondale Estates. Photo by: Dan Whisenhunt

This is the window in front of The Bishop, which will open soon in Avondale Estates. Photo by: Dan Whisenhunt

The proprietors behind The Bishop have confirmed that the restaurant will officially debut in Avondale Estates sometime next month.

The Bishop’s spokesperson sent a press release on March 7 offering a preview of some of the items on the menu. The Bishop will located in the Tudor Village area, just down the street from Pallookaville.

The menu items will include:


Bishop’s house chips made with red bliss potatoes fried to a golden brown and served with Parmesan and garlic aioli

Grilled artichokes with burntlemon and roasted garlic ailoli

Southern picnic board complete with pimento cheese, cream cheese and pepper jelly, fresh vegetables, buttered club crackers and country ham.


Smoked fried chicken served with whipped cauliflower, honey butter and black eyed pea caviar

Gum Creek Creole ham with smoked gouda grits, glazed turnip greens and jalapeno jelly

Salsa verde hangar steak with spicy salsa verde marinade, fennel puree and radish slaw

Slow roasted prime rib with natural jus.

Lighter fare

Lobster cobb with tomato, radish, avocado and soft egg and saffron risotto with market vegetables, citrus and parmesan.

Sandwich selections

Pine Street BLT with thick cut applewood smoked bacon, lettuce and fried green tomatoes on grilled sourdough.

Spring Cocktails

“Hibiscus Iced Tea” with Belvedere vodka, lemon bitters and rhubarb juice;

“The Sourwood” with Gentleman Jack whiskey, fresh lemon, sourwood honey, orange and lemon bitters topped with wheat beer

“Moscow mule” with Stolichnaya vodka, fresh lime, ginger beer and lime zest.

“Our menus reflect The Bishop’s place as a true neighborhood mainstay and community gathering spot,” owner and Avondale Estates resident Luellen Marshall said in a press release. “Diners can expect to enjoy an abundant array of our family’s favorite dishes, seasonal cocktails and even wines on tap.”

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