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New Details on Square Root, Opening January 2014

New Orleans City Business reports that chef Philip Lopez' upcoming Square Root is taking shape at 1800 Magazine in the LGD. Developer Nicholas Shay, a business partner in Root/owner of the Square Root building, says the restaurant "should be ready to open by January" 2014. After putting about $500k into renovations, and another $500k into restaurant equipment/"other components" Shay says the 3,700-square-foot building will house two completely different restaurant concepts over two floors. Here's the latest details on upcoming Square Root, per City Business:

· Downstairs level will have a horseshoe bar that seats 16 people with a chef in the center.
· Downstairs menu will feature a "dozen pre-planned, tapas-style dishes. "
· Upstairs will specialize in housemade charcuterie and cheeses, with a small-plates menu as well.
· "There will also be arrangements for small private events, which, he said, has been in demand at Root."
· The second floor has a "wraparound balcony with 600-square-feet of additional seating space."
· A third floor will have a wine room and office space.

· Square Root Takes Shape on Lower Magazine [CityBusiness, sub req]
· All Square Root Coverage [-ENOLA-]

Square Root

1800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA

Square Root

1800 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130