A brand new sports activities bar in Irving needs to be a neighborhood gathering spot — a spot to observe a recreation or play pool.However Hangout Restaurant and Sports activities Membership, which opened earlier this summer season, additionally needs to supply one thing a bit of totally different.The restaurant serves a mix of conventional American bar fare, Tex-Mex favorites and Nepalese meals, like momas, or dumplings, peanut sadeko, a crunchy Nepalese appetizer, and marinated and grilled meats.Proprietor Prajwal Chhetri, who was born and raised in Nepal, mentioned he noticed a necessity for Irving to have an independently owned sports activities bar. And given town’s variety, he determined to additionally supply meals from his native Nepal.“Since we’re in Irving, which is such a mix of communities, we determined to serve a fusion of cuisines,” he mentioned. “We’re not a typical sports activities bar, and we’re not a typical Nepalese restaurant.”The bar has 32 TV screens, a personal lounge out there for events and a lined patio, with plans so as to add one other patio.Patrons can play pool and ping pong, foosball, air hockey and snooker, a well-liked British billiards recreation. The 12-foot-long snooker desk was specifically ordered in Belgium, and Chhetri believes it’s the just one prefer it in North Texas. The bar will even have conventional video games like Jenga and lesser-known ones like Carrom, a tabletop recreation well-liked in South Asia.“Our imaginative and prescient is a spot the place individuals come to eat, drink, play and watch a recreation, spend a pair hours right here and neglect about the remainder of the world,” Chhetri mentioned.Hangout, 3554 W. Airport Freeway, could have a grand opening Saturday, with stay music, meals and drinks specials. Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and group leaders plan to attend a ribbon chopping at 5 p.m.