Your drive to McKinney for BBQ just got a little shorter, but not by a much.
Hutchins BBQ is bringing its hometown dining ambiance and award-winning BBQ to Frisco with the grand opening of their second location this September. The 8,000 plus square-foot space is located at 9225 Preston Rd and will serve the same great barbecue that was named to the Texas Monthly “50 Best BBQ Joints in Texas” list. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
There is nothing quite as delicious as that perennial bar snack, the chicken wing. The tiny blasts of tender flavor can be jooked up in all sorts of seasoning and impart whatever imaginative smack the cook wishes to present. However, the sad state of affairs with this particular chicken part is that in recent years the wing has been relegated to frozen pre-cooked and pre-flavored masses of disappointment. There are, however, several terrific places in Dallas to find the chicken wing in its natural glory, made fresh and from scratch and coated with as much imagination as the bird can stand. Enter WingBucket.
Owned by Nhat Ngo who is a second generation restaurant owner, and is personally on his fourth attempt at creating something successful. As the saying should go (at least in Ngo’s case) fourth time a charm. Ngo comes from a family who specialized in pho, and has restaurants across DFW. What his family did for noodles Ngo wishes to do for chicken. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
BarnLight Eatery, a modern southern restaurant rich in Texas tradition, today announced the opening of its doors to the Frisco community. The unique family-owned concept offers elevated comfort cuisine in a laid back environment. The new restaurant is located on the corner of Eldorado Parkway and Custer Road at 15922 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco. Owners Philip and Christina Doyal are sixth generation Texans with a passion to carry on the tradition of preparing hearty and wholesome food.
“We want to give guests a place where they can stop and take a moment to enjoy what we call ‘elevated comfort cuisine’,” said Executive Chef and Co-Owner Philip Doyal. “We focus on using high-quality, wholesome ingredients to create all of our dishes. The American palate has become accustomed to bold manufactured flavors, and at BarnLight we believe that well-prepared food does not require over seasoning. We want our customers to experience the simplicity of natural, flavorful ingredients.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Brooke Humphries, owner of Barcadia, Beauty Bar and Mudsmith just announced there will be at least two more Mudsmith locations. Look for downtown Dallas first , with another slated for Frisco. Humphries tells us that the new location will be on Elm Street and will be two levels with a mezzanine, and a co-working space. More information as we gather. Continue reading
by Mark Shaeffer
Perry’s Steakhouse announced today that it is opening a new location at Stonebriar Centre on Preston Road and SH 121 in Frisco. The new restaurant will accommodate 350 guests and include design features such as a towering wine wall, four private dining rooms, an island bar, main dining with glimpses of the kitchen, and an outdoor patio.
Famous for its selection of butcher-fresh Prime beef, Perry’s is also known for its unexpected steakhouse specialty – Perry’s Famous Pork Chop, a seven-finger tall chop that is dried, cured and roasted, then caramelized and topped with Perry’s signature herb-garlic butter. Perry’s is also home to Bar 79, which offers Social Hour featuring specially priced bar menu items, wines and martinis weekdays from 4-6:30 p.m. and Sundays from 4-9 p.m. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
With beautiful and artful leaps into fantasy, Cirque du Soleil returns once again to the Dallas area with the traveling production of Varekai. The show begins with the Greek myth of Icarus, picking up where the myth leaves off, re-imagining the story of what happened to Icarus after he flew too close to the sun and fell from the sky. In Varekai, rather than drowning in the sea below him, Icarus lands in a lush forest full of exotic creatures.
Varekai is a critically-acclaimed production that has wowed over 8 million people worldwide since it first premiered in Montreal in 2002. Since then, Varekai has visited more than 72 cities in 20 different countries around the world. Now it has landed in Frisco. Continue reading
by Karen Falls
Whole Foods Market will anchor The Forum at Wade Park, the retail center of the expansive 110-acre, mixed-use development announced today by developer Thomas Land & Development, LLC. Located at the Southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road in Frisco, Texas, Wade Park will be one of the region’s foremost developments, merging upscale retail, fine dining, entertainment, hotels, commercial office space and residential housing.
The Forum at Wade Park will be an ideal and convenient setting for the new 45,000 square foot Whole Foods Market, offering a large selection of natural and organic products in a store with features unique to this location and tailored to the community. The store is set to open in Fall 2015. Continue reading