Farm+Feed – New Gaming-Focused Restaurant and Bar NOW OPEN

Plano’s newest entertainment destination is Farm + Feed, a unique concept that is now open in the bustling Shops at Legacy. The multi-faceted venue merges a chef-driven restaurant and full bar with all the latest gaming technology, plus analog board games and more, giving novice and experienced gamers an all-in-one hangout that’s unlike anything else in the area.

Occupying the former Gordon Biersch brewpub, Farm + Feed is designed with a post-apocalyptic theme and maximizes the 8,000 square foot interior with several distinct sections. Visitors enter into the “Village,” which is stocked with 20 booths, each containing two 55-inch TVs, a Nintendo Switch and either an Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5, plus four controllers. The Village also features 18 PCs equipped with all the latest gaming tech. Another section, called the “Library,” is full of sci-fi books and 16 more PCs and 6 more date-night couch co-op console setups.

The “Bunker” is where larger groups can gather to relax and face off at game stations featuring classics like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. Within the Bunker is also a private, enclosed area that can be reserved for eight to 10 people, and includes a 77-inch OLED TV equipped with a Nintendo Switch, PlayStation5 and Xbox X. There are couches throughout the space, where people can lounge in comfort, and there’s also a 1,200 square foot patio for alfresco eating and drinking with outdoor gaming.

In addition to console and PC gaming, Farm + Feed offers 100+ board games, chess boards and card games with numerous works of collectibles showcased on the walls. It will also host launch parties, tournaments, and cosplay events.

Farm + Feed’s menu was originally created by Matt Yuen, who serves as the executive chef for Riot Games, a video game developer, publisher, and esports tournament organizer. Diners can expect fun, craveable dishes like Flamin’ Hot Cheetos corn cheese balls, pizza rolls, bao brisket buns and grilled pork lettuce wraps. The bar serves top-shelf spirits, local craft beers, wine and signature cocktails with fun, themed names like Tonic the Hedgehog.

“Our name is a play on words that refers to gaming terms,” explains Farm + Feed owner Max Seel. “Farming is when you repeatedly defeat an opponent and farm them for resources, while feeding is the opposite, when you lose and give up your resources.” The Farm+Feed team wants to create a space where gamers and geeks could enjoy themselves in an inclusive hospitality setting. “We grew up playing video games and DnD late into the night, always with plenty of food and drinks. It was a great way to meet people and make friends, but as everything has moved virtual, that ability to socialize in person, doing the activities we love, has largely gone away. We’re hoping to bring that element back with Farm + Feed, while adding great food and a full bar to the mix, because we believe that games are more fun when enjoyed together.”

Farm + Feed’s operating hours are from 11 a.m. to midnight on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. on weekends, closed on Tuesdays. It’s located at the Shops at Legacy North, 7401 Lone Star Drive in Plano. For more information such as a full game list, or to make a reservation or order online, please visit farmandfeed.com.

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