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Texas Fast-Casual Chain ‘Project Pollo’ to be on Shark Tank on 5/20

Project Pollo, America’s first vegan chick’n fast-casual chain (and largest growing vegan restaurant in the US) with locations across Texas, will be featured on ABC’s Shark Tank season finale, which airs this Friday, May 20 at 7pm CT / 8pm ET. The popular national reality TV show lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to the “sharks” in the tank to try and convince one of them to invest money into their idea. 

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Fort Worth Ghost Kitchen

Innovative Chef Lanny Lancarte announced today that Fantasma Kitchens has launched Pizza Zapasta and El Pollo Tocayo. The kitchen is located on the footsteps of Fort Worth’s trending North Side, joining Lancarte’s first all-delivery concept, Eat Fajitas, the fiesta delivered to your door. All three concepts will be located under a singular roof inside a renovated Methodist Church.

Fantasma Kitchens (fantasma defines as ghost in Spanish), will be Lancarte’s second venture into the ghost kitchen movement and completes his trio of food concepts. Eat Fajitas, El Pollo Tocayo, and Pizza Zapasta will be available “ghost-style,” served to customers in to-go and delivery options available within the Fantasma Kitchens app.

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Hot Chicks Flies Into Plano

The inclusive fast-casual restaurant that uniquely offers Halal, dairy and peanut free chicken is “coming in hot” to Plano on Monday, December 14th. To celebrate its soft opening, Hot Chicks will be giving away free meals to the first 25 customers on opening day. Additionally, the restaurant will celebrate a grand opening in early 2021 with a chance to win a trip to Nashville.

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Hot Chicks Nashville Hot Chicken Prepares to Bring its Texas Twist on Hot Chicken to Plano

After much anticipation, Hot Chicks Nashville Hot Chicken is set to open their doors to the Plano community in early December. Located at 1885 Dallas Pkwy #300, the emerging fast-casual restaurant will offer scratch-made, Halal, dairy-free, peanut free hot chicken with heat levels varying from none to “Hot AF.” Hot Chicks will only use fresh ingredients.

Crinkle Cut Fries will be hand cut daily, pickles, Cole slaw and all sauces will be made in house and of course, the chicken is fresh, not frozen. Bread will be baked and delivered daily from a local artisan bakery. The chicken is Halal, dairy and peanut free in hopes of being more inclusive. The menu also boasts a grilled hot chicken option for the health-conscious and gluten-free consumer.

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East Dallas Palmer’s Hot Chicken Opens October 19

Palmer’s Hot Chicken – the much-anticipated and authentic, counter-service with full-bar Nashville hot chicken concept will open their doors on Monday, October 19 for lunch and dinner, dine-in or to-go. Delivery on most major third-party delivery apps will begin 30 days post opening.

Located at the northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane and Abrams Road at 6465 East Mockingbird Lane in East Dallas’ historic Hillside Village shopping center, Palmer’s Hot Chicken was created by Texas native and Nashville-bred, Palmer Fortune.

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El Pollito Loco Makes Damned Good Yard Bird

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El Pollito Loco is a one-up restaurant which is located across the street from Cinemark 13 Theater near the corner of Forest Lane and Webb Chapel. At first glance the restaurant has the appearance of the national chain El Pollo Loco which sells charred pollo asada family-style and has several locations in the Dallas area. There is a slight difference however.        Continue reading

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