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Is Oprah’s Favorite Pizza In Irving?

o coverby Andrew Chalk

Maybe. The June issue of O Magazine, Oprah’s eponymous monthly, features six pizzas with recipes from pizzerias all across the country. Among them, Cavalli in Irving (although they are also in McKinney). Their Jalapeño, Garlic and Oregano gets a mention on p.150.

Cavalli is an authentic Neapolitan pizza restaurant and the first certified VPN restaurant in North Texas. Congratulations to the Cavalli family on the well-deserved recognition.  Continue reading

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FM Smoke House Opening Soon

ribsby Jennifer Thomas

The owners of the very popular gastropub Holy Grail in Plano are opening their first barbeque restaurant in Iriving and plan to call the restaurant FM Smoke House. The restaurant will be located at 660 Walnut Ridge Road; at the former Bennigan’s location on Highway114 and MacArthur Blvd.

FM Smoke House is a full service restaurant serving rural Texas comfort food. The menu is inspired by local eateries located along Texas’ rural farm-to-market highways that crisscross the state and lead to major cities. FM Smoke House will feature many smoked dishes such as bacon-injected brisket, beer can chicken, beef short ribs, beef tenderloin and house made hot dogs. Continue reading


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