by Alex Gonzalez
The Biscuit Bar celebrated its grand opening in Plano yesterday. It is the newest restaurant to join The Boardwalk in Granite Park.
Before entering The Biscuit Bar, customers can see an arrangement of silver, black and yellow tables and chairs, corresponding to the aesthetic of the inside of the restaurant. From the outside, customers can look through a window, in which they will see workers rolling and kneading dough, and baking hot, fresh biscuits.
by Steven Doyle photos by Joey Stewart
From the restaurateurs who brought our favorite restaurant in Dallas on Henderson, Gemma, comes their long awaited Mediterranean send up, Sachet. Menu items include lamb, seafood, poultry, house-made pastas, legumes and grains, salads, and more than 20 vegetable-based meze, or starters, sourced from the best seasonal ingredients.
Chef-owner Stephen Rogers suggests that the menu little exotic but still approachable with plenty of vegetables, no butter or cream (olive oil instead), and much like he cooks at home for his own family. Continue reading
Fox Restaurant Concepts announced today that they are opening North Italia on June 27, 2017, in Plano, Texas. This will be their first North restaurant in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. North Italia will be located at Legacy West, just steps away from Sam Fox’s other popular restaurant, True Food Kitchen. North Italia will make its Plano debut with its signature menu featuring Italian dishes handmade from scratch daily. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It’s an exciting day in the Dallas food world as we receive word from chef Abel Gonzales, the five time Texas State Fair Big Tex Award winner, about the good news of his restaurant opening. Look for Republic Ranch to open this Spring. The theme will be a continuation of his Texican theme. Think smoked BBQ meets Mexican.
Republic Ranch will be located at 3121 Ross Avenue next to the newly opened tiki bar, Pilinkas. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Deep Ellum is fast becoming a hotbed of culinary fashion with the advent of new openings that seem to be increasing in speed. The latest opening that gives us cause for a bit of reverie is STIRR located on Main in the space formerly known as Club Clearview.
Cheffed by Chad Bowden, who made a transition from Culpepper in Rockwall, fits into this concept which implements fire as a component in his cookery. There are some familiar flavors that many in Dallas have never sampled but was part of his arsenal in Rockwall. Having Bowden on this side of the bridge is as welcome as plum pudding on a Christmas morning. For those that have never met chef Bowden, you are in for a playful treat. Continue reading
Smoky Rose is a chef-driven smokehouse in a relaxed garden setting will open this winter at 8602 Garland Road in Dallas (across from The Dallas Arboretum).
The new neighborhood-dining destination aims to provide a comfortable experience with a relaxed interior, large patio, open smokehouse and beautifully landscaped garden area serving lunch and dinner. The rustically refined menu is paired with thoughtfully selected wines and local beers.
Co-owner, David Cash explains, “this has been a long, exciting road preparing for the unveiling of Smoky Rose, and I am proud of our team for working hard to craft an experience – from menu to design to service and more – that we think will be a great addition to the well-established East Dallas neighborhood.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The Addison City Council recently approved three new restaurant projects, two of which hope to open as early late spring in 2015. The former site of Truluck’s on Belt Line Road at Quorum Drive will become a Southern gastropub called Ida Claire owned by the folks over at Whiskey Cake (among other concepts). Featuring an extended patio and major landscaping renovations, Ida Claire is expected to open its doors early next summer. Continue reading