by Steven Doyle
Peking Duck is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. Made properly the duck is a long process where short cuts will create more of a disaster than a delectable dish. Mr Wok in Plano understands a good Peking Duck and requires a reservation to order one.
The duck arrives golden, crispy and juicy. The fat has been rendered leaving moistened meat that is carved table-side. The meat is removed from the carcass, the skin removed from the meat. The presentation is quite breathtaking. Continue reading
For ten years, Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill has been one of the region’s top destinations for fresh fish and seafood. However, when the restaurant first started as a fish market with a counter-service restaurant, it was their authentic lobster rolls and New England clam chowder that put them on the map. In celebration of those favorites, Sea Breeze is excited to expand to open Sea Breeze Lobsta & Chowda House in the new Legacy Food Hall in Plano, slated to open late in 2017 in Plano’s Legacy West development. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
A happy find in Indian cuisine comes out of Plano and Fort Worth with a tiny restaurant called Maharaja. The very tidy and well appointed restaurant serves up a very fine version of both Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. That means the restaurant is strong for both vegetarians and omnivores. For the latter you will find beef, seafood, lamb and chicken dishes to satisfy those meaty urges, all in your favorite comfort sauces which is perfect for the turning weather. The dishes will definitely warm you up on a breezy Fall evening.
You will want to start your evening off with a cup of madras soup, the coconut-tomato soup with a hint of spice. This is definitely the ultimate in tomato soup. Also the raita salad is particularly cooling when set against some of the spicier dishes. This is made with fresh yogurt, whipped and blended with shredded cucumber, tomatoes and chopped cilantro. 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
One of our very favorite pizzerias is closing its door after tonight, and not due to any horrific market turn or extreme lease hikes. Dough will be moving their operations to Plano into a smaller footprint to match a similar set up as the new San Antonio location opening soon near the historic Alamo. Continue reading
What began as a tradition to celebrate the unofficial celebration of every stoner’s favorite holiday, 420 Day, is marked each year with a specially designed pizza at the hot late night spot ZaLat, which currently has four locations across Dallas and Plano. These limited-edition pies are made with unusual twists that offer a smile and unique taste sensations. Continue reading
The paintings – and the plays – are the thing this spring in Plano’s Downtown Arts District as the city’s popular Artfest returns, April 22 and 23.
This year, the Saturday night Artfest experience will be geared towards a more contemporary art crowd. It will include art installations curated by Dallas artist Joshua King from the AURORA festival, food trucks, an Artisan Lounge presented by Artisan Vapor Company, and a concert held on the Hub Streat Stage in McCall Plaza featuring local bands and regional headliner Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, a band known for their garage/ punk/ soul sound. Begins at 5 p.m. in Haggard Park. Continue reading