The Shops at Willow Bend today announced that Cinépolis USA, a leading world-class cinema exhibitor known for its enhanced movie-going concepts, will be the latest addition to its growing roster of entertainment options with the 2020 opening of Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Plano. The 10-screen, 40,000-square-foot multiplex will be the cinematic entertainment anchor for Willow Bend, which is currently in the process of a multi-phased $145 million renovation and expansion.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Cinépolis to The Shops at Willow Bend; this brings North Dallas and Plano residents a high-quality luxury entertainment experience unlike any other in the area,” said Jeff Zeigler, COO at Starwood Retail Partners. “With Crayola Experience, Equinox, the North Texas Performing Arts children’s theatre, The District, the Ascension Annex and now Cinépolis, we’re pleased to continue introducing a variety of entertainment, dining and shopping experiences, unique to this market.” Continue reading
Sixty Vines Plano will host a wine dinner featuring wines from Justin Vineyards out of Paso Robles, California on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. The menu includes five courses carefully crafted to pair with delicious wines. Joe Spellman, a master sommelier with more than 23 years of industry experience, will also be in attendance to speak about the wines throughout the event. Spellman will provide history and background on the wines, winery and unique stories guests won’t hear without going to the winery. Continue reading
Velvet Taco, the edgy, Dallas-based, counter-service restaurant known for tacos inspired by unexpected flavors, is opening its 10th location at Legacy Hall later this spring. Legacy Hall is a European-style food hall with more than 20 restaurant partners located at 7800 Windrose Ave. in Legacy West, Plano’s popular mixed-use development.
Velvet Taco offers a thoughtfully created, chef-driven menu with scratch-made everything, including slow roasted marinated brisket, dry-rubbed pulled pork, tomato chutney prepared with fresh grilled vegetables, all sauces and more. The globally inspired cuisine that just happens to be in a tortilla is innovative and imaginative, yet still approachable while pushing the envelope. Continue reading
Chef Uno Immanivong’s Red Stix Asian Street Food will leave Legacy Hall on March 24 to expand into a freestanding, brick-and-mortar location near Southern Methodist University. In its place, Legacy Hall will add restaurant partner Beijing Brothers, a Texas-based Chinese restaurant created by Yang Sun and Willy Lu. The new restaurant will open in mid-April. Continue reading
The Yellow Chili is opening its first Texas location at The Shops at Legacy in Plano. The restaurant will be located at 5700 Legacy Drive in Plano and is expected to open summer 2019.
“Our guests at The Shops at Legacy enjoy unique dining and shopping experiences, and are worldly in their tastes,” stated Kelsey Ishmael, marketing director of The Shops at Legacy. “We are pleased to be able to offer restaurant options that help guests enjoy the best of even the most far-reaching locations.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Celebrate in high fashion at Hookline, the fancy pants younger sibling to the Hook, Line and Sinker that is so well known in the Dallas area and is chef driven with amazing oysters, cool low country cuisine and more.
Tonight Plano’s Hookline will celebrate Fat Tuesday with bands, beed and crawfish for your party needs. Look for special cocktails and the party blitz starting at 5pm. Continue reading
Legacy Hall will be adding two new restaurants and one bakery in the coming weeks.
Haskell & Worth, serving house-made Philly Cheesesteaks, will open on February 28. Shayna’s Place, a second North Texas location known for sandwiches, soups and salads, and SusieCakes, the popular all-American, home-style bakery, will open later this Spring. Continue reading