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CraftWay Soon to Open in Plano

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CraftWay Kitchen, a new American tavern concept, will open in Plano’s Lake Side Market in late October. Owners Troy Cooper and Mike Hutchinson are excited to announce the restaurant’s menu, just weeks before its launch. The menu offers diners an elevated take on modern American cuisine, all at a moderate price point.

CraftWay’s menu offers signature appetizers including Candied Bacon ($8), with brown sugar and ancho chili spice. Blue Cheese Chips ($9) feature Maytag blue cheese, smoked bacon and chives. And Flash Fried Asparagus ($10) are panko crusted with a lemon caper aioli. Continue reading

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Julien Eelsen at Whisk Crepes Cafe Brings the Taste of Paris to Dallas

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Certain aspects of crepe-making have remained constant since its advent in the 1100s, spreading the batter onto a very hot surface for 30 to 60 seconds, each side is cooked until it looks like the surface of the moon.

Sweet and savory versions have always existed; traditionally lemon and sugar, and ham, cheese, and egg. Continue reading

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Hōru Sushi to Open at Legacy Hall in September

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Hōru Sushi will open its first location this September in Legacy Hall, located at 7800 Windrose Ave. in Plano. The sushi kitchen will offer a contemporary twist on the rich culinary heritage of Japanese sushi with new refreshing flavors and textures.

With the mission to create a dining experience that is both innovative and enjoyable, Hōru Sushi Founder Chin Liang brings over 20 years of experience behind the sushi counter to his concept. Liang most recently served as Executive Sushi Chef at KÄI in Legacy West with stints at Lounge 31 and Steel Restaurant & Lounge. Continue reading

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CraftWorks Scheduled for October Opening in Plano

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CraftWorks Kitchen, a new American tavern concept, will open in Plano’s LakeSide Market in October 2019.  The restaurant is the brainchild of two accomplished restaurant executives, Troy Cooper and Mike Hutchinson. Continue reading

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The Shops at Willow Bend Launches Free Weekly Outdoor Summer Movie Series

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The Shops at Willow Bend is launching a free weekly outdoor summer movie series, offering family-friendly films alongside high-quality dining options.

Every Tuesday evening from June 4 through July 30, a different movie will be shown beginning at 8:30 p.m. in the open lawn space in The District. Moviegoers can bring blankets and lawn chairs as they enjoy popular movies such as Trolls, Spider Man, Coco and The Secret Life of Pets, among others.  Continue reading

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Haywire to Host Cigar and Whiskey Social May 31st

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Haywire is hosting a complimentary Cigar and Whiskey Social on Friday, May 31 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Guests are invited to the restaurant’s third-level, rooftop patio to sip on some great TX Whiskey while enjoying puffs of the new Haywire Signature Cigar, crafted by famed Cuban master blender Noel Rojas from Rojas Cigars. Continue reading

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Masala Wok Is A Fine Alternative For A Lunch On The Go

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With a menu full of interesting items such as samosas, chicken lollipops and spring rolls as appetizers, and Korma Masala and Vindaloo sauces with your choice of meats or vegetables, Masala Wok is more than just a fast casual restaurant serving flavors from Asia, including India and China, it is a fine repast for a quick lunch or dinner on the run. Be mindful, these are not the complex recipes of more fine dining establishments, but the quick outlets serve a perfect need for those with a hankering for something different than a burger and fries.

On a recent visit we devoured platefuls of dishes inspired by both Indian and Chinese descent. Masala Wok makes a perfectly fine Tikka Masala, that rich tomato and yogurt sauce that is slightly spicy with flavors of masala and coriander. We also ordered the Butter Chicken with its tomato gravy made with fresh tomato, garlic, cardamom and plenty of butter to supplement the richness of the dish. Everything can be kicked up if asked, or by adding the provided chili sauces.   Continue reading

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