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Sunday Brunch: Mignon

by Joy Jangles

Chef James Sleeth from Mignon  joins us for Sunday Brunch this week. Originally from Ohio, Chef Sleeth found his love for cooking through his mother. His interest for food and service started at a young age, working at restaurants as a dishwasher and server. He eventually went on to attend the American Culinary Federation where he completed two 3-year apprenticeships.                   Continue reading

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Unique Euro-Mediterranean Market and Eatery Coming to Legacy West

Darna Euro-Mediterranean Market is bringing an immersive, cross-cultural culinary journey like no other to Legacy West this fall.

A celebration of the shops, cafés, street vendors and bazaars that attract people of all ages and cultures to the shores of the Mediterranean, Darna – meaning “Our House” in Arabic – will immerse its guests in a land draped in history and culture. From Spanish meat boards, French pastries, and Italian and Turkish flatbreads to Greek Souvlaki, Moroccan Tagines and Lebanese Mezze, a culinary adventure as wide as the Mediterranean Sea awaits.

Once inside Darna’s doors, guests will be immediately transported to an authentic Mediterranean market. An explosion of colors, patterns, smells and sounds will blend together varied cultures and traditions, resulting in an experience so real, you might momentarily forget you’re still in North Texas.

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Shakertins Plano Launches Brunch

Shakertins recently-opened location at the Shops at Legacy in Plano has quickly established itself as a neighborhood go-to for daily drink specials, solid bar food and friendly service. Now, it’s giving patrons another reason to visit: brunch.

Available every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the brunch menu is loaded with mid-morning favorites, including breakfast tacos, fresh biscuits and French toast, plus $7 Bloody Marys and $5 Mimosas—there’s even a Mimosa Tower loaded with 2.5 liters of Champagne and OJ. So, it has everything you need to recover from the night before, or just to start your day off right. While you eat, DJ Flip Millionz will spin tracks from noon until 4 p.m., so stick around for a fun and festive afternoon to soak up every last hour of the weekend.

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Shakertins Announces 3rd Location at The Shops at Legacy

With successful locations in Allen and The Colony, Shakertins has found a loyal following of customers who appreciate its fun-loving atmosphere, friendly service, tasty drinks and fun bar food. Now, it’s bringing that tried-and-true concept to The Shops at Legacy North.

Shakertins is taking over the old Twisted Root space at the northeast corner of Legacy and the Dallas North Tollway. The 3,500-square-foot interior is complemented by an additional 1,000 square-foot patio, with dual garage doors creating a breezy indoor/outdoor feel. A separate space can accommodate 15-20 people for corporate meetings and private events—it’s wired for A/V presentations—and will function as a VIP lounge at night.

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New Fast Casual Experience – Buttercup: Chicken Tenders

FB Society (Formerly Front Burner) has opened Buttercup in Legacy Hall. Buttercup uses the iconic chicken tender to take diners on a global expedition of Japanese, Thai and other unexpected flavors at its grand opening at Legacy Hall. Imagine tender bites of chicken are served “fancy” with a side of sauce, tossed, or in a cup or cone.

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Plano-based Cici’s Pizza files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Childhood favorite Cici’s Pizza announced Monday it will file for bankruptcy.

The company, based in Plano, cited declining in-store sales due to COVID-19 and getting left behind in a world filled with dining-to-go and app-based food delivery services.

“This trend poses significant challenges to Cici’s all-you-can-eat buffet model, which depends on in-store dining for approximately 99% of its revenue,” the company said in a filing.

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