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Bulla Gastrobar Introduces New Winter Fare

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by Alex Gonzalez

Since opening in Legacy West in Plano this past February, Bulla Gastrobar has been providing suburban shoppers with authentic Spanish tapas. From refreshing sangrias to indulgent, warm paella, everything at Bulla encompasses the spices and flavors of Spain.

Earlier this month, Bulla Gastrobar added a few new winter items to their menu. As if their food wasn’t already to die for, Bulla’s new winter items make for great comfort food in the imminent cold weather. Continue reading

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Mexican Sugar Celebrates Dia de los Muertos Oct 31-Nov 2

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Mexican Sugar, The Shops at Legacy restaurant known for Mexican comfort food with a Latin-inspired twist, is celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and opening their doors to all souls to join in the festivities October 31 through November 2, as well as hosting a Clase Azul Tequila Dinner featuring a five-course meal paired with Clase Azul cocktails on November 1. Continue reading

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Kenny’s Smoke House For A Curiously Delectable Brunch

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by Alex Gonzalez

With all of the eponymous Kenny Bowers restaurants in DFW (Kenny’s Burgers, Kenny’s Wood-Fired Grill, etc.), it can be hard to keep up. Luckily, Kenny’s Smoke House in The Shops at Legacy is cooking up a whole bunch of new brunch options that won’t soon be forgotten.

Kenny’s Smokehouse has been open in The Shops at Legacy since January of 2013, however, the brick-and-wood barbeque joint didn’t start serving brunch until about a year ago, when they had secretly begun testing out new brunch items that weren’t listed on the menu. Now, every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., guests can choose from six delectable brunch items. Continue reading

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KĀI Opens Today in Legacy West

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Plano’s booming Legacy West development will soon be home to one of the most highly anticipated new dining destinations in all of North Texas: KĀI, an original Japanese-themed concept from the legendary Lombardi family.

The family-run restaurant company recently began construction on its first KĀI location at 7301 Windrose Ave. in Plano, in anticipation of a late summer grand opening. This is the third Lombardi Family Concepts restaurant to open in Legacy West – the most of any restaurant group in the development. Taverna opened in November 2017, and Toulouse opened March 2018. Continue reading

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Tim Byres Opening New Concept At Legacy Hall

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The first floor of the European-style food hall will soon be home to Tight Quarters – the first of its kind. This labor of love from award-winning Chef Tim Byres will offer a variety of natural, whole and unprocessed food that is full of attitude and style.

This might come as a surprise to fans of Chef Byres, who is most commonly known as the culinary mastermind behind the restaurants SMOKE and Chicken Scratch – some serious meat-centric concepts. Widely regarded as an expert in cooking with wood and fires, Byres has been invited to represent his craft by some of the country’s most respected food programs, including The ChewMeatopiaBizarre Foods America and Man Fire Food. In 2012, Byres was named the southwest Food & Wine Magazine’s “People’s Best New Chef” and in 2014, his book “Smoke: New Firewood Cooking” won for the prestigious James Beard Award. Continue reading

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Maharaja Offers A Feast Fit For Kings

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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

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The Brixton Shuttering

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The Shops of Legacy is losing The Brixton, the interesting club-restaurant. In June it will transform into VYNL serving tapas with bottle service and confetti cannons, which sounds exactly the same. Continue reading

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