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
On Thursday, Nov. 2, Mexican Sugar Cocina y Cantina is taking part in the tradition by hosting an authentic six-course Dia de los Muertos Dinner paired with Avion Tequila. Guests will begin the feast with an amuse-bouche of Citrus Ceviche. The prix fixe menu continues with an assortment of Pan-Latin dishes, including: Continue reading
Qupé has been deemed one of the “Wineries of the Year” for Wine & Spirits Magazine every year since 1999. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, veteran wine maker Bob Lindquist will guide guests through a five-course meal paired with wine selected from his award-winning winery to complement each dish at Sixty Vines in Plano. The special prix fixe menu will be served family style and features: Continue reading
Hookline – by Del Sur Restaurant Group (Hook Line & Sinker, Urban Taco) – located at The Boardwalk at Granite Park in Plano is now officially open to the public for lunch and dinner with an all-day menu.
The new restaurant is a full-service/chef-driven evolution of the 21-year old “sister restaurant”, Hook Line & Sinker. Hookline offers some of the Hook Line & Sinker classics but the menu, design, atmosphere and branding have all been elevated through a collaborative effort with Del Sur partners, Culinary Director Aaron Nelson and Austin-based design and branding firm, FÖDA (South Congress Hotel, June’s All Day, The Preacher’s Son, Top Knot). Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
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
Hookline – a new concept by Del Sur Restaurant Group (Hook Line & Sinker, Urban Taco) – is under construction with plans to open Fall 2017 at The Boardwalk at Granite Park in Plano, Texas. Executive Chef Aaron Nelson will be running the kitchen.
The new restaurant is a full-service/chef-driven evolution of the 21-year old “sister restaurant”, Hook Line & Sinker. Hookline will still offer some of the Hook Line & Sinker classics but the menu, design, atmosphere and branding have all been elevated through a collaborative effort with Del Sur partners and Austin-based design and branding firm, FÖDA Studio (South Congress Hotel, June’s All Day, The Preacher’s Son, Top Knot). Continue reading
This will be a unique experience for everyone who attends. Chef Tiffany Derry is known through out the country for her amazing food and for her work on Top Chef, Bar Rescue, & Hungry Investors. On Saturday, August 19th she will be teaching a cooking class highlighting some of her favorite dishes at the beautiful new The Brixton at the Shops at Legacy in Plano. From 12p-3p.
Tiffany will teach everyone in attendance her dishes and fielding questions from the audience. While you enjoy the food she is preparing everyone will also enjoy a trio of signature cocktails created by her friends at Western Son Vodka and Red River Whiskey during the class. Don’t miss out on this awesome foodie experience at this beautiful venue.
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