by Alex Gonzalez
Located inside the center of Legacy West’s new department store, Neighborhood Goods, Prim and Proper is a full service bar and restaurant offering retail shoppers drinks, sandwiches, salads, and other hors d’oeuvres as they take a break from stuffing their bags trendy fashions and accessories.
Neighborhood Goods itself is an innovative concept, bringing to life an array of brands that once only were available for purchase online. It’s very much what Instagram would be like if it had a storefront. The plates and drinks at Prim and Proper are also arranged and designed in an aesthetically pleasing, Instagram-ready fashion. Continue reading
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
We have discussed this marvelous pub located in Plano for some years now, Holy Grail Pub. They serve many favorites, besides a great selection of beer and whiskey, including the absolute best monte cristo and bowl of red.
Chef Shimond Bradley, who re-joined the Holy Grail Pub in May 2018 after a seven year absence has elevated the menu with creative New American cuisine while improving the celebrated dishes that have earned the pub multiple accolades for best bar food in Dallas and Plano. After stints at Casa Rubia in Dallas and Flora and Secco in Richmond, VA, Bradley has returned to the Holy Grail Pub with extensive knowledge of gastronomic science and culinary presentation to create a menu of approachable, quality food. Continue reading
Plano’s chef-driven Low Country dining destination, Hookline, is showing how deep its roots run with a special Oyster Roast and Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 19, from 2 to 8 p.m. Jimmy B & The Zydeco Posse will provide the entertainment as guests enjoy drink specials, roasted oysters and a crawfish boil that is set to become a new favorite springtime dining tradition in Plano. Continue reading
by Alex Gonzalez
The Biscuit Bar celebrated its grand opening in Plano yesterday. It is the newest restaurant to join The Boardwalk in Granite Park.
Before entering The Biscuit Bar, customers can see an arrangement of silver, black and yellow tables and chairs, corresponding to the aesthetic of the inside of the restaurant. From the outside, customers can look through a window, in which they will see workers rolling and kneading dough, and baking hot, fresh biscuits.
Fogo de Chão opened its latest location in Plano’s high-profile Legacy West development. The Legacy West restaurant celebrates the brand’s 40-year history by showcasing new ways to dine in an elevated setting. Upon entering, guests will have a panoramic view of the dining room, an expansive Bar Fogo area including a covered outdoor patio, and a 16-foot bas-relief interpretation of Antônio Caringi’s famous statue, O Laçador, an embodiment of the gaucho culture of Southern Brazil. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We took a look at Farmbyrd when they opened and have been in for a visit a few times since then. Just over a year later chef Ryan Carbery, a classically trained chef, is doing what a few others have chosen as a path. He is bringing chef driven fare to the general public at bargain prices, few frills and doing it very well.
As with any chef, there is that moment when you possibly get a tad bored with creating the same thing each day, albeit truly fantastic. In the case of Carbery at FarmByrd he stretched his chef wings, no pun intended, by offering uniquely kicked up dishes at a fast casual prices. Consider this a win-win for all concerned. It keeps chef happy and interested, although he is a major partner in the business, and it keeps the chicken eating public extremely happy only to walk into his Plano digs to find crazy good food being offered besides the usual fried and rotisserie birds. Continue reading