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Category Archives: Casual Food

Rōti: Modern Mediterranean comes to McKinney & Olive

Rōti: Modern Mediterranean comes to McKinney & Olive

This Chicago-based chain brings a “Modern Mediterranean” style to the nucleus of Dallas’ Uptown. To not be confused by name with Roti Modern Grill, just north on McKinney, Rōti is a healthy, quick-bite restaurant with a relaxed vibe and ingredient-focused attitude. Rōti is what I like to call an “all of the above spot” —Continue Reading

Winner, Winner, Prohibition Chicken Dinner

Winner, Winner, Prohibition Chicken Dinner

  The title is obvious, and cheesy. But, in the interest of accuracy, it’s a phrase that I can support when it comes to Prohibition Kitchen. *A quick disclaimer: Don’t sit at a table far off in the distance away from others where you think you’ll have enough room to spread out food to takeContinue Reading

No Tricks, All Treats at Tricky Fish

No Tricks, All Treats at Tricky Fish

The Tricky Fish Restaurant, located on State Street in the City Line development in Richardson Texas, is a nicely tucked away gem. The restaurant is all about Louisiana style food. You can enjoy regional favorites such as shrimp and grits, gumbo, fried okra and fried…well everything….for lunch or dinner. One unique feature of the service at Tricky Fish is thatContinue Reading

Not your mama’s fried chicken at Chicken Moto (Richardson)

Not your mama’s fried chicken at Chicken Moto (Richardson)

It’s definitely not your mama’s fried chicken (or anyone else’s) here at Chicken Moto in Richardson. The concept, owned by the founders of bbbop Seoul Kitchen in Dallas, offers a menu that’s a blend of Texas Southern comfort and South Korean Seoul food. (They double fry ALL of their chicken — a common cooking methodContinue Reading

The Brixton is Plano’s hottest new bar

The Brixton is Plano’s hottest new bar

You may be familiar with the Harder Concepts bars like The Mucky Duck, Ringos and the rest of their spots around North Dallas. The parent company has now welcomed The Brixton to the family. And it truly lives up to its motto: Eat, Drink and Party Harder! With a large offering of food, cocktails andContinue Reading

Your Pie – Frisco’s newest pizza eatery

Your Pie – Frisco’s newest pizza eatery

Frisco has welcomed Your Pie, a family-friendly, fast-casual restaurant that offers custom brick oven pizzas, paninis, chopped salads, gelato, craft beer and wine. As a North Dallas resident, I’m so excited for a great pizza restaurant to be so close by. (And did someone say gelato?? OMG!) Diners can order off the menu or buildContinue Reading

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