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The Biscuit Bar Bedazzles with Buttery Biscuits

The Biscuit Bar – 5 Stars Few things in this edible existence are worse than biting into a dry biscuit. You will require no less than a gallon of water to wash down the unpleasantness. But, when a biscuit is buttery and soft with just the right amount of crispness, then you have found a beautiful, beautiful biscuit and chances are, you’re eating it at The Biscuit Bar. A place that serves biscuits, tots, and alcohol on tap sounds too deliciously carby and boozy to be true. But, alas it is. Located inside The Boardwalk at Granite Park in Plano, owners Jake and Janie Burkett are serving up comfort one…
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7 Reason’s Eating at Edith’s French Cafe is Essential

  Sauce, mimosas and I’ll go ahead and take ALL of the croissants. Edith’s French Café just gets me. Here are 7 reasons why I can’t no longer live without nearly everything on their menu. P.S., this list could have been much longer.   It’s Beautiful Sunlight simply pours inside this space, which is ironic considering it was once the pretty dark and mediocre seafood restaurant, Rockfish. It’s bright and happy here, which immediately makes you smile and want to gobble down everything. Breakfast is Served all DAY LONG Forking down Ricotta Pancakes with blueberry sausage, berry compote and honey butter at 7 PM on a Wednesday is a thing…
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Sushi Marquee is an Edible Love Letter to the 80s

  Sushi Marquee 4 Stars The best things that ever happened, happened in the 80s and early 90s. From the creepily joyful delight of Teddy Ruxpin to a few not so well matched high schoolers dancing across their library on a Saturday morning during detention. And let us never forget the iconic throaty laughter of a comedian named Eddie Murphy whose timely humor and bs behavior could be seen in a variety of action packed hits during the era. Combine all of those fuzzy feelings from the 80s and early 90s with sake and chopsticks plus a patio that’s like totally rad and you’ve entered Sushi Marquee. Located inside Jerry…
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A Little Lunch with Chef Tiffany Derry

Lunchtime on a Saturday isn’t always a thing. Often overshadowed by the expectations of weekend brunch, lunch usually doesn’t get its just do. But, on Saturday, August 19th that wasn’t the case, as foodie fans and booze lovers made their way to The Brixton at Shops at Legacy and took part in an afternoon of splendor with celebrity Chef Tiffany Derry. Strutting out to Jill Scott’s Golden, Chef Derry took to the stage to prepare three of her favorite dishes. Each dish was paired with a cocktail made with vodka or whiskey from Texas’ own Western Son Distillery. While showing off her cooking techniques, Derry enthusiastically answered questions from the…
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A Glimpse at Taziki’s

  Taziki’s 4 Stars Fried, frozen and microwaved. Those aren’t forms of cooking that you’ll be privy to tasting when visiting Taziki’s Café. With their latest franchise in Plano, the healthy Mediterranean eatery is serving up plenty of delicious healthy options. Most notable are the chicken roll ups, grilled shrimp with their tender taters, and the spicy pimento cheese. What to Order – The Grilled Shrimp Feast which is served with either delicious roasted new potatoes or basmati rice and Greek salad. The shrimp is seasoned and grilled with lemon juice, butter and just a touch of blackened seasoning. Promise not to skip out on the baklava. Where to find…
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The End of Cheating at Nazca Kitchen

Nazca Kitchen We all appreciate a good cheat day. Ordering butter, cheese and fried themed foods just because you deserve it and it tastes so good. Sure, it may come at the expense of a food coma and a wardrobe upgrade to stretch pants, but, you’ve already committed to cheating for the day. But, what if you could fork around without consequences and cheat days could be every day. Enter Nazca Kitchen. Truthfully there’s really no room to be “bad, bad” at Nazca. It’s not exactly tolerated. The light and airy environment directly translates to the menu which takes a healthier approach to South American cuisine. Here, you can actually…
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A Taste of the Whimsical at Sai

Spring rolls aren’t something you will find on the starters section of the menu at Sai Fine Asian Bistro. Instead, you’ll spot appetizers like fried brussel sprouts in a sweet and tangy chili plum sauce and their tangy take on braised pork belly. But it doesn’t stop with the starters. Sai’s menu is tossed in the whimsical with sprinkles of the traditional for good measure. Items served at Sai are the foodchild of Chef Eddy. Somewhere smack dab between upscale and affordable, Eddy has left his mark on this Colleyville eatery, creating dishes that make you ask, “What’s that seasoning in there?” It’s a question that you might ask while…
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Good Times at The Brixton

The Brixton – 4.5 Stars $$ When visiting The Brixton, it’s not simply a restaurant, it’s an experience. With a Vegas style vibe, the new eatery and two-story nightclub is in a league of its own. The brothers of Harder Concepts and Chef Patrick Stark have created a rockin menu for the rock and roll vibe here. With most of the options served in shareable portions, this is a great spot to grub and dance with a few of your pals. What to Order – Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters made with grilled herb brined shrimp. You’ll also want to try the Bacon Bites, made with smoked Nueske’s Bacon, fresh Granny…
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A Glimpse at The Grill on the Alley

The Grill on the Alley- 4 Stars $$$ Before working your credit card into a plastic frenzy inside the mall, you’ll need a little nourishment. Enter The Grill on the Alley inside Dallas Galleria. With their new and improved menu, The Grill offers a variety of tastefully made dishes. From their thick Nueske’s Slab Bacon cooked in a bourbon maple glaze, to their signature lobster mashed potatoes, there’s no way you can really be disappointed. Be sure to save room for the decadent dessert, a 6 layer high slice of coconut cake. What to Order– Start with the Ahi Tuna Poke with onion shoyu, tobiko, avocado and wontons. If you’re…
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Happy Hour Next Door

Next Door- 4 Stars Have room for another happy hour? Thought so. Next Door recently introduced their new happy hour. Enjoy drink and food specials all day Wednesday and Thursday through Sunday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Get your buzz on with $4 glasses of wine, $5 specialty cocktails, $3 beers and half priced pizza pies and apps. PS, ladies, you can enjoy an especially bubbly evening on Thursday nights during their Ladies Night. All evening long partake in $1 glasses of champagne, half priced mules and a DJ. Not a bad way to ensure you have a very happy week. $$ What to Order– Feel free to try quite…
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