Nathan Shea

  • Dining

    September 13, 2012

    Urban Rio's Next-Mex

    Finally, A Tex-Mex meal that doesn't require expandable pants.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Downtown Plano Is Waking Up With A New "Next-Mex" Spot That's Good

    Downtown historic Plano has gained some character as of late. While dining at Urban Rio, the subject of this week's review, I talked to Nick Rallo a ton about how Plano has changed since he grew up there. While West Plano had a resurgence that centered around Preston and Park and the Shops at Legacy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Urban Crust's Salvatore Gisellu: Simplicity is Best

    Chef Salvatore Gisellu​Yesterday, we gave you the goods on Salvatore Gisellu, executive chef at Urban Crust. Today, we asked Gisellu to finish a few sentences for us. Tomorrow, he shares one of his recipes. (Gisellu's words are after the ellipses.) I was raised in...Sardinia. My friends say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Urban Crust's Salvatore Gisellu on Bringing Hot Pies and General Coolness to Plano

    Chef Salvatore Gisellu​There is a pocket of coolness hiding out in Plano, and its name is Urban Crust. Dave Matthews and The Cure play over the speakers and both floors of the restaurant are packed with midday diners, couples and families and ladies who lunch. The walls are exposed brick and a ... More >>