Recession? There must be one, judging by our paychecks and news today that Lola planned to shut down. Still, July saw an unprecedented (even in boom times) wave of restaurant openings.
Strange--July and August are not generally considered the best of months by those in the food service industry. Maybe rents were too cheap to pass up.
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Anyway, our slightly delayed round up of last month's doings.
Flying Saucer, Garland
Geisha House (finally)
15th Street Eatery, Plano
Hacienda on Henderson
Park (also on Henderson)
Urbino Pizza e Pasta (also also on Henderson)
Luckie's Smokehouse, Oak Cliff
Split Peas Cafe
Sauce on the Square, McKinney
Catch 22 Seafood, Rockwall
Barcelona Connection, Richardson
Texas de Brazil Express
Cereal Bar, The Colony
Fish Shack, Plano
Vern's Kitchen, the legendary Deep Ellum joint
Normandie Alliance, a not so legendary space
Heading for the door
Lola, after almost a decade