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Brewery-Inspired Henry's Tavern And American Grill is Now Open in Plano

Henry's Tavern opened this week in the Shops at Legacy in Plano (5741 Legacy Drive). A Portland import, this is only the second location of the brewery-inspired restaurant, which seats more than 500 guests and pours more than 100 different local, regional and national beers.

The menu is mammoth with 14 different food categories. Let's make haste to the section titled "Texas' Own Kuby's Sausages and Hot Dogs." There's a Hank's Beer Brat ($11.95), which is made with onions braised St. Arnold's Amber Ale. The Louisiana Hot Link ($10.95) with blue cheese, St. Arnold Ale braised peppers and smoked applewood bacon. And the Dirty Dog ($9.95) comes with a no-bean chili and a Lost Gold Ale (from Real Ale Brewing) cheddar sauce, chopped onions, fried jalapeños, sour cream and tortilla strips.

Other dishes, inspired from all regions, include burgers, wok dishes, street tacos, and wings. Under Hank's Specials are Blue Moon Ale crispy cod fish and chips ($15.95) along with geographical homage to salmon (peppered for $19.95).

The beer offerings include Franconia, Rahr, Deep Ellum Brewing Co., Peticolas, Lakewood Lager and a bevy of other options, including Maui Coconut Porter from Lahaina, Hawaii. They also serve European specialties and Coors Light. Full coverage.

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Lauren Drewes Daniels is the Dallas Observer's food editor. She started writing about local restaurants, chefs, beer and kouign-amanns in 2011. She's driven through two dirt devils and is certain they were both some type of cosmic force.

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