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Four New DFW Restaurants to Check Out in the 'Burbs

Union Bear Brewing brings craft beer and American fare to Plano.
Union Bear Brewing brings craft beer and American fare to Plano. courtesy Union Bear Brewing
With developments like Legacy West in Plano and The Star in Frisco, there's a lot happening north of Dallas proper these days. If you're looking to try someplace new north of the Wall (aka Interstate 635), here are a few restaurants to check out.

Union Bear Brewing
5880 State Highway 121, Plano
This new brewery and restaurant in Granite Park is owned by {33} Restaurant Group, the group behind Cadillac Pizza Pub in McKinney and Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza and Beer in Plano and Southlake. The brewery has four house-brewed beers on tap to start and serves classic American fare such as flatbreads, patty melts and a pork chop porterhouse.

Eddie's Diner brings homey diner vibes to West Parker Road in Plano.
Stephanie Kuo
Eddie's Diner
4709 W. Parker Road, Plano
This new husband-and-wife-owned diner serves breakfast all day. Try the B.A.T. Bennie: bacon, avocado and tomato stacked high on a fluffy English muffin and comfortably coated in a Hollandaise sauce.

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Amanda Albee
Da Mario
6655 Winning Dr., Frisco
If you're the sort of person who never misses a $30 opportunity for fresh-shaved truffle on your pasta, the new Da Mario Italian restaurant in The Star is your kinda place. Try the fettuccine alla fiamma con tartufo ($28), prepared in an 80-pound wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano that's set on fire table-side.

George gives the farmhouse look a chic, modern upgrade.
courtesy Rachel Verdugo
George Coffee + Provisions
462 Houston St., Coppell
OK, it's been open since July, but for us, George Coffee + Provisions in Coppell is a new discovery we couldn't help but fall in love with. The chic, modern coffee shop serves breakfast tacos made to order, charcuterie boards and a chicken salad bento box, along with honey-vanilla lattes. This is one coffee shop you'll want to hang around in for a while.
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Beth Rankin is an Ohio native and Cicerone-certified beer server who specializes in social media, food and drink, travel and news reporting. Her belief system revolves around the significance of Topo Chico, the refusal to eat crawfish out of season and the importance of local and regional foodways.
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