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Recipe: Hearty Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Recipe: Hearty Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Inspired by Mastering the Art of French Cooking , the creator of this hearty lamb and vegetable stew says this was the first really good stew she ever made, and to this day it remains one of the best stews in her repertoire.
Recipe: Chili Blanco

Recipe: Chili Blanco

This recipe for Chili Blanco (chicken and white bean chili) is a nice switch from traditional beef chili. It’s from the award-winning cookbook Lone Star to Five Star , published by the Junior League of Plano several years ago.
Don't miss the Central Market Citrus Fest

Don't miss the Central Market Citrus Fest

Zing, zang, zest! It’s time for the Central Market Citrus Fest…and it’s out of this world! This is not just some marketing gimmick to get you in store—the Citrus Fest is a bonafide celebration of citrus in all is sweet and sour glory.
The Latin Pig: Authentic Cuban Cusine at its Finest

The Latin Pig: Authentic Cuban Cusine at its Finest

As the daughter of a Cuban chef in New York City, opening a restaurant in Texas was a dream come true for Ana Castillo Guerrero and her husband John Guerrero.
Chef José Andrés to Open Zaytinya at The Star in Frisco

Chef José Andrés to Open Zaytinya at The Star in Frisco

Courtesy of Jose Andres’ Facebook page José Andrés is a chef of rare excellence.
The Best Dishes in Town: By Foodies for Foodies

The Best Dishes in Town: By Foodies for Foodies

We asked local bloggers to name their favorite dishes in Plano. Check out these awesome restaurants on your next night out. Best Chips & Guacamole Mexican Sugar The chips are made in house. Both are seasoned to perfection and have great texture.
Love him? Hate him? Top Chef Tre Wilcox kills it in the kitchen

Love him? Hate him? Top Chef Tre Wilcox kills it in the kitchen

When Tre Wilcox was 16, he needed to buy a car. So he did what any teenager would do and walked into Boston Chicken , now Boston Market , and asked for a job.

Out to Lunch at Whiskey Cake

The best thing about changing seasons has to be seasonal menus. As cooler winds blow, restaurant chefs are turning, one and all, to winter favorites, giving us all new reasons to visit again. And again. And again. Whiskey Cake is no exception.
John Tesar's Knife Modern Steak is Coming to Plano

John Tesar's Knife Modern Steak is Coming to Plano

According to Escape Hatch Dallas , John Tesar is planning to open a second Knife location at the Shops of Willow Bend in Plano in 2017.
Rediscover old-world tastes at Mio by Amore, a family-owned Italian eatery

Rediscover old-world tastes at Mio by Amore, a family-owned Italian eatery

Northern Italy breathes through Mio, in the Venetian masks on the brick walls, the aroma from the kitchen and the mural of the heavens that stretches along the curved ceiling, complete with harp-strumming cherubs.