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The Lone Star is a bestseller at Dillas, according to founder and owner Kyle Gordon. The quesadilla comes with smoked brisket, red onion, cilantro, barbecue sauce, a cheese blend and jalapeno ranch. (Photo courtesy Dillas Primo Quesadillas; Design by Chelsea Peters/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Lone Star is a bestseller at Dillas, according to founder and owner Kyle Gordon. The quesadilla comes with smoked brisket, red onion, cilantro, barbecue sauce, a cheese blend and jalapeno ranch. (Photo courtesy Dillas Primo Quesadillas; Design by Chelsea Peters/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Lone Star is a bestseller at Dillas, according to founder and owner Kyle Gordon. The quesadilla comes with smoked brisket, red onion, cilantro, barbecue sauce, a cheese blend and jalapeno ranch. (Photo courtesy Dillas Primo Quesadillas; Design by Chelsea Peters/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read recent features on Mexican and Tex-Mex food from the DFW area.

Dillas Primo Quesadillas in Frisco finds strength in ‘niche’ market, community connection

The name for Dillas Primo Quesadillas first came to owner and founder Kyle Gordon while he was watching the movie "Napoleon Dynamite" in 2004.

Fajita Pete's to open new location in Southlake

A new Fajita Pete's location is undergoing construction and is expected to open in September at 711 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Southlake. The Tex-Mex franchise specializes in catering and offers a home or office delivery service. Other than fajitas, Fajita Pete’s serves guacamole, queso, tacos, quesadillas, burritos and salads.


El Fenix reopens in McKinney following COVID-19 temporary closure

El Fenix announced the reopening of its McKinney location Aug. 17. The restaurant, located at 3450 S. Central Expressway, McKinney, is now open for limited dine-in, curbside pickup and takeout options.

Velvet Taco plans fall opening on Park Boulevard in Plano

Velvet Taco plans to open a new Plano location in the fall at 5013 W. Park Blvd. The restaurant chain serves more than 20 varieties of taco with a variety of international influences. The company has seven other locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

New Chipotle location coming to Plano in 2021

Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to open a new Plano location in early 2021 at 6917 Independence Parkway, Plano. A company spokesperson confirmed the general timeline and said no additional info is available at this time. The fast-casual restaurant offers a variety of burritos, tacos, bowls and salads.

Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes, Gavin Pugh and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.


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The B-12 Store opened a new location in Frisco on Dec. 4. (Courtesy The B-12 Store)
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The B-12 Store opened Dec. 4 at Stonebriar Centre mall in Frisco. It focuses on the sale of injectable vitamins and wellness shots..

The former Beal building will get a new tenant and a new look in 2021. (Rendering courtesy Gensler)
Construction on Frisco's award-winning library to begin in spring

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Wild Fork Foods is slated to open its first Texas location in Frisco sometime in April or May. (Community Impact staff)
Florida-based Wild Fork Foods to open first Texas office in Frisco

Wild Fork Foods, a Florida-based company, will open its first store in Texas at 4770 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 100, Frisco, sometime in April or May.

The franchise's new Frisco location is set to open in March. (Courtesy Clean Juice)
Clean Juice coming to The Shops at Starwood in west Frisco

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The new 945 area code will be deployed Jan. 15 for the region that presently uses area codes 214, 469 and 972. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Burnt BBQ & Tacos' menu offers several different barbecue and taco options. (Courtesy Burnt BBQ & Tacos)
Burnt BBQ & Tacos opens in Plano and more DFW-area news

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Candidate filing for the May 1 election opened Jan. 13 and will close Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
Filing period now open for Frisco ISD board of trustees election

As of noon on Jan. 14, two incumbents—Place 6 trustee John Classe and Place 7 trustee René Archambault—have filed paperwork for re-election that has been uploaded to the district website. 

The auto repair shop, located on Lebanon Road, will celebrate its first anniversary Jan. 15. (Courtesy Stonebriar Auto Service & Repair)
Stonebriar Auto celebrates first anniversary in Frisco

Stonebriar Auto & Repair Services LLC will celebrate its first anniversary in Frisco on Jan. 15.

Filing for Frisco city elections, as of Jan. 13, is now open. The last day to file for a place on the ballot is Feb. 12 by 5 p.m. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Filing period now open for two Frisco City Council races

The races for two seats on Frisco City Council have officially begun.

Apricot Lane, a women's clothing boutique, will open a west Frisco store at the end of January. (Courtesy Apricot Lane)
Apricot Lane coming to west Frisco

Apricot Lane will open a store in west Frisco at 4350 N. Main St., Ste. 130, Frisco, on Jan. 28.