Romeo's Pizza coming to Frisco; steak, seafood lounge returning to Plano and more DFW-area news

Romeo's Pizza is looking to open in Frisco. (Courtesy Romeo's Pizza)
Romeo's Pizza is looking to open in Frisco. (Courtesy Romeo's Pizza)

Romeo's Pizza is looking to open in Frisco. (Courtesy Romeo's Pizza)

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Frisco

Romeo's Pizza to bring location to Frisco this summer

Romeo's Pizza has announced plans to open in Frisco. The national pizza chain will be located at 4747 4th Army Drive, Frisco, according to the business’s website. Romeo's Pizza offers handcrafted pies using fresh ingredients.

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Baja Cantina opens its fifth location in Lewisville’s Old Town

Baja Cantina opened its fifth Dallas-Fort Worth location April 19 in Lewisville’s Old Town at 253 W. Church St., Lewisville. The restaurant offers a laidback atmosphere alongside its Swirl Ritas, fish tacos and Issa’s Queso, according to its website.

Richardson

Vegetarian restaurant Lahla's Plant Kitchen now open in Richardson

Lahla's Plant Kitchen opened April 10 at 100 S. Central Expressway, Ste. 35, Richardson. The restaurant offers vegetarian and vegan takes on classic comfort food dishes from around the world.

Plano

Steve Fields to bring steak, seafood lounge back to Plano

Two years after closing Steve Fields' Steak & Lobster Lounge, restaurateur Steve Fields plans to open a new steak and seafood eatery later this year at 4900 W. Park Blvd., Plano.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Fajita Pete's to open new franchise location in Colleyville Stampede shopping center


The Tex-Mex franchise specializes in catering and offers home or office delivery services. In addition to fajitas, Fajita Pete’s serves guacamole, queso, tacos, quesadillas, burritos and salads.

New coffee and wine bar concept Jane coming to Southlake

Jane, a coffee and wine bar, is coming to 1151 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 390, in Southlake. Replacing the former Protein Fit Kitchen, the coffee shop portion of the restaurant is expected to be open by the end of May and the rest of the establishment, including the full wine bar, by June.

Alex Copeland, William C. Wadsack and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.



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Located along West Rowlett Creek, Taychas Trail runs from Limestone Quarry Park to Harold Bacchus Community Park and then north to Main Street. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco completes its part of the Six Cities Trail Connector

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Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse is coming to McKinney in June. (Courtesy Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse)
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Sweetwaters is opening a location in Frisco later this summer. (Courtesy Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea)
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea coming to Preston Road in Frisco

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CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

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Frisco ISD renames Memorial Stadium after retiring Athletic Director David Kuykendall

An emotional David Kuykendall said he was at a loss for words at the rare honor.

Language Lab Academy is opening soon in Frisco. (Courtesy Language Lab Academy)
After delay, Language Lab Academy to open in Frisco this May

The academy will offer after-school and prekindergarten language acquisition classes in Spanish, French, American Sign Language and more.

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
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House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

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Plano ISD expects to resume pre-COVID-19 activities this summer and fully return to the classroom in 2021-22. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
New Indian restaurant Mughlai now open in west Frisco

Mughlai Express is now open for takeout orders in Frisco.