New Indian restaurant opens in Frisco; State Farm hiring in Richardson and more DFW news

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)

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Frisco

New Indian restaurant Mughlai now open in west Frisco


Mughlai Express opened in April at 5355 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 600, Frisco. The owner said this restaurant will be smaller than the Dallas location but will feature some of the same bestselling items.

Plano



Elephant Trunk Moving Supplies owners thinking outside the cardboard box in Plano

When the Hancock family—John, Mollie and their daughter, Chloe—launched Elephant Trunk Moving Supplies in 2015, they were acting on an idea from two years earlier.

That is when Mollie first heard about a Canadian company that rented reusable plastic boxes.

Cathedral Italian Bistro planning to open this fall in Plano

The restaurant will serve authentic Italian cuisine with a Texas flair with menu items ranging from freshly made pizzas and handmade pastas to wagyu steaks.

Capital Title of Texas coming soon to Plano

Capital Title of Texas offers a variety of residential and commercial title services. The new office will be in the former location of kitchen supply store Sur La Table in the Lakeside Market development.

Richardson

State Farm hiring 1,500 new employees, including at regional hub in Richardson

State Farm Insurance announced plans May 11 to hire more than 1,500 claims employees, with many of those positions to be based at the company's regional hub in the CityLine development in Richardson.

Statewide

Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

On May 12, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law House Bill 1024, which allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go.

Claire Shoop, Erick Pirayesh, Karen Chaney, William C. Wadsack and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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