IMPACT ROUNDUP: 6 restaurant updates to know in the Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake area

Cava will be opening a new location in Southlake. (Courtesy of Cava)
Cava will be opening a new location in Southlake. (Courtesy of Cava)

Cava will be opening a new location in Southlake. (Courtesy of Cava)

Read the latest restaurant news updates from June.

Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Cava sets Southlake opening for June 18

Founded by three friends, the Maryland-based restaurant takes inspiration from the founders' Greek roots and is known for its build-your-own bowls. Cava also sells spreads, dips and sauces.

Tex-Mex restaurant Mesero eyes Southlake for seventh location

Mesero is known for its Queso Mesero, its brisket tacos and shrimp-loaded ceviche, among other dishes.

Howard Wang's China Grill to close Southlake location by end of June

The location at 1471 E. Southlake Blvd. opened in 2013 and has offered Chinese dishes such as pecking duck, various types of stir-fry and roast pork. Howard Wang's has two locations in Dallas and one in Frisco.

Contemporary American restaurant inside Grapevine Golf Course set to open this summer

Grapevine Golf Course will be home to Persimmons Bar & Grill, a contemporary American-style restaurant serving locally-sourced grilled meat and deli items.

Whistle Britches now open in Southlake Town Square

The restaurant offers a full-service, dine-in concept from celebrity chef Omar Flores. Menu items include chicken and waffles, French toast, and buffalo chicken tacos as well as milkshakes and alcoholic beverages.

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet to replace vacant Fuddruckers in Grapevine

The restaurant offers halal and Mediterranean food options such as falafel, tabouli, hummus, lamb shank and mansaf.

Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.


vaccine being given
As Tarrant County's COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, health officials continue to encourage vaccinations

As of July 23, Tarrant County health officials report 338 hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19.

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Keep Colleyville Beautiful will host a cleanup event to clear waste from Little Bear Creek on Saturday, July 24. (Courtesy Keep Colleyville Beautiful, Randy Bright and Rusty Young)
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Peter Lake (left), chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and Brad Jones, interim president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, provided an update on state regulators' electric grid redesign efforts in Austin on July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Carroll ISD school board room
Carroll ISD trustee David Almand stepping down from school board

Almand has served on the board for four years. The rest of the board will meet in August to discuss next steps.

Along with the Grapevine Planning and Zoning Commission, City Council approved a handful of projects July 20. (Steven Ryzewski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grapevine Council gives approval to plans for Rock & Brews, Velvet Taco restaurants

The two restaurants will be located at the same planned commercial center, located at 440 West State Highway 114, at the site that once housed the Payton-Wright Ford automotive dealership.

Colleyville City Hall
Colleyville approves $8 million contract for Colleyville Boulevard Gateways Project

The three gateways will be the third phase of the city’s beautification of Colleyville Boulevard.

the check-in area for a The NOW Massage location
The Now Massage boutique coming to Southlake this fall

The therapeutic massage boutique opening in Southlake this fall will provide services with options focused on relaxation, energy-balance to promote stress reduction and recovery.

Guests at the Global Water Center's Mobile Discovery Center will learn about the important role water plays for the world's population in an interactive environment. (Courtesy Global Water Center)
Global Water Center bringing interactive experience to Grapevine Mills Mall

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Suburban Yacht Club plans to open in Plano in August. (Courtesy Shannon McCarthy)
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