I Heart Mac & Cheese coming to Highland Village; Gyro Shop opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)
The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)

The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)

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Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

I Heart Mac & Cheese coming soon to Highland Village

I Heart Mac & Cheese is opening a new Texas restaurant in Highland Village at 2250 Justin Road, Ste. 112. The fast-casual restaurant chain specializes in build-your-own macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches.

LipSerVce Cosmetics opening May 1 in Music City Mall



LipSerVce Cosmetics will open the doors to its permanent home May 1 at Music City Mall, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville, after previously operating there as a pop-up shop. The company sells vegan cosmetics and skin care products, and LipSerVce also provides beauty and business workshops and private label services for those interested in entering the beauty industry.

Asian drinks, cuisine collide at Teaholic Teahouse & Restaurant in Highland Village

California native Karen Nguyen said Texas gave her the shot she needed to start her own business.

Nguyen was 21 years old when she opened Teaholic Teahouse & Restaurant in June 2019 off Justin Road in Highland Village.

Frisco

The Gyro Shop opens second location in Frisco

The Gyro Shop held a grand opening April 11 to celebrate the opening of its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area location.

The eatery, located at 8549 Gaylord Parkway, Ste. 111, Frisco, offers street-style halal and Mediterranean dishes such as gyros, falafel, sandwiches and platters.

Plano

AT&T opens 5G innovation studio in Plano

A new innovation lab with a focus on 5G technology recently began operating in Plano. The studio, announced by AT&T April 8, will work to further the adoption of 5G technology into key areas of life, including sports, retail, education, travel, the public sector and small businesses, a company release shared. Among innovations that will be worked on at the studio, at 2900 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, are increased bandwidth and network reliability, holographic communication and other cellular solutions.

LA Burger to celebrate 5th anniversary in Plano

LA Burger will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Plano location June 12. The restaurant, which is located at 3216 E. Hebron Parkway, Ste. 100, Plano, offers burgers with Korean flavors and ingredients, such as kimchi and Korean barbecue.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Scott's Dental Group to open Fort Worth office

Scott’s Dental Group, a division of Perla Dental, plans to open a second dental office July 1 on Golden Triangle Boulevard in the same commercial development as Jamba Juice. In addition to general dentistry, the office will provide implant services, orthodontics and some oral surgery.

Wendy Sturges, William C. Wadsack, Matt Payne, Kira Lovell and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.



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