88 Bites 'pops up' at The Red Lantern in McKinney, has food truck aspirations

88 Bites operates out of The Red Lantern restaurant. (Courtesy 88 Bites)
88 Bites operates out of The Red Lantern restaurant. (Courtesy 88 Bites)

88 Bites operates out of The Red Lantern restaurant. (Courtesy 88 Bites)

88 Bites opened Nov. 12 within The Red Lantern restaurant at 3851 S. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 800, McKinney. Homemade dishes inspired by worldwide cuisine rotate at 88 Bites, featuring foods such as porchetta sandwiches, huevos rancheros and chicken katsu. Owner Tian Dai said he hopes to eventually transition into a food truck, but he anticipates operating out of The Red Lantern for around two months. 972-863-2288. www.88bitesgourmet.com


By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.