Popeyes coming to McKinney; Wendy’s opens in Fort Worth and more DFW-area business updates

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is expected to open by August at 6611 W. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney. (Courtesy Popeyes)

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is expected to open by August at 6611 W. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney. (Courtesy Popeyes)

Here are eight recent business updates from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in McKinney eyes late summer opening

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is expected to open by August at 6611 W. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney.

Snap Kitchen closes Plano location

Snap Kitchen closed its location at 5717 Legacy Drive, Plano, in November.


Wendy's now open on Golden Triangle Boulevard in north Fort Worth

A Wendy’s location opened in December at 4741 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth.

YaYaYum Boards now open in Grapevine

YaYaYum Boards, a Southlake-based charcuterie board business, opened its first storefront in November at 112 E. Texas St., Grapevine.

Modern Bite Dentistry now open in Frisco

Modern Bite Dentistry opened in November at 3800 Gaylord Parkway, Ste. 790, Frisco, near The Star.

Aspen Dental to open Richardson office Feb. 11

Aspen Dental is slated to open a new office Feb. 11 at 205 S. Plano Road, Ste. 300, Richardson.

Grapevine's Harvest Hall unveils mural, set to open Jan. 25

A mural highlighting the city of Grapevine’s history and culture was unveiled Jan. 7 at Harvest Hall, and the food hall itself is set to open Jan. 25.

Renee's Jerk Chicken now serving Jamaican food in Frisco-based truck

The Renee’s Jerk Chicken food truck held its grand opening in November at 2600 Network Blvd., Frisco.

Francesca D’Annunzio, Ian Pribanic, Matt Payne, Sandra Sadek and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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