Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine opens in Plano and more DFW news

The neighborhood pizzeria uses wood-fired ovens to make its pizza. (Courtesy Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine)
The neighborhood pizzeria uses wood-fired ovens to make its pizza. (Courtesy Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine)

The neighborhood pizzeria uses wood-fired ovens to make its pizza. (Courtesy Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine)

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Plano

Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine now open in Plano


Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine opened in mid-October at 8420 Preston Road, Ste. 100, Plano. The neighborhood pizzeria uses wood-fired ovens to make its pizza. It also offers an extensive wine, beer and cocktail list.

Owner’s harrowing story underscores genesis of Indian restaurant Desi Ginger in Plano



Ashok “Jerry” Barot cheated death twice before opening Desi Ginger in Plano in 2019. So when the coronavirus pandemic upended the restaurant industry in March, he said, he felt prepared to take on the challenge.

Paintball and airsoft store Giant Party Sports will host grand opening event in Plano

Giant Party Sports will host a grand opening event Nov. 6 at 6101 K. Ave., Ste. 110, Plano. The paintball and airsoft store will give the first 50 players through the door a free annual field pass to Giant Party Sports Paintball & Airsoft Park in Allen.

Richardson

Optimum Wellness Solutions moves to new Richardson location


Optimum Wellness Solutions moved its chiropractic office about one mile east this summer to 1750 N. Collins Blvd., Ste. 101B, Richardson. The office had been in its previous location for close to seven years, according to an online announcement.

DFW China Town in Richardson to host hybrid food festival, drive-in movie event

DFW China Town is teaming up with the team behind Brizo’s CarBaret and the Asian Film Festival of Dallas to host the inaugural Drive-In Night Market, which will also include a screening of “Karate Kid.”

Divine Headboards moves to Richardson

Divine Headboards relocated from Irving to Richardson in August. The custom-design headboards and beds store now operates out of its new location at 904 Business Parkway, Richardson.

Richardson boutique Lone Chimney Mercantile features eclectic mix of art and gifts

What started as a space to manage inventory for landmark photographer Annie Holland has grown into Richardson’s Lone Chimney Mercantile. And the growth is not stopping there, she said.

Nonprofit organization Richardson Woman's Club prepares to hold first-ever virtual auction

When the pandemic took hold in March, Richardson Woman’s Club had to quickly rethink how it would generate the thousands of dollars it has historically given back to the local community.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Brightway Insurance virtually opens Fort Worth location; office space to come

Brightway Insurance virtually opened The Tyson Rochelle Agency in October to customers in Fort Worth. The agency specializes in home, condo, renters, flood, personal articles, auto, RV, motorcycle, boat, umbrella and life insurance policies from a variety of brands.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream now serving scoops in Flower Mound

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt on Nov. 2 opened a new location in Flower Mound that serves a variety of frozen treats near the intersection of Cross Timbers and Long Prairie roads.

Liesbeth Powers, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Sandra Sadek and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.



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