Sankalp navigates being a newly opened restaurant in Plano during coronavirus pandemic

Dosa dishes are Sankalp's signature items, according to restaurant partner Prakruti Modi. (Courtesy Sankalp: The Taste of India)
Dosa dishes are Sankalp's signature items, according to restaurant partner Prakruti Modi. (Courtesy Sankalp: The Taste of India)

Dosa dishes are Sankalp's signature items, according to restaurant partner Prakruti Modi. (Courtesy Sankalp: The Taste of India)

Sankalp: The Taste of India initially held its soft opening March 12, according to restaurant partner Prakruti Modi.

But within a week of opening, restrictions on restaurants began, and as such, the restaurant has been unable to officially fully open its dining room over the last month and a half.

“We never got a chance to officially do the grand opening,” Modi said.

So far, as a new restaurant, there is not a lot of exposure for new guests, according to Modi. The restaurant has a few weekly customers, but is still working to gain recognition through social media and other online channels.

“It's hard, definitely, and a lot of people don’t know about us yet,” Modi said.


Sankalp opened at 25% capacity May 1 and is continuing to offer pickup and to-go meals with ordering available online and over the phone.

The restaurant has taken all safety precautions for its guests and staff, she said.

All under one roof, Sankalp serves South Indian, North Indian and Indo-Chinese food options and specializes in Dosa dishes, Modi said.

Sankalp is located at 3680 Hwy. 121, Ste. 300, Plano. 214-407-7149. www.sankalpusa.com
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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