Sticky Rice to open in Richardson and more DFW-area news

Thai Spicy Basil is made with minced beef with the customer's choice of protein or vegetables stir-fried in basil sauce and served with a side of steamed rice. (Courtesy Sticky Rice)
Thai Spicy Basil is made with minced beef with the customer's choice of protein or vegetables stir-fried in basil sauce and served with a side of steamed rice. (Courtesy Sticky Rice)

Thai Spicy Basil is made with minced beef with the customer's choice of protein or vegetables stir-fried in basil sauce and served with a side of steamed rice. (Courtesy Sticky Rice)

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Richardson

Sticky Rice to open second location in Richardson

Sticky Rice expects to open in October at 120 W. CityLine Drive, Ste. 500, Richardson. The family-owned restaurant serves authentic, fresh Thai and Laos cuisine.

Frisco



'We just want to make sure that the availability is there': Dates added to free COVID-19 testing site in Frisco

The state recently extended the dates for a free, drive-thru COVID-19 saliva testing site now operating in the parking lot of Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Grapevine-based House of Shine teaches future leaders how to leverage strengths

Claudia Beeny does not hide the excitement in her voice when she talks about the mission behind her nonprofit, House of Shine.

Food truck concept Sushi Dojo to open brick-and-mortar restaurant in Southlake

Sushi Dojo expects to open a location in Southlake by December at 3105 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste 140. The concept originally began as a food truck, and it serves various sushi rolls, poke bowls and sushi burritos. The restaurant will also serve pho, sushi tacos and fried bao.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

The Human Bean to open drive-thru coffee shop off Round Grove Road in Lewisville

The Human Bean is planning to open its new Lewisville location in late September or October at 1001 FM 3040, Lewisville. The drive-thru coffee shop, located off of Round Grove Road, will offer an assortment of coffees, espresso beverages, smoothies and teas.

Plano

Former world champion to open Progresso Jiu Jitsu gym in Plano

Progresso Jiu Jitsu expects to open around Sept. 14 at 3000 Custer Road, Ste. 220, Plano. The gym’s owner and lead instructor, Alexander Hilligsoe Trans, is a former jiujitsu fighter who has competed and earned top titles in national and world championships. The gym will offer skill-level based classes for adults and children as young as age 4.

Olivia Lueckemeyer, Gavin Pugh, Daniel Houston and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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