Bojangles fried chicken coming to Richardson; bar and grill opens at Grapevine golf course and more DFW-area news

Bojangles recently announced it signed a franchise agreement to open a new location in Richardson. (Courtesy Bojangles)
Bojangles recently announced it signed a franchise agreement to open a new location in Richardson. (Courtesy Bojangles)

Bojangles recently announced it signed a franchise agreement to open a new location in Richardson. (Courtesy Bojangles)

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Richardson

Richardson to be among first North Texas cities to welcome fried chicken chain Bojangles

Fried chicken restaurant Bojangles announced June 14 plans to add 15 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex beginning next year.

Deep Cuts Dallas Butcher Shop expands on western edge of Richardson



Deep Cuts added 2,500 square feet to the shop by expanding into the vacant space next door.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Vitamin retailer The B-12 Store to open in Grapevine Mills this summer

The B-12 Store, known for its injectable vitamins, will be opening a location inside Grapevine Mills at 3000 Grapevine Parkway, Ste. 325, Grapevine.

Persimmons Bar & Grill now open at Grapevine Golf Course

Grapevine Golf Course’s new modern American fare restaurant opened June 18.

Frisco

Perry's Steakhouse in Frisco set for summer renovations

The restaurant, popular for its pork chops and steaks, will update the color scheme of the bar area and change the design of its tables.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Hugo's Lost Colony opening in Highland Village

Hugo's Lost Colony offers primarily Mexican-inspired foods and craft cocktails.

Plano

La Hechizera Tortas now open in Plano

The Mexican restaurant offers a variety of tortas, prepared with beans, tomato, avocado, onion and mayo, as well as antojitos, burritos and tacos.

William C. Wadsack, Sandra Sadek, Brooklynn Cooper and Kaushiki Roy contributed to this report.



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