Velvet Taco opened Dec. 14 at 102 W. Campbell Road, Richardson. The Dallas-based restaurant serves more than 20 varieties of globally inspired tacos, such as the spicy tikka chicken, the buffalo chicken and the slow-roasted brisket. It also serves elote-style corn, red curry coconut queso and a variety of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages. The Richardson location features hand-painted murals, a drive-thru window for pickup orders, indoor seating for more than 90 people and a covered patio that seats more than 30. The restaurant will operate at 50% capacity for the time being, in accordance with state regulations. 469-445-2666.