Pepper Trade Cafe, now open in Richardson, offers cuisines found along the ancient pepper trade route.
Pepper Trade Cafe, located at 1801 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 100, Richardson, opened June 1. The restaurant serves foods from East Asian and Middle Eastern cultures located along the ancient pepper trade route, such as Vietnamese pho, Chinese stir fry, pad thai, Malaysian curries, pita wraps and bahn mi. 469-726-2704. www.peppertradecafe.com
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.