Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2458 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (972) 470-9440
Fax: (972) 470-0996
Jason Boso quit the corporate rat race to pursue his culinary passion. Connecting with Quincy Hart at cooking school, they found themselves coming up with restaurant concepts and business ideas. Putting their plans in perspective and haute-cuisine skills behind, the timeless American burger is the focus at their venture, Twisted Root Burger Co. Today the franchise boasts locations across Texas. They serve up a scrumptious array of burgers and sides in an unpretentious environment. Entrust your beverage needs to Steve Thompson; his freshly-made custard shake and ice cream in original flavors will not disappoint.
Plates of hearty Tex-Mex combos can be found at Casa Milagro; but if you are craving something a bit healthier, you will be in for a treat with their cabbage rolls, which envelope ground beef with tomatoes, onions and diced potatoes. The house specialties are the chile rellenos which are slow-roasted and filled with anything from mushrooms to tilapia to brisket. The salsa has a nice, refreshing kick. Deserts include a decadent chocolate Kahlua bundt cake, moist tres leches cake and the standard sopapillas with honey.
Owner Takashi Soda opened SushiSake in 1997. New customers consistently join longtime clientele in visiting this superb sushi bar. Mr. Soda's meal preparation approach is assertive, and a host of chefs behind the counter reflect his attitude. This stunning spot draws North Dallas nightlife with its traditional Japanese ambiance. House specialties are Toro, Broiled Eel and Spicy Tuna Roll. As the name implies, sake is very important at Sushisake. Premium sakes are always featured items. A full bar is also available.
Owner Eddie Lawand prides himself on the fact that the Grand Café is named after a legendary restaurant in Beirut. It specializes in Philadelphia-style and Lebanese cooking. Special Middle Eastern dishes include the Philly Chicken Sandwich, Lemony Tabbouleh Salad with cracked bulgur wheat, and Shish Tawook sandwich (pita with juicy chunks of grilled chicken, onion, tomato and parsley). Classic burgers and cheese steak are offered for those who want something more American. Turkish coffee or mint-flavored Lebanese hot tea is available when it's not too busy. No alcohol is allowed.
A vast assortment of delicacies from the country is what patrons at Japan House have before them. This buffet restaurant utilizes seasonal ingredients to create some mouthwatering dishes you can enjoy with friends and family. There are sushi and sashimi, seafood, udon noodle, hibachi, cocktail as well as dessert bars, so there is every arrangement for you to have a complete meal. There is also a private room where you can organize an event for up to 100 people.
Head to Love & War in Texas for a complete Texan experince. True to Texas, almost everything is fried. Upscale Texas style decorations add an interestig touch to the decor. The foods range from traditional Texas to very exotic. The wine list consists of all-Texas wines plus a full bar. Try the delicious half-inch-thick chicken-fried Steak, fried craw fish, cheese-stuffed Jalapeños or hand-battered onion rings for a great culinary experience. Texas Hot Wings and Chili Con Queso make fiery appetizers. Alamo Chicken and Spicy Chicken & Shrimp Platter make a hearty meal. Campfire Smore Sundae is the perfect end for a delicious meal.
This richly decorated casual hotel eatery serves American food and is located in the Holiday Inn Select Richardson. Menu selections include a variety of entrees ranging from prime rib, steak and pork chops to chicken and seafood. The prime rib buffet is a specialty and a popular choice for lunch. Other favorites of Austin's Grill include the tender Austins Chicken, or grilled salmon served over herbed fettuccini pasta with a garlic butter sauce.
Texas offers an exciting menu of steak, seafood, and other savory dishes. The first thing you'll notice is the Texas-sized exterior: the restaurant encompasses two levels and features a big terrace. Entrees like ribs, filet mignon, chicken breast, and quail can be paired with delicious sides such as the sweet potato fries, burnt corn, green beans, and sauteed spinach. The ambiance inside is great for just about any occasion.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like Bruchetta, Calamari, Ravioli, and Eggplant Parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu - their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Ten50 BBQ is set in the former site of the K&G Fashion Superstore and dons a barn-like look. The brainchild of Larry Lavine, you have to choose your meat outside where pit masters showcase their mastery. The aroma of these smoked meats will definitely tantalize your appetite. Relish their succulent dishes with equally delicious sides and sauces which give depth to their food. Their bar features 24 beers on tap and margaritas.
You will find a warm, inviting atmosphere at Paesano's, complete with Italian influences in the decorations and furnishings. The house specialties include delicious Calamari, savory Minestrone Soup, and Veal Chop Lombardi. For more traditional Italian dishes the restaurant offers an assortment of pizza, calzones, pasta, beef, lamb and seafood. There is also a delicious variety of breads and desserts available, including crème brulee.
Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Enjoy the mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service in the Australian atmosphere. Serving dinner only, this casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.