Plano North October 2020

Serving Plano for 27 Years! Please help us reach year 28.

BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER, MAKENZIE PLUSNICK AND LIESBETH POWERS

Authentic Bavarian food & fun!

FALL IS FOR Schnitzelfest! Enjoy any of our 25 different Schnitzel, including Schwammerl Schnitzel, and Bier brewed in Bavaria. Wednesday Dinner Specials through the end of October. Reservations required.

The bakery serves authentic, Caribbean-style rum cakes.

COURTESY RUM CAKES FACTORY

FEATURED IMPACT NOWOPEN Rum Cakes Factory is a Caribbean- style bakery that serves authentic rum cakes in 13 unique avors, according to owner Jorge Saab. The business opened Aug. 21 at 6101 Windhaven Parkway, Ste. 140, Plano. “You don’t nd dierent avors of rum cakes [like ours] anywhere,” Saab said. The bakery sells cakes and cupcakes in various avors, such as amaretto, Grand Marnier and coconut rum. Other desserts and cookies, such as rum balls and Choconutella Chip Cookies, are also on the menu. All the baked goods and cakes served at the business are made from scratch with fresh ingredients, including vanilla imported from the Caribbean, Saab said. “[It’s] just something way dierent and really, really homemade,” Saab said. Saab spent most of his life in Venezuela before moving to the United States in 12 What the Pho has closed its location at 131 Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, but is opening a new location at 221 W. Parker Road, Ste. 550, Plano, according to its website. An estimated opening date for that location has not been confirmed. The restaurant services a variety of spring rolls, pho, rice dishes, fried rice, vermi- celli, boba teas, smoothies and more. www.whatthephoplano.com ANNIVERSARIES 13 Thompson Family & Cosmetic Dentistry celebrated 25 years in business in August. The business, located at 2801 W. Parker Road, Ste. 8, Plano, offers a full range of dental services, including routine care and cleanings, oral cancer screenings, veneers, fillings, den- tures, crowns and more. 972-519-9212. www.thompsondds.com

2014, where he worked in his father’s bakery. When he moved to North Texas in 2016, he began planning to open a bakery of his own. Now, Saab owns two Rum Cakes Factory locations, one in Carrollton and another in Plano. “It was like a long process,” Saab said. “We’re trying to reach all the people in the area and are trying to make a really special bakery for everybody.” 972-330-9932. www.rumcakesfactory.com

Open Tuesday - Saturday: Lunch 11:00am - 3:45pm, Dinner 4:00 - 9:00pm 221W Parker Rd, Ste 527 • 972-881-0705 www.bavariangrill.com

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14 Friend & Foe Board Game Cafe celebrated its first-year anniversary in September at 2929 Custer Road, Ste. 312, Plano. The cafe offers a library of over 600 games and a bistro-style menu. Friend & Foe serves sandwich- es, salads, coffee, tea, soda, beer, ciders and wine. 469-443-0003. 15 Tesla Dentistry opened Sept. 30 at 2831 W. 15th St., Ste. 200, Plano. The practice was formerly known as 7 Day Dental but is under new ownership and management. Tesla Dentistry offers a range of dental services, including routine care, pediatric and emergen- cy dentistry, root canal treatments, extractions and more. 972-360-0805. www.tesladentistry.com www.friendandfoebgc.com NEWOWNERSHIP

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