West Coast Chain Del Taco opens in McKinney

Posted by    |    September 7th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

Chris Beattie with ACN papers gives us a great story about the latest food chain arriving in Collin County, Del Taco.  Here is the story.
McKINNEY — Some Southern California flavor rang through McKinney this week to the tune of slow-cooked beans, grated cheese and lengthy drive-thru lines.

Del Taco, a Mexican fast-food restaurant that pairs burgers with burritos, opened its newest location Wednesday at 1614 W. University Dr. in McKinney.

Though its fellow West Coast chain, In-N-Out Burger, beat it to the area, Del Taco received the same jam-packed reception from Collin County foodies.

Del Taco

“I love Del Taco,” said Amy Jackson, one of the restaurant’s first customers. “It’s real food — it’s not processed — so it’s fresh and just different. Memories of having it as a kid make it even better.”Jackson and her friend, Erin Gordon, (more…)

Art Walk

Posted by    |    April 1st, 2011 at 10:58 pm

Many cities and towns pick one Saturday a month when shops will keep their doors open a few extra hours giving its citizens and visitors an opportunity to explore. McKinney, Texas is no exception. Many places in Historic Downtown McKinney will stay open from 7-10PM the Second Saturday of the month for what is known as the Art Walk.

Restaurants, galleries and music venues will have their doors propped open to welcome guests and allow people to taste delicious food unique to the restaurants found only in Downtown McKinney, see the talent of local artists and hear the amazing sounds of local and regional musicians.

For most Downtown McKinney merchants, Art Walk means party time. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages alike are served along with hors d’oeuvres. At the last Art Walk, more than 500 people showed up to stroll the area.