(Photo courtesy of Victoria Pocha)

There’s a new Asian fusion style pub opening in downtown Victoria later this month.

With support from his longtime friends and business partners Eric Moon and Eric Zheng, Arnold Yeung is opening his first restaurant after working 10 years in the Victoria restaurant business. 

For Yeung, the opportunity to open Victoria Pocha allows the longtime foodie the ability to run a restaurant his way. 

“When opening your own restaurant you have more control. The places that I worked at have different work styles than I do. I always wanted to see what it feels like

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Biggby Coffee is opening Jan. 10 at the Shoppes at McCullough in Pineville. An Asian fusion restaurant is on the way in fall 2023.

Biggby Coffee is opening Jan. 10 at the Shoppes at McCullough in Pineville. An Asian fusion restaurant is on the way in fall 2023.

A new coffee shop will be opening soon in Pineville, followed later in the year by an Asian fusion restaurant at the Shoppes at McCullough development.

When the doors open Jan. 10, customers will be able to walk in or drive through Biggby Coffee to grab a cup of coffee, a tea latte or a strawberry steamer from its special kids menu — something not often found at most coffee shops. The Ann Arbor,

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Red wine-braised short ribs with vegetables, potatoes, Dijon mustard butter and onion strings ($35.99). Photo: Linh Ta/Axios

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is preparing to open its doors in Clive on Dec. 5.

Driving the news: The Illinois-based chain is opening its first Iowa location in the former Granite City location.

  • The restaurant’s goal is to bring a taste of Napa, Calif. to the Midwest by focusing heavily on its wines, including tastings, pairings with each dish and a monthly wine club.

Menu: It’s a broad range of steakhouse-esque entrees, such as pretzel-crusted pork chops ($32.99), pan-roasted mahi mahi ($31.99)

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Nov. 15, 2022

A new Mexican restaurant that’s opening in the coming weeks in south Sioux Falls is a blend of two families and their favorite recipes.

La Plaza Fiesta Mexican Restaurant is putting the final touches on its space in a retail center at 521 W. 85th St. in front of Walmart, and inspections are scheduled for next week.

“Our dream is to be open before Dec. 1,” co-owner Krystal Hernandez said. “So we’ll see how much we can get done in the next few days. We’re going to be here all day, every day and getting stuff finalized.”

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In the United States, the best known Malaysian dish is arguably laksa, the comforting and aromatic noodle soup. But Tracy Goh wants dishes like otak-otak, curry puffs and nasi lemak to share the stage — and by doing so, broaden Malaysian cuisine’s reach in America.

All of these dishes will be served at Goh’s first restaurant, Damansara, opening Oct. 19 in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood (1781 Church St.). It will be one of the Bay Area’s few restaurants devoted to Malaysian food.

Damansara will, of course, serve laksa, but Goh hopes diners will share many of the small plates

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“It was very clear that this was a food desert and it was what was wanted and needed,” Cheryl said.

They came up with the idea of a food hall to give local entrepreneurs a bridge between a food truck and brick-and-mortar restaurant location, she explained.

“We have developed a very special bond with our tenants, and while it may seem like an unlikely famILLY (referring to ILLY’s Pizza and their branding of famILLY), the respect and admiration I have for these entrepreneurs and the steps they are taking to make their neighborhood what they want it to be is

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