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Eggholic will bring vegetarian Indian street food to the metroplex next month
Eggholic an Indian street food chain that serves up a bevy of egg-based dishes, many of them vegetarian, is set to open in Irving next month. The chain, which was first founded in Chicago by Indian-born cousins Bhagyesh and Lay Patel, will open mid-September at 7705 North MacArthur Boulvard. The restaurant was inspired by the family’s weekly “egg nights” back in India, and serves dishes similar to those found on Indian street carts, like cheese katori (boiled egg filled with spices and cheese), lachko (green bell pepper with cheese and runny eggs), grilled egg sandwiches, omelets, and egg-based curries.
Zalat brings pho-topped pizzas to Irving
Zalat Pizza, the Dallas-based chain known for its late-night hours and creative pies, has opened its first location in Addison. The pizzeria, at 4835 North O’Connor Road, opened Monday, August 23, serving up scratch-made pizzas for takeout only via Zalat’s website and third-party delivery apps.
Zalat, which was founded on Fitzhugh Avenue in 2015, is known for its creative takes on pies, with ingredients like Nashville hot chicken, elote, and sriracha ranch sauce. The Irving location is open until midnight seven days a week.
TikTok star Larray’s new ghost kitchen is now serving loaded mac and cheese in Dallas
Larray, the TikTok Hype House member with more than 25 million subscribers, is launching a delivery-only restaurant in Dallas this week, according to Business Insider. Larray’s Loaded Mac will serve seven varieties of the pasta dish, including a pizza-inspired version called “That Girl”, and a mac loaded with pulled pork, Fritos and onions. Diners can order from delivery apps like Grubhub, DoorDash, and Postmates, or directly from the Loaded Mac website.
Larray, who’s full name is Larri Merritt, told Insider that his grandmother, a home cook, inspired him to get into the virtual restaurant business. He also said he plans to release a Youtube reaction video of his grandmother trying Loaded Mac’s version of her signature dish.