Food Truck Fridays this August

It's almost August and that means high temps, back to school shopping, and Food Truck Fridays! Every Friday in August from 5-8pm a variety of food trucks will roll up to the clubhouse at Trinity Falls. Get ready to eat, dance, and celebrate the weekend! The event is open to the public and there is no charge for admission (although be sure to bring cash as not all food trucks take credit cards). Family friendly free activities include a rocking DJ, bounce houses for the kids, lawn games and more. Here is the lineup of food trucks Note, the truck schedule is subject to change… you can check the Facebook event (linked for each week below) or for updated information closer t

Meet McKinney - Lorie Fangio

Lorie Fangio, founder of A Taste of Paris, has lived in McKinney with her family for 25 years. 4 years ago, with the support of her husband and 2 children, she took a leap of faith and turned her passions - cooking and French culture - into a career. In addition to hosting cooking workshops in McKinney, A Taste of Paris goes abroad with small group, (7-11 person) boutique culinary excursions to France with a carefully curated assortment of the very best cooking classes, teaching chefs, wine experiences, markets, museums and sightseeing all with Lorie as the guide. Check out what Lorie has to say about France, cooking, and living in McKinney... A Love of All Things French Which came first - y

We Are McKinney - June 2018

Check out our top June #bemckinney pics, submitted by our amazing followers! Share your pictures of eating, drinking, and having fun in McKinney... you might get featured next month! All you have to do is tag us in your Instagram/Facebook photos or use the hashtag #bemckinney. Click the links below to view the original photographer's Instagram page. This little hunk was just hanging out at @localyocalfm. Thanks @mykljlove for sharing your cutie with us! @hisandherlyfe enjoying the Mexico soccer game over some pancakes and bacon at @ejwillsgastropub Texas sunsets, enough said! Beautiful pic @michaelafowler @southernchicstyle discovered a tiny door hidden on the square. Now go out and see if y

Deals in Downtown McKinney

We love a great deal! And when we discovered you can get 20% cash back at some of our favorites spots in Downtown McKinney we knew we had to share! Check out the links below for details on these Groupon cash back deals. Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen Click HERE for 20% cash back read more about Sugarbacon here Butcher Board Click HERE for 20% cash back Layered Click HERE for 20% cash back read more about Layered here Foxiis Restaurant & Grill Click HERE for 10% cash back read more about Foxiis here Éclair Bistro Click HERE for nearly 50% off *Wednesdays and Thursdays only* As we discover more savings around McKinney we will be sure to share! And if you find a great deal, please let us know! #bemc

5 Things to Know about Rye's Reopening

Earlier this month I sat down for a conversation with the CEO (Chief Experience Officer), Tanner Agar, for an inside peek at the new-ish Rye, the popular restaurant on the square that broke hearts upon closing its doors in January. Here are 5 things you'll want to know about the revival of Rye: 1. New Service Style, Original Heart and Soul The service style will be New American Small Plates - similar to tapas but each dish will be more of a complete meal than tapas. Expect to come and order a few dishes per person; sharing is encouraged! As far as the overall vibe, not much will change. Says Agar, "Everything [the previous owners] believed at their core as what they wanted Rye to be is funda