September 22, 2021


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BB.Q Chicken cafe goes big at new Richardson locale, which contains karaoke

There’s a new Korean fried hen area in Richardson, and it’s bigger than you could possibly believe.

Danny Doan, the D-FW franchisee for BB.Q Chicken dining establishments, opened the new spot previous month, just a small much more than a yr after he opened his Arlington location. Richardson’s menu functions the brand’s iconic Korean fried chicken, which is brined any place from 24 to 48 hours and then fried in olive oil. You are going to also see some fusion goods on the menu like kimchi quesadillas and kimchi fried rice.

As the indicating goes, “go big or go property,” and Doan unquestionably went significant, he suggests.

The new BB.Q Rooster area is the greatest 1 in the nation, and the initial to involve amusement, Doan states. The 5,000-sq.-foot eatery will come equipped with a complete bar and 3 private karaoke rooms that can be employed for a evening out with pals, a private dining place, or corporate functions, he states. For point of view, a usual BB.Q Rooster place ranges any where from 1,500 to 1,800 sq. ft. The Arlington area is 2,500 sq. feet, previously the major just one nevertheless.

Honey garlic chicken at BBQ Hen on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Richardson, Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Early morning News)(Vernon Bryant / Workers Photographer)

When numerous places to eat have opened back at full capability, BB.Q Chicken is now running at about 65% potential. If eating inside nevertheless isn’t at ease for you, Doan implies leasing a private room.

Two of the a few rooms can accommodate up to 20 persons, even though the third home is even bigger and can in good shape up to 50 people at after. All the rooms appear geared up with televisions and karaoke equipment, and the most significant area even has a projector.

“Each room has a exceptional glance to it, for a diverse expertise just about every time,” Doan claims.

The two scaled-down rooms can be rented for $35 an hour, and the greater place will operate you $95 an hour. You can RSVP for a room here.

One of three karaoke rooms available at BBQ Chicken on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Richardson, Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)
1 of three karaoke rooms obtainable at BBQ Rooster on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Richardson, Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Early morning Information)(Vernon Bryant / Workers Photographer)

Doan was born in Richardson and is pleased to be building just one of his goals fact again residence. He states opening a number of BB.Q Chicken places throughout D-FW was usually component of the program, but opening this kind of a big position with an amusement side to it was a little something he didn’t know he would do until about nine months ago.

“I needed a problem, and I wanted a location which is awesome and safe for young individuals to hang out at, devoid of driving all the way down to downtown,” he claims. “It’s a whole unique environment, but helpful and risk-free.”

People watch as people in a lion suit make their way through the dining area of BBQ Chicken during a grand opening event on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Richardson, Texas.
Persons check out as men and women in a lion accommodate make their way as a result of the eating place of BBQ Chicken for the duration of a grand opening occasion on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Richardson, Texas. (Vernon Bryant / Staff Photographer)

Even though the coronavirus pandemic caused heaps of turmoil in the foods industry, BB.Q Hen and Doan have been no exceptions. His Arlington area opened proper ahead of places to eat begun to shut and cut down indoor eating capacities, but the then-new place managed to get by with pickup orders and introducing outside seating for prospects.

Now, he says business is flourishing.

As for what is up coming, Doan states we can be expecting much more BB.Q Chickens popping up all-around D-FW “very soon” — six far more in the two many years.

BB.Q Chicken is situated at 1312 E. Belt Line Highway, Richardson.