When it was announced as the new headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys, it was difficult to imagine The Star in Frisco as any type cosmopolitan destination. A mecca for Cowboys fans, for sure, but what about the non-football-loving rest of us? On the food front, it turns out there will be plenty of reasons to visit, with some enticing dining choices for our northern neighbors that until now have only been available closer to Dallas proper.
Like the rest of 2017 America, we like to pretend we’re working while we’re secretly looking at Facebook in the other browser window. Sometimes, we end up wasting two hours looking at pictures of huskies wearing glasses. But mostly, we’re looking at food.
The story of Ojeda’s Restaurant reads like the American dream: A couple works hard, raises a family, saves a little bit of money and starts their own business. And that’s just what Ben and Cecilia Ojeda did in 1969, leasing a small space at the corner of Maple Avenue and Lucas Drive and serving Tex-Mex that would become a Dallas staple.