Dining and imbibing will get a boost in Plantation starting next year.
Rising from what used to be Fashion Mall, Plantation Walk — a shopping/restaurant/entertainment/residential/hotel center — has signed leases with four eateries.
Much of the construction is done on the project that sit on University Drive near Broward Boulevard, but the first restaurant won’t open until January. That would be Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar, which brings the owner back to his old stomping grounds.
“I grew up close to the area so there is history for me,” says Marc Falsetto, the CEO and founder of Handcrafted Hospitality, which owns Tacocraft. “And when I, along with my partners Anthony Bruno, Pat Marzano, Dan Marino and Paul Castronovo, caught wind of the reconstruction of the space, we had to jump on the opportunity to bring our concept to the city and fill the void and demand for exciting, approachable dining destinations.”
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