The parking lot is getting barren at Collin Creek Mall. Anchor stores like Macy’s are fleeing, and although there are stores remaining — including Sears, Victoria’s Secret, an indoor mini-golf course and something called Amazing Jake’s Food & Fun — the mall’s southern end is growing forlorn.
The Dish: Ceviche at Lima Taverna
It’s been too long since I visited Lima Taverna but it’s one of the most interesting, creative and one-of-a-kind restaurants in Plano. It’s hard to find over by Collin Creek Mall, but it’s more than worth the journey for true Peruvian food, no corners cut. Leche De Tigre, Anticuchos de Pollos, Lomo Saltado—you can’t go wrong. There’s even a brunch menu.
Lima Taverna is a taste of Peru in the middle of Plano
The Plano restaurant is worth seeking out for a welcoming introduction to the varied cuisine of Peru.
Our city does not conceal its virtues. Dallas is bumptious, boastful and shiny -- and so is much of its dining scene.
Lima Taverna is a family-owned Peruvian restaurant
On Saturday nights, owner Eliseo Figueroa clears space in the center of the restaurant for a dance floor, playing live upbeat Peruvian music and allowing people, if so inclined, to kick off their shoes and dance in total bliss…
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Lima Taverna is all about Peruvian cuisine
Lima Taverna is all about Peruvian cuisine, as its name might imply. Three different ceviches are on offer, and they’re all equally great. The ceviche mixto (whitefish, shrimp, and calamari with traditional fixings) is a great option for starters, but the leche de tigre is really where it’s at.