Well that didn’t take long.
Plano’s Legacy Hall has won second place in the Best New Food Hall 2019 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers Choice Travel Award. Located in Plano, the food hall was selected among 10 national food halls after a four-week online voting contest.
Nominees for Best New Food Hall were chosen by a panel of relevant experts including a combination of editors from USA TODAY, editors from 10Best.com, relevant expert contributors, and sources for both these media and other Gannett properties.
“It is an honor for Legacy Hall to receive this prestigious national recognition, especially having been first to market in North Texas,” said Joseph A. Magliarditi, President/CEO of The Food Hall Co. parent company of Legacy Hall. “Since its opening in 2017, the goal was to create a destination to ‘dine, drink and discover,’ and we are thrilled that our efforts have been embraced and acknowledged by both our guests and the media.”
The top ten winners for Best New Food Hall are as follows:
1. Keg and Case West 7th Market (St. Paul, MN)
2. Legacy Food Hall (Plano, TX)
3. Morgan Street Food Hall & Market (Raleigh, NC)
4. Finn Hall (Houston, TX)
5. La Centrale (Miami, FL)
6. Riverside Food Lab (Riverside, CA)
7. Little Italy Food Hall (San Diego, CA)
8. Auction House Market (New Orleans, LA)
9. Revolutsia (Wichita, KS)
10. Pythian Market (New Orleans, LA)
The three-story, 55,000-square-foot space features more than 20 curated food stalls offering cuisines and flavors from around the world. Unlawful Assembly Brewing Co., a craft brewery and taproom, occupies the third floor and focuses on brewing with unexpected, fresh ingredients. Legacy Hall also features more than four, full-service bars, each with its own personality and house specialty, and offers happy hour from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Box Garden is the Hall’s expansive outdoor entertainment venue, where guests can enjoy live music, movies, sports-watching parties and much more. Legacy Hall is located at 7800 Windrose Avenue in Plano and is managed by the Food Hall Co.