French Category

The experience Last night’s storm made for a later morning for me this morning and, thus, later getting home from rounding.  I suggested we get a quick bite for lunch somewhere and Ogre did not want to waste a meal out so he turned it into our childsplate adventure for the day.  We decided on [...]

Big Fun at Mignon

In: 4 stars, French, Plano, Steakhouse

The experience Today we tried another restaurant in close proximity to Mina’s afternoon class.  As you will discover, we did absolutely no research on this restaurant.  Ogre and I have eaten here once right when it opened because a friend of his was a sous-chef here.  Now we’re back with our kids in tow.  Benjamin and Ogre would [...]

The experience As you may know, I worked last night and I would be going to a continuing medical education work function tonight; eager to participate in another feeding fiasco, I sacrificed sleep to have a breakfast date with my two favorite guys, Benji and Ogre.  I gave Ogre a couple of suggestions and we [...]

Voila Pas

In: 2 stars, Allen, French, Lunch, Patio

The experience We decided to eat in Allen on our way to risk Cryptosporidium at the splashpark in Allen (not that there are confirmed cases from there, it’s just rampant right now in DFW). Ogre had heard of a little French restaurant in Allen so we head to Viola. It was quaint and not too [...]

About Child's Plate chronicles our journey to find the perfect family restaurant. We are looking for restaurants with excellent food and a great attitude towards kids, even the whiny, cranky ones! We will be headed out to a different restaurant every single day to provide ourselves (and you) with some entertainment and good information about DFW area restaurants. We hope you will visit frequently and use our experiences to create some fun dining experiences of your own! Watch out, DFW, the Phipps family is going out to eat!

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