[eDebate] CEDA Summer Meetings -- Host Information

Burk, Christopher R crb012000
Thu May 29 19:45:44 CDT 2008

(hard copies of this information will be available at the Westin front desk)

Host Hotel: 
 Westin Park Central
 12720 Merit Drive (near Interstate 635 and Coit Road)
 Dallas, Texas 75251 
 Phone: (972) 385-3000  
 Fax: (972) 991-4557 

Event Contact at hotel: 
 Sally Molloy
 Sally.Molloy at westin.com
 972.385.3000 Ext. 6208

Host Institution:
 University of Texas at Dallas
 800 West Campbell Road
 Richardson, Texas, 75080

Contact information for UTD DEBATE:

Chris Burk
 Email: crb012000 at utdallas.edu
 Cell: (972) 536-3995

Scott Herndon
 Email: saherndon at gmail.com
 Cell: (214) 546-6614

Direction to UTD (from the Westin): 

Campus Map:
http://www.utdallas.edu/pdf/campusmap.pdf   	(suitable for printing)

Directions from Westin to UTD Campus:
Exit Westin and go north on Merit Drive towards IH-635 frontage road
Turn RIGHT to go west on IH-635 frontage road
Turn LEFT at Coit Road (that?s the first intersection)
Go north on Coit Road for approximately 3.8 miles
Turn RIGHT onto Campbell Road
Go west on Campbell Road for approximately 
TURN left at University Parkway and enter UTD campus (do NOT turn at Waterview Pkwy)
Go north on University Parkway
Proceed to ?Visitor Information? and security guard station on University Parkway

Parking Information at UT DALLAS campus:

Ask for a visitors parking permit at the Visitor Information station on University Pkwy
	(the guard will check your I.D.)
Go forward on University Parkway until you reach Drive A
Turn Left on ?Drive A? - the Activities Center (gym) should be visible on your left.
Turn Left into Parking Lot immediately after the Activity Center.
Park in any available ?green? parking space 
Be sure properly display your parking permit 

To Classroom from parking lot:
Walk north towards Drive A.  Walk across Drive A 
Enter ?ECSS? ? Engineering and Computer Science South Building 
Go into ?Texas Instruments Auditorium? (it should be immediately in front of you) 

On June 4th (last day) the room will shift to ECSS 2.201 instead of the TI Auditorium

Campus Internet/Wireless Information: 

Internet in the TI Auditorium does not require a user name or password. Our web services people have set up a separate wireless network for the CEDA meetings. The network name is TI_AUD, it should be visible when you search for available networks. Internet access is available on campus when you are not in the TI auditorium, however you will need to log in with a guest account. UTD does enforce some security requirements on guest accounts. The instructions for configuring your wireless network settings can be found here: http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/how-to/. Click on your operating system and follow the instructions. UTD's computer help desk has agreed, graciously, to have a tech on call during the meetings to trouble shoot. 

User name for guests is: guest-CED08
Password is: xr0qm8jt

Restaurant List

On-Campus Options in Student Union Building

Comet Caf? and Food Court
Second Floor of Union near main eastside entrance 
Informal options, including sandwiches, salad bar, fountain drinks, etc. 
Summer Hours: 9am ? 2pm

The Pub
Located in northwest wing on second floor of the Union
Offers burgers, fries, nachos, and similar basic grub
Serves Starbucks coffee and soft drinks but no alcohol 

Near UT Dallas campus

Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse  
1251 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 664-9494 
South side of Campbell, west of Coit Road 
Texas style BBQ

La Madeleine  
1320 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 671-4887
Approx. 1 mile from campus. North side of Campbell road, West of Coit 
Chain restaurant offering soup, salads, sandwiches with a French spin 

Mi Cocina Restaurant 
1370 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 671-6426 
Approx. 1 mile from campus. North side of Campbell road, West of Coit 

Cafe Brazil  
200 Coit Rd # 112, Plano, TX
(469) 229-9140
East side of Coit Road, north of Campbell Road and north of Pres. Bush toll highway. 
Approx. 1.3 miles from campus
Great breakfast options and coffee. Also has a good lunch and dinner menu. 

Qdoba Mexican Grill  
1930 N Coit Rd # 150, Richardson, TX
(972) 231-6655 
Southeast corner of Coit and Campbell intersection
Big Burritos, similar to Chipotle 

1920 N Coit Rd # 241, Richardson, TX
(972) 664-9998
Along Coit Road, just south of Campbell Road
Offers good cheese-steaks and other sandwiches 

Chili's Grill & Bar  
16623 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX
(972) 818-7473
West side of Coit Road, just north of Campbell Road 

1910 N Coit Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 231-2833 
Along Coit Road, just south of Campbell Road 

2160 N Coit Rd # 144, Richardson, TX
(972) 680-9994 
East side of Coit Road, just north of Campbell Road

Rice Boxx  
2160 N Coit Rd # 154, Richardson, TX
(972) 889-8588
East side of Coit Road, just north of Campbell Road

Burger Street Cafe 
2160 N Coit Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 238-7177
East side of Coit, north of Campbell Road. Opposite Chili?s. 

Rockfish Seafood Grill  
7639 Campbell Rd # 800, Dallas, TX
(972) 267-8757 
West side of Coit Road, just north of Campbell Road 

Carmine's Pizza & Restaurant  
7615 Campbell Rd # 104, Dallas, TX
(972) 248-8110 
Northwest corner of Coit & Campbell intersection, between Rockfish and Chili?s 

Pasand Indian Cuisine
1377 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 644-4447
Southeast corner of Coit and Campbell intersection, near Richardson Bike Mart. 
Approx. 1 mile from campus
Good lunch buffet. Be sure to call for hours of operation 

Masala Wok 
1310 W Campbell Rd # 110, Richardson, TX
(972) 644-9000
North side of Campbell Road, behind La Madeleine and Mi Cocina 

Noodle Bar  
16627 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX
(972) 380-2754 
West side of Coit Road, north of Campbell Road. Behind Chili?s.

Restaurants between Westin and UT Dallas Campus

Don Pepe's Rancho Mexican Grill  
15615 Coit Rd # 250, Dallas, TX
(972) 458-8001 
Recommended! Moderately priced Tex-Mex. Great, friendly service.
Slightly west of Coit Road, along Arapaho 

Mc Donald's  
105 S Coit Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 231-4313 
Southeast corner of Coit & Beltline intersection

Schlotzsky's Deli  
400 N Coit Rd # 1901, Richardson, TX
(972) 231-2088 - 1 review - 0.5 mi NW
East Side of Coit, North of Beltline Road. Near Post Office.
Good sandwiches, often better and more expensive than Subway

600 N Coit Rd # 2055, Richardson, TX
(972) 644-7827 
East Side of Coit, North of Beltline Road. Near Post Office.

14115 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX
(972) 661-2475 
West side of Coit, just north of Spring Valley Road

Taco Bueno
14221 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX
(972) 392-4730 - 0.8 mi SW
West side of Coit, north of Spring Valley Road, South of Beltline Road

Thai Soon Restaurant  
101 S Coit Rd # 401
(972) 234-6111
Amazing, Tiny Place. Mostly Vegitarian. 
Highly Recommended! 
East side of Coit, just south of Beltline Road. Near Starbucks and McDonalds 

Madras Pavillion 
101 S Coit Rd, Richardson, TX
(972) 671-3672
Southeast corner of Coit & Beltline intersection, near Whole Foods
Call ahead for hours of operation -- it varies
South Indian. Completely Vegetarian. Casual. Good food, slow service.

Other Restaurant Options

India Palace Restaurant & Bar  
12817 Preston Rd # 105, Dallas, TX
(972) 392-0190
Excellent upscale Indian restaurant 
A few miles west of the hotel on IH-635, exit Preston, turn left, behind Chili?s 

Beltline Road in Addison, between Preston Road and Midway Road
North of hotel to Beltline, then go approximately 4 miles west
Many restaurants located along Beltline on western side this intersection
Search on-line, call ahead, ask at Westin desk, or ask UTD people for exact directions
 Fogo De Chao Churrascaria - Brazilian-Style Steakhouse for serious carnivores
 Gloria's Restaurant & Bar ? Salvadoran & Tex-Mex, great drinks, recommended
 Chamberlain's Steak & Chop House ? American Style Steakhouse
 Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill 
 May Dragon Chinese Restaurant and Bar
 Truluck's Seafood and Crab House
 Chow Thai Restaurant  
 Thai Orchid Restaurant  
 Mr Sushi Japanese Restaurant 
 BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse 
 Mercy Wine Bar ? very Dallas, upscale 
 Queen of Sheba Restaurant (Ethiopian)
 Romano's Macaroni Grill 
 TGI Friday's 
 On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
 And many others 

Spring Valley Road and US-75 (Central Expressway). 
General vicinity of this intersection, Slightly north and east of the hotel
Search on-line, call ahead, ask Westin desk, or ask UTD people for exact directions
 Bone Daddy?s House of Smoke (BBQ)
 El Chico
 Razzoo's Cajun Cafe  
 Texas Land & Cattle Steak House
 Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen  
 Red Lobster 
 Saltgrass Steak House  

Ask Chris or Scott if you have questions or need other recommendations 

Christopher Burk
Director of Debate
University of Texas at Dallas

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