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Beer Bliss! Top spots to grab a brew in Arlington

James Bond 007 says a martini is best when “shaken, not stirred,” but I’m sure everyone would agree that a beer is best served simply in a frosty mug. We would also suggest you try one on an Arlington, Texas patio on a spring or summer day. Delightful! That’s right, this versatile drink, equally refreshing as an ale, lager, pilsner, porter or…

Top 5 Coffee Hotspots in Arlington

There is an Ethiopian Legend that a goat herder realized the potential of coffee beans by noticing that his flock was especially wired after eating the berries from a certain tree. I don’t know if that’s true, but I love the idea! Afterall, I have my own epic love affair with coffee beans. That’s right, I’m totally passing on that cup of tea…java…

Celebrate Restaurant Week 2020 at 3 Arlington Restaurants

Who’s hungry? If you’re anything like me, the answer is ALWAYS, and so you will welcome three delicious words: DFW Restaurant Week…the annual celebration of North Texas wine and foodie greatness. This year, the 23 rd annual RW offers the safety of both dine-in and take-out options, including three-course prix fixe dinners for either $39 or $49, and…

Cheers! A Toast to International Beer Day

Whether you enjoy it with a hot dog during a Texas Rangers game, with deep dish pizza from Gino's East, along Irish Nachos from J. Gilligan's, or as you are listening to music on the patio at Tipsy Oak, there is a beer for every occasion! And there is one very special day set aside to celebrate this malty, hoppy, fermented nectar; International…

Celebrate National Onion Ring Day Arlington Style!

Did someone say onion rings? Even folks who don’t like onions (points to self) usually get onboard with this version of deep fried fun. Although, the exact origin of deep-fried onion rings is a mystery, one claimant (according to Wikipedia) to the invention is the Kirby's Pig Stand restaurant chain, founded in Oak Cliff, Texas, in the early 1920s…

Take a Sip to Celebrate National Iced Tea Day in Arlington

Sweet? Unsweet? Half and half? Arnold Palmer? If you are from the South or have lived in the South for any amount of time, you know what I am talking about. TEA! Thirst quenching, goes with everything, Iced Tea! And I am not talking about the Long Island kind. June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. This "brew" has permeated our culture for over a…

Top Places to Celebrate National Burger Day in Arlington

Ahhh burgers. Arguably America’s favorite food. I heard that McDonald’s globally sells 75 hamburgers per second! Burgers are equal parts delicious and adaptable, which makes them just as suited for drive-through as they are for hole-in-the-wall diners, sporting events and high-end restaurants. With all the fanfare, it’s no wonder we have a whole…

What's Hot in Downtown's Urban Union

The emergence of the Urban Union district has upped the cool factor in Arlington by more than a few percentage points, and no wonder—it’s a destination where everything’s a bit different, and you can do bit of everything—eat, drink, enjoy live music, throw stuff, make stuff, even knock out some work. Situated along Front Street (just south of the…

Cheers to Restaurant Week in Arlington

I don’t cook. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I still eat like a champ. My juicer gets plenty of exercise, and I rock a great salad. And although I do love veggies & hummus for dinner, when I get the chance to dine out, the answer is always an enthusiastic yes. And during Restaurant Week, the answer is WOOHOO followed by a shameless happy…