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5 Arlington Spots for the Big Game

It’s that time of year. The Super Bowl. It’s a holiday in and of itself. Nachos, buffalo wings and beer are part of the food pyramid for the grand finale of football season. No matter if you’re in it for the love of football, halftime show or crazy advertisements, Arlington has the perfect meal for you. Whether you want to grab a socially distant…

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…

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…

6 TV-Famous Eats in DFW

A steaming bowl of pho, gyro meat fresh off the grill, fluffy handmade pierogis… these are just a few TV-worthy treats you can find in Arlington. The city is filled with mom and pop restaurants loved by locals and sought after by visitors. The food is so mouthwatering, TV shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives , Man vs. Food and The Daytripper have…

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…

Celebrate National Eat Your Veggies Day in Arlington

It’s National Eat Your Vegetables Day, woohoo! I know, I know, vegetables don’t seem all that appealing when all you are craving is potato chips and ice cream during this time of self-isolation, BUT it’s no secret that vegetables are a perfect choice for a healthy pick-me-up. Whether you’re a picky eater looking to expand your palate or a…

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…

7 Spots for Patio Happy Hour

We all deserve some treat-yourself-time! Whether you want to order to go or dine in, these restaurants always hit the spot. Plus, their patio spaces are the perfect way to take in the breeze and enjoy happy hour. Check with each restaurant for hours as things change. Image from El Arroyo Facebook page . El Arroyo (817) 468-2557 5024 S Cooper St…

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…