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DFW Restaurant Week is here again!

Who’s hungry? If you’re anything like me, the answer is ALWAYS, and you will welcome three delicious words: DFW Restaurant Week…the annual celebration of North Texas wine and foodie greatness. Don’t get me wrong, home-cooked meals are always a treat, but there is nothing quite like an evening out with friends and family, savoring brisk…

15 Spots Serving Up the Best Asian Eats in Arlington

Photo courtesy ABC Seafood and Dim Sum Facebook Page Chinese Eats ABC Seafood and Dim Sum (817) 861-8818 | 2420 E. Arkansas Lane Arlington, TX 76014 If you’re in the mood for fresh authentic Dim Sum, this is the place for you! Whether you’re craving siu mai, har gow, and shrimp rice paper rolls or shrimp dumplings, pork dumplings and eggplant with…

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…

Pumpkin Perfection: Get Your Pumpkin Fix ASAP in Arlington

Fall is finally here, folks! Cooler temps, Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving yams…it’s like two months devoted to my favorite things. And did I mention pumpkin pie? If not, I should have since it is arguably, the best dessert ever. Oh yes, I smile like a jack-o-lantern when I savor all of the pumpkin spiced fall flavors…pies, soups, breads, coffee…

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…

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…