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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…

13 Favorite Black-owned Restaurants You Have To Try!

It’s fall y’all, and there is change in the air! The changing of the seasons has quickly shifted our focus from planning socially distant summer vacays to balancing the hustle and bustle that comes along this time of year. And let me just say, you’re doing great! That said, the last six months of quarantine have brought to light just how important…

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…

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

June 2 is Leave the Office Early Day, and 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…

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…