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6975 Lebanon Rd #306, Frisco, TX 75034, USA
This little cupcake shop in Frisco makes not only the best looking cupcakes but the best tasting too! Moist, sweet, and ridiculously delicious. A little indulgent, but a these small sweets are worth treating yourself to. Check out my favorites:...
Frisco Square, Frisco, TX 75034, USA
Have you ever tried kimchee fries, or Korean BBQ in a taco? If not, you are missing out. I got the chance to try ssahmBBQ's Gourmet Korean Tacos, and was blown away by the combination. This food truck can be found around the city and at local...
10550 John W. Elliott Dr, Frisco, TX 75033, USA
Ready to race? Pole Position Raceway offers head-to-head indoor go-kart racing in Frisco. Whether you come alone or with a group, there's always someone waiting to challenge you. Choose from a variety of racing formats; each provides a unique...
6427 Elm St, Frisco, TX 75034, USA
Locals watch and wait in anticipation for snow cone season. Once opening day for the Frisco Snow Cone Lady is announced, plans are made and lines are formed. There is something different about the shaved ice and flavorful syrups found at the...
2787 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034, USA
If you are looking to refresh your wardrobe with vintage styles, Uptown Cheapskate is a fabulous place to start. Bring in your old clothes to sell or trade, and then shop with your newfound money. Uptown Cheapskate carries both new and used unique...
Creekside At Stonebriar, Frisco, TX 75034, USA
Cake Bites are bite-sized delicacies perfect for parties, celebrations, or fulfilling a sweet tooth. Each cake bite begins as a cake and is then mixed with a cream frosting. This moist center is then dipped in milk or white chocolate and...
5320 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
Word about this locals' secret has gotten out, and it can get packed here at night. Co-owned by Charlie and his ex-wife Louise, this hole-in-the-wall bar rings of New York (the owners' hometown) but with reasonable prices. The cocktails are...
8600 N MacArthur Blvd #142, Irving, TX 75063, USA
ZENse's focus on culinary authenticity puts it on par with some of Dallas' best Thai restaurants. Dishes like fried sweet potatoes, larb gai and pad kee mow will send Thai cuisine lovers' taste buds swooning. Adventurous diners should direct their...
D, International Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75261, USA
If you're lucky enough to be landing or leaving Dallas through DFW Airport's snazzy Terminal D, claim a seat at this offshoot of Fort Worth's cowboy-chic cuisine haven. It's miles above airport food—Reata Grill's menu immerses you in bold and...
525 Meadow Creek Dr, Irving, TX 75039, USA
Brunch, dine, drink—what can't you do at Sfuzzi? With its popular pizza, signature frozen drink (the Sfuzzi) and a bubbly atmosphere centered at the bar, this offshoot of the revitalized Dallas original makes for fantastic dining, drinking, and...
322 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Looking for wines that are bewildering, restorative, libidinous, or even virile? Aren't we all? These are just a few of the eye-catching categories with which Into the Glass classifies their tremendous selection of vino. With a sweet and romantic...
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019, USA
What an experience... From the moment you step into this restaurant the adventure starts... Hold on because it's one that you will never forget! As you walk to the entrance, the smell starts to activate your senses and your mouth starts to...
1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Since its founding in 1903, the DMA (as locals call it) has grown to become one of the top 10 largest museums in the country, with a permanent collection of over 24,000 works culled from around the globe and spanning over 5,000 years of history....
5100 Belt Line Rd #410, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
With an expansive, welcoming outdoor space, Social House Addison has made for a brilliant addition to the Village on the Parkway complex. Its menu of from-scratch fare brings the young, hot, professional regulars in droves—shrimp and grits and the...
11909 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Firing up an array of pizzas in an 800-degree wood-burning oven from Naples, Dough set San Antonio ablaze before opening a lively offshoot in Dallas. As members of the Slow Food movement, Dough's owners put a lot of care into their pies—we're...
14833 Midway Rd #100, Addison, TX 75001, USA
Tucked into an otherwise unremarkable shopping strip, Thai Star is anything but. With sublime iterations of Thai favorites, this tiny restaurant packs the house regularly. Not only do standouts like whole fried fish and pad thai tempt the taste...
246 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
A cornucopia of oenological learning, this Design District wine retailer/bar/venue offers a sweet location to host parties, drop in and sip some wines, or take a wine class or two. The Poste's frequent offerings include classes in cheese pairing...
5505 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
A stalwart on the Dallas burger scene, Jakes Hamburgers entices would-be customers with flair. Exhibits A and B: the spicy grilled chicken sandwich, christened 'The Flaming Rooster,' and the jalapeño bacon burger, named the 'The Hot Cowboy.' Talk...
5100 Belt Line Rd #544, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
Lovers love Mercy Wine Bar. With a stellar selection of wines to choose from, as well as noshes of all sizes, food and vino lovers are covered. And with low-lit, intimate spaces throughout (sit upstairs for extra privacy), lovers who arrive...
8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
Set on the banks of White Rock Lake, this 66-acre sanctuary offers scenic trails, blooming gardens, and peaceful green spaces for when you want some quiet time with nature—plus kids’ areas, holiday events, and a packed calendar of...
1146 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
I've eaten lots of tacos during the decades that I've lived in Dallas, but last weekend I think I found my all time favorite... Good 2 Go is on my must-visit-list for every trip home to Dallas. You can kill two birds with one stone. Fresh, hearty...
901 W Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75023, USA
Imagine a girl from El Paso, born and raised on Mexican food, moving to Dallas for college. She assumes "since we're still in Texas it won't be so hard to find good menudo, margaritas, enchiladas etc... Alas, 15 years later this girl has tried...
920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
As proof that Dallasites aren’t all about the carnivore life, this downtown market has been peddling farm-fresh veggies, dairy, and more since 1941. What started as a small horse-and-wagon wholesale market is now a 26,000-square-foot hall...
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