Author: Debora Manusama-Sinaga

Debora is a work-at-home mom who enjoys blogging, watching 90s sitcoms, and eating out with her family of three. Born and raised in Indonesia, she is now residing in Irving, Texas.  mozdeb.com | Twitter | InstagramFacebook | YouTube

As we’re going deep into spring, when rainy days, flowers, and allergies seem to be taking place almost simultaneously, the idea of doing a Spring Cleaning came to my mind. Not just my house or my closet, but my body too! So when I saw that the new health-conscious restaurant at the Toyota Music Factory complex called Freshii is offering a 1 (Quickie), 3 (Determined), and 5-day (Focused) juice cleanse package, I decided to try it! 

The originator of the National Empanada Day might be unknown, but we’re glad that she or he came up with it because we’ll take any excuse to eat these folded pastries – baked or fried – any day! With its famously diverse food scene, the city of Irving prides itself as one of the best, if not THE ultimate destination for empanadas in DFW, with two empanaderias topping online charts and reviews for more than 5 years and counting! Without further ado, here they are! 

Pastels, egg baskets, and pretty flowers are everywhere – you know Easter is just around the corner! One of our favorite traditions to celebrate this glorious Sunday is by savoring a great brunch at one of Irving's tasty restaurants. Emerging as a foodie haven, the city of Irving nestles a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together this awesome list of restaurants offering excellent brunch buffets for the holiday. Keep in mind that reserved seating fills up quickly, so read through this post and make your reservations ASAP! 

A family-friendly market where visitors get to sample and shop artisan products is something we’ve been longing to have here in Irving for a while. So when we learned that a farmers market is finally being hosted at the Irving Arts Center, we leaped for joy! And we cannot wait for you to come visit too. If you’re planning to do so soon, here are a few key things you need to know about the market!  

With the opening of the new multi-entertainment and restaurant complex, Toyota Music Factory, the city of Irving’s West Las Colinas Boulevard has quickly become the ultimate destination for new culinary experiences in town. One of them is this craft and draft beer hub that serves an extensive menu of great food in a laidback rock-n-roll atmosphere, Yard House

Best Places to Get Margaritas in Irving

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 PM by Debora Manusama-Sinaga

Happy National Margarita Day!! The zesty lime juice, the bite from a good tequila, and a hint of sweetness from Grand Marnier or Agave nectar – Oh who doesn’t like a good glass of this classic Mexican cocktail? We know we do! And for that reason we are sharing some of the best places to get margaritas around Irving, today and any day!

Eating out does not always mean spending a lot of money. Especially when you’re in Irving! There are various affordable meals offered around the city, with flavors from all over the world. In the process of writing this article, we have learned more about the city of Irving and many different cultures thriving in it, than we ever did before. And the best part was -- we didn’t have to break the bank for it!

One of the best things about living in America is the fact that we have so many “food holidays” throughout the calendar year, one of which is today, the National Pizza Pie Day! Deep Dish or New York Style, thin crust or stuffed crust – these glorious pies are a staple in the global culinary scene, including in Irving, the country’s most diverse city. Read along to find out about some of the best places to get delicious pizzas around town. 

We don’t usually celebrate Valentine’s Day, because well…I’m just not into anything cheesy and lovey dovey like that (ever since I was a teenager, true story!). So when I noticed that Valentine’s Day was like 2 weeks away from last weekend, I thought, hey, why not do a little staycation around my city of Las Colinas and have a little getaway with my little family. Any excuse to have a little getaway, right?

So last weekend we stayed at NYLO Hotel Las Colinas. And we loved it!

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I like the modern and spacious loft design, with a touch of