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Satisfy Your Caffeine Craving in Irving

Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

Check out our roundup of the kings of caffeine in Irving, Texas. We traveled to each spot and asked the baristas to give us their recommendations for something HOT, COLD and UNIQUE. Enjoy their favorite selections that you just might need to go try. If you go a sippin’ bring us along by tagging your posts with #VisitIrving. 

State Fair of Texas Inspired Food in Irving

Friday, September 27, 2019 10:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

The State Fair of Texas only comes around once a year, making it a tough task to get your fix of fried foods and oversized portions in just a month. Fear not, because these Irving dishes are served up year-round!  From a Nepali Sausage on a stick to an oversized soft pretzel dipped in beer fondue, we’ve hunted down the most satisfying and crave-worthy Fair fare for you to enjoy. 

Top 5 Covered Patios

Monday, August 5, 2019 2:00 PM by Visit Irving

We know this beautiful weather can’t keep you indoors for long. To help you get outdoors and stay outdoors, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best covered patios in Irving. Drinking and dining al fresco at these Irving bars and restaurants will keep you feeling refreshed and relaxed.

A Guide to Food Delivery in Irving

Monday, July 22, 2019 6:00 AM by Visit Irving

Let’s face it, sometimes what you need most is some tasty grub delivered right to your doorstep. Fortunately, food delivery is big in Irving, whether its online delivery services like Grubhub and Uber Eats, or classic Chinese food delivery from local restaurants. We’ve pulled together a few of our favorite services and places that will help you make your next order from the comfort of your home away from home.

As we go deeper into the summer, any excuse makes a great excuse to savor the sweet, refreshing, and creamy deliciousness that is an ice cream. And you know what’s cool? The whole month of July happens to be National Ice Cream Month! So read along and get ready to stuff your face with some of the city’s best ice cream treats. Don’t worry, we won’t judge. Calories don’t count when you’re happy, right? ;)

Sweet, crispy, and filled with indefinite prophecy, fortune cookies have served as fun farewell treats at Chinese restaurants for more than a century. However, contrary to the popular assumption, this iconic delicacy was actually invented in the U.S.! In celebration of National Fortune Cookie Day on July 20, we are rounding up some of the best places to get them and to savor delicious Chinese-American cuisine in Irving.

What’s New at Water Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 8:00 AM by Visit Irving

Water Street is the source of a lot of new development in Irving, TX, and the district has been expanding its selection of amenities at a breakneck pace. That’s fine by us—Water Street Las Colinas is one of our favorite places to spend free time. So, let’s check in on some of the new developments in Irving along Water Street.

Irving is in the heart of the DFW Metroplex and while most may think of BBQ brisket and Tex-Mex when they think Texas they will soon learn that Irving boasts an incredibly diverse and eclectic taste.

Irving’s population is thriving with “transplants”, like myself, and those visiting from the east and west coasts and the gulf region are in for a surprise!  The city prides itself with some incredible seafood restaurants and many have adopted a Cajun cuisine others fly in fresh seafood weekly.  Let’s DIVE in!