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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! 

Contrary to your possible immediate reaction when hearing its name for the first time, Original ChopShop is not a steakhouse. It is actually the home of some delicious “Chops” a.k.a salads as well as protein bowls and juices! The health-conscious eatery opened its first Texas location at 7300 N MacArthur Blvd #140, Irving, TX back in Spring of 2018. And since then, it’s been a local favorite. Let’s see why!

Best Places to Get Margaritas in Irving

Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 AM 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!

Whether you’re into the full-bodied reds, fruity whites, or sparkling Italian, we could all agree that there’s a subtle warmth that only a glass of wine could offer. It’s elegant, smooth, but also light and fun, and for the love of vino! We will not let this great foodie holiday go to waste. Not in our city! So scroll down, read along. Cheers to that. ;) 

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.