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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. 

Best BBQ in Irving

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

 

When it comes to having a great meal in Irving, you can’t forget about the BBQ. Irving's BBQ scene is dishing out bold flavors, juicy meats, and family friendly atmospheres. Bring the family to some of these local favorites in Irving and see which one will be your family favorite.

OLIVELLAS

Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

Olivellas Neo Pizza Napoletana is a highlight at the Water Street District in Irving and a very convenient location for a work lunch, family night or dinner with friends.

Authentic Neo-Pizza with fresh homemade mozzarella and tomatoes imported from Italy is a taste of what you can expect when you eat at Olivellas. This award-winning restaurant has a great tradition of keeping true to its Northern Neapolitan and Southern Roman pizza styles found in Italy. The Neapolitan style of pizza is very pillowy soft in the center of the crust, which is

5 Best Fried Chicken in Irving

Friday, July 6, 2018 1:00 PM by Debora Manusama-Sinaga

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’d know that we love our food holidays here in Irving. Why? Because we have so many restaurants to celebrate them at! And today, in honor of the National Fried Chicken Day, we’re listing 5 of the best fried chicken places in town. So scroll down (+drool) and take notes!