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Must-Try BBQ Dishes in Irving

Monday, May 16, 2022 10:00 AM by Debora Manusama

It’s so Texas that Texas-born singers Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Robert Earl Keen have belted out a tune or two about it. Weekend after weekend, January through December, you’ll be hard pressed not to find a dozen or so festivals or cookoffs around the state in its honor. And today, not just Texas celebrates its greatness. So, on National BBQ Day, we’re sharing Irving’s tangiest, smokiest, sweetest, most finger-licking good BBQ in town.  

Can anyone else believe it is already May? Well, it's true and it can only mean one thing; Cinco de Mayo is upon us! It's definitely one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, and Irving has all you need for the best fiesta. Whether you are dining in, sipping margaritas at happy hour, or taking food home to go all night long with friends and family, here is a list of the top places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. 

Hop Around Irving for Easter Eats and Treats

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Easter is a traditional time for family gatherings and celebrations, and eateries all around Irving are hatching ideas to bring you a scrumptious holiday meal. Also, don't forget those photos with the Easter Bunny or Easter egg hunts in the park. So treat yourself and your special somebunnies to an amazing Easter with these suggestions below!

There's a New Kitchen in Town

Friday, April 1, 2022 11:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

“What should we do for lunch/dinner/happy hour?” We are all too familiar with this incredibly common phrase that often leads to a good deal of frustration and even an occasional friendly disagreement, until now. Kitchen 101 to the rescue -  morning, noon and night. The friendly folks at Kitchen 101 do a little bit of everything, and they do all of it well. Yes! All of it. Breakfast. Coffee. Mid-morning munchies. Lunch. Afternoon snack. Tea time. Grab & Go. Dinner. Drinks. Dessert. Late Night. Part café, part bar, and part restaurant, this new Toyota Music Factory spot works whether you want coffee and a pastry, a cocktail, a healthy snack or one of the best burgers in town. 

With the weather warming up, nothing sounds better than fresh air and fresh oysters! While we may be far from the sea, Irving still has some incredible oyster options to satisfy even the pickiest seafood eater. So all that is left to ask is, east coast or west coast? Check out these great spots in Irving to get your raw, Rockefeller, or fried oysters on! 

Green is in the air and in the beer! Saint Patrick's Day is here and once again Irving is ready to cheer you into a great day filled with delicious food, cold drinks and the luck of the Irish. Whether celebrating with friends, family or enjoying a to-go meal at home, check out these Irving spots for the best Saint Patrick’s Day food! 

Spring Break Foodie Fun in Irving

Monday, March 14, 2022 2:00 PM by Chelsea Bilbia

Winter is melting away and spring is fast approaching. As we swap our parkas for t-shirts, it’s time to start thinking about what patios we will be dining at to enjoy fresh, flavorful, spring-forward dishes. Even if you are not in school anymore, we all deserve a spring break this year and there is no need to leave Irving to enjoy all the flavors of spring break. Check out these spots on Irving for spring break foodie fun! 

Uniquely Irving: Peak Restaurant and Bar

Thursday, February 24, 2022 1:00 PM by Kristina Rowe

We’ve talked about some of the ways you can “visit” countries around the world through the diverse tastes of Irving restaurants. And we’ve taken you to the Himalayan mountains before, so you may have learned a little bit about Nepali and Tibetan cuisine. But you may not know that Irving has about a dozen Nepalese restaurants where you can get momos (dumplings) and other delicious dishes.

Celebrate National Margarita Day in Irving

Monday, February 21, 2022 1:00 PM by Kristina Rowe

When National Margarita Day falls on Taco Tuesday, there’s only one way to celebrate - with Mexican food and margaritas. Of course, here in Irving there are plenty of places to celebrate. Whether you like things casual or styled up a bit, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to raise a glass to one of our all-time favorite cocktails. If you’re looking to celebrate National Margarita Day in Irving, here are eight great restaurants that will make the day a special one.