Well hello, pumpkins & Happy Hotober to you! Fall 2020 is finally here, well, kind of. It’s not quite sweater weather, but the season still calls for the flavors of fall. And Irving has some standout seasonal sips and bites you need to know about right now. Even if you’re not a “Pumpkin Spice Everything Lover,” you’ll find all kinds of creative fare to fall in love with at these Irving favorites.
Spice Things Up with these Coffee Creations
Argentina Bakery Serves a Warm Hug in a MugIrving Towne Center | 3401 W Airport Fwy | 972.252.4809
Argentina Bakery is one part coffee house; one part international grocery store; two parts bakery. The cakes are beautiful, but the stars of this seasonal show are Pumpkin Pie Latte and Pumpkin Caramel Macchiato. But you can always have your cake and eat it with your latte!
Inside VariSpace, 901 W. Walnut Hill Ln | 469.587.9883
Get Spicy at Fiction Coffee Las Colinas
As temperatures start to cool down, the baristas at Fiction Coffee have turned up the creative heat on tempting coffee and tea beverages that combine seriously spicy and tantalizing ingredients. FACT: The Goblet of Fire adds hellfire syrup (habanero and maple syrup) and brown sugar to their double espresso brew... with coco on top. And Mr. Tumnus is a delicious fall drink made with an in house syrup of cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom, fennel and allspice. Spice, spice baby!
La Crème is the Pick of the Patch for your PJsOnline orders only.
There’s no storefront, but this Irving-based business delivers their pumpkin-flavored treats straight to your door for you to stay cozy while brewing at home. Celebrate the return of their Pumpkin Spice coffee and award-winning Pumpkin Spice Oolong tea. Order now.
Fall Treats to Sweeten’ the Season
Joe’s - Pumpkin Pancakes & Pie, Oh My!424 W. Irving Blvd | 972.253.7335
Joe’s Coffee Shop is “where Irving Meets and Eats” Pumpkin Pancakes and Pumpkin Pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Chicken Salad Chick - Keep Your Eye on the Pie3341 Regent Blvd | 469.629.7062
Chicken Salad Chick will have you falling for their seasonal pumpkin cheesecake pie and scrumptious frosted buttercream cookies perfect for your little chicks!
Creamistry- Pumpkin Spice & Everything IceWater Street | 5250 N. O Connor Blvd | 972.629.9474
Pumpkin Spice is BACK for a limited time at Creamistry! Have it three ways - It’s available as a custom scoop, NitroShake or in a signature Pumpkin Pie Creation made with layers of Pumpkin Spice ice cream, graham cracker crust crumble and caramel.
Empa Mundo has Special Fillings for You3977 N Belt Line Rd | 972.746.4516
Empa Mundo is truly the World of Empanadas right here in Irving. These stuffed Argentine pastries are the best of the best with both savory and sweet selections including your fall faves, Pumpkin & Marshmallow and Sweet Potato & Marshmallow.
Toyota Music Factory | 100 West Las Colinas Bld | 214.496.0337
Sweet Dreams are Made of Cheese (cake) at Grimaldi’s
If you’re over pumpkin spice, head to Grimaldi’s in the Toyota Music Factory for their fall menu that features a decadent Caramel Apple Cheesecake - rich caramel and green apple cheesecake topped with a swirl of delicious caramel and whipped cream.
Pacific Table - Yes Please We’ll Have S’more5238 N. O'Connor Blvd. | 972.957.7620
Pacific Table makes all their delicious desserts in house including their Pot de Crème. Flavors change seasonally, and this fall calls for Chocolate S'mores! How bout dessert by the fire...pit!
Smoothies & Bowls Give you Pumpkin to Talk About
How ‘Bout Them Apples at Vitality Bowls!5910 N. Macarthur Blvd | 469.420.9943
Fall into fresh flavors and healthy eats at Vitality Bowls. October’s Bowl of the Month is none other than apple pie, but rumor has it November’s bowl of the month will be Pumpkin (pictured above)!
Fallin’ in Love with Nekter7601 N MacArthur Blvd | 214.238.0974
Share a smoothie or a Seasonal Pumpkin Immunity Bowl from Nekter Juice Bar. It’s filled with all the fall flavors you've been craving like apples, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice and includes a creamy layer of @thecollaborative plant-based vanilla yogurt alternative. Not to mention it’s packed with 16g of protein AND it's high in vitamins A & C, plus fiber! 🤗
Cozy Soups for the Soul
VIsit Hugo’s Invitados for a Warm Soup-rise!Water Street | 5240 N O’Conner Blvd | 214.496.0590
In addition to Hugo’s daily house favorites, they’re serving up seasonal bowls of something special every day, all courtesy of Executive Chef @chefnataliocharles!
Pumpkin is not the Only Gourd in Town
Put on your chef’s hat and apron and whip up Irving Convention Center Chef Eduardo’s Soup-erb Butternut Squash Soup!
Bites, Brews & Boos
Seasonal Specials? The Ginger Man CanWater Street | 5250 N O’Conner | 972.607.4227
Make your way to Water Street and join The Ginger Man for a pretzel with beer cheese or a jalapeno cheddar sausage with kraut. Pair your German fare with one or two of their Oktoberfest beers! Choose from Hofbräuhaus München - Das Original, Spaten, Real Ale Brewing Company, Paulaner and Weihenstephan USA.
Toyota Music Factory | 320 W Las Colinas Blvd | 214.496.0151
Oktoberfest Party in the Haus... the Yard House!
Enjoy Six Oktoberfest beers in a souvenir stein at the Yard House through October 18th. Find all the detes here including the beers being offered, their descriptions and pairing suggestions. Take the party home with the Yard Haus Oktoberfest Spotify playlist. So cool. Who knew they have a whole library of music from their house to stream at yours!
3225 Regent Blvd | 469.941.2253
Fall into Farm-Fresh Flavors & Seasonal Sips at Whiskey Cake
Kick off the season at Whiskey Cake with a Fall Roast Whiskey Cocktail (or any of the other mixologist’s fall libations) while you peruse the seasonal menu options like Cauliflower Browned Butter Soup, Roasted Butternut-Turmeric Hummus or Rotisserie Chicken & Kale with cranberries, goat cheese and pumpkin seeds!
No Tricks, Just Treats & Eats at WegrazedallasOnline Order. Free pick-up and delivery.
Reasonably priced and beautifully composed Charcuterie Boxes delivered for free. Um, yes please! Boxes include seasonal meats and cheeses, nuts, crackers, bread, fresh and dried fruits, veggies, olives, spreads and sweets. Plus, they’re tied up with lovely fresh flowers. A birdie told me that a featured fall-themed box is coming next month, but WeGrazeDallas is taking orders NOW for their Halloween themed box! Plus, they’re doing a giveaway. Get all the gory details and take note, Monday, October 16 is the deadline for entry.
Fall Fun for Fido at Homegrown HoundsWater Street | 5260 N O’Conner Blvd | 888-929-2697
Texican Court Has All the Fall Feels501 W. Las Colinas Blvd. | 469.577.4599
Fall’s Finest Glamping
Fire pits, stars, s’mores, beers and more! Why camp, when you can glamp? Fall into savings when you book your fall getaway or glamping package now.
From diners to fine dining and breakfast to dessert, your sure to find something to nibble, nosh, slurp or sip in anticipation of chillier weather.
Happy Fall Y'all!