South Padre’s Best Restaurant: The Painted Marlin Grille

Hopefully you have already read my South Padre Island recap, (if not you can find it here), and are wanting more! Well, I’m happy to share my evening at the Painted Marlin Grille, the island’s best restaurant! A colorfully decorated space, surrounded by palm trees with outdoor seating overlooking the water, this is the ideal…

The Lorenzo Hotel Does Dallas Brunch Proud!

After our stellar day sipping cocktails at Relativity Bar & Pool and some much-needed sleep after dinner, we woke up refreshed and excited to experience the final part our Lorenzo escape! It was time for brunch! I’m a firm believer that brunch is the most important meal of the week! Now I can say with…

The Lorenzo: Dallas’ Trendiest Hotel

Behind all the city lights of high rise buildings in downtown Dallas lies a new hotel. Here, art is at every turn and elegance is featured throughout this gorgeous, upscale property. The Lorenzo is redefining luxury and fine dining while staying true to what Dallas is all about. Before even stepping inside this one of…

Uncle Julio’s Is What You’ve Been Missing!

So I’ve eaten at Uncle Julio’s before, but never have I experienced their menu with so much enthusiasm as I did when we went last week. I knew the food would be on point and the drinks would be killer but little did I know how much the restaurant I thought I knew would surprise…

Rock & Brews Brings People Together with Music, Food & Drinks

While attending a KISS concert in 2010, brothers Dave and Dell Furano had a thought, “What’s better that rock and brews?” This question was answered when after the concert the duo was brainstorming ideas with rock legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley the Rock & Brews idea became a partnership and reality. With their 14th…

Pepper Smash Brings Unique Excitement to the Shops at Legacy

When it comes to one-of-a-kind cocktails, Pepper Smash is leading the pack with the most original concoctions north of Dallas. Using everything from liquid nitrogen to smoke, there’s bound to be something for the fancy drinkers to the simplistic. One in particular had been on my list for months, the Cotton Candy Martini. I had…

Salsa the Night Away at Salsera

Everyone knows Deep Ellum is a hot area of Dallas that is being rejuvenated as the place to be, but what you might not know is what Salsera is bringing to the scene. A coffee shop and lunch spot during the day transformed to a full-fledged, salsa nightclub that also offers a Latin inspired menu…

Kenny Bowers Knocks It Out of the Park Again!

Being born and raised in the great state of Texas, my standards for BBQ are extraordinarily high so when the opportunity presented itself for me to experience another one of this restaurateurs concepts I was beyond thrilled! If you live in the DFW area, you know Kenny Bower’s has a collection of restaurants and have…

It’s Always BBQ Time in Texas

As you walk up to get in line, you’ll notice several picnic tables that scream “sit here and drink a cold beer” especially in the awesome spring weather we’ve been having! I mean, who doesn’t love a fantastic patio? But you need to be patient, you’re just arriving and the best is yet to be…

Hard Rockin’ in Downtown Dallas

After 11 years of living in Dallas I finally went to the Hard Rock Cafe! Conveniently located in downtown Dallas within walking distance of the American Airlines Center and hot spots, it’s an ideal stop for tourists and residents alike. We were seated at a booth which had a TV screen playing music videos from…