Dallas Arboretum Pumpkin Village 2022

It’s that time of year again! I haven’t missed Autumn at the Arboretum since moving to this side of the Metroplex six years ago. Every fall the Dallas Arboretum is transformed into a pumpkin queen’s dream with its annual fall festival, Autumn at the Arboretum, which is most famous for the epic Pumpkin Village. This…

Best Things to Do in Dallas in the Fall

Love fall? Girl, same! Fall has been my favorite season long before it was trendy because it’s usually the best weather of the whole year here in Dallas. I consider it prime picnic season for that reason and some of my favorite events of the whole year are held in the fall! Here are the…

Rainy Day Lunch at Sassetta Dallas

My foodie friend Irene took me out for a delightful long lunch at Sassetta Dallas today. Located in The Joule hotel in downtown Dallas, Sassetta is the kind of place where you want to order a cappuccino and stay for awhile. It’s the perfect cozy place to watch the rain, and the food is incredible. …

DSO Summer Wine Down Dinner 2022

The second annual Dallas Symphony Orchestra Wine and Food Festival kicked off last night with the Summer Wine Down Dinner and I was ecstatic to get to go. I took my foodie friend Kat to the four-course dinner, which was held at Opus in the beautiful Meyerson Symphony Center in the arts district of Dallas. …

Spa Weekend at Gaylord Texan

A few months ago, I mentioned to my friend Katie over dinner that we met fifteen years ago this August. She suggested we celebrate our fifteen year frieniversary with a spa weekend and we chose Gaylord Texan, as Relache Spa is one of my favorites in the Metroplex.  If you’ve never seen the Gaylord Texan…

Hamptons at The Henry

My friend Irene invited me to the cutest event: Hamptons at The Henry. The Henry is a gorgeous restaurant in Dallas’ trendy uptown neighborhood that will make you feel like you’re on a fabulous coastal vacation any time of year, so it’s no surprise that they launched a special Hamptons-themed menu available at their rooftop…

Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival 2022

Tonight was the fifth annual Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival and what a lovely evening it was in the garden. This is hands down my favorite foodie event of the whole year. What could possibly be a more me event than sipping rosé and eating tons of gourmet bites while surrounded by the best…

Mermaid Raw Bar & Champagne Room

Life is da bubbles at Dallas’ stunning new champagne bar! The folks behind Dallas hot spot Paradiso are opening a swanky new  champagne room adjacent to their restaurant this week: Mermaid Raw Bar & Champagne Room. Located just outside Paradiso, this lovely patio is so beautifully decorated, I have half a mind to redo my…

Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival 2021

I’m back, ladies and gentlemen! After fourteen months of quarantining, it could not have felt more special to stroll around my beloved Dallas Arboretum for the fourth annual Food and Wine Festival. This is one of my favorite events of the year in a normal year but this one was particularly special since the event…