Jul 17 2014 01:35pmBring Your Pedometer for a Run Along Katy Trail
Any local will tell you that Katy Trail is a quiet, cool oasis running through busy uptown Dallas. Here, you'll find several miles of shady, well-maintained trail to enjoy. On any given day the path is busy with friends jogging side-by-side, families out for a stroll, and bicyclists pedaling their way across the city. Katy Trail is great as a scenic backdrop for your individual workout or as a lush natural setting for a leisurely afternoon. It's even a great opportunity to walk to your favorite uptown brunch spot!The trail is well-populated, especially on weekends, but is rarely overcrowded. You'll find water stations along the path where you can stop for a drink. Get yourself out to Katy Trail for a walk and you'll soon understand why it's a favorite among Dallas residents and visitors alike.Katy Trail3232 McKinney AvenueDallas, TX 75204(214) 303-1180 www.katytraildallas.orgwww.yelp.com/biz/katy-trail-dallasCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/honorphotobar
Jul 12 2014 04:32pm
I hope everyone is enjoying the world cup finals.
Jul 10 2014 02:18pmYour Dessert Possibilities Are Endless at Yumilicious
Frozen yogurt fans will love Yumilicious for self-serve, frozen yogurt in uptown Dallas. Yumilicious features a broad range of gourmet flavors and more 30 fresh toppings to excite your taste buds. Flavors rotate regularly as the staff offers new and unique combinations, like spicy-sweet peach habanera, salty-sweet maple bacon donut, or creamy-cool avocado tart. Of course, there are also plenty of options for yogurt lovers who prefer classic flavors, like chocolate with rainbow sprinkles or vanilla topped with fresh strawberries.Whatever your flavor preferences are, you can be sure to indulge as much or as little as you like, because rather than offering pre-set sizes, Yumilicious charges by the ounce. So you can build your frozen yogurt treat as high as you like it, or you can pop in for just a tiny taste before dinner.Yumilicious3800 McKinney AvenueDallas, TX 75204(214) 521-7888yumilicious.co/the-mondrian-city-placewww.yelp.com/biz/yumilicious-dallasCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/Steven
Jul 04 2014 09:28amHappy 4th of July
We hope everyone has a safe and happy day as we celebrate America's Independence. Happy 4th of July!
Jul 03 2014 02:20pmShop Handmade Home Decor and Textiles at Indigo
Liven up your space with colorful, eclectic goods from Indigo, a design boutique in Dallas' West Village. Handmade items are the draw here, from candles, textiles, and heirloom vegetable dyed rugs to handcrafted jewelry and beauty products. For those who enjoy journaling and sketching, Indigo has a lovely selection of silk and embossed leather journals.Inventory is always changing, and Indigo hosts trunk shows, where you can find unique, designer items. Indigo is open Mondays through Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursdays through Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Indigo4524 Mckinney AvenueDallas, TX 75205(214) 373-4444http://www.dallasindigo.comhttp/
Jun 30 2014 05:53pm
Hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July...
Jun 26 2014 02:23pmMedina Oven and Bar: Spice Up Dinner
Spice up your dinner out with Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine from Dallas's Medina Oven and Bar. This quaint neighborhood restaurant offers a variety of delightful flavors and a great ambiance.Regulars rave about the phyllo covered goat cheese and Harissa appetizer and the oregano-fennel lamb sausage pizza. If more traditional cuisine is a must, their fresh baked pitas complement their several spreads. Try the Marrakesh Chicken breast served in a Tagine with roasted potatoes, Moroccan olives, a lemon saffron sauce and spices. The outdoor patio offers views of the Victory Park fountain, and authentic decor imported from Morocco, including intricate iron and tile work, creates a pleasant ambiance indoors.Medina's lounge like atmosphere complements their great tasting and reasonably priced mixed drinks, like the caramel-fig martini or the pine-honey tea with house infused pineapple and cardamom vodka.Medina Oven and Bar2304 Victory Park LaneDallas, TX 75219(214) 979-0003http://medinadallas.comhttp/
Jun 19 2014 05:09pm
Hope everyone is enjoying the world cup... Go USA!!!!!!
Jun 19 2014 01:33pmThree Delicious Ways to Enjoy Fresh Corn on the Cob
Though corn on the cob is a summertime favorite that you enjoy every year, there are always ways to spice up this warm weather side dish. From sweet to smoky, corn can be cooked with a wide variety of different flavors. Check out these three delicious ways to prepare fresh corn on the cob, and then try one out for dinner tonight!Roasted Corn with Oregano ButterIt takes only a few simple ingredients to create this delightfully roasted side dish. Create the oregano butter using plain butter and fresh herbs and spices, and then spread the butter on the corn before you grill it to perfection.Grilled Corn with Mango-Habanero ButterAnyone with a sweet tooth will love this sweet and spicy recipe for good old-fashioned corn on the cob. The mango-habanero butter is what gives it its unique flavor, combining the juicy taste of fresh mango with hot peppers, flavorful cilantro, and smooth, sweet honey.Fire Roasted Grilled CornImitate the grilled flavor of the corn served at your favorite Mexican restaurant with this recipe for Fire Roasted Grilled Corn. Grilling instead of boiling gives the corn a tender, blackened taste that simply can’t be imitated.CC-BY-SA-2.0/Flickr/Michael Dorausch
Jun 15 2014 09:28amHappy Father's Day!
Today we want to take time to wish all the Dads out there a very happy day! We hope all the Fathers near and far have a great day relaxing with loved ones!