Eat and Drink

An end-of-summer staycation might sound good before the rush of back-to-school time begins and there's one rooftop bar in Dallas at the CANVAS Hotel that has it all.

It even has an awesome infinity pool and the most dazzling, expansive views of the city's skyline. You can plan a stay here starting at $217 a night, and you'll have unlimited access to the aqua center with stunning views.

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Texans in the small town of Waxahachie are flooding a local celebrity's bar with negative reviews after he debuted a special menu dedicated to Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke.

Big Al's Down The Hatch, owned by local radio personality Big Al Mack rolled out a limited edition menu dedicated to O'Rourke. It features items like the Beto Brisket Sandwich, Beto Boneless Wings and Beto BLT.

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There's a new restaurant in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that is causing quite a stir amongst people right now because of its "no phone" policy.

Caterina's is an eatery in the Fort Worth Stockyards serving up fine Italian fare, and the establishment requires patrons to lock their cellphone in a bag upon entry to the hostess stand.

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If you're passing through Houston's East Downtown near the hullabaloo of the bars and restaurants of St. Emmanuel St. you'll probably see a neon-lit Ferris wheel in the background. It's called Truck Yard and it's in Houston, TX.

Only, it's not a yard. It's actually a beer garden tucked away behind a bunch of shipping containers and it's one of four locations in the state.

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Texans seem to take a keen liking to massive portion sizes of food and there are all sorts of humongous options to choose from at eateries around the state.

One of Texas' most unique spots serves up something you can't find anywhere else in the area — a fusion unique to the owners' cultures.

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Mexican fare ranks with Italian and Chinese as Americans' top-three favorite global cuisines, according to the National Restaurant Association. While tacos and enchiladas may seem commonplace in the U.S. now, that wasn’t always the case.

Americans have been influenced by the flavors of our neighbor to the south for hundreds of years. But it wasn't until refugees from southern and central Mexico brought their culinary traditions north during the Mexican Revolution that dishes like tacos found their way into our plates.

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Each sport has an off-season, and this sports bar has transformed into an awesome tropical adult playground for the summer.

The popular Dallas haunt Hero is currently called Hero Off Season. For now, it's not the ultimate spot to watch any sports game in the city, but rather an immersive, beachy oasis that's like a vacation without leaving the city.

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We Texans all have our favorite Mexican restaurant, whatever the reason may be.

Perhaps it only takes a good salsa or enchilada plate to make your list of faves, but we can't forget about the delicious margarita. And there is a bar in Dallas that really takes the cake when it comes to our favorite cocktail.

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People have always loved a good speakeasy, and even today, they still quietly pop up in all sorts of venues across the Lone Star State, despite alcohol no longer outlawed.

One of the latest to open is a Texas grocery store, Bodega, in Fort Worth, TX. This isn't the first unique speakeasy we've seen recently, however, there's one nearby inside an "out of order" laundromat.

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Eataly, an all-encompassing Italian food destination in Dallas, is throwing a party this June, and all the artisanal bites the restaurant is serving are completely unlimited.

That's right, attendees can indulge themselves in endless pasta of different varieties, yummy pizza samples, and all the Italian meats you can think of.

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You may have noticed your flower beds looking a little parched these past couple of weeks, thanks to the sweltering heatwaves.

Much to a home gardener's dismay, many flowers can't seem to make it through a Lone Star State summer, except for a chosen few.

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It's already May of 2022 and there have been tons of new Dallas restaurants and bars making their debut.

We are definitely sensing some European vibes that the city is absolutely into right now because half of this list includes Italian or French cuisine with dreamy-looking interiors.

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