7 Reasons for a Staycation at Marriott Las Colinas

Taking a just because it’s Wednesday excursion to Europe isn’t exactly feasible for everyone’s budget. But, sometimes you just need to get away from the day to day of it all. Maybe you can’t afford that trip to the northern hemisphere this weekend, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go somewhere central. Recently, the Marriott Las Colinas took things to a new level of luxury, completing a multi-million-dollar renovation of the hotel. Mixing chic, with Texas rustic, there’s something new to see in every nook of this space. Here are 7 reasons to ditch your daily digs for a little staycation and relaxation at the new and improved Marriott Las…

Whiskey Cake Comes to Irving

    There’s whiskey and there’s cake. The name of this restaurant alone brings joy to my taste buds. Now, Whiskey Cake is spreading that whiskey soaked joy to Irving. The eatery recently opened their sixth location, finally providing the folks of Las Colinas with a little taste. With their latest location, you can still expect to be whisked away by their ever growing whiskey selection. For the grubbers that know, their deviled eggs are still a staple, with the ingredients changing often. One day their filled with smoked salmon, another topped off with fried chicken skin. It’s rather remarkable to know that a deviled egg can be so damn…

Zest Fest Returns with More Spice

Tongue tingling satisfaction returned to Irving for the annual Zest Fest. Held at the Irving Convention Center, vendors, celebrity chefs and ready to risk it all foodies were in attendance. The weekend long festivities included an Atomic Wing Eating Contest, Puckerbutt’s Jalapeño Eating Contest, and the Eddie Deen Pig Roast Dinner. Seasonings, rubs barbeque and hot sauces were among the many options available for sampling and purchase. Both national and local vendors made their presence known this year including Bravado Spice Co., Poks Spices, KA-RANCH, and Lone Star Pepper Co. Spice filled samples were the main attraction for Zest Fest, but sweet tooth swooners like Texas Toffee, Winslow’s Treats which…