10 Family Friendly things to do in Dallas

Having lived in Dallas for over 15 years, its about time I shared a list of our favorite things to do in Dallas.  We have loved seeing the wonderful transformations happening around Dallas and it is becoming more of  fun city to visit, there is more to Dallas than Cowboys and Rodeos.  When we are Read More …

10 Best Valentine Sweets in Dallas for your Sweetheart

While you can never go wrong with a last minute dozen red roses from the one of the white tents setup around the neighborhood markets, there is something about adding a one of a kind box of decadent sweets and a handwritten card that makes the Valentines Day extra special.  You Read More …

DFWSAFF : Dallas’s very own South Asian Film Festival

Four years ago, one frost evening we braved icy road conditions to attended the first DFWSAFF screening in Angelika, Plano. I was excited to see the inaugural opening film that night – Brahmin Bulls an uplifting father and son story set in Los Angeles. I was pretty excited that the Dallas Read More …

Tupelo Honey : A Soulful farm to table spot with Southern roots

Located in the new and shiny Star Complex in Frisco, Tupelo Honey is a little beacon of hope for Texas foodies – the vegetarian ones like me. From the wait staff that pulls out the chair for you to the menu boasting southern classics like buttery drop biscuits, fried okra, Read More …

Fridamania: Celebrating Frida Kahlo’s 110th Birthday

Fridamania: Celebrating Frida Kahlo’s 110th Birthday By: Riya Shah, UT Austin   It’s a Frida Fest here at the Dallas Museum of Art! Fueled by the rediscovery of Frida Kahlo along with a biopic in her name, Fridamania has kicked off once again. In celebration of the DMA’s widely successful Read More …

North Italia : A lovely little slice of Italy in Plano, Texas

We love everything Italian – from trips to Italy,  Italian truffles, gelato… and of course Italian food.  We are super excited about the newest Italian addition to the food scene at Legacy West: North Italia. This Fox Restaurant Concepts brand that also brought to us Flower Child and True Food Read More …

A Day at the Dallas Zoo : Waddling Penguins, Cute Koalas and Feeding Giraffes

With summer break in full swing and two littles visiting from India, we decided to take them to the Dallas Zoo to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, at 106 acres Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! There are lots of family friendly things to Read More …

Flower Child Dallas : A vegetarian friendly Bohemian spot

Dallas has it share of steak and meat places, so when a vegetarian friendly place opens up naturally we get excited – excited enough to share it with folks who are looking for a more fresh and green option. The new Flower Child Dallas inside Inwood Village is reminiscent of a Read More …

XO Coffee Company : Downtown Plano’s Cutest Cafe

This week Downtown Plano’s cutest café opened its Pretty Pink doors to the public. With bright pink hearts with letter “XO” on the windows and cute signs on the exposed brick walls, the place is cozy and perfect for dates with your sweetheart or a quick coffee break. Plano was Read More …

Bishop Arts : Dallas most independent neighborhood.

Bishop Arts is home to Dallas’ famous Emporium Pies and some really cool art galleries and stores. Located in the heart of North Oak Cliff, the Bishop Arts District is home to over 60 independent boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and art galleries, making it one of Dallas’ most unique neighborhoods. Read More …