Shopping? Well that's just the beginning because The Shops at Willow Bend have been reimagined. Some of the best chefs in Texas have taken up residence at the new District at Willow Bend. Tag along as Eat See Play's Taryn Jones tastes her way through this dining destination.
Support Local DFW Shops and have a Safe SummerIt's time to rally around our own. This summer lets all try and support DFW businesses as much as we can.
EAT SEE PLAY: Order In and Support Local Spots!We can't wait to get back out there and explore the metroplex but in the meantime, let's support our local favorites by ordering pick up or delivery. We're all in this together and every little bit helps.
Full Bellies and Full Hearts at Patriot Sandwich CompanyAt Patriot Sandwich Company you can share a meal, share a story, and take in some history. The military-themed deli is covered in memorabilia. When it comes to honoring veterans they don't stop there... A part of every purchase made also goes to a veteran in need.
Step Right Up to Lone Star Circus SchoolIf you're a big top beginner or a full on Ringmaster, they have something for everyone at Lone Star Circus School. Taryn Jones learns how to soar on aerial silks. Will she run away to join the circus?
Sweet Treat Lessons at Funkytown DonutsEAT MORE "HOLE" FOODS: Funkytown Donuts dishes out sweet treats with a twist! They carefully pair flavors to make mouth watering pastries and they're constantly rolling out new flavors. Eat See Plays Taryn Jones, gets a crash course in donut making 101. Her first lesson: when in doubt, just add sprinkles.
La La Land Kind Cafe Serves with PurposeMore than just latte's and avocado toast. Taryn Jones visits La La Land Kind Cafe where they're serving with purpose by hiring and mentoring foster youth aging out of the system.
Eat "Sleep" and Play at The StatlerYou don't have to go far to get away this summer. Taryn Jones finds out why staying at The Statler Hotel is like taking a trip back in time.
Up Close Encounters at SeaQuest Fort WorthDid you know you can hang out with otters and snorkel with stingrays in DFW? But that's just the beginning. Eat See Play's Taryn Jones heads to SeaQuest Fort Worth where you can get hands on with animals above and below water.
Some of the Hottest Chefs in Texas Open Up Shop in The District at Willow BendShopping? Well that's just the beginning because The Shops at Willow Bend have been reimagined. Some of the best chefs in Texas have taken up residence at the new District at Willow Bend. Tag along as Eat See Play's Taryn Jones tastes her way through this dining destination.
Out of This World Art at the Sweet Tooth HotelDon't let the name fool you- The Sweet Tooth Hotel is not what it seems. Taryn Jones turns into a space cadet at an art installation that you can see, touch, and snap!
The Coals Are Always Burning at Hard Eight BBQLooking for real Texas barbecue? Just follow the smoke to Hard Eight BBQ. Taryn Jones goes inside the pits to see the masters in action, tastes tests amazing meat, plus finds out why you might want to save room for dessert.
Burn Rubber at Kartland Performance Indoor RacingIt's ok to speed at Kartland Performance Indoor Racing in Frisco. Taryn Jones jumps behind the wheel and puts the pedal to the metal. Find out how well she did when she took on the track.
No Need to be "Baaa-shful" at Goat Yoga RichardsonGoats and yoga? We aren't kidding! Get ready to stretch, sweat, and giggle- during this workout with a twist! Eat See Play's Taryn Jones shares her mat with some four legged friends at Goat Yoga Richardson.
Sweet Dream Inspiration at IKEA FriscoCreate your own personal sanctuary at IKEA Frisco. Their brand new bedroom department will inspire sweet dreams and their bedroom experts can help bring it to life. Plus it's the only store in the US with a design center that offers professional design services. But that's not all... Interior Designer Evelina created a dream apartment for our Taryn Jones, with a twist!
Taste Your Way Through the Unique Flavors at Grapevine Olive Oil CompanyDon’t let the size of this small shop fool you because it’s big on taste. At Grapevine Olive Oil Company, they’re infusing high quality oil and vinegars with almost any flavor you can imagine. The best part? You don’t have to be afraid to go bold because they’ll let you try before you but. Eat See Play’s Taryn Jones got her sample cup ready and headed to Historic Downtown Grapevine in the Cadillac CTS-V Sport, to taste her way through the store. Wait until you see her reaction to the chocolate vinegar… even better? When she finds out what they make with it.
Get the Kitchen of Your Dreams at IKEA FriscoIKEA Frisco is shaking up the big blue box. Their Design Center is the first one in the U.S. and offers professional design services for customers and businesses. A new kitchen can seem overwhelming but the kitchen experts at IKEA Frisco are ready to help. Designer Evelina, took our Taryn Jones for a spin around the store to find out just how easy it is to get a dream kitchen with any size space or budget.
Get Professional Interior Design Services at IKEA FriscoDon't just stick to the arrows because it's what you find off the path at IKEA Frisco that might surprise you. Their Design Center is the only one in the United States. They offer two different package levels and can work with any size space and budget. Eat See Play's Taryn Jones meets with designer Evelina to see all the incredible things IKEA Frisco has to offer and finds out how just easy it is to create a dream home.
Cutting Edge Fun at Fort Worth Axe FactoryThere's a new blade chucking challenge in Cowtown. If your game night is feeling a little stale head to the Fort Worth Axe Factory where they're taking things up a notch and throwing axes at targets. Eat See Play's Taryn Jones sees if she has what it takes to split wood. Spoiler Alert: She's no one toss wonder.
Happy Hour Spots In AddisonTaryn Jones checks out some great spots to grab a drink in Addison.
Summit's Rock Climbing Wall Turns Your Exercise Routine VerticalAre you looking to shake up your exercise routine? At Summit, they're taking workouts vertical. 'Eat.See.Play' reporter Taryn Jones takes on the rock climbing wall. But with no ropes or harnesses, falling is half of the fun.
Taste Your Way Through- Dude, Sweet Chocolate.At Dude, Sweet Chocolate they're sending taste buds on an adventure, because browsing at this shop is a hands on experience. They're combining unique flavors to make delicious desserts and they're letting you try them all right in the store. Chef Katherine Clapner gives Taryn Jones a seat at the sampling table to test drive some of her tasty treats.
Step Back in Time at Scarborough Renaissance FestivalGet ready for adventure at Scarborough Renaissance Festival. From jousting to sword fighting, it's non stop mid century entertainment. It's a magical experience and you may even run into a mermaid or two.
Handcrafted Healthy Body Care at White Rock Soap GalleryWhite Rock Soap Gallery is handcrafting everything from bath bombs to body butter. They care about what you put on your body and what they put in their product, so they're making everything with all natural ingredients. They even hand pour soy wax candles right in the shop! So stop by and pick up a gift for someone else or to just treat yourself.
Get Unlimited Lives at Free Play Retro ArcadeDitch the quarters and level up your fun at Free Play. They have world class collection of over 100 hundred retro arcade games that are all running on original working parts. Complete with all the classic games you loved plus ones you've never heard of and they're all set to... you guessed it- free play.