Denton Food Tour

Happy Monday!!!!

I am so glad to be starting off this brand new week by sharing a post I have been working on since last week with you guys! So as a lot of you saw on my Instagram, I went on a small food tour in Denton, TX, and got to try a bunch of cool new spots that I am finally sharing with you y'all. Lets hop right into the first place I went.

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I started at Earls Pizza Kitchen in Argyle. It is seriously one of the cutest pizza places I have been to lately and the stylization of the restaurant is adorable with all the exposed brick and unique light fixtures. The old pieces of truck that they used on the outside is also a super charming idea and makes for great photo ops ;)

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Now the food DOES NOT disappoint at all. After living in NYC I am kind of a pizza snob I’m not going to lie but Earls knows how to make some AMAZING pizzas. I tried the Margherita and Chicken Artichoke and both were fabulous. I also got the Formaggio Pane AKA Cheesy Bread and it was to die for, give me all the carbs! BTW my drink that is pictured is their Mule I just got it sans alcohol and def recommend.

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Lets talk dessert because I was very skeptical about their Perfecto Pizza which consists of a pizza crust base, nutella, chocolate chips, and marshmallows. Well it surprised me y’all and basically became my favourite thing on the menu. It is honestly worth the visit just for dessert and drinks IMO.

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If you are looking for new Pizza Spot around Denton area I 10/10 recommend checking out Earls because you won’t be disappointed TRUST me!

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After Leaving Earls I headed to Bumbershoot BBQ which, fun fact, is actually right next door to Earls! I really love the whole set up that Bumbershoot has going on as well. The airstream is ADORABLE AF and probably the coolest thing ever is they have paint that they let you use to paint ANYWHERE in their space. I’m talking tables, benches, the fences, you name it. So of course I had to take part for this post ;)

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I tried the Sliced Brisket Sandwich, Loaded Tots, and Two Meat BBQ Plate with Brisket, Chicken, Slaw, and Potato Salad. Everything was delicious but my favourite thing had to be the Loaded Tots! Somehow the brisket on the tots with all the fixings worked PERF and it was just fabulous.

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If you’re a BBQ lover you will L-O-V-E Bumbershoots and make sure you try the Loaded Tots if you go!

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From Bumbershoots I was off to Barley & Board! I was so pumped to finally be trying them because I have heard SO many good things and I am also having an event there later on this month.

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Now Barley & Board was right up my alley because I love getting to nibble on a variety of different things so these boards were my JAM! I tried the Cheese Board and the Sweet Potato Hummus, both of which I HIGHLY recommend. I don’t drink but tried the Mimosa flight sans Champagne just to get a taste of the flavours and YALL, if you love Mimosas this is for you for SURE!

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Barley and Board won my heart and I will 1000% be back even after my event for all the nibbles!

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Last but NOT least I ended my Denton food tour at LSA Burger which is across the street from Barley & Board!

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If you’re a burger lover than HOW have you not been to LSA Burger yet??? Because you guys, this is legit a burger lovers dream. You can create your own burgers or order off the menu, honestly there are SO many options. So here is what I got. I ordered the Chili Cheese Fries, The Waylon Burger W Mac & Cheese, The Bohemian which is actually a veggie burger, and The Chicken Tenders because how can I not??! The fries were killer like literally some of the best child cheese fries I have ever had and both burgers were amazing but I definitely favoured the Waylon. The Chicken Tenders were also delicious, crunchy on the outside and perfectly cooked on the inside AND not slimy like some are.

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LSA Burger also has live music so you can chow down while listening to local artists perform which I thought was really neat! They also do this thing called a “Sundown Toast” where they give everyone a small drink to toast with as the sun is setting. I missed that unfortunately but will definitely be making it back to see that for sure!

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I had such a fun time getting to explore Denton’s food scene and I hope this post entices all my DFW readers to head to Denton to try some of their amazing foodie spots out. If you go to any of them definitely hit me up on any of my socials or below in the comments and let me know what you think!

As always if you have any comments for questions feel free to leave them below or find me on my socials, I love talking to you guys so don’t be shy ;)

I hope you all have FAB week and I will talk to you all soon,

~Alex

But First Let Me Take A Snap151

HIIII BABES!

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I am bringing you ALLLLLL the colour and brightness with this post to help you get though this Tuesday or as I like to call it, pre hump day. I also just REALLY want to share my experience at a new interactive pop up in Dallas, Snap 151. These new “Selfie Pop Ups” are all the rage right now so being the Basic Blogger B*tch that I am I had to hop on this trend!

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Snap 151 is located in Mockingbird Station and will be popped up there until May 19th. Tickets are $20 which is honestly less than I thought it would be and children 3 and under get in for $10. You get a 50 minutes to explore the space and get pictures at the 10 interactive exhibits, It was more than enough time in my case. I had time to make tons of fun videos, boomerangs, etc, plus shoot with my photographer!

Here are shots taken from each interactive exhibit EXCEPT the flowers and gold wall.

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So a few tips for anyone looking to check this out. I would definitely bring some outfit changes because you can basically do a new outfit at every exhibit and also if you aren’t super skilled with photography or have someone coming with you who is, bring a photographer because the lighting is a little hard to work with at some of the spots and I would have been LOST without Kendra(photog).

If you have been wanting to check one of these interactive pop ups out I hope this helps shed some light on them for you. My experience with Snap was super fun and I left with some great content for my socials so no complaints here. The only critique I would have is that there is quite a bit of just empty wall space that I think could definitely be used for more photo-ops.

If you do go to Snap 151 definitely hit me up in the comments or my socials and let me know your thoughts!

I hope you guys have a fab week and I will talk to you soon.

~Alex

Getting in my Bella(Greens)

Hey Fab Babes!

I hope you are all having an AMAZE week so far! I have been so busy catching up on collaborations and scheduling content since I got back from Toronto but I know you are all going to L O V E all the exciting things coming to Basic Blogger B*tch.

Now you all know I am super into clean eating and living my healthiest life, before the haters bring up all the donuts and splurges I have calm yo self because it’s called BALANCE okay! Everyone needs to treat themselves but the majority of the time I strive to eat the cleanest and most whole foods possible, which is why I am obsessed with the new restaurant I discovered in Houston.

The top dish is the Turkey Burger with reg fries and the bottom is the Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Sweet Potato Fries.

The top dish is the Turkey Burger with reg fries and the bottom is the Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Sweet Potato Fries.

Bellagreen has become my MUST eat spot in Houston. They have locations all around Houston and surrounding areas which makes it super easy to try them no matter what area you are living in or visiting.

Left: Domino Cake // Right: Key Lime Pie

Left: Domino Cake // Right: Key Lime Pie

They only use fresh, whole foods in all of their dishes. Everything is made from scratch and it is all organic. They also can modify any of their dishes to be gluten free, dairy free, Keto, Paleo, and more. Basically any way you would like it modified they can do it!

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This is one of my FAVE dishes from Bellagreen. It’s their Grilled Turkey Burger with fries because #balance ;) And for dessert I went with the Domino Cake because um hello, LOOK AT THE HEAVENLY CHOCOLATENESS!!!!!

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My mom(she’s my forever plus one) went with the Grilled Chicken Sandwich with sweet potato fries and for dessert chose the Key Lime Pie. I obvi tasted them both and they were SO bomb!

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I definitely, 100%, HIGHLY recommend trying Bellagreen to anyone living in Houston or visiting. But fear not Dallas babes, Bellagreen is set to open THREE locations in DFW in the upcoming months. Two in Plano and one in Dallas, so you will have your chance to try them soon!

As always feel free to leave any comments or questions down below or find me on any of my socials and slide into my Dms ;) I love hearing from you guys so don’t be shy!

I hope you all have a great, productive week!

Xoxo,

Alex