There's nothing wrong with having your old favorite at a regular haunt, but there's a lot to discover in the North Texas food scene. This weekend, go nuts by trying one of these over-the-top eats and drinks that involve everything from pizza garnishes to cocktails made with liquid nitrogen.
A cereal-covered doughnut that requires a trip to Frisco and an hour wait
These sugary confections from Hurts Donut are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The new Hurts Donut in Frisco is very popular. And by very popular, we mean wait-in-line-upward-of-an-hour popular. There is good news: They've got 80 different doughnuts and this shop never closes, so just try popping in, oh, say, around 4 a.m.
"Ceremonial-grade" matcha that comes with a free SoulCycle class
Stop by Pok on Mondays and your fancy Japanese matcha will come with a side of SoulCycle.
It's hard to say whether West Village shoppers care that their matcha latte is made with carefully sourced "ceremonial-grade" matcha, but anyone who orders a drink made of the green stuff on Mondays at Pok the Raw Bar, the new poke spot on McKinney, will also get a voucher for a free SoulCycle class. That's so Dallas, baby.
A massive Turkish brunch buffet that will no mere mortal could conquer
Pera Turkish Kitchen's buffet just keeps going. And going. And going.
Pera Turkish Kitchen's massive brunch comes in three stages: warm dishes, cold dishes and mountains of incredible Turkish pastries. Come hungry, DFW, because for once, this brunch really does make us wanna eat all-we-can-eat.
A bloody mary garnished with an actual slice of pizza
Oh hey, Pie Tap bloody mary garnished with pizza.
Pie Tap does not mess around when it comes to pizza-brunch.
A smoking cocktail made using liquid nitrogen
The Star Canyon Margarita at Stampede 66 got a molecular upgrade since its '90s debut.
Courtesy of Stampede 66
Susie's guide to liquid nitrogen cocktails will take you down the smoky rabbit hole without damaging your internal organs in the process.