Stay tuned for a complete review of Blue Nectar tequila later this month!
Summer is upon us, and we all know what that means, Dallas … patio season is now in full swing! With that said, The Social House recently had us come in to try out some fresh bites and Summer cocktails on the patio of their Addison location.
Everything we tried at the tasting was great. It may just be that I love mangos, but my favorite beverage was the Frozen Mango Margarita. The thickness of the fruit itself makes this frozen margarita taste more like a smoothie. It’s pretty awesome. If it’s food you’re after, check out the Irish Pork Nachos. They’re made with house-cut chips, topped with Ancho pulled pork, avocado mousse and pickled jalapeños …yes, it was as good as it sounds.
Whether you are looking for a great patio to lounge on a beautiful day, a tasty beverage after a long day or some delicious food for a grumbling stomach, The Social House is your one-stop shop!
PROTIP: Check out their amazing happy hour specials! For example, the cocktails shown above (or below) are all served at half-price during happy hour… Talk about the happiest of hours!
5100 Belt Line Rd. #410
Addison, TX 75254
TEL: (972) 392-4300
The following stores in the Dallas area will have fresh-squeezed juice:
- Southlake – 222 State St, Southlake, TX 76092
- Sundance Square – 400 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
- Frankford – 18204 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
- Shops at Legacy – 5700 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
- Greenville – 5923 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
- Northwest Highway – 8421 Westchester Dr, Dallas, TX 75225
- Las Colinas – 6440 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
- Watauga – 8450 Denton Hwy, Watauga, TX 76148
- Hulen – 4801 Overton Ridge Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76132
- Spring Creek – 1201 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074
- Flower Mound – 3180 FM 407, Highland Village, TX 75077
- Camp Wisdom – 3040 Camp Wisdom Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Not a big rum fan? I can understand where you come from… From my earlier drinking days in high school…er… college, rum has always seemed like this girly liquor that was infused with fruity flavors like pineapple then mixed with even sweeter mixers and topped off with a paper umbrella. (Really?!) I am here to help change this bad rep rum has received from said rum experiences we’ve all had.
Mount Gay Rum recently invited me in for an evening of gorgeous cocktails and delicious food at Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar. Having gone to the event with an open mind about rum, I was more than enthused to be persuaded to join rum’s team. After receiving the first delicious cocktail from Sissy’s amazing bar staff using Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum, fresh herb-infused ice, veggies and juices (shown being made in the video above), I was sold! It was extremely refreshing to enjoy rum without the excess amount of sweet or sour flavors.
Throughout the evening, I was honored to try more cocktails of various styles paired with some amazing dishes. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum, so much so, Sissy’s offered to make an old fashioned-inspired cocktail using it! And yes, it was pretty amazing.
Next time you’re in the market for a new beverage, have your bartender whip something up using Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum. You have this bourbon-lover’s word that you won’t be sorry!