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Image of a dining table set with a fall theme.October 17, 2023

Local Fall Flavors: Exploring DFW’s Seasonal Food and Beverage Scene

The leaves have changed colors and the air has become crisp here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, which means autumn is upon us—and with it comes a delightful array of seasonal flavors. From hearty dishes to comforting beverages, fall in Texas is a prime time to indulge in local culinary delights. At Riverside Homebuilders, we understand the importance of community, and what better way to embrace the spirit of togetherness than by exploring the vibrant fall food and beverage scene near our new home communities in DFW? Read below as we explore the local autumn flavors near our new homes in Dallas-Fort Worth to ignite your taste buds and inspire your seasonal adventures.

Classic Texas BBQ 

In DFW, this lively metroplex is synonymous with savory barbecue—and as the weather gets cooler, there’s no better time to indulge in this mouthwatering Texas tradition. During the autumn season, local joints are flooded with crowds ready to soak in the taste of classic Texas barbecue, from popular destinations like Railhead Smokehouse, Angelo’s and Heim BBQ in Fort Worth and Pecan Lodge in the heart of Dallas—to smaller gems like Woody Creek BBQ in Springtown, Wood and Time in Farmersville and Massey’s BBQ in Alvarado. Residents near Riverside Homebuilders' new home communities in DFW can relish tender smoked meats and hearty side dishes, creating a delicious meal that perfectly complements the fall weather.

Farm-to-table freshness

Fall also marks the harvest season, and our new homes in DFW are near an abundance of farmers' markets and select restaurants with locally sourced seasonal menus—including HG Sply Co and Celebration. If you’d rather select your own ingredients and cook a seasonal home-cooked meal in your spacious Riverside kitchen, head to any of the incredible farmer’s markets around our communities, selecting fresh pumpkins, apples and other seasonal produce. These ingredients serve as the foundation for creative dishes prepared by local chefs, emphasizing the importance of supporting local farmers and enjoying the freshest flavors.

Craft brews and ciders

For craft beer enthusiasts, autumn in DFW means a plethora of seasonal brews. Local breweries like Cowtown Brewing in Fort Worth and Deep Ellum Brewing in Dallas craft rich, flavorful beers infused with hints of caramel, spices and even pumpkin. Likewise, cideries like Trinity Cider and Locust Cider offer a delightful selection of apple and pear ciders—providing a refreshing alternative with a touch of fall sweetness.

Warm and cozy coffee houses

As the temperatures drop, warm beverages become a necessity. Coffee shops in DFW transform their menus to feature specialty drinks such as pumpkin spice lattes and spiced apple ciders. These cozy spaces nestled near Riverside Homebuilders' communities—including Trinity Street Coffee Bar in Decatur, Froth Coffee Bar in Haslet and Serve Coffee in Aledo—invite residents to unwind, socialize and savor the essence of fall in every sip.

Delectable fall desserts

No autumn culinary adventure is complete without indulging in the delightful realm of fall desserts near Riverside Homebuilders' communities in DFW. Local bakeries, ice cream shops and pastry shops in the area embrace the harvest season with open arms, crafting desserts that capture the taste of fall. From award-winning pumpkin pies at Emporium Pies to apple butter ice cream at Melt Ice Creams—the options are endless.

Fall in love with DFW with Riverside Homebuilders

At Riverside Homebuilders, we take pride in building more than just high-quality new homes throughout the DFW area—we create communities where residents can truly experience the endless appeal of this phenomenal metroplex for years to come. As fall unfolds, there’s no better time to explore the diverse culinary landscape in Dallas-Fort Worth, supporting local businesses and savoring the seasonal delights that make it a truly special place to call home. And, if you’re ready to fall even deeper in love with DFW—our team at Riverside Homebuilders is proud to be a trusted homebuilder in Dallas-Fort Worth, providing families and individuals with gorgeous new homes for decades. 

To experience the very best of DFW living with a new home this fall, browse through our quick move-in homes in DFW to find the perfect one for you, and give us a call today at (817) 601-6230 or contact us online for more information.

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