Denise's City Guides


Denise Brandenberg, Dallas Local Expert

About Denise

Denise Brandenberg

Born and raised in Dallas, Denise Brandenberg has been a self-proclaimed “Dallas Ambassador” for out-of-town friends and colleagues for years.

Denise started her career as an advertising agency copywriter, recruiter, and manager of online forums for an international meeting planning association. She ventured off on her own a few years ago, to start an adventurous career as a freelance writer and marketing consultant. Denise’s other work can be found at Global Road Warrior, USA Today,, The Motley Fool, LovetoKnow, The Meeting Professional, and several other online publications.

Special Interests

Denise knows a lot about:

  • Family-friendly travel
  • Shopping
  • Finding "real" Mexican food

Denise's Special Recommendations for Dallas

Denise says "Don't leave Dallas without trying a frozen margarita (the frozen margarita machine was invented here in 1971)."

10Best Lists by Denise Brandenberg

Love Is In the Cuisine at The French Room

Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day restaurant in Dallas? Make reservations now at The French Room restaurant located in the historic Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas. This fantastically romantic restaurant...


Tee Off the New Year at Topgolf Dallas

If you're planning on being in Dallas for New Year's Eve this year, there's no better place to party than at Topgolf Dallas. Featuring a wide variety of packages and fun for all ages, Topgolf Dallas is the perfect...