Next Friday, June 21st, you're gonna get to find out what it would be like to be Ferris Bueller and Parker Lewis combined when you embark on the Best Day of Your Life, a Thrillist-curated, sunrise-to-sunset exercise in non-stop awesome
Once you've called in sick, you'll need to 1) print out this... printable itinerary, 2) make a note that drip coffee at Ascension and beer/donut bags at East Hampton Sandwich Co will be totally free, 3) find a friend who likes to wear a Detroit Red Wings jersey in public, 4) check out all the social action here, and 5) Danke Schoen us later
6:20a: Wake up with the sun, and don't be so mean to your alarm clock today, since it's the Best Day of Your Lif
Zero dark 30: Hit the Katy Trail for a run to get your blood flowing. Dodge bicyclists to boost your adrenaline levels. Asscrack of dawn: Home for a shower. Belt out the "Dallas Texas, Hollywood" line from ZZ Top's "Tush"
Early morning: Head to Ascension at Hi Line and Oak Lawn in the Design District and sample the awesomeness of a $20k coffeemaker. If they're too full, backtrack up Oak Lawn just a bit and hit up Oak Lawn Coffee. Or, if you're starting your day further North, get over to FND for our Readers' Choice: Coffee House Cafe. Breakfast: Head down to Commerce and over to BuzzBrews for some Blazing Huevos. If everyone else decided that their huevos should also be blazing, cruise up Live Oak to get some migas at The Mecca. Post-breakfast breakfast: Go classic Dallas and hit up La Duni for ham & cheese Bizcocho while watching the poor shlubs on Oak Lawn head to/from meetings. Noonish: Grab a seat at Klyde Warren Park and beam piteously at the traffic zooming underneath you. It's time for lunch: Take advantage of that TollTag & head to NW Hwy for lunch at East Hampton Sandwich Company. Go for the fried chicken & Jack w/ jalapeno cream sauce… unless they're suddenly out of food, in which case, just one block North & one block West lies Hopdoddy Burger Bar. You're eating the Goodnight Burger. Post-lunch: Hit up Top Golf over on Park Ln and work on your slice over a cocktail