Haute Secrets: Dallas’ In-the-Know Ride Master Jasmine Zutter

At the Ride House Dallas, customers don’t just move their legs on the bicycles. They get a workout that appeals to all their senses thanks to the carefully considered textures, colors, aromas, lighting and music inside. They’ll also get loads of tips about Dallas haute spots, thanks to studio director Jasmine Zutter, one of the city’s fittest ambassadors of taste. We asked her a few questions about what she thinks makes the city special.

Jasmine Zutter of The Ride House, Dallas
Jasmine Zutter of The Ride House, Dallas

Occupation: Studio Director and Lead Instructor at The Ride House

Where were you born: Los Angeles, California

How long in Dallas: My husband and I just celebrated our 1 year “Dalliversary” in April.

In which neighborhood do you live: Uptown

Best place to work out outdoors in Dallas: Outdoors? In this heat? INDOOR cycling at The Ride House is where it’s at!

Best restaurant in the city: This is a really tough one. Two of my favorites are Frank Underground and Gemma.

Fave place to get healthy food in Dallas: Snap Kitchen. So quick and so tasty.

Best place for cocktails: Lark on the Park. The bartenders there are wonderful people. And they have a wall of beer taps. So cool.

Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Shoe shopping. Being with my french bulldog Penelope. Shoe shopping WITH my french bulldog Penelope! 

Best thing about Dallas: Coming from a shoebox of an apartment in NYC, I love how much space we have!

Best locally made product: Texas has so many amazing beers – Dallas Blonde is one of my favorites. Oh, and Tito’s vodka. Clearly, I have a one-track mind.
Favorite neighborhood for shopping: Between Northpark Mall and Highland Village, a girl’s got all her bases covered.
Best museum/exhibit: The Perot museum, since I’m a huge science nerd and all.