Category Archives: Deep Ellum

Epic Cone in Deep Ellum Is… Epic

by Steven Doyle

In 2004 Barbara Martinez invested in a building located in Deep Ellum at 3025 Main Street. At that time her family opened the techno club called Club One. Perhaps you recall the cool venue and very loud music. In 2007 zoning changed to clean up Deep Ellum and Martinez had to decide if she was prepared to go through the annual hassle to remain a club or to reinvent herself. She chose the latter.

In 2008 Excuses was born and the new restaurant sold breakfast and lunch. For breakfast she sold typical breakfast fare including waffles and omelets, and for lunch she made pizzas and sandwiches.        Continue reading


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Two New DEBC Beers Premiering This Month

Deep Ellum Brewing Company will launch two brand new beers to the market starting July 31st – one is a seasonal and one will join the year-round lineup for DEBC.  Yes, “Wealth and Taste” is a Rolling Stones reference (but also an homage to the originator of this style of beer – Duvel.  Duvel actually means devil in Flemish) and is a seasonal batch.  It was built in two 30 barrel batches – one batch was aged in Chardonnay barrels and one batch went through the normal fermentation process then they were blended together to get the balance they were looking for.  Continue reading

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Deep Ellum Brewing Company Leaving Texas

by Steven Doyle

Deep Ellum Brewing Company is leaving the state of Texas.  Oh, you can still get one of the many fine beers brewed locally at one of dozens of locations across the city of Dallas, and in Austin as well as Houston. But now whenever you travel to Massachusetts you can find the beer on tap.

This week  Tait Lifto (Sales and Brand Ninja), John Reardon (Chief Evangelist) and Tommy Miller (Sales and Delivery) will all make the pilgrimage to Boston to plant the texas flag inside a few pubs. The first to pour the Dallas beer is namesake Deep Ellum, a bar in Allston, Mass. that made Draft Magazine’s top beer bars in America list.           Continue reading

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Deep Ellum Brewing Company Just Got Bigger

by Steven Doyle

Deep Ellum Brewing Company hasn’t been in operation for a full year and they are already doubling capacity with the addition of new tanks today. DEBC invites you to stop in tonight to check out the new equipment, sample some brews, grab a few complimentary hot dogs and sit under the newly added shade in their beer garden.            Continue reading

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Meet Chef Ryan Barnett And Sign Up For His Underground Dinner

by Steven Doyle

By now it is no secret that most of the underground dinners happen at My Private Chef located at Elm and Martin Luther King Blvd in Deep Ellum. This is where many up and coming chefs can entertain an intimate group of true food enthusiasts and show off their style of cookery while gaining a nice following.          Continue reading


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Filipino Festival In Deep Ellum Saturday

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Austin-Based Rocketboys At Dada June 10th

by Steven Doyle

Check out Austin-based indie-rock band The Rocketboys and their upcoming show at Club Dada in Dallas on June 10. The band is gearing up to tour in support of their forthcoming album, Build Anyway that was released June 5, 2012.. They’re an incredible up-and-coming band who have built great momentum since the release of their debut album 20,000 Ghosts in 2009. Three years later and the band has returned with what could possibly be one of the most heartfelt, best Indie rock albums of the year.          Continue reading

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