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Deep Ellum Wine Walk March 19

deep ellum wine walkby Steven Doyle

Deep Ellum is doing their Wine Walk this Thursday, March 19th from 5 to 8pm.

Pick up a glass for $10, along with a passport, at the check-in table located outside 2650-B Main, and embark on your Sip & Shop tour while enjoying wine samplings at each participating venue. Have your passport stamped at five or more destinations, and enter for a chance to win gift certificates at the drawing held at the check-in table immediately following the event.   Continue reading

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High and Tight Barbershop In Deep Ellum Opening Soon (Shhh, It’s A Speakeasy)

highby Steven Doyle

Look for a new speakeasy to open in Deep Ellum. High and Tight Barbershop will have the front of a 1920’s barbershop where you can get a straight razor cut, shoes shined and such. In a back room you will find an old school Coke machine, a piano, and also feature a cocktail den that is whiskey and gin oriented. They will try to keep the menu extremely traditional, but will have a rotation menu with other spirits such as rum and tequila.    Continue reading

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Luscher’s Red Hots Brings A Taste Of Chicago To Deep Ellum

DSC06834by Steven Doyle

I can only envision how chef Brian C. Luscher sees the world. I am sure it is bacon lined, sausage filled, and burger-fied. This is a good thing. The man sticks with what he does best, and that is to bring a slice of Chicago to the good people of Dallas, Texas. He makes simply the very best hot dog in the state, and has a few updated tricks up his sleeve at his new restaurant, Luscher’s Red Hots located in Deep Ellum. The amount of media coverage has been so overwhelming that he apologized to his fans on Facebook. No apology necessary. Just keep doing what you do best, chef.   Continue reading

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The Mitchell Soft Opens Tonight

DSC06667by Steven Doyle

That incredible space once occupied by Eddie “Lucky” Campbell’  The Chesterfield, located at 1404 Main Street in downtown Dallas, has been converted into yet another opulent cocktail lounge, The Mitchell. With a complete revamp consisting of new wallpaper, chandeliers, seating and a few other kicked up beauty tricks, The Mitchell is set to soft open tonight, and the crowd is expected to be large0. Owned and operated by a group called Buffalo and Hare, The Mitchell is overseen by their new corporate chef Brian Zenner, formerly exec at Oak and Belly & Trumpet.

The exec chef duties at The Mitchell will be handled daily by Rudy Mendoza who worked with Zenner at Belly & Trumpet and was lead line at the Mansion. The menu looks pretty exciting and features several beautiful oysters which are currently East Coast Duxbury’s and Bagaduce’s. Along with oysters the menu also features a classic caviar service replete with accouterments. You may select from four varieties including a domestic Spoonbill, Italian Giaveri White Sturgeon, a Belgium Gold Label Osetra and a Sterlet White Pearl. Prices for caviar service range from $45 to $290.    Continue reading

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Record Collectors Invade Deep Ellum This Sunday

bryan2by Bryan Coonrod

Vinyl has made a comeback in a huge way with 2014 seeing a 49% increase in sales. Add that with all of the unique and limited pressings and global success of Record Store Day and you have quite a movement going on with both DJ’s and collectors alike are grabbing new releases and are always on the prowl for older records.

This Sunday Beat Swap Meet a travelling record swap meet based out of Los Angeles that hosts huge events there returns to Dallas for its 2nd show. There will be a dozen vendors on site with records and also urban art for sale as well as a diverse lineup of local DJ’s providing music for the event. Plans for more shows in Dallas in the future will consist of food trucks on site, b-boy battles and live graffiti demonstrations. Continue reading

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McCallister to Open Southern Inspired Restaurant in Deep Ellum

 

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Matt McCallister, Chef/Owner of FT33, proudly announces his second restaurant, Filament. Filament will honor simply prepared ingredients of the South and is slated to open in Spring 2015 in Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood.  Known for his naturalistic style and modern approach to seasonal fare at FT33, Chef McCallister’s Filament will hold true to the same philosophy, with a more casual approach to dining. “The menu at Filament will be full of items that I eat on my own time. A couple of months ago I took a road trip with a couple members of my team and really thought about the food that is representative of our region,” says Chef McCallister. “Filament’s menu will be approachable, but not without the unexpected.  The menu I’m working on looks straightforward on paper, like Spicy Pork Sausage with fire roasted peppers, pickled onions, and yogurt.  There will be surprises, though.”  Continue reading

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Holiday Vignettes: Chef DAT

datby Steven Doyle

Chef David Anthony Temple, or as commonly known as Chef DAT, is the undisputed king of the underground restaurant movement. Soon he will be opening his own restaurant in Deep Ellum where you will find much of the same cuisine, with a sprinkling of his Louisiana roots. DAT is always entertaining, and always smiling, which has a terrific reflection in his work.

DAT sends us some holiday loving. Continue reading

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