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