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First Look: Neon Kitten Opens in Deep Ellum

Text and Photos by Joey Stewart

Neon Kitchen, a lounge serving small bites, cocktails on tap and craft cocktails has opened in the old Beauty Bar space in Deep Ellum. The menu features rich and hearty small bites of dim sum, sushi and izakaya.

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Gas Monkey Rebrands as Amplified – Manchester Orchestra Performing Oct. 5

Amplified is Dallas’s new home for live music, great food and cold drinks. Occupying the same space as the former Gas Monkey Bar & Grill, the updated concept reopens October 5 with a renovated interior, improved audio system and new menu. Headlining the grand opening is Manchester Orchestra—tickets are on sale now.

The October 5 opening will also include Hush Money bassist and tattoo artist, Bob Kakaha (aka Bob Zilla), who will be on site inking attendees with Amplified lightning bolt tattoos and other designs to commemorate the occasion.

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Fort Worth’s Highest Grossing Bar to Open in Dallas

After much anticipation, Texas Republic is set to open it’s doors to the Dallas crowd for a sneak peek weekend this Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th from 9PM-2AM. Regular operating hours will be from 11AM-2AM daily beginning Thursday, September 30th. Located at 5609 SMU Blvd Dallas, TX 75206, Texas Republic is a modern Texas inspired neighborhood bar with stimulating nightlife. 

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Burger of the Day: Half Pound Burger at Lee Harvey’s

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There is a place, a hidden place, where you can find cold beer, great burgers and incredible live music. This is the place many know as Lee Harvey’s. In its own compound surrounded by barbed wire and a double gate to prevent happy pets from either getting in, or escaping, you will find nothing but great camaraderie and smiles at this hot spot in the Cedars area of Dallas.

The food at Lee Harvey’s is nothing short of splendid, and is made out of a kitchen  much smaller than your own at home. The food comes out quickly and perfect every time for a place with such adversity as this small workspace. But that is the only thing small about the bar. The burgers are enormous, clocking in at a half pound and topped with as many ingredients as you might care to savor. The meat is juicy and hand formed, and even though the bun is sturdy the juices make fast play with your ability to manage this monster.   Continue reading

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Italian-ish Eatery Opens Maximalist Bar Charles

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On Tuesday, December 10, Design District Italian nightly eatery, The Charles, will open its private dining and cocktail and champagne bar aptly named, Bar Charles. The 1,700 square foot space is nestled on the backside of the authentic restaurant – with entry through the back alleyway.

“I would describe Bar Charles as turned up,” said Chas Martin, The Charles owner and natural-born host. “Everything from the design to the music, to the champagne selection is maximized. This new space is truly a feast for the senses,” added Martin. Continue reading

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Jettison Omakase Experience Sept 22

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Cozy cocktail and spirits den Jettison is pleased to present their fall cocktail omakase experience, “Ins & Outs,” on Sunday, September 22. The multi-course event will showcase a series of cocktails with an emphasis on special infusion and flavor extraction techniques. Two intimate seatings of 10 will take place at the Jettison bar, offering an inside look into the preparation and careful crafting of drinks. Seats are $84 per person and now available for purchase on Tock.

Bar Manager George Kaiho and Andrew Kelly will present a collection of cocktails specially created for the event, highlighting techniques such as herbs and spices spirit infusion via sous vide, carbonated fruit garnishes, sorbet cocktail, smoke infusions, and more. Continue reading

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