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Filament Closes This Weekend

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Fans of the Matt McCallister Deep Ellum modern southern kitchen best make their way to Filament Sunday, August 13th, the final day for the restaurant.

Employees of Filament just messaged us after a staff meeting that they were informed that the restaurant was closing. Sunday will be your last chance to sample the fried green tomatoes, fried catfish, deviled and smoked chicken. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Empanadas at Shoals Sound & Service

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Fresh off his gig from Texas brand manager at 86 Company, Omar Yeefoon has stake his claim to a small piece of Deep Ellum that is now this uber cool cocktail den with a few nifty food offerings. Yeefoon has joined forces with the owner of Proof and Pantry, Michael Martensen, to form an inviting departure from what they may have in the past considered the norm. Continue reading

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Amsterdam Falafelshop Shuttered

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Perhaps it was an odd location, or perhaps Dallas is simply not ready for good falafel and Shawarma, but Amsterdam closed its doors this past weekend leaving an empty spot for a great falafel.  Continue reading

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Hide Celebrates Christmas in July

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‘Tis the season to be jolly.

Well, sorta. The folks at HIDE think the spirit of the holidays should last year-round, so they’ve broken out the Christmas lights and invited Summer Santa to come to town.

On Thursday, July 20, from 8-11 p.m., the Deep Ellum hot spot will be decked out in Christmas décor and HIDE’s talented mixologists will be serving up two specialty cocktails – Naughty and Nice – created just for the event. Naughty guests can indulge in a bold and boozy drink while the Nice partygoers sip on a light and refreshing cocktail.  Continue reading

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Crave Music Picks of the Week

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Checking in to the local music scene find some great entertainment coming to North Texas:

Catch Otherwise, the hard rock Las Vegas band at Gas Monkey Bar and Grill tonight, July 5. They have released two full-length albums on the independent label Century Media Records, titled True Love Never Dies (2012) and Peace At All Costs(2014). Previous to signing their record deal with Century Media, as an unsigned band they released one self-titled full-length album “Otherwise” (2006) and one EP titled “Some Kind of Alchemy” (2009). Continue reading

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Deep Ellum’s Cafe Salsera Hires New Chef, Has New Menu

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As the seasons change to the hottest time of the year, one Deep Ellum restaurant turns up the heat by bringing in a new chef, food concept, and menu. Café Salsera in Deep Ellum recently named emerging culinary talent Armando Aguilar as Executive Chef to lead the New American cuisine concept and menu.

A Dallas native, Chef Armando brings a diverse and distinguished flavor palate to Café Salsera. A culinary graduate of Universidad del Valle de Puebla in Mexico, Chef Aguilar has worked his way up the ‘food chain’ perfecting his craft at some of the hottest restaurants in Dallas including C.B.D. Provisions, Knife, and Dallas Country Club before landing the Executive Chef position at the award-winning restaurant at Hotel St. Germain and Chef de Cuisine position at Bouchon 1314 in Oak Cliff.   Continue reading

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Falafel And Shawarma Served With A Bit Of Funk

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A tasty combo of falafel and shawarma awaits hungry diners looking for a healthy alternative for lunch and dinner at Deep Ellum’s Amsterdam Falafelshop, a DC transplant that makes fresh falafel in house, crispy marinated lamb and plenty of accouterments that beg to be loaded in freshly baked pita. And then there are those deliciously crafted Dutch-style fries, frieten, that beg to be topped with one of many dressings provided for guest’s indulgence.  Continue reading

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