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Team at Doublewide to Open Thunderbird Station

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For 16 years, locals and vagabonds alike from Deep Ellum, Dallas and beyond have enjoyed top-tier drinks and shows at Double Wide. Every now and then, the team at Double Wide would look across the street to the historic service station nestled on Commerce Street that formerly housed a concept called Bowls and Tacos.

“For so long, we’ve been going to work, looking across the street at this cool building with its great character and history and wondering what we could do with it,” Double Wide general manager Joel Stephenson says. “Now we don’t have to wonder anymore.” Continue reading

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Niwa Celebrates 3 Years With Friends

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Deep Elllum Niwa Japanese BBQ celebrates its 3 year anniversary with their chef friends.  Restaurateur Jimmy Niwa rallied up his chef friends to come celebrate with him by asking them to pop-up in his patio and serve skewers and sides unique to them.

The celebration will be held this Sunday, November 17 at 7 pm until food is sold out at Niwa Japanese BBQ’s patio and neighboring Monkey King Noodle Company’s patio.  Free event. There will be 5 chef stations from Niwa Japanese BBQ, Khao Noodle Shop, Monkey Noodle Company, Trompo and Four Sisters serving the following: Continue reading

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Peace, Love and Chicken Fried Steak (Video)

by Steven Doyle

There is no greater holiday than Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day on October 26th. Celebrate with us by singing along to the Jimmy Baldwin video below.  Notice this was filmed at Allgood Cafe  in Deep Ellum which is top on our list of chicken fried steaks in Dallas.  Continue reading

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Ultimate Cocktail Experience This Sunday

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Now in its eighth year, the Ultimate Cocktail Experience is more than just cocktails and fun—although there’s plenty of both. Most importantly is the event’s mission to raise money for Trigger’s Toys, a non-profit organization that provides aid to hospitalized children and their families. Through UCE, the organization is able to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars per year, all earmarked to assist those in need. Continue reading

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Ebb & Flow Opens in Deep Ellum

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This week, Deep Ellum welcomes its newest addition, Ebb & Flow. The gorgeously-designed restaurant is open now for dinner, with lunch service starting September 30 and brunch beginning October 5. It comes from Crafted Bar Concepts (Shell Shack, Sushi Marquee, Back9), and is the first venture from brothers Dallas Hale and Eric Bradford, along with his wife, Laura, and Whitney Barlow, co-owner of Bomb Factory, Canton Hall and Trees. While Hale was busy building a successful bar and restaurant portfolio, Bradford worked in the music scene for a decade, managing top-tier venues like the Bomb Factory and Trees. With Ebb & Flow, they have come together to provide the city with a new concept that blends their passions for good food, drinks and music into one fun-loving space. Continue reading

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Adair’s Burger is Still Mighty and Meaty After All These Years

adair4.jpgby Steven Doyle

Adair’s Saloon opened in 1963 on Cedar Springs and operated by S.L. and Ann Adair. They were known for their cold beer and a half pound cheeseburger that brought in plenty of local college students who were encouraged to let their artistic side out by marking up the walls with graffiti.    Continue reading

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Bitter End A Deep Ellum Surprise

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The worlds of music and food collide at Deep Ellum’s newest bar and grill. In the space that once occupied Idle Rye, Bitter End serves up a variety of music-inspired cocktails, wings, burgers, and sandwiches. Bitter End also has an oyster bar, a pleasant rarity in Deep Ellum.

Although Bitter End quietly opened in February, the new artsy, funky restaurant celebrated its grand opening this past weekend. Continue reading

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