by Steven Doyle
We live is a time where many chefs are taking is back to the basics. And what is more basic that true comfort food such as fried chicken and big biscuits served with a side of gravy. But we are talking chef chicken and chef gravy, so that means totally kicked up, and always delicious. This is the case at Deep Ellum’s Brick & Bones, the curious dive bar where we found chef Rey Morales.
You may remember Morales from his stint at Wolfgang Puck’s Five Sixty. It is this experience that allows the chef the abilities to crank out some of the finest chicken your narrator has sampled in Dallas. Continue reading
Frankfurter fanatics and Uncle Herky devotees head on over to Luscher’s Red Hots (2653 Commerce) as Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher serves-up his final Post Oak Red Hots at the Deep Ellum eatery through Tuesday, December 13. This is the last chance to eat at Luscher’s which will close December 14.
“Everyone is invited to come bid Luscher’s adieu with a final Uncle Herky and a beer,” says Chef Brian. “I am so proud of all we accomplished with Luscher’s. The food and our team are on point and we are truly honored for all of the accolades and attention garnered during our two-year run. We gave it everything we’ve got.”
Luscher will continue to focus and grow Post Oak Red Hots LLC., which provides the all-natural sausages to area restaurants and retail locations as well as oversee operations at The Grape.
by Steven Doyle
Deep Ellum is fast becoming a hotbed of culinary fashion with the advent of new openings that seem to be increasing in speed. The latest opening that gives us cause for a bit of reverie is STIRR located on Main in the space formerly known as Club Clearview.
Cheffed by Chad Bowden, who made a transition from Culpepper in Rockwall, fits into this concept which implements fire as a component in his cookery. There are some familiar flavors that many in Dallas have never sampled but was part of his arsenal in Rockwall. Having Bowden on this side of the bridge is as welcome as plum pudding on a Christmas morning. For those that have never met chef Bowden, you are in for a playful treat. Continue reading
While we’re currently in the season of “pumpkin spice” and always in the season for good drinks, Stonedeck Pizza Pub in Deep Ellum is now offering a special, house-infused pumpkin spice moonshine. The moonshine, a genuine American spirit, is infused by co-founder David Haynes in-house. Continue reading
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
Kitchen LTO (formerly in Trinity Groves) will re-open in Deep Ellum at 2901 Elm Street on Tuesday, October 25 with Executive Chef Josh Harmon and Melissa Ellis as the featured artist.
Created by Casie Caldwell (founder of Greenz Salads and co-owner of Pink Magnolia), Kitchen LTO changes every six months as a new chef rotates in and introduces a new menu concept. Simultaneously, a new artist will install his/her artwork. Essentially, it is limited time only “LTO”, where a new restaurant is unveiled twice per year. Continue reading
Batter sizzles, beer foams, and bare flesh is slathered in paint as gawkers look on. Indie musicians and DJs thunder sound waves off the canvas-lined, graffiti-strewn walls. Revelers stuff their faces with endless pancakes.
What is this, some type of hipster themed IHOP? A Lady Gaga video? Bansky’s mom’s basement? Nah, it’s the Pancakes & Booze Art Show – the hottest pop-up traveling art event in all the land. Continue reading