We just spoke to Eddie Campbell who owns and operates The Clover Club, Standard Pour and Parliament. There has been some major adjustments, and improvements at The Clover Club, which is this Uptown Dallas send-up of the original Bellevue-Stratford Hotel’s Clover Club from the late 1800’s Philadelphia social club which attracted movers and shakers of the day, including moneyed bankers and intellects of the time not too unlike the Midtown Manhattan Algonquin which also attracted a similar heady crowd. Continue reading →
When the investors of Standard Pour decided to turn over the keys to their bar, the name that topped the list to sell to was Dallas’ perennial barman, Eddie “Lucky” Campbell. His own bar is situated just feet down the road, the very successful, but tiny, Parliament. The actual transaction took place January 1st of this new year and Campbell has big ideas to take the extremely popular uptown restaurant/ bar to the next level.
The thrust of these ideas begin with happy hour, something Campbell is quite good at. Look for a new happy hour cocktail menu that will no doubt tantalize and includes 13 new drinks, plus beer, wine and champagnes. The happy hour food menu will also be half price, making Standard Pour an excellent destination for those who live and work near uptown to grab a few cocktails and dinner on the cheap. Continue reading →