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High Fives is Keeping the Dive Bar Alive

high-fives-dallas-da1215.jpgby Alex Gonzalez

High Fives on Henderson is keeping the dive bar alive. It is a hub of nostalgia for lovers of 90s culture, which mixes in modern elements. High Fives’ menu offers aptly named 90s-themed beverages, craft tater tots, and stacked sandwiches.

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Review: Smithy on Henderson Avenue

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Knox-Henderson serves as a hub for some of Dallas’s most interesting bars, dives, and restaurant concepts. At Smithy, KH’s most recent addition, guest’s can enjoy a variety of globally inspired plates and cocktails, on all of which Smithy puts a delightful southern spin.

The name Smithy is derived from the word “blacksmith,” as a nod to the previous occupant of the unit, Henry Potter, who was known for his contributions to projects for SMU, Dallas Public Schools, and homes in Highland Park. Continue reading

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Smithy on Henderson Opens Tonight

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The team behind The Woolworth open their newest concept Smithy at 2927 N Henderson Ave for dinner service tonight.

Smithy encourages guests to mingle, share, live and dine all while sharing in the experience of crafted, modern, but approachable food and drink.

Opened for dinner with lunch and brunch planned for the near future, Chef Ronald Von Hatten defines his offerings as shared plates, and unique eats. The menu flirts with global influences but ingredients you will know. Co-owner Brandon Luke says, “Influences such as Asian, French, Mexican and American will keep you guessing on what to order or share. Our menu keeps guest favorites but rotates seasonal items three times a year. This allows us to keep our offerings interesting and follow trends during the year.” Continue reading

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Eat Me: Victor Tango’s Lamb Lollipops

vt lamb lollipopsby Steven Doyle

Victor Tango is located on Henderson Avenue, and has always been synonymous with amazing cocktails. Look no further than the gallon-sized punch bowl that feeds 5 to 10 of your closest friends. You will most likely want to chow on some very good bar bites, and what is better than a humongous plate of extremely meaty lamb lollipops. Set on a parsnip puree and drizzled with a yummy mustard balsamic, the plate is large enough to share, or to make a meal for one.    Continue reading

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Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar Opens On Henderson

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Dallas-based pizza and bar concept, Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar, today announced its second location is open on Henderson Avenue. Guests of the neighborhood spot will enjoy crisp thin-crust pizza, house-made pastas, 25 craft beers and 15 wines on tap as well as “Tappy Hour”, Pie Tap Pizza’s new Henderson Ave location will offer a Late Night Happy Hour including $2 off all beer plus wine taps and will offer all pies for just $10 SundayThursday after 10p.m. Continue reading

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Halloween Plans at Henderson Tap House

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The leaves are starting to change and everyone in Dallas is anticipating the gorgeous Fall weather and parties to begin, including the neighborhood restaurant, Henderson Tap House. This season promises to provide fall parties like never before with one of the first ones being Halloween. Grab your best costumes and mark your calendar to attend Henderson Tap House’s 5 day Halloween celebration because they will be giving away $5,000 in cash & prizes to the best costumes this year.

 Everyone loves getting to dress up for Halloween and who doesn’t love winning some money, too? This year Henderson Tap House will be giving away huge prizes to the best costumes and we couldn’t be more excited. They will kick off the 5 day celebration on Thursday October 27th with Rockstar Karaoke hosted by Live80 starting at 9pm. Henderson Tap House encourages all guests to dress up as their favorite rock star, dead or alive, and sing their hearts out with a full band backing you up. Each performance will be watched by patrons and the contest will be judged based off of crowd participation. So, pretty much, whoever gets the most yells at the end of the contest will be taking home $500 in cash & prizes.   Continue reading

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Eberhard on Henderson Soft Opens

DSC08108by Steven Doyle

The latest hot spot to open on Henderson Avenue is Eberhard, an interesting bar that is fused with a night club and a restaurant. The name Eberhard is an interesting one, and an homage to Eberhard Anheuser.

Anheuser was a German American soap and candle maker, as well as the father-in-law of Adolphus Busch, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch Company.He was a major creditor of the Bavarian Brewery Company, a struggling brewery founded in 1853. Eberhard Anheuser eventually became president and CEO and changed the company name to the Eberhard Anheuser and Company. His daughter Lilly married Adolphus Busch, a brewery supply salesman, in a double wedding with Anna Anheuser (Lilly’s older sister) and Ulrich Busch (Adolphus’ brother) in 1861. The company became Anheuser-Busch in 1879.  Continue reading

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