As you may know, Cheapsteaks is the first and only bar, steakhouse, and music venue in Deep Ellum. Founders Jeff Biehler, John Jay Myers, and Ed Laster wanted to create a concept of affordable steaks that paired with live music to fit the local scene. Since the Fall of 2021, Cheapsteaks has offered an inviting and informal dining experience and in fact, every steak is served with a side of fries to highlight these values.Continue reading
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The Free Man celebrates its third anniversary tonight in grand style. The notorious house band, the Freeloaders will play from 7 to 10pm, followed by Roomsounds from 10pm until 2am. John Jay Myers just updated his menu a bit adding some interesting plays on his usual family Cajun recipes.
Standouts on the new menu items include several extremely tasty pasta dishes with one very exceptional vegetarian version, a sandwich with slow cooked brisket and a surprise fried egg center, and these amazing brisket sliders set atop the very best cornbread you will ever taste. Then there is the new dessert. Cheesecake can seem a bit boring, but not at the Free Man where it is homemade, creamy and light, and given the bacon and caramel treatment for one kicked up happy ending. If you try nothing else, go to Free Man for the cheesecake. And those sliders. Continue reading
Tonight is Singer/ Songwriter night at The Free Man located at 2626 Commerce in Deep Ellum. If you or a friend are a frustrated talent and want to show the world your chops, stop by at 10pm where host JT Dale will feature you on the stage. This should be a fun and interesting night. Continue reading
You might have met John Jay Myers, he is the guy who owns the Deep Ellum lounge with the Cajun twist The Free Man. He also runs a screen printing company called ClearSky24 and manages several of his own properties. In addition to all this you might often catch him on a Sunday evening sitting in on a few sets with his drum kit and cigar in tow. John is a busy and seemingly content family man. Continue reading