Date Me in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye

Date me in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye My series continues with yet another killer spot for food and cocktails in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye. Extremely knowledgeable servers, a subtle, not trying-too-hard atmosphere and excellent drinks set the stage for awesome food to shine. I’d describe it as a modern gastropub, but with some worldly flavors […]

Date Me in Deep Ellum: Niwa Japanese BBQ

Date me in Deep Ellum! Take me to Niwa Japanese BBQ. Puh-lease! This is going to be a new series. Because it needs to happen. Here’s why. It’s not news that Deep Ellum is like, a THING now. It’s full of awesome stuff. Places to eat and drink and walls to take photos in front […]

Peep the Menu at the NEW Kitchen LTO in Deep Ellum

Kitchen LTO in Deep Ellum (re)opens Tuesday, October 25. Kitchen LTO, Dallas’ permanent pop-up has restored its permanent status with a new location in Deep Ellum. Here’s what you need to know.   Chef: Josh Harmon Chef Harmon has a lovely resume, y’all. Good names on this thing. Here’s a little somethin-somethin’ about him, from […]

2015 in Review: Here’s What Some of the BEST Chefs in Dallas Had to Say (via the @Dallas_Observer)

    Before we totally tell 2015 to take a hike, I thought I’d ask some of Dallas’ best chefs about the past year and what they thought of it, as well as the year coming up and what they’re looking forward to. So I did. I also asked them who they’ll be keeping an […]

Now open in Deep Ellum: Chef Brian Luscher’s @Luscher’s. Peep the menu before you go stuff your face with his sausage. #VIPeek

Chef Brian Luscher is a man of many talents. Looking like Tom Hanks’ long lost brother is just one of them. Many of his others include being a kickass chef, convincing a lovely lady to marry him and making killer charcuterie (read: DUCK HAM). He knows what’s up when it comes to the meats. He […]

Stonedeck Pizza Pub hits the ground running in Deep Ellum

My first visit to Stonedeck Pizza Pub on Elm Street was more of a happy accident than a planned excursion. Thwarted by circumstances beyond our control, my food bastard and I spent our 7th anniversary dinner there. But what a happy accident it was, because as it turned out, Stonedeck was exactly what our laid-back […]