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Gung Ho: Getting the Party Started on Lower Greenville

When it comes to Gung Ho, I was both early and late to the party. Hanna and I arrived a few minutes early to our reservation and were greeted by, well, a party. Energetic, high-volume music filled the restaurant as we shuffled through packs of Saturday nighters in the bar area. The vibe shifted, only… Continue reading Gung Ho: Getting the Party Started on Lower Greenville

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Vidorra Brings Bold Flavors, Great Views, and Uptown to Deep Ellum

Hanna and I pulled up to Vidorra about 24 hours after their official opening. The building stands tall above its neighbors, symbolic of how the Deep Ellum is changing. Vidorra doesn't carry the typical edge of a Deep Ellum establishment. Walking inside was like stepping through a time portal to Uptown in 2014. This sensation… Continue reading Vidorra Brings Bold Flavors, Great Views, and Uptown to Deep Ellum

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Downtown Dallas a Destination? City Hall Bistro Pulls Its Weight

I work in Downtown Dallas every Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. During those hours, it's a bustling scene with hectic downtown driving and people hustling to and fro. But come 7:40 pm on a Friday, it's a ghost town. Other than a handfull of popular hotels, it feels empty, which is exactly… Continue reading Downtown Dallas a Destination? City Hall Bistro Pulls Its Weight

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Terrific Trio Makes The Cedars Socíal a Dallas Dining Destination

When you're standing outside of a building, you will usually see a door that is nothing more than the mechanism for entry or exit. Occasionally, however, a door will make itself known as the threshold to something extraordinary. This the kind of door that lets you into The Cedars Socíal. Wood panels overlap like roofing… Continue reading Terrific Trio Makes The Cedars Socíal a Dallas Dining Destination