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Interview: Casey Newton of Valise

October 3, 2017

Honest Dallas caught up with Casey Newton of Valise at the start of their tour. Valise has been around for years now. And we’ve been going to their shows since the beginning. Valise is an indie band with a great sound and fun personalities. They just started their fall tour with their show in Orlando […]

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Pronounced Lek-kah

March 20, 2017

Lekka is the North Dallas restaurant you haven’t heard of. You might not know this place but that doesn’t stop Lekka from providing awesome food. Part bar/shop/patio, Lekka brings an unrivaled vibe to Far North Dallas. The patio is spacious with a calm stone waterfall wall and glass flower trees. The staff helps to add […]

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INTERVIEW: Kyle Morris of The Unlikely Candidates

March 10, 2017

Honest Dallas caught up with Kyle Morris of The Unlikely Candidates before their St. Louis show. On the recent release of their 2nd EP “Bed of Liars”, The Unlikely Candidates got to produce music their way. After leaving Atlantic Records, The Unlikely Candidates spent time writing and finding a new sound. The band was picked […]

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Your Grandma’s Cookin’ and Her Furniture Too

February 24, 2017

Whistle Britches¹ opened last June with chicken, biscuits, and beer in mind. And by chicken, they meant Southern Home-Fried chicken. There are staples when it comes to Southern food: cream gravy, fried chicken, chicken n waffles, chicken n biscuits, and cobbler, to name a few. Everyone who grew up in the Texas has a preference on […]

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The Common Table

March 2, 2015

The Common Table opened its doors in 2010 on Fairmount St. in Uptown. This gastropub has the concept of rotating craft brews and Southern style cooking. Each day has a new beer menu with a good amount of local breweries listed. I went for dinner around 6:30 on a Saturday. At that time, the place […]

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So & So’s

February 2, 2015

I have been to So & So’s on two separate occasions, once on a Friday night and yesterday for brunch. The differences between the two times are immense. So & So’s is a “neighborhood restaurant and bar” located on McKinney Ave. Unfortunately for them, the neighborhood they’re in lends itself to Uptown stereotypes on the […]

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Mudsmith Coffee

May 27, 2014

Location is key when it comes to Mudsmith Coffee. Mudsmith is located on Lower Greenville next to Single Wide. It may look small from the outside but inside is open and spacious. The interior has vaulted ceilings, large wooden tables, random dead animals on the walls alongside various posters and antiqued signs, and the bar […]

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Better Than Good

May 16, 2014

All Good Cafe is a staple in Deep Ellum and as eclectic. To give you an idea, their slogan for their All Good at Nite is “It’s like goin’ to Austin…without having to pass thru Waco!”  They make their food from local sources. I went on a Sunday which now has extended hours and live music. The […]

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