Food | Out-of-Towner | Review

Out-of-Towner: Annies Cafe

October 24, 2017

For #TravelTuesday, I wanted to share Annies Cafe. Luckily, you don’t need a plane ticket to visit. Annies is off of Congress Ave in Austin. Only open for breakfast and lunch, Annies focuses on quality food and wonderful coffee drinks. Breakfast ends and lunch starts at 11. If you come in during that magical hour, […]

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Closest Thing to Street Tacos in Addison?

September 5, 2017

It might be that the best “street style tacos” I’ve had in Addison actually come from a family owned chain from Austin. ZuZu Handmade Mexican Food might have started in Austin but has since expanded throughout the Dallas metroplex. And I’m so glad they did. Addison is filled with Mexican chain restaurants: Gloria’s, Taco Diner, […]

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Cow Tipping Creamery

July 21, 2017

You know what Blizzards are but have you tried Cow Tipping Creamery’s Stackers? Cow Tipping Creamery is the king of mixins. They started as a food truck/ice cream truck out of Austin. Now that truck is in Carrollton as their shop is being built. You can find it next to the new Monkey King Noodle […]

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Hopdoddy Revisited

June 30, 2017

I originally posted about Hopdoddy back in 2014 when they opened a new store in Uptown.  Since then, I have been back on more than one occasions and in different areas and cities. I stand by my initial review (that it’s better than Village Burger Bar) but the newness and hype has worn off. I’m […]

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Music

Sunday Sounds: Sarah Jarosz

June 25, 2017

From a small town in between Austin and San Antonio, Sarah Jarosz brings folksy, bluegrass of a past era into the present day. Sarah Jarosz won two Grammy awards this year yet you might not know about her. She has won for Best American Roots Performance and Best Folk Album. She’s a skilled banjo and […]

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Sunday Sounds: Ume

May 28, 2017

Ume proves “Art Rock” or Indie Rock doesn’t have to be pretentious. Austin’s Ume brings a lot of similarities to Joy Formidable but has a harsher edge. Lead singer Lauren brings a powerful girl rock sound yet can still stay indie pop soft. A combination that draws attention and keeps their album interesting. It doesn’t […]

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Sunday Sounds: Black Pistol Fire

April 2, 2017

This week’s Sunday Sounds played Edgefest yesterday and blew me away. Black Pistol Fire is a rock duo from Austin, TX. When Kevin McKeown started singing the first thought was Jack White in his White Stripes days. But once he started wailing on his guitar and Eric Owen started beating those drums, it was hard […]

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Sunday Sounds: Imaj

March 12, 2017

“Sunday Sounds” is Honest Dallas’ new segment showcasing local musicians/bands. There is great musical talent in Dallas. We don’t want that talent to go to waste. Ladarrion Darnell, aka Imaj, is young but making waves. He writes his music which ranges from Hip-Hop to R&B. Think Trey Songz meets Future not just musically but in […]

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Featured | Music

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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