I stopped in at The Chesterfield last night. I'd heard loose talk the place might be on its way to closing, so I went in and asked them. The bartender last night smirked for a second and then said he didn't know anything about it. Then he offered me a drink. I left. This afternoon I stopped in aga ... More >>
SideDish reported late yesterday on the ongoing saga at The Chesterfield, where majority owner Ed Bailey has continued his efforts to have bartender and minority owner Eddie "Lucky" Campbell removed from the premises, after an apparent dispute over how to run the business. Hearing that Campbell w ... More >>
A press release landed this afternoon attempting to clarify the disagreement between Ed Bailey and Lucky Campbell, co-owners of the Chesterfield. If you've been following the drama, Campbell was escorted out of his bar last week by police, and several employees were either fired or walked out under ... More >>
The Chesterfield opened this week at 1404 Main St. in downtown Dallas. Deep burgundy couches and velvet armchairs along with brass chandeliers and a dark-wood bar gives this mixology den a distinguished, swank feel. With an "official" capacity of less than 50, the narrow restaurant and bar i ... More >>
"I'll either look like a genius or a fool." (Ed Bailey, owner of the just opened Bailey's Prime Plus in Cedar Hill--as well as three more proposed branches of the upscale steakhouse--on his prospects over the next year as he sells off profitable McDonald's locations in favor of fine dining venues. A ... More >>
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