The Common Table chef Mike Smith has been kind enough to play along with us this week in our Three-Course Meal series. In Part One, he divulged some of his favorite hangouts and dives. In Part Two he imparted knowledge gained after two decades in the restaurant business. And today, in the final p ... More >>
Another historic emblem of black Dallas stands on the brink
Another domino falls in Deep Ellum
On Friday, the Gypsy Tea Room's bankruptcy case, which had been sitting in U.S. District Judge Harlin DeWayne Hale's courtroom since October 2005, was dismissed after all parties agreed to make it go away. What does that mean, precisely? Well, says one attorney representing a creditor owed money, "t ... More >>
Whit Meyers has some corrections to make concerning our Gypsy Tea Room item this morning. Whit Meyers, who has worked tirelessly to keep the Gypsy Tea Room's doors open despite bankruptcy proceedings that have been carrying on for more than a year, says I have my facts wrong concerning at least one ... More >>
We have heard many things of late concerning the fate of the Gypsy Tea Room, which is still in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But, for the moment, we dismiss all rumors and theories and consider only the facts: The club's owner, Whit Meyers, still owes creditors and the government and David Cunniff hundreds ... More >>
Whit Meyers is all that remains of the Green Room and Jeroboam, which he shuttered yesterday. At this very moment, Whit Meyers is down at the Green Room on Elm Street overseeing the changing of the locks; he's had to do the same thing at his other downtown restaurant, Jeroboam, as well. Yesterday, b ... More >>
Whit Meyers is trying to make sure Green Room and Jeroboam and the Gyspy Tea Room don't go the way of Trees. After reviewing the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan put forth last month by the Entertainment Collaborative's bankrupt Gypsy Tea Room, Green Room and Jeroboam, we can safely say we ... More >>
Chapter 7 isn't the EC's lucky number
In the Squeezing Blood from a Stone filings at the United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, it seems there are still a few folks who want some scratch from what remains of the Entertainment Collaborative. In January, U.S. District Judge Harlin DeWayne Hale official ... More >>
The mayor oughta play Deep Ellum more often. At 10:30 a.m. yesterday, there was quite the line snaking out of the front door of the Gypsy Tea Room, as some 200 folks waited for Mayor Laura Miller and her backup band--Dallas police Chief David Kunkle and council members Pauline Medrano and Angela Hun ... More >>
After so much commotion, Mayor Laura Miller went to see Dallas' much-maligned district for herself
Reports of Deep Ellum's death are exaggerated, but not by much
A report from the final night at Trees
On December 21, a Deep Ellum music venue was closed to the public. No, not Trees.
We twist open 2005 for a nip. Is this a sign of things to come?
Trees to close its doors to the public on January 2, 2006
Laissez les bon temps rouler at two new restaurants
We Swirl. We Sniff. We Swill.
N'awlins reborn in Deep Ellum
Gypsy Tea Room faces civil suit in Deep Ellum beating
Fire marshals pay Gypsy a visit; Scaraoke still going strong; cast your
In Dallas restaurants, 2003 was all about smoke. The future may be all about hooch.
Jeroboam makes a transition
Royce Ring anxious to cut ties with Triple R
Triple R Group lands its first chef
The effects of the terrorist attacks ripple through the restaurant industry
Jeroboam has it all
Jeroboam flight; Panty wad; Hash mince
Bastille blip; Mixed hash; List watch
Haines hikes to Henderson; Mixed hash; List watch