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What are the Dallas spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
Klyde Warren Park. Reunion Tower. Deep Ellum.
What do you do and why do you do it?
I write because I love it.
How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?
Too much. Between $60-$100 depending on what time we start. Happy hours can go on for too long. Thirsty Thursdays are still a thing.
Which Dallas shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?
Does Run On! count? Most of my wardrobe is from there or TJ Maxx.
Your all-time favorite musicians:
The Beatles. The Eagles. The Rolling Stones (who I just saw in London btw. June 2018). Kendrick Lamar. Sufjan Stevens. Randy Rogers Band. Ingrid Michaelson. Brothers Osborne. Jon Pardi. Quaker City Nighthawks. Childish Gambino. Matt and Kim. Weezer. The Wombats. Third Eye Blind (saw them in 2017. Amazing show). Coldplay. Josh Abbott Band. Granger Smith. Lil Dicky. Jason Mraz. Imagine Dragons. The Who. Jack Johnson. Foreigner. Kyle Park. Ellie Goulding. The Strokes. Bright Eyes. Arctic Monkeys. Bad Books. Dawn and Hawkes. Fitz and the Tantrums. Frank Turner. Turnpike Troubadours. The Wrecks.
Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?
Day - Bishop Arts, Plano. Night - Addison, Deep Ellum.
What’s the one place in Dallas you think is underrated?
Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Dallas?
Lol whataburger. Or tacos and tequila. Or taco bell. Ooh glazed donut works.
Your go-to brunch spots:
Whiskey Cake. Ida Claire.
Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:
Go on a run by Trinity Groves during sunrise.
Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:
Lol whataburger. Laynes in Allen is good too. Whole Foods. Cafe Express.
Tomorrow’s your last day in Dallas. How do you spend it?
Breakfast at Deli News. Lunch at Bubba's.
You’re meeting the mayor of Dallas - what constructive criticism would you give them?
Better public transportation.