Mr. Dallas reviews Table 13 in the Dallas Morning News’ Guide Live (Photo by Rosa Baca):
ADDISON – A successful supper club is the elusive grail of a certain segment of night-life consumers and providers: one place for dinner, drinks and dancing. No cross-town club-hopping. No multiple valet hassles or cover charges. Just motor there, relax and enjoy.
That’s a beguiling prospect that seldom gels into sustainable reality, though the Sambucas represent a striking exception. Recent decades have been choppy. Elan and Da Vinci’s glowed and glinted out in their disco-era heyday. Sipango made a splashy go of it in the 1990s. Venus and the Club sank without remark.
Now, Table 13 takes up the quest in a strip center on Belt Line Road, promising food and frolic in the style of yesteryear Las Vegas. It mines the ’60s Mad Men mythology of skinny ties, curvy dames — pulchritudinous Vargas prints line the walls — and midday martinis. Table 13 offers those for $3 on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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