Quickie: Catching up with Kosmas at the Bar at Marquee Grill – Dallas

In an era long gone, when I was in high school, my friends and I made midnight treks to the Highland Park Village Theatre many a weekend to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show. In fact, for a time, this theatre held the record for consecutive showings of the film. Things have changed a bit…

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Enough with the melancholy – this Marquee Grill deal is pretty sweet. We'll look at more of the cool restaurant digs in future – tonight we imbibe.

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We dropped by late on Friday night, during their soft opening, to find mixologist – and Speakeasy author –  Jason Kosmas (Marquee Executive Beverage Director) at the top of the stairs leading to Marquee's sexy second floor bar and balcony.

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The guys mixed us up some goods. ^ Here is the Distinguished Gentleman From Kentucky: Makers 46, Benedictine, Peychaud's & Peach Bitters, and Seasonal Fruits.

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^ The Oxacha Sour: Illegal Mezcal, Lime Juice, Egg Whites, Angostura Bitters, grated Cinnamon & Nutmeg.

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^ The view from the Marquee balcony – literally atop the theatre marquee. Highland Park Village plans a three-story European fountain out front – and a clock tower to boot.

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We dug the place, already a game changer for nightlife in the tony 'hood – next time, we dine!