Chef John Tesar is taking his breath-taking restaurant, Spoon Bar and Kitchen on the road this week. For those fortunate enough to be in New York tonight, you have an opportunity to dine with Tesar at the James Beard House where he has planned a hella good menu which samples much of his Spoon menu coupled with plenty of champagne.
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Alice Laussade, Dallas Observer’s Cheap Bastard, and lovely bacon temptress who brought us all Meat Fight, is back in the news again. No, she didn’t take a seat before ordering at Maple and Motor Burger, nor did she tag the smoker at Pecan Lodge, but we are sure she has considered both. Alice has been nominated a second time for a James Beard Award for the humor-writing category of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. Continue reading
On January 26, 2013 chef Lorenzo Polegri has been invited to prepare a thoughtful and interesting Umbrian feast at the James Beard House, then one week later will recreate that very same menu here in Dallas. Chef Polegri is an Italian instructor for the Culinary Institute of America, the Culinary Art Institute in Dallas and Johns & Wales University. In addition to other career highlights, he has been a guest chef at The White House and is the most celebrated European Chef at the James Beard House. Continue reading
Chef Abraham Salum of Salum and Komali will be cooking for the James Beard House in New York October 21, 2011. There he will be making dishes that reflect all aspects of his Spanish and Lebanese heritage, with a large slant in the direction he takes at Komali.
James Beard was a pioneer in American cookery, leading the charge through education and had the first televised cooking program in the United States. Today Beard is celebrated with the many events that promotes chefs across America. Continue reading