Category Archives: John Tesar

Burgers and Burgundy Back This Weekend

by Crave Staff
Eleven celebrity chefs will join Chef John Tesar  at One Arts Plaza, Sunday, October 9 for the third annual Burgers & Burgundy event benefitting The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS: DIFFA. Their mission: serve up their best burger to raise funds for the Foundation which for over 20 years has been instrumental in raising money to directly help those living with HIV and AIDS. Continue reading

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Food Photo Of The Week

Avocado Fries, photo by Robert Bostick

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Best Sandwich in Dallas Today

by Steven Doyle    photos by Robert Bostick

One of the absolute best things that I have eaten in months is made by bad-boy chef John Tesar of The Commissary. The Commissary makes a great option for those in the Arts District wanting a late night nosh and is one of the most solid values found in downtown Dallas. There you can find a chef-driven five dollar burger that satisfies and lifts the spirits.

Recently I found an item on Tesar’s special board that I probably would not have necessarily ordered had sommelier Scott Barber not insisted I try the sandwich. He stood next to me and said, “Seriously… order the Pork Belly BLT. Seriously.”  Continue reading


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Camarena Tequila Brings Free Tacos to DFW

by Steven Doyle              

Two undisputed facts about Texans. We love tequila and we love tacos. This makes today’s news of the Camarena Tequila Taco Truck moving into the Dallas area so incredibly sweet. As the truck was making its way into the DFW area, the brand selected to work with the Commissary in One Arts Plaza as their local ambassadors. Almost daily you will find Commissary sous Phillip Vorkoper working the truck at various events across the city including Cowboy’s games, festivals, concerts and such. You will also see chef John Tesar making his brand of tacos in the truck quite a bit.       Continue reading


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