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What’s New at LORO: Addison $5 Rice Bowl Special + LORO x Eataly Collab Dinner

We’re fans of LORO, the Asian smokehouse and bar conceptualized by Chef Tyson Cole and award-winning Chef Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue. As you may know, LORO just opened its second Dallas location in Addison in December 2022. To celebrate the grand opening, they will be offering $5 rice bowls every Monday throughout the month of January. The bowls are made with coconut rice, seasonal pickles, Thai herbs and a choice of meat including the Malaysian Curry Chicken, Smoked Prime Bavette or Char Siew Pork-Belly.

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Loro Projected to Open July 5th

Hai Hospitality announced today that Loro, the Asian Smokehouse and Bar, will open its second location, at 1812 N Haskell (corner of Haskell and Munger) in old East Dallas, to the public on Thursday, July 5, 2021.  Loro, a culinary partnership between Pitmaster Aaron Franklin and Chef Tyson Cole, is part of Hai Hospitality, the restaurant group that counts Uchi and Uchiko in Austin; Uchi in Houston; Uchi and Uchibā in Dallas; Uchi in Denver; and Uchi Miami among its concepts.  Loro is Aaron Franklin’s first restaurant venture outside of his acclaimed, award-winning Franklin Barbecue in Austin.

Like the original Loro, which opened in Austin in April 2018, Loro Dallas will feature a variety of dishes created by James Beard Foundation Award-winners Chef Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin that balance Southeast Asian flavors with the rich texture of traditional Texas BBQ.  

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Uchiba Announces April Uncommon Ramen Collaborations with Aaron Franklin and Justin Holt

The April installments of Uchiba’s Uncommon Ramen Revisited, a take on Uchiba’s regular series featuring innovative collaborations with renowned chefs from around the country. Uncommon Ramen series has featured such celebrated chefs as Tommy Lee, Chris Shepherd, Tyson Cole, among others. In the “revisited” series, the Uchiba team will be bringing back some of the favorites from past years.

Uchiba will be collaborating with Chef Aaron Franklin in honor of National Ramen Noodle Day for a two-day special and with Chef Justin Holt where a portion of the proceeds from the month will go to support Justin and his partner through this time.

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Aaron Franklin And Tyson Cole Open Loro in East Dallas

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Aaron Franklin and Chef Tyson Cole announced today that Loro, the Asian Smokehouse and Bar, will open a second location, at 1812 N Haskell (corner of Haskell and Munger) in old East Dallas in late Summer 2020.  Loro is part of Hai Hospitality, the restaurant group that counts Uchi and Uchiko in Austin; Uchi in Houston; Uchi and Uchiba in Dallas; Uchi in Denver; and Uchi Miami, slated to open in Summer 2020, among its concepts.  Loro is Aaron Franklin’s first restaurant venture outside of his acclaimed, award-winning Franklin Barbecue in Austin. Continue reading

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Aaron Franklin Hosting Uchiba Uncommon Ramen April 29

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The April installment of Uchibā’s Uncommon Ramen, the monthly series featuring innovative collaborations with Uchibā’s Chef de Cuisine Alex Astranti and renowned chefs from around the country. Since launching in 2017, the Uncommon Ramen series has featured such celebrated chefs as Tommy Lee, Chris Shepherd, Tyson Cole, among others. Continue reading

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Austin’s Hot Luck Fest Announces New Event Featuring Aaron Franklin

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Hot Luck Festival announced today a new event, MUNCHIES & Friends featuring Aaron Franklin and Matty Matheson, that will “unofficially” kick off the festival on Wednesday, May 23. Additionally, the fest is thrilled to announce the addition of founder Aaron Franklin to the Coupe de Grille lineup. Aaron joins a star-studded roster that includes Chris Shepherd, Kevin Fink, and Michael Fojtasek for Hot Luck’s brunch event on Sunday, May 27, at Austin Speed Shop. Continue reading

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