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Jasper’s Uptown Introduces New Executive Chef, Yia Medina

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Jasper’s Uptown, the casual dining concept nestled in the heart of the Knox District, announced today the addition of a culinary connoisseur to fill the role of Executive Chef, Chef Yia Medina. Not only does Chef Yia bring her ten-plus years of passion and success to the Jasper’s Uptown kitchen, she also brings with her a predominantly female staff.

“I am thrilled to join the Jasper’s Uptown team. Their tenure and success in various markets speaks for itself.” said Chef Yia Medina, Executive Chef. “The Jasper’s Brand aligns so perfectly with my experiences and passion for fresh ingredients and unique taste profiles. Coming from an island, I’m looking forward to continuing to incorporate fresh, bright, seasonal ingredients from local farmers into dishes. The ingredients and flavors we use is what sets Jasper’s Uptown apart from some of the other dining options in our area.” Continue reading

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JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden Projected Opening – March 2020 Downtown Dallas

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JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden– a new concept featuring modern Texas fare and 34 beers on tap – is projected to open at the developing Discovery District in downtown Dallas this March.

Hospitality Alliance – a nationally-acclaimed hospitality management, development and consulting firm headquartered in Dallas – is working with AT&T on this project (as well as the anticipated food hall). Continue reading

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Chef AQ at James Beard House March 13

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Chef Anastacia Quiñones, on behalf of José, will be cooking at the James Beard House on Friday, March 13 in New York. Under the talented hand of Chef AQ, she and her culinary team will be preparing a 6-course meal that will celebrate the many regions of Mexico, such as Jalisco, Oaxaca and Nuevo León. Her menu will be a play on her favorite ingredient, masa, and be notably titled “Masa Madness.” To highlight her regionally influenced flavors, each dish will be paired with a favorite tequila, a James Beard first. Continue reading

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Lake House Bar & Grill Hosted Herman Marshall Dinner

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by Alex Gonzalez

Last Wednesday, Lake House Bar and Grill, located by White Rock Lake, hosted a whiskey pairing dinner, with food prepared by Chef Ian Tate (So & So’s, Nova). The whiskey, which was provided by Herman Marshall, was served in the form of various cocktails and paired with each of Tate’s dinner’s four courses. Whiskey is not for the weak, however when paired with strong, flavorful dishes, it goes down pleasantly. Continue reading

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San Antonio’s Pearl District Hotel Emma

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by Steven Doyle

This now beloved independent boutique property opened its stellar doors at Pearl late 2015 at the former site of the Pearl Brewery, one of the city’s vibrant food neighborhoods. At the helm of this culinary splendor is Chef John Brand, with innovative farm-driven menus. Continue reading

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Suki Otsuki Moves to Meddlesome Moth

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After months of searching, Dallas’ Meddlesome Moth has named Suki Otsuki executive chef. Expect to see Suki’s culinary influences on brunch, lunch and dinner menus at the Moth over the next several weeks.

Chef Suki is already at work to reintroduce a select group of gastropub classics and some new healthful options that are sure to please all palates. Continue reading

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Join Chef Adam West at Local Yocal for These Fun Events

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Ironroot Republic Distillery Dinner Oct. 29, 6:30pm

Join Local Yocal BBQ & Grill for their last spirited dinner of the year, in partnership with award-winning Ironroot Republic Distillery, a grain to glass distillery located in Denison, TX. This very special event will showcase an Ironroot Republic Barrel, carefully handpicked by the team at Local Yocal. Continue reading

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