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Two Great Chefs Join Forces Again For a Superb Valentine’s Dinner Event

wide-interiorby Joey Stewart

Chef David Uygur of Lucia and Yutaka Yamato of Yutaka combined their many talents on Sunday evening for the second Valentine’s dinner in as many years. The previous event took place at Lucia, so this time it was Yutaka’s turn. When asked about the inception of the event, Uygur said “We both love dining at each others’ restaurants, so it makes perfect sense”. Justin Holt of Lucia also took place in the creation and execution of the dishes.

The six-course menu was paired with wine and sake and featured a sorbet course served on an illuminated ice block while all the lights in the restaurant were turned off.
We hope this becomes a tradition for years to come.   Continue reading

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David Uygur and Yutaka Yamato Collaborating

9 CHEF YUTAKA AND TEAM PREPARE THE FIRST COURSE

by Steven Doyle   photo by Joey Stewert

If you have stopped by Yutaka in Uptown Dallas on an off day there is a large chance you might find Jennifer and David Uygur, owners of Lucia located in Bishop Arts. We are told that the chef has even contributed to the menu which makes perfect sense when we found out that he will soon be doing a collaborative dinner soon.   Continue reading

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James Beard House “Local Flavor from Coast To Coast” Does Dallas

chefs1by Steven Doyle

The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced today that for the second year in a row it will present the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America, a national epicurean tour celebrating America’s culinary diversity. From September 12 through October 25, 2014, the program will stop in ten cities over five weekends, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Each city will enjoy a special evening that starts off with a walk-around tasting reception from a line-up of local chefs, followed by a one-night-only, collaborative four-course dinner crafted by a Taste America All-Star and a local celebrity chef. Tickets are on sale now.   Continue reading

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Texas Foodways Suds and Smoke Dinner At Deep Ellum Brewing Co

SudsSmoke_invite1by Steven Doyle

Texas Foodways in conjunction with Deep Ellum Brewing Company just announced a very special dinner they will host February 25, 2013 from 6 to 9pm at the brewery in Deep Ellum. Suds and Smoke will focus on beer pairing with smoked foods and they have lined up five very special chefs for this event. Continue reading

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