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craveRADIO: Meet Wade Hampton, Jason Harper and Keith Grober

DSC00268by Steven Doyle

If you missed last week’s craveRADIO you missed plenty of great action. We started the first hour with Wade Hampton. yes, that Wade Hampton. He was our own personal rock star in studio. Wade is a mega DJ, and was part of the Starck Club scene back in the 80’s. He also was behind the W Hotel’s Ghostbar. Wade is now one of the owners of SISU in Uptown Dallas and runs the entertainment program at the hopping club. He is also behind the Starck Project which should be released soon. It is a look back at one of the most important clubs of its era, and rivaled that of any in the world.

Also on the program we enjoyed chatting with chef  Jason Harper from Trio Café in Colleyville.  Harper is knocking it out of the park in the suburb with simple but kicked up soup and sandwich style lunches, and in the evening with his special flare of New American cuisine. Harper is from a restaurant family and has an austere history working with great chefs, most recently with Kent Rathbun.   
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More Hatch Celebration This Sunday At Southlake Central Market

hatchby Steven Doyle

You know it is Hatch Chile Season when you smell fresh roasted peppers everywhere, and it drives you to the nearest grocery to nab a few pounds. Some to cook with now, more to freeze for those barren chile months in the dead of winter. These special peppers grown in New Mexico are Anaheim’s all grown up. They benefit from the soil and sun only spied upon in the New Mexican heat, and this season they have a bounty.

One event you may not want to miss in Southlake uses the chile as its main ingredient. Central Market has called upon several local chefs to compete Iron Chef-style in a battle to out-spice the competition.     Continue reading

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