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Nick & Sams Park City To Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year Feb 1

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The Lunar New Year is the most important and festive celebration on the Chinese calendar. In China, it’s popular practice to eat lucky foods during the celebration, to usher in prosperity and good fortune for the coming year. February’s ‘First Wednesday’ supper features several of these lucky foods as well as other traditional Chinese dishes.

Chef John Kleifgen is planning a special “Lunar New Year” dinner to welcome in the Chinese New Year at Nick & Sam’s Park Cities.   Continue reading

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John Kleifgen Named Executive Chef at Cafe Pacific

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The sous chef at Cafe Pacific was just promoted to the executive position after two years at the Highland Park Village restaurant. Kleifgen has a fantastic background and attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York before moving to Boston, and worked with James Beard Award winning Frank McClelland at L’Espalier. But Kleifgen eventually made it back to Texas where he was raised.   Continue reading

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