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.
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 →