The meat Mecca of Dallas is without a doubt, Knife located in the Highland Dallas located just off Central Expressway at Mockingbird and in Willowbend. This is the love-child of chef John Tesar who has elevated the steak experience, and the results are precious.
The menu is dotted with a whole host of steaks ranging in price from the very affordable, to the more exotic and a bit pricey. However, the latter comes in giant slabs and sliced for easy sharing, so the cost per person is actually as easy to swallow as the dry aged beef. Continue reading →
If you like eating crabs, then you will absolutely adore the soft shell crab.
Maryland is famous for its many fresh seafood varieties such as blue crab, oysters and fish. Arguably the most delicious variety of them all, however, is the soft shell crab.
So what’s the difference between a regular crab and a soft shell crab, you ask? A soft shell crab is essentially a crab that has outgrown the size of its hard shell and thus shed its exterior layer by a process called molting. Molting consists of a soft shell being formed underneath a crab’s hard shell. Continue reading →
Since 2014 Chef John Tesar’s nationally-renowned steakhouse, Knife, has become a dining staple in North Texas with its original location opening at The Highland Dallas and its second outpost opening its doors at in Plano last October. Now, Tesar is introducing his newest concept, Knife Butcher, sandwiched between Knife Burger and Knife steakhouse at The Shops at Willow Bend. Knife Butcher ships anywhere in the United States so Knife fans everywhere can enjoy John’s signature dishes at home.
Tesar’s butcher shop offers all the same cuts of meat available at Knife, but packaged to order for the at-home chef. From 44 Farms filets, to 240-day dry aged rib eye’s, Knife Butcher will up the ante of at home cooking, allowing consumers to leverage the relationships that Tesar has nurtured over the years to gain access to top quality Texas-bred meat. Continue reading →
Chef John Tesar is bringing Michael Passmore, founder of Passmore Ranch, to his new Knife outpost in Plano, TX for a special caviar and champagne tasting dinner on January 11th. The decadent evening will feature a six-course tasting menu featuring Tesar’s renowned seafood creations, with Passmore Caviar throughout each course. Guests are welcome to indulge in an additional champagne tasting featuring Bruno Paillard Champagne.Continue reading →
On Christmas Eve, Chef John Tesar will offer his annual Feast of the Seven Fishes Dinner at his new Knife Plano restaurant, at The Shops at Willow Bend. Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian tradition derived from the Roman Catholic custom of celebrating Christmas Eve with a shared meatless meal before the midnight Mass. Since his days at Spoon, Chef Tesar has made this tradition his own by perfectly curating a fish and seafood meal for his guests.
The Joule Hotel will host the tenth annual Burgers & Burgundy event, presented by Celebrity Chef John Tesar and Terri Provencal, benefiting DIFFA/Dallas (The Dallas Chapter of Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) at the Eye at The Joule on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Funds raised from the event will go towards DIFFA/Dallas’ mission of serving those who are affected by HIV/AIDS across North Texas. This year’s Event Chair, Mohammad Jaber, is joined by Brian Loving and Southwest Funding LP, long-time supporters and co-hosts of the event. “I am looking forward to celebrating Burgers & Burgundy’s 10th annual event by creating a memorable top-notch culinary experience which our guests have grown accustomed to from DIFFA,” says Jaber of DIFFA/Dallas.Continue reading →