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Tesar Announces First Spoon Pop-Up *Updated


On the heels of his veteran “Top Chef” cast announcement today, Chef John Tesar announces a new project that will see the celebrated chef revive some of his most popular Spoon seafood dishes for a limited number of diners at secret locations throughout Dallas. Seating will be limited to 16 guests per night, with location details revealed only one day before the event.  Continue reading

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Tesar to Announce Spoon Pop-Ups in Dallas

aslaskan halibut w foie spoonby Steven Doyle

We do love our seafood equally as much as a good steak. This is why we were more than excited to learn what John Tesar (who we hear will be on the next Top Chef, again) has up his sleeves for Dallas.

It might be best just to let you hear his own words:   Continue reading

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Gravy 51° to Open in Spring 2016


Apheleia  Restaurant  Group  announced today  its  expansion  plans  with  Chef  Partner,  John  Tesar  to  team  up  with  Alex   Urrunaga  and  Royce  Ring  of  Plan  B  to  open  Gravy  51°  in  Turtle  Creek.    The   authentic  Italian  concept  is  scheduled  to  open  Spring  2016.      Continue reading

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Knife Has a Bacon Sampling You Won’t Want to Miss

baconby Steven Doyle

The meat Mecca of Dallas is without a doubt, Knife located in the Highland Dallas located just off Central Expressway at Mockingbird. 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

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Tesar Does Brunch at Knife

knife Short Rib Benedictby Jennifer Thomas

Knife, the steakhouse by Chef John Tesar located inside The Highland Dallas at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, is not just a prime Dallas steakhouse but also serves a unique with a side of specialty brunch cocktails every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Recently nominated a third time as a James Beard Best Chef Southwest semifinalist, Tesar designed the menu to include one-of-a-kind dishes highlighting his signature aged meats, along with more traditional brunch favorites.   Continue reading

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Cinema Series Continues At Knife

big nightby Jennifer Thomas

On the heels of the successful kickoff of Sunday Cinema Series, Knife at The Highland Dallas, located at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, will host the second edition on Sunday, June 28 from 8-11 p.m. with a screening of “Big Night” on the restaurant’s outdoor patio.

Tickets to “Big Night” include dishes inspired by the film from renowned Chef John Tesar and craft beer from Four Corners Brewing Company along with wine to enjoy before and during the screening.   Continue reading

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John Tesar and Alex Stratta at Knife


EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES Week at Knife at The Highland Dallas continued last night with a one-of-a-kind dinner by Michelin and James Beard awarded Chef Alex Stratta and Knife Dallas’ Chef John Tesar. This was the second of five consecutive collaboration dinners for (RED) Dallas Ambassador Tesar, following the first night kickoff dinner with Franklin BBQ’s Aaron Franklin.

“This cause is close to my heart, and I’m really honored to be able to raise funds and awareness this way,” Tesar told donors on the second sold out night. “I’ve known Chef Alex since 1992, and I consider him to be one of the best chefs cooking in America today.”  Continue reading

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