Uchibā’s Uncommon Ramen, the monthly series celebrating innovative collaborations with Uchibā’s Executive Sous Chef Rhonda McCullar and renowned chefs from around the country, features the ingenuity of Chef Hung Huyn for its June release. Since launching in 2017, the Uncommon Ramen series has boasted such celebrated chefs as Tommy Lee, Chris Shepherd, Aaron Franklin and Tyson Cole, among others.
Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Hung Huyn began his craft at an early age, working in his family’s Asian restaurant in Massachusetts at the age of 10. Forgoing culinary school due to the cost, he took a job in Puerto Rico that led to securing a position at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Juan which funded his education at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA.)
Legacy Hall announces a special partnership with Top Chef Season 7 contestants Chef Tiffany Derry and Chef Kevin Sbraga who have teamed up this weekend to offer must-have family meal kits including Fish Fry Friday, Italian Family-Time dinner and Sunday Supper. Continue reading →
Chef John Tesar, a four-time James Beard nominated chef, and a two-time contestant on Bravo’s “Top Chef”, has signed a lease at Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA to bring his renowned seafood reputation to the West Coast. The restaurant will be called Outer Reef and will feature Tesar’s interpretation of coastal seafood, using fresh California produce and seafood sourced exclusively from the West Coast, from Baja to Alaska. Continue reading →
One of Dallas’ most prolific chefs, John Tesar, will be appearing at the Granada Theater this Saturday performing a cooking class that includes a marvelous spread prepared by the Top Chef.
Tesar has been busy appearing on not one but two seasons of Top Chef and numerous other cooking programs, is owner of Knife one pretty fantastic steakhouse in Dallas, soon to open in San Francisco and in Plano. He also has a burger concept about to open in Plano which will most likely kill your desire for any other burger in Dallas. He also recently released his best selling book also called Knife. Busy chef, and Dallas is fortunate to have him. Continue reading →
Wait, it’s not Tuesday. We can’t possibly do a taco story today, or can we? Yes we can, especially with a little number like this presented by Tacos Mariachi who pays an homage to Top Chef contender John Tesar.
The John Tesar Taco is a flour tortilla, charred tomato salsa, avocado, toy box pico and jalapeño tomatillo cream. Sounds legit and we happen to be on a relleno binge at the moment. Continue reading →
For those of you following the many activities of John Tesar you would have noticed that he is one busy chef and in great demand. When the chef is not busy rocking Knife, his kick ass steakhouse in Dallas, or doing one of the many charity events he is so popular for, or his second coming on the current season of Top Chef, Tesar is is still not satisfied.
We noted some time ago that Tesar is also adding another restaurant to his menu in the form of a burger stand in Plano next year. But for a real slice of the chef you should check out one of his pop-up ventures where he has been recreating his beautiful but shuttered seafood restaurant, Spoon. Continue reading →