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Misti Norris Featured at Top Knot Uncommon Ramen Series April 24th

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Top Knot’s Uncommon Ramen Series started in 2015 as a limited-run guest chef pop-up. Guest reaction to the series was so positive that the restaurant launched a monthly series, and christened the last Monday of the month “Uncommon Ramen”.  The 2017 series has seen a varied roster of guest chefs, from Hai’s own Founder and Owner, Chef Tyson Cole, to BBQ legend Aaron Franklin. Continue reading

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Top Knot Guest Chef Jesse Houston Serves Dallas His Special Style of Ramen

Chef Jesseby Steven Doyle  photos by Joey Stewart

Last evening Top Knot hosted the final segment in its three-part series,0 Uncommon Ramen, event which benefits No Kids Hungry program.  Top Knot is the modern American restaurant with Asian roots that features sharable plates with market ingredients and flavors from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan. The series featured Chef Tyson Cole (January 30th), Austin BBQ magnate Aaron Franklin ((February 27th) and Jesse Houston from Saltine, a beautiful oyster bar in Jackson, Mississippi that has a sexy Asian twist, yesterday.  Continue reading

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Aaron Franklin Smoked 400 Bowls Of Ramen Last Night At Top Knot

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Last evening Top Knot hosted the second in its three-part series Uncommon Ramen event which benefits No Kids Hungry program.  Top Knot is the modern American restaurant with Asian roots that features sharable plates with market ingredients and flavors from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan. The series features Chef Tyson Cole (January 30th), Austin BBQ magnate Aaron Franklin ((February 27th) and Jesse Houston from Saltine restaurant in Jackson, MS (March 27th).   Continue reading

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Celebrity Chef Ramen Series at Top Knot

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Top Knot, the modern American restaurant with Asian roots that features sharable plates with market ingredients and flavors from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan, along with Chef Tyson Cole (Hai Hospitality), Aaron Franklin (Franklin Barbecue) and Jesse Houston (Saltine restaurant, Jackson, MS).

” Uncommon Ramen builds from the amazing experience we had creating ramen with the chefs in our series last summer” comments Chef Hernandez.  “We’ve invited some incredible chefs to collaborate with this series and I can’t wait to see what we come up with in the kitchen.”   Continue reading

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Angela Hernandez Named Top Toque At Uchi’s Top Knot Opening Early 2016

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The owners of Uchi Restaurant Group announced today that Chef Angela Hernandez joins the Top Knot team as Chef de Cuisine. Originally from Austin, Hernandez brings an impressive skill set with six years of experience in New York City including time under Chef Gordon Ramsey before moving to Los Angeles to work at The Bazaar by Chef Jose Andres. Hernandez, who joined the Uchi family in 2014, will lead the team at Top Knot, along with James Beard award-winning Executive Chef and Owner Tyson Cole.   Continue reading

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Top Knot Opening Above Dallas Uchi

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We were told when Uchi first opened that there would be a new concept above the restaurant later this year. True to that statement, Uchi announced todaythe name of their sixth restaurant, Top Knot. Chef and team announcements will be made in the next few weeks.

The menu at Top Knot consists of shared small plates that give a playful nod to the restaurant’s downstairs sibling Uchi. The food will bring together flavors from across Asia and farther afield. Top Knot will open initially for dinner and a full bar offering, including beer, wine, and sake on tap and distinctive cocktails. Brunch and lunch will launch in subsequent months. Specific menus will be shared in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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