by Alex Gonzalez
This past Monday evening, Chef Blaine Staniford paid a visit to Uchiba in Uptown Dallas for their monthly Uncommon Ramen dinner. Staniford, having previously been named Fort Worth’s Top Chef of 2012, specializes in creating innovative and inspiring dishes through seasonal menu changes to demonstrate his craft with the freshest ingredients. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Possibly more famous for his Sprint ads than his amazing cheffing ability, Blaine Staniford will host the next incarnation of the Uncommon Ramen Series at UchibaAugust 27th.
Chef Alex Astrani of Uchibā, Tyson Cole’s new bar concept featuring specialty cocktails and sharable plates inspired by classic Asian flavors, will collaborate with Chef Callie Speer of Austin’s Holy Roller to create a ramen dish for the first installment of the 2018 Uncommon Ramen series. Continue reading
Hai Hospitality, the award-winning restaurant group based in Austin, Texas, announced today plans to evolve the space above Uchi currently known as Top Knot. On January 14th Top Knot will close after brunch service and reopen as Tyson Cole’s Uchiba on January 31st. Uchiba combines “Uchi,” which means house in Japanese, and “Ba,” the word for bar. The name sets the tone for the extension of the Uchi space downstairs to the bar and food destination upstairs.
“We’ve noticed how our guests love to meet at the bar at Uchi, have drinks and share a few small dishes,” offers Owner and Executive Chef Tyson Cole. “My recent travels to Japan inspired me to explore some new possibilities with a bar concept that incorporates elements of Uchi yet expands that into cocktail experience,” continues Cole. Continue reading