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Chino Chinatown Opens Dec 30

uno and adrianby Steven Doyle

Chef Uno made her long awaited announcement today that she and partner Adrian Verdin plan to open the doors to Chino Chinatown in Trinity Groves December 30th. Determined to open in 2013, Uno has some pretty terrific tastes awaiting her guests. I have personally sampled many of her dishes and you should be prepared to be blown away. Her ramen will curl your toes (think spicy bone marrow butter) and the duck fat fried rice is ridiculously good. There are some very special plans for Sunday dim sum service as well.

Here is the press release sent out this morning.   Continue reading

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Chefs Tiffany And Uno Make A Splash

DSC00583by Steven Doyle

Last evening chefs Tiffany Derry and Uno Immanivong took to the kitchen at the Wine Poste, located just to the edge of the Design District in Dallas, and created a fantastic meal with an Asian theme. Derry is no stranger to Asian cuisine, in fact it is her personal preference when dining. The same can be said for Uno as well. Last night they both told me separately that they are fast friends, having just met a few months ago. It was Derry who said that hey were “sisters from another mother”. So it made perfect sense to see the two in the same kitchen, working in unison to create this marvelous meal.     Continue reading

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More Hatch Celebration This Sunday At Southlake Central Market

hatchby Steven Doyle

You know it is Hatch Chile Season when you smell fresh roasted peppers everywhere, and it drives you to the nearest grocery to nab a few pounds. Some to cook with now, more to freeze for those barren chile months in the dead of winter. These special peppers grown in New Mexico are Anaheim’s all grown up. They benefit from the soil and sun only spied upon in the New Mexican heat, and this season they have a bounty.

One event you may not want to miss in Southlake uses the chile as its main ingredient. Central Market has called upon several local chefs to compete Iron Chef-style in a battle to out-spice the competition.     Continue reading

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Fork Fight Continues! Souk vs. Chino

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Yet another edition of Trinity Grove’s Fork Fight will be held at 7pm this Thursday at 3015, the seemingly go-to party venue for North Texas. We have a look at the menu, and list it below. I know we have discussed Trinity Groves extensively at craveDFW and on our radio program since we have one of the chef-owners Uno Immanivong on the program weekly. We feel that the Trinity Groves project is one of the most exciting things to happen in the Dallas restaurant scene in quite a while. The Fork Fight, which is the brainchild of Mark Brezenski, is a perfect way for you to actually meet the chefs and owners of each restaurant, and discover their cuisine so you can make informed decisions when these restaurants finally open their doors for business.

There are some tickets remaining for purchase at the sales website. Grab date and meet us this Thursday for what will be one of the more exciting matches so far as the chefs enter into round two of the bracket competition. Click here for tickets.

Remember, there are four courses per chef, and all are cocktail and wine paired. This makes the event a particularly great value.

I hear we may have Epicurious Emma send us a video with her pre-dinner predictions tomorrow, so watch for that. Jump for the menus.    Continue reading

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craveRADIO: July 15

radio3by Steven Doyle   photos by Robert Bostick

CraveRADIO was certainly interesting this weekend. We hosted SER execuchef Anthony Van Camp who shared with us his thoughts on converting Nana Grill into the steakhouse it is today. He brought in dinner for the crew at Crave, which was one of our favorite steaks in Dallas, the spinalis. Listen to the show at the link below to find out more what this steak is all about.

In addition, we also had on Julian Pagan, talented barman from Cedars Social who was in studio to share some of his favorite cocktail pairings and also make us a delicious Old Fashion which he thought paired best with Van Camp’s steak. As it turned out, the two are old friends and that made for an even more exciting program.   Continue reading

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craveRADIO: June 30

sevy and chamberlainby Steven Doyle     photos by Robert Bostick

If you missed craveRADIO this Sunday we have the replay below for our readers and listeners. This week we invited chefs Richard Chamberlain (Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House and Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill) and Jim “Sevy” Severson (Sevy’s). The pair of chefs are long-time friends and it seemed only natural to have them on in tandem.

Chamberlain discussed some of his tips for the upcoming Kaboom Town, his favorite dishes at his restaurants, and his love for hunting and fishing. Sevy discussed his start in the restaurant business working at McDonalds that lead to attending the Culinary Institute of America.        Continue reading

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Chef Uno Invites You To Join Her In Mexico For A Culinary Vacation

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We have been following Uno Immanivong since we met her last Fall when she was competing in the Anthony Bourdain television program The Taste. We since learned she would be opening her restaurant Chino Chinatown in Trinity Groves   most likely in October. Uno has this vibrant and warm personality that is at once charming and inviting.

This summer her fans will have a chance to get to know her much better as she leads an excursion to the Mayan Riveria where they will enjoy hands on cooking classes, a greenhouse tour, cocktail and cooking demos, a pop-up beach dinner and much more.      Continue reading

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