John Tesar and Moet & Chandon Pair For a Palatable Treat

There has been a lot of talk about John Tesar these days, it could be because he is truly talented.  At a small media pairing dinner at The Comissary, with Moet & Chandon Oenologist Marc Brevot for the release of the 2002 Grand Vintage Moet & Chandon Champagne last week, guests had an opportunity to taste […]

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Pasaporte España at Central Market Starts Wednesday

After the legendary success of last year’s Argentina week, folks around here are buzzing in anticipation of Central Market’s Pasaporte España, May 11-24. Beyond paella and tapas, the event not only brings in celebrity chefs but also focuses on topics from molecular gastronomy to the Spanish food movement cocina de autor (cuisine without rules). Central […]

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In-N-Out Burger: Opening in Frisco and Allen Wednesday

Kellyn Curtis is reporting that the In-N-Out Burger locations in Frisco and Allen will open on Wednesday. She got an email from Carl Van Fleet, the head dude at In-N-Out so I guess they will open on Wednesday. However, I went out to Frisco this morning and talked to a corporate person who said “sometime […]

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“Bring a Friend for Free” to May Classes at DUO

At DUO, the kitchen concept store brought to you by Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing, May is all about getting hands-on. This month’s class schedule covers topics from breakfast and brunch to regional Italian cuisine. And since last month’s bring-a-friend-for-free special was so popular, the DUO duo has decided to extend the promotion throughout May. […]

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First-Take Review: John Tesar’s The Commissary in One Arts Plaza. It’s All About the Tots.

The Commissary, Chef John Tesar’s indoor-outdoor burger & bites venue in One Arts Plaza has been packed since day one. Reasonably so. The restaurant, which specializes in daring combinations of ingredients (burgers made from braised pig’s tail, pork, and beef) and new approaches to old standards (avocado fries), is to summertime what the swallow is […]

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