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A Look at the Newly Updated Kenichi at Victory Park

Chef Noboru Sho Mochido stepped into his role as executive chef at Kenichi four weeks ago. Sho, who’s a native of Japan and has spent time as head chef at Austin’s Uchi, and most recently Kumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, is slowly adding new dishes to the menu. “I’m proud that of all the restaurants [at Victory Park] that we’ve been here the longest, but the restaurant was starting to show its age,” Josh Babb managing partner of Kenichi explained to me Tuesday afternoon.

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Become an Expert: Sake Adviser Certificate Course Offered at Kazy’s in Dallas

You already know the difference between a coulis and a confit. And you can probably recite the best vintages of Bordeaux. If you are really, and I am mean really a true connoisseur, you know: “Pietro Ferrero combined roasted hazelnuts, almonds, sugar (or, failing that, molasses), cocoa powder, and vegetable fat. Driving down the quantity […]

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Tesar Teaser: The Most Hated Chef in Dallas Story Is Almost Here

Our September issue of D Magazine has been mailed to subscribers and will be on newsstands by the end of the week. The cover story, “The Most Hated Chef in Dallas,” is a rough-and-tumble profile of poor, misunderstood John Tesar. The profile was written by former DMN-staffer-turned-freelancer Jason Sheeler. Tesar didn’t hold anything back and […]

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John Tesar on Extreme Chef Tonight

The Tesar is on The TV tonight. He will appear on The Food Network’s EXtreme Chef at 9PM. I believe The Tesar is hosting The Watching Party with specials on wine. Tonight’s episode “Survive The Farm” sounds exciting. Listen: Three chefs travel to a farm to dig for their own ingredients, but a powerful dust […]

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