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Esquire names Knife one of 12 Best New Restaurants in America

It’s no coincidence that chef John Tesar is in Manhattan tonight, the same night that Esquire Magazine and its new food editor, Josh Ozersky,  will reveal the magazine’s picks for America’s Best New Restaurants. Ozersky has replaced John Mariani as Esquire’s lead restaurant writer. EscapeHatch spies in NY radio in that Texas will be well represented on Esquire’s list Continue reading → ...

Dee Lincoln, John Tesar collaborating on August 8 wine dinner with winemaker Steve Reynolds

Steak dominatrix Dee Lincoln and everyone’s favorite Twitter handle, @chefJohnTesar, are teaming up for a four course wine dinner on August 8 at Dee Lincoln’s Dining Room & Bubble Bar.  Steve Reynolds of Reynolds Family Winery, Shawn Gutterson of Freedom Estate Wine and Mark Davidowski of Hiatus Cellars will be pouring wines, schmoozing with guests Continue reading → ...

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Giant Knife at Knife joins giant spoon at Spoon and huge fork at Ranch Las Colinas as supersize tablewear art

Supersized takes on new meaning when you consider that the term now applies to dining utensils.  A few days ago, chef John Tesar completed an oversized regional place setting when he stuck a knife in Knife, his new meatery near SMU.  A year earlier, Tesar hung a spoon on the wall at Spoon, his seafood restaurant salute to all things Continue reading → ...

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We got a First Look & Sneak Peek at Knife, John Tesar’s new steak house. Here’s what the food and decor look like

I got a sneak peek at chef John Tesar’s Knife Modern Steak last night. While Tesar wasn’t cooking the entire menu for this first run with his kitchen and server staff, there wasn’t a misstep in the dozen or so dishes I tried. Two standouts: the biggest, most tender and flavorful Colorado lamb chops this Continue reading → ...

More Dallas chefs to appear on Hell’s Kitchen, Top Chef, Cutthroat Kitchen: Katie McKowen, D.J. Quintanilla, plus John Tesar heads back to TV

The culinary tv talent pool continues to run deeper than a fracking well in these parts. Next up to make the earth shake: Katie McKowen on the upcoming season of Hell’s Kitchen. When she’s not celebrating, you’re likely to find McKowen tending bar at Stephan Pyles’ Stampede 66 or cooking at Wolfgang Puck’s 560. And we already Continue reading → ...

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