This Way In >>

BBQ Expert Aaron Franklin is heading to Dallas to make ramen


Apparently a James Beard “Best Chef” award isn’t enough for BBQ king, cookbook author and TV personality Aaron Franklin. Now he plans to make ramen.

Uptown Dallas’s Top Knot restaurant is extending their Uncommon Ramen series, adding Franklin, chef Tyson Cole (also a James Bear Best Chef winner and cookbook author) and Jackson, MS chef Jesse Houston (Saltine restaurant) to its lineup.

The chefs will collaborate with Top Knot chef Angela Hernandez on the three-night series. The ramen costs $15, and a portion of the proceeds goes benefits No Kid Hungry. Cider from Bishop Cider will be offered for pairing.

Details for Franklin’s and Houston’s ramens are sketchy, but Cole’s Spicy Yuzu Ramen is set for his Monday, January 30 feeding, which begins at 5 pm: shio chicken broth, confit pork belly, cured egg 63, fermented chili and nori. In addition, two types of Japadogs will be available – Kimchi Cheese Dog (bacon stewed kimchi, nacho cheese, crispy fried onions) and Banh Mi Dog (chicken liver pate, cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrot, TK-racha, mayo)

Franklin’s meal is slated for Monday, February 27, 5 p.m.  Houston goes live Monday, March 27, 5 p.m.

                    

Recently Published

»

Incredible fried chicken and waffles is now on the menu at this well-regarded Frisco restaurant

Great chicken and waffles is all about the details. The Vinyard ...

»

You need this specialty dessert (and this patio at Las Palmas) in your life

If there’s one Tex-Mex restaurant that will compel you to cancel ...

Bobby's Burger from Bobby Flay
»

Bobby Flay will be griddling up (potentially) exceptional burgers in DFW very soon at “Bobby’s Burgers”

Looks like Food TV guy Bobby Flay is expanding his new burger ...

»

Shooting guns with chefs is a thing at this Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation October fundraiser

The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation is hosting it’s second ...

»

BBQ guru Aaron Franklin and Uchi guy Tyson Cole headline new DFW charity fundraiser grazer

Here’s your chance to mix and mingle with BBQ guru Aaron ...

»

Bonchon’s K-fried chicken wings are a steal in this deal

The crisp, crackly crunch of Korean fried chicken is irresistible, ...

»

Bid on John Tesar’s caviar pie plus two dozen other chefs’ one-of-a-kind pies at this year’s Piehole Project culinary scholarship fundraiser

If you’re into eating sweets and doing sweet things, mark Oct. ...

»

Portillo’s drives its “Beef Bus” back into town for two weeks of previews – and a chance to try their Windy City hot dogs and beef sandwiches

If you missed the chance to preview the famous hot dogs and beef ...

»

AT&T Stadium food and beverage options – where to find the best food at Dallas Cowboys games and stadium events

Texas’ AT&T Stadium is the home team venue for the ...