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A “Top Chef” winner is bringing a massive Tex-Mex restaurant to Tysons next week

There’s Mexican food and then there’s Tex-Mex food. The two cannot be confused, especially with Ometeo. The huge new company in Northern Virginia Top chef Season 18 winner Gabe Erales and Long Shot Hospitality Group (Dauphine’s, The Salt Line) honor Erales’ childhood on the Texas-Mexico border in an inviting space that celebrates Southern hospitality and… Read More »

Review: The documentary “Menus-Plaisirs – Les Troisgros” is worth seeing

None of the cinematic tropes that characterize today’s food documentaries – sweeping pans, glistening surfaces, a climactic string symphony – are absent Menus-Plaisirs – Les Troisgros, a captivating new four-hour documentary about the three-Michelin-star restaurant Troisgros. Instead of the usual highfalutin luxury aesthetic hyped up in documentaries like… Chef’s Table And Taco ChroniclesThe film presents… Read More »

Why do all the chefs cross their arms in photos?

Jamie Oliver does it. David Chang and Christina Tosi do it. Giada De Laurentiis and Emeril Lagasse don’t know what to do with their hands, but they did it. It seems like every chef puts on their chef clothes, sharpens their knives, and suddenly feels the need to fold their arms for photo ops. Chefs… Read More »

The Best New Chicago Cookbooks of 2023

Like most shopping experiences in 2023, the experience of browsing the food-slash-cooking section of a bookstore is absolutely overwhelming. New titles are constantly popping up, and you could spend all day rummaging through pocket-sized odes of canned fish or fat baking bibles, only to end up stuck with too many choices. Eater Chicago steps in… Read More »