A rabbi, a clown and a sushi chef walk into a restaurant. They’re here to celebrate Purim

At Scottsdale’s newest kosher restaurant, a sushi chef quietly worked behind a counter stacked with a pile of triangular cookies. The chef had been at Fata Morgana since it opened in the back corner of a long strip mall off Scottsdale Road in January. But the cookies were a new offering.

Co-owner Bar Timi began ordering them a few weeks ago in preparation for the Jewish holiday Purim, which begins the evening of March 16 this year.

Stuffed with apricot jelly or sweet fillings like chocolate, the triangle-shaped hamantashen are given as gifts during the holiday, which while not as

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Exclusive: Fahrenheit’s new chef hopes to earn a Michelin star for Charlotte

Chef Justin Loo joins chef Rocco Whalen and chef David Feimster at one of Charlotte’s most popular rooftop restaurants.

With him, he brings 20 years of dining experience and a menu refresh debuting Monday, March 7.

Why it matters: Loo says he wants to bring home a Michelin star to Charlotte with his efforts at Fahrenheit, noting it’s not easy, but his fine-dining experience has prepared him for the challenge. “I’ve done it before in Vegas at Nobu,” he tells me. Nobu, a high-end Japanese restaurant, was awarded one Michelin star two years in a row when Loo worked

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Panda Express chef on the appeal of orange chicken and why American Chinese is its own regional cuisine

Chef Jimmy Wang, director of culinary innovation at Panda Express, spoke to NextShark about the process of creating the next big dish, authenticity in the kitchen and his own go-to order.

What comes to mind looking at the circular Panda Express logo, featuring a soft, curvy panda with a blank expression popping out against a red background? For many, the zesty taste of orange chicken is synonymous with the brand. Or maybe it’s nostalgic memories of sitting in a mall food court, a scent vaguely reminiscent of Asian cuisine hanging in the air.

For me, actually, it’s this video.

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Pei Wei and Celebrity Chef Jet Tila Partner on Culinary Innovation and Menu Relaunch

Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 10:45 AM EST

DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Wok’s aren’t the only thing getting fired up at Pei Wei Asian Kitchen! Pei Wei is excited to highlight its partnership with Food Network star Jet Tila on a wide variety of NEW menu items.

Chef Jet Tila launched a trio of signature dishes, highlighted by the incredibly craveable, and...
Chef Jet Tila launched a trio of signature dishes, highlighted by the incredibly craveable, and low-calorie Thai Coconut Curry, along with the Spicy Korean BBQ Steak and Thai Basil Cashew Chicken. Chef Jet’s innovative recipes and unique flavors were an instant hit with guests.(PRNewswire)

On May 13, 2019

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