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John Tesar

Feast Forward

Oct 6, 2015 By Tom Thornton

How much does Feast Portland tell us about the food festival Aaron Franklin will be starting in Austin next year?

Smoked in Texas: Smoked Sturgeon Headcheese

Jan 6, 2014 By Daniel Vaughn

In the video above, chef John Tesar of Spoon in Dallas raises the smoked-filled glass dome to reveal one of his signature dishes. It’s a headcheese made of apple wood smoked sturgeon. The presentation is dramatic, but the that’s only the beginning. The smokiness of the fish is deep.