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Star YouTube Chef Joshua Weissman Will Pop Up in Dallas

Plus, an exciting Cambodian eatery makes a comeback and more DFW dining intel

A white bowl of ramen garnished with meat, vegetables, and green leaves
Weissman’s miso tonkotsu ramen
Uchiba [Official Photo]
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YouTube star Joshua Weissman pops up at Uchiba

Uncommon Ramen, the pop-up series at Uptown restaurant Uchiba that’s hosted acclaimed chefs like Aaron Franklin, will kick off its newest run of events with YouTube star Joshua Weissman. Known for his instructional cooking videos, Weissman has racked up more than 4 million subscribers on YouTube. Before that, he was a chef at Uchiko, Uchiba’s sister spot in Austin.

At the Uncommon Ramen pop-up on Tuesday, September 7, Weissman will prepare smoked miso tonkotsu ramen with glazed Ibirico secreto, negi kimchi, brown butter corn, and ajitsuke tamago. Each bowl sells for $17, and reservations are recommended.

Cambodian eatery KampFire finds a new virtual home in Garland

Cambodian restaurant KampFire, which briefly opened its doors in Dallas in 2019, is making a comeback via a ghost kitchen. According to CultureMap, the restaurant is now serving its steamed Cambodian fish curry and other classic Khmer dishes via virtual Garland food hall Revolving Kitchen. Diners can place both pick-up and delivery orders via Revolving Kitchen’s website.

Plano eatery Suburban Yacht Club makes its debut

Chef Brian Luscher, formerly of now-shuttered Dallas dining institution the Grape, is behind the menu at Suburban Yacht Club, a casual new eatery set to open its doors in Plano on September 7. According to the Dallas Morning News, the restaurant’s menu takes its inspiration from Southern California, evidenced by dishes like beer-battered fish tacos, shrimp grilled in chile butter, and elotes topped with crushed Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Per Google, the restaurant will operate from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.