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August 9, 201652 min
CHEF JASON DADY FROM JASON DADY RESTAURANT GROUP - TALKS ABOUT HIS APPEARANCES AT THE UPCOMING LA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL Since 2001, Texas native Jason Dady has aimed to raise the bar of dining in San Antonio, TX, to match the other elements of what the top tourist destination has to offer. He works beyond the role of restaurant owner to create a tight-knit bond with his team and the local community with Jason Dady Restaurants. His accolades include: “Best Chef San Antonio” by San Antonio Current and San Antonio Magazine, “40 Under 40 Rising Star” in the San Antonio Business Journal, a StarChefs Rising Star Restaurateur Award, CultureMap’s 2016 Tastemaker Award for “Chef of the Year,” and he has been honored as a James Beard semifinalist. Dady opened The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills in 2001, featuring one of the city’s first tasting menus, followed by the modern American cuisine at BIN 555 Restaurant & Wine Bar in 2004. He then refocused on returning to his affinity for fine Italian cuisine, with the launch of  Tre Trattoria—now  his  flagship—in  2007, initiating the movement for restaurants in San Antonio to create handmade pasta. His current concepts include the Northern Italian, Tre Enoteca (2015); an award-winning family-friendly Texas pit ‘cue Two Bros BBQ Market (2008); and B&D Ice House (2014); along with  DUK Truck, a mobile kitchen. Dady introduced the coastal seafood-centric Shuck Shack in July 2015, a spot where thoughtfully approachable food and family fun collide. Next up for Dady is a second Two Bros BBQ Market, slated for early 2017. APPEARANCES AT LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE 2016   AMAZON PRESENTS EAT THE WORLD WITH EMERIL LAGASSE 8/25/16, 7:00p - 10:00p DOWNTOWN: Grand Avenue and 1st Street Price: $115.00   VIP: $160.00 The inimitable Emeril Lagasse hosts an evening that brings chefs from all over the country to celebrate the food they are most passionate about. The walk-around tasting that spans one of the most iconic blocks of downtown Los Angeles on the steps of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and The Broad features exciting culinary creations from all over the map. The inspiration for the global take on cuisine comes from the upcoming Amazon Original Series, Eat The World which follows world-famous Lagasse as his award-winning friends and colleagues José Andrés, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien, Marcus Samuelsson, Aarón Sánchez and Nancy Silverton introduce him to the history, techniques and cooking traditions of their favorite locales across the globe. Guests will sample food from some of the best chefs in the country as they highlight the dishes that inspire them all while enjoying a plethora of beer, wine and cocktails. Creative Cuisine, Delectable Drinks, Magical Music, Stellar Setting….can somebody say, BAM! VIP Tickets – Beat the crowds with a VIP Ticket which gets you access a full 30 minutes before the general admission. LIVE on Grand hosted by Tyler Florence 8/27/16, 7:00p - 10:00p DOWNTOWN: Grand Avenue and 1st Street Price: $175.00   VIP: $250.00 Enjoy an unbelievable strolling reception with an extraordinary musical performance by a musical guest! An exceptional evening starring 30 chefs and 50 wineries serving up delicious tastings for you to enjoy while enjoying the Cityscapes of one of the greatest cities in the world. This is the culmination of a city-wide celebration of all things Food, Wine, Celebrity, Music and Los Angeles. VIP Access - Early access to the event. Very Limited Quantities are available. WWW.LAFW.COM WWW.JASONDADY.COM INTERNAL AND INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE SPECIALIST DR. DANA COHEN – ZIKA 101  **ZIKA AND WEST NILE ALERT** There hasn’t been a travel advisory in the continental United States since polio but now with the outbreak of Zika in Florida we have one, and mosquito bites are inciting fear among many Americans.  According to a recent survey by WebMD, people are more concerned about mosquitoes this year than in past years


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