Tyler Williams Helps Expand Husk and More Chef News Down South
In Savannah, Sean Brock appointed Tyler Williams (Woodfire Grill) chef de cuisine at his forthcoming outpost of Husk, slated for a December debut.
In New Orleans, Southern comfort is the bill of fare at newly opened The Flying Pig. Cafe Roma prepares to move into the former Primitivo in Central City. Isaac Toups is rolling out a monthly themed dinner series called Counter Club, taking place at the exhibition kitchen at Toups South.
In Nashville, Pat Martin went fast-casual with Hugh-Baby’s BBQ & Burger Shop.
In Louisville, the team behind Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen branched out with Waylon’s Feed and Firewater, a Southern-inspired eatery in St. Matthews.
In Atlanta, Taria Camerino came aboard as culinary director at Golden Eagle and Muchacho.
In Austin, the folks behind Winebelly went casual and all-American with Phoebe’s Diner. Alabama’s gourmet popsicle shop, Steel City Pops, expanded to Austin. Papalote added a third outpost on South Congress. Jodi Elliott closed the Mueller location of Bribery Bakery. El Sapo is no more.
In Dallas, The Statler revealed the executive chef, Angela Hernandez, of its forthcoming Asian restaurant, Fine China.
In Charleston, Sambar Indian Kitchen became the latest vendor at Workshop. Jason Daly replaced Emily Hahn as executive chef at Warehouse.
In Miami, Coco Bambu Miami brought Brazilian-inspired seafood to South Beach.