Tre From ‘Top Chef’ Lets Texas Down; Momofuku Ko Still On for Fall

Some Texans aren’t happy about the Lone Star State’s Tre Wilcox losing the barbecue challenge on Top Chef: “The fact a Texan didn’t finish in the top three in a barbecue challenge is, alas, troubling and disappointing.” [Dallas Observer]
Related: Adam Platt Is Willing to Bet Against Howie on ‘Top Chef’ [Grub Street]

David Chang, looking for an assistant, is aiming for a fall opening of Momofuku Ko. [Eat for Victory/VV]
Related: David Chang Going Upscale — Again [Grub Street]

A new blog about Latin food in New York, Nueva York Guide, just launched. It was created by two undisputed experts, Carolina Gonzalez and Seth Kugel, who wrote the book on the subject. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

Bob Evans, whose sausage gave so many Americans joy, is dead. [NYT]

If you long to hear the sounds of an orchestra made up of vegetable instruments, Vienna is your go-to spot. [Serious Eats]

Del Posto dessert chef Nicole Kaplan loves Fluff, Ring Dings — and Grom , where she’s tried everything on the menu. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]
Related: Grom’s Gelato Conquers New York for Italy [Grub Street]