Whether or not you appreciate the come-and-go nature of restaurateur Casie Caldwell's Kitchen LTO concept, you have to admit that it's interesting. The idea of a constantly rotating slate of chefs has promise, especially in attracting new talent to Dallas' culinary scene. Some of the restaurant's components may get a little lost in translation during the furious shuffle from one chef to another, but there's no disputing that the concept has merit.
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Which is why current LTO chef Blythe Beck's campaign to stick around at the restaurant past her original four-month tenure really doesn't make a whole lot of damn sense. Beck, whose butter-drenched southern comfort food is certainly popular in Dallas, launched a campaign on Facebook this week, urging users to "like" her Facebook page to show support. If the page reaches 1,000 likes by December 31, Eater Dallas reports that the chef will be able to keep her job for another four months.More »