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10,000 Bites in One Houston Night

Chef From Kemah Restaurant With Endless Waitlist Pulls Off the Most Extraordinary Dinner in the World

Paper City review and photo by Mai Pham 8/29/19

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Around the World in 10000 Bites…100 Guests Dine on 100 Courses from 10 Countries Bubbles and Baubles, the VIP Evening Before, Made for an Unforgettable Weekend for This City Lifestyle blogger Roz Pactor fills in the details of these record-breaking events 8/25/19
Photo by Jack Potts

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Chef charles carroll interviews david skinner

Listen to hear all about Chef Davids past and build up to the creation of the infamous Eculent!

Listen to the Recipe Podcast with Chef Charles Carroll here.

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How to Eat 101 Bites in One Night

WHILE 100 GUESTS, DRESSED IN THEIR FINEST COCKTAIL ATTIRE, lined up for Around the World in 10,000 Bites Saturday evening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a cloud of mystery loomed overhead.

By Timothy Malcolm Houstonia Magazine 8/20/2019 at 6:00am

Photo by Watita Holt

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Houston's hottest food event of the summer sends lucky locals around the world in 10,000 bites

In what is likely to be hailed as the culinary event of the summer, Around the World in 10,000 Bites did everything it promised it would.

By Holly Beretto for CultureMap Houston : Dishes from the USA, prepared by chef David Skinner & Stacey Mullen of eculent & Nancy Manlove and Tamara Stanger.
Photo by Watita Holt

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‘Around the World in 10,000 Bites’ culinary experience of a lifetime

Eculent is bringing Kemah residents a dining experience unlike any you can imagine— it's the perfect setting for a culinary showcase!

CW39’s Maggie Flecknoe and the Morning Dose crew paid a visit to eculent just prior to #10000Bites

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san antonio current reports…




San Antonio Chef Tapped for James Beard Benefit Reception in Houston this Month

Posted By Lea Thompson on Wed, Aug 7, 2019 at 12:54 pm
Photo courtesy Aguillon & Associates

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Outside Houston, a chef with a flair for the avant-garde serves up three hours of sorcery

Eculent never seats more than a dozen people, and when two months’ worth of reservations for the three-hour, $225 dinner theater are made available, they go in a flash. Skinner, who doesn’t have a publicist and has never advertised, says he fills seats mostly through word of mouth and social media. A thousand people are on the wait list.

June 11th, 2019 by Tom Sietsema, Washington Post

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Champagne, Caviar and World Class Chefs – You’re Invited!

A unique event is coming to H-town this month—Bubbles and Baubles. You’ll mingle with chefs from around the world and sample 20 COURSES OF their delicious creations, all while sipping on French champagne and enjoying bites of caviar. (BTW, I’m told there will be lots of caviar.)

Houston Chronicle Article By Tanji Patton on July 30, 2019 at 9:33 AM

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Around the World in 10,000 Bites

On August 17th, 100 diners will each try 101 tasting plates designed by chefs representing 10 different countries including the United States, Spain, Nicaragua, and Mexico.



We’ve Got VIP Access

Go all-in for acclaimed Eculent chef’s “Around the World in 10,000 Bites” event on August 16 & 17.

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This intimate avante-garde experience serves up 40 courses!

You'll Feel Like You're In A Mad Scientist's Lab At This Secret Restaurant Near Houston

July 8th by Cicely Rubottom

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Around the world goes global

2019年8月17日、アメリカ テキサス州ヒューストンにて行われる料理イベント”Around the World in 10,000 Bites” (世界を一万口でという意味)にM・R・S エグゼクティブシェフ板垣大輔が招聘されました。


Eculent Hits the National Stage with Washington Post Review

The Kemah restaurant with a unique tasting menu and dining approach is getting recognized in a big way.



Chef David skinner reveals his oklahoma background, schooldays with garth brooks, kristen chenoweth and starting a restaurant at the age of 16….

Washington Post’s 5-episode series “Secret Table” features Chef Skinner’s eculent on episode 2.

See the whole video and read Tom Sietsema’s review here>>>

ABC Television’ “localish” series recently sent a film crew to Chef David Skinner’s eculent restaurant in Kemah, TX for a look behind the magic.


Down in Kemah, tucked behind a steakhouse called T-Bone Tom’s, is a place called Eculent, where a mad genius named David Skinner is serving up the culinary experience of a lifetime. But few have heard of him or his restaurant.One of the Best Restaurants in the World Is In Kemah. And Nobody Has Heard of It.

One of the Best Restaurants in the World Is In Kemah. And Nobody Has Heard of It.

By Scott Vogel  1/28/2019 at 12:00am  Published in the February 2019 issue of Houstonia'



Around the World in 10,000 Bites promises 101 courses from 10 countries. Are you ready?

Eculent Chef to Host Once-in-a-Lifetime Dining Experience

By Timothy Malcolm  5/28/2019 at 3:45pm


Chef Luc McCabe will be representing Cornwall – and Canada – at one-of-a-kind culinary event this summer.

Chef McCabe to Add Canadian Flavour to International Culinary Event

May 29, 2019 By Bob Peters


HOUSTON, TEXAS: Around the World in 10,000 Bites

Join some of Arizona’s distinguished chefs such as David Duarte, Brett Vibber, & Tamara Stanger at Around the World in 10,000 Bites.

June 7th by WriteOnRubee, Scottsdale, AZ

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Read the full interview on Chef’s Roll.