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Jasper's

7161 Bishop Rd., Ste. G1 (Legacy Dr.) Send to Phone
469-229-9111 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Kent Rathbun describes his venture as being a modern outdoors-gourmet backyard restaurant.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Jasper's Restaurant Review

: Chef Kent Rathbun describes his venture as a modern al fresco gourmet backyard restaurant. Build an outdoor entertainment area with grills, a wood-burning pizza oven, refrigerators, a wine cellar and a no-mow yard and perhaps you, too, could be the consummate outdoor cook. The menu borrows from all parts of the world, turning out everything from Southern-inspired bourbon-creamed corn fritters and a California-dreaming wood oven-fired pizza to focaccia smothered with a trio of cheeses pelted with caramelized shallots and portobello mushrooms. At lunch, fancy cheeseburgers, sandwiches and a French dip, along with panini, grace the menu. The Texas peach barbecued pork loin, grilled-to-order and served with a tangy peach barbecue sauce, creamed corn and twice-baked potato, is a must, while the salt-crusted prime rib has earned top billing in the hearts of carnivores. For dessert, try the piping hot deep-dish Dutch apple pie, delivered in a cast-iron skillet, and drowning in a rum toffee sauce. The four course chef’s tasting menu with optional wine pairings, available Sunday through Thursday, is an attractive value-priced option for those eager to try a bit of the best of everything.

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Jasper's in Plano
by TexasAg95 on Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:00 pm
 
What a disappointment for a place that is held in high regard. I found that every food item served is a competition to see how many spices can be thrown in a dish. Spices and flavors seemed to be added to cover a foods natural flavor, instead of compliment and bring out the foods natural flavor.

First, the signature salad, Jasper's Greens, had too much vinegar. I recommend a little lemon to cut the bitterness. I ordered the Texas Peach Barbecued Pork Tenderloin. An overwhelming peach flavor served on top of what tasted like an overly sweetened homemade ketchup sauce. I could have easily been eating chicken or beef since I couldn't actually tast the meat. My colleague ordered the Lemon Rotisserie Chicken that had enough lemon season to make you pucker. A side of what I thought was mashed potatoes was brown in color, but I am really not sure what they were. I saw that another colleague had ordered a steak that was served a steak sauce, which should not be needed nor allowed on any steak served over $20 on an A la cart menu.

I recommend that chef Kent Rathbun cut back to the basics, or try one of the many more relaxed and affordable places at Legacy that serves a meal worth the money.
 
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