Mark O'Leary

Boston

Asian Fusion


Specialities

Asian Fusion

About Mark O'Leary

Mark O'Leary is the executive chef of Shojo Asian Bar & Bistro in Boston, Massachusettes, where he explores the bounds of Asian fusion with creative and inspired small plates. Mark's tapas style menu draws inspiration from various Asian cuisines to highlight the best, most flavorful ingredients of each season.

Before Shojo, Mark honed in on his culinary talent in the kitchens of JM Curley and O Ya. He is also the co-founder of Guchi‚Äôs Midnight Ramen, and recent winner of "Best Pop-Up" award for his pop-up event series, "The Future of Junk Food".


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Mark O'Leary's Video Tutorials

Duck Fat Fries

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Easy

These fries are cooked twice to optimize their texture, and infuse their flavor with savory, delicious duck fat.

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Kimchi Fried Rice

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Easy

Tangy kimchi is intermixed with crispy, caramelied rice to make a delicious Korean-inspired side dish.

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Sesame Charred Greens

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Easy

Quick high-heat cooking gives traditional Chinese greens a tender texture and rich, smokey flavor.

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Slow-Roasted Pork Belly Bao Bun

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Intermediate

Spice coated pork belly is cooked low and slow to make a succulent, melt-in-your-mouth bao filling.

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How to Make Bao Buns

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Intermediate

These soft, pillowy steamed buns are the perfect vessel for boldy flavored fillings.

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Crispy Shrimp Bao with Yuzu Aioli

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Intermediate

Steamed buns provide the perfect contrasting texture for tender, crispy shrimp topped with a creamy citrus sauce.

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Chicken Tori Ramen Broth

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Intermediate

Learn the professional secrets to making perfectly balanced tori broth for a restaurant-quality ramen experience at home.

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How to Assemble Tori Miso Ramen

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Easy

Explore the art of ramen by learning how to pick and arrange traditional garnishes for a perfect balance of flavors and textures.

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