On the Menu: Week of May 19

Upcoming events at the James Beard House

 

Here's what's happening at the Beard House next week:

 

Sunday, May 19, 12:00 noon

The Velvet Rope Brunch

Trying to get a reservation at one of the Crown Group’s über-hip restaurants can be an exercise in futility. But when celebrity-chef-about-town John DeLucie visits the Beard House with the chefs and partners from Bill’s Food & Drink, Crown, and the Lion, we’ll have a seat waiting for you.

 

Monday, May 20, 7:00 P.M.

The New Classic

Although Commerce is nestled in one of the West Village’s quietest nooks, it wasn’t long before word got out about past JBF Rising Star nominee Harold Moore’s instant-classic dishes like chicken for two and Heather Bortnem’s delicious housemade breads. This dinner will feature boutique selections from New Wines of Greece.

 

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 P.M.

The JBF Greens: A Night of Film and Food

The James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) is partnering with the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s own under-40 group, New Wave, to present a fabulous evening of film and food at the organization’s new Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Guests will enjoy a special screening of Kings of Pastry, followed by a reception featuring some of New York’s finest chefs, cocktails, beer and wine.

 

Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 P.M.

Uncommonly Fabulous

A year ago Adam Longworth traded in his role as chef de cuisine under Alfred Portale at the storied Gotham Bar and Grill to take over a charming restaurant in a 19th-century Vermont barn. For this event, Longworth will collaborate with former colleague Ron Paprocki, Gotham’s pastry chef, on this exquisite New American meal.

 

Wednesday, May 22, 12:00 noon

Beard on Books: John Sundstrom

Seattle epicureans flock to the celebrated Lark restaurant for its rustic yet elegant cuisine that showcases local artisans, farmers, and foragers. JBF Award-winning chef John Sundstrom’s new cookbook, Lark: Cooking Against the Grain, tells the story of the Emerald City restaurant and cooking through the seasons of the Pacific Northwest. With gorgeous photographs and thoughtful recipes, readers can experience the buzz without having to leave the comfort of their own homes.

 

Wednesday, May 22, 7:00 P.M.

On a Lark

Emerald City epicureans flock to the celebrated Lark restaurant for its rustic yet elegant cuisine that showcases the work of the finest local artisans, farmers, and foragers. Join us in fêting JBF Award–winning chef John Sundstrom’s new cookbook, Lark: Cooking Against the Grain, with a stunning menu steeped in the rich bounty of the Pacific Northwest.

 

Thursday, May 23, 7:00 P.M.

Essence of Portland

After earning his culinary chops at Clyde Common and Olympic Provisions, Jason Barwikowski now helms the kitchen at the Woodsman Tavern, a Portland eatery known for its European-inflected American fare sourced from local and artisanal purveyors. Complemented by the striking pairings chosen by wine director Carly Laws, this tantalizing menu pays homage to the rich terroir of the Pacific Northwest.

 

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