On the Menu: Friday, March 4, 2016


Here’s a taste of what’s on tap this weekend at the Beard House.

Friday 3.04
Iconic Italian, 7:00 P.M.
Fortunato Nicotra
Felidia, NYC

Dazzling diners since 1981, Lidia Bastianich’s Upper East Side institution Felidia garnered three stars from the New York Times and a Beard Award nomination for Outstanding Restaurant, thanks to chef Fortunato Nicotra’s masterful work. Sicilian by birth and raised in Torino, Nicotra has kept Felidia’s star shining bright since joining the restaurant nearly two decades ago. For his Beard House dinner, the accomplished toque is showcasing the full range of his native skills, presenting innovative twists on Italian classics like Tutto Tonno Tonnato > Yellowfin Tuna Variations with Tonnato Sauce and Ravioli Carbonara > Egg Yolk and Grana... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of February 29


Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:


Monday, February 29, 7:00 P.M.

Bold Asian Flavor​

An alum of Beantown favorites like Lumière, T.W. Food, and Hungry Food, Phillip Tang has now brought his talents to the new Banyan Bar + Refuge, an Asian-inspired gastropub in the city’s South End that’s already earned a glowing review from the Boston Globe.


Tuesday, March 1, 7:00 P.M.

Tavern Supper... Read more >

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Ask a Chef: What Would You Eat for Your Last Meal on Earth?

"Spaghetti with sea urchin and limpets, but only if I could gather them from the shores of Sicily. Otherwise, because it's my last day on earth and I don't care about cholesterol and blood pressure, I would want a four-pound aged steak with a large side of pommes soufflé." –Fortunato Nicotra, Felidia, NYC

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JBF Kitchen Cam