On the Menu: Shenandoah Splendor

The HomesteadThe Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia

Surrounded by Virginia’s majestic Allegheny Mountains, the luxurious Homestead resort offers guests a charming and historic Shenandoah Valley getaway. Nowhere is that distinctive Southern charm more fully on display than in the resort’s elegant dining room, where executive chef Mark Gallaudet serves playful renditions of classic regional dishes. Gallaudet and his team, Tom Ruth, Todd Bemis, and Pastry Chef Michel Finel, will present their tempting cuisine at tonight's Beard House dinner, and reservations are still available. Check out the menu below, then click here to secure your seat. Hors d’Oeuvre Lamb Rillettes with Stone-

Comments (0)

On the Menu: Mangiare from the Market

Michele Platt and Francesco Buitoni When in the Hudson Valley, discerning diners—not to mention culinary icons like Mario Batali—get their fill of market-driven Italian cooking at the aptly named Mercato, the charming osteria run by the seventh-generation progeny of one of the world’s most famous pasta-making families, Francesco Buitoni, and his wife, Michele Platt. The couple is on deck for tomorrow's Beard House dinner, and you can still snag a seat. But first, have a look at the menu: Hors d’Oeuvre Gnudi with Fava Bean Purée Hudson Valley Pork Shoulder Porchetta and Slaw Sliders Lenny Bee's Smoked Trout and Spicy Mustard Quail Saltimbocca and Saffron Risotto Bites Northwind Farms Chicken Liver Bruschetta Pairing: Bellenda Brut Rosé NV Dinner

Comments (0)

On the Menu: March 20 through March 26

Walking up the Beard House back stairs Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House and around the country next week: Sunday, March 20, 5:30 P.M. James Beard in Oregon It’s no accident that we’ve chosen Jim Beard’s birthplace as the site of our 2011 JBF Awards Nominee Announcement. Guests at this spectacular dinner will be treated to a meal prepared by the best chefs in Portland, Oregon, many of them past JBF Award winners themselves. Monday, March 21, 7:00 P.M. Simplicity Refined A culinary wünderkind whose résumé includes stints with Charlie Trotter and at Michelin-starred restaurants in his native Austria, Markus Glocker now helms Gordon Ramsay at the London,

Comments (0)

On the Menu: Luxury Beach Escape

Michael Reardon Shutters on the Beach has been captivating visitors for almost two decades with its intoxicating combination of casual elegance, breathtaking locale, and a see-and-be-seen vibe. But it’s chef Michael Reardon’s Mediterranean-inspired, market-driven, upscale beach fare that keeps discerning diners coming back for more. You can still get a seat at chef Reardon's Beard House dinner, which kicks off at 7:00 tomorrow night. If you're tempted by the menu below, click here to make your reservation. Hors d’Oeuvre Grilled Littleneck Clam and Chorizo Skewers Grass-Fed Beef Tartare with Yukon Gold Potato Chips and American Caviar Santa Barbara Uni Crostini with Umbrian Oil and Sea Salt Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Dehydrated Grapes, Saba, and Pignoli Pairing:Graham Beck Gamekeeper's Reserve

Comments (0)

Eye Candy: Resto Burgers

Resto burgers At our annual Burger Bash, New York chefs put their spin on one of America's favorite foods. Resto chef Bobby Hellen combined beef cheek and aged strip for his patties, then topped them with grilled pickled red onions and Pyrenees Brebis cheese. It was all sandwiched between potato buns and crowned with tête de cochon croquettes. See more photos from the Burger Bash here.

Comments (0)

On the Menu: The Madison Club

Daniel Fox and Jason Veal Although it boasts more than 100 years of history, the Madison Club is anything but old-fashioned, thanks to its talented chefs. Daniel Fox and Jason Veal bring a passion for locavore practices and handcrafted artisanal products to this historical venue. You can get a taste of the duo's Wisconsin-focused cuisine at tomorrow night's Beard House dinner. Check out the menu below and click here to reserve your seat. Hors d’Oeuvre Crispy Pork Belly with Star Anise–Crusted Nairagi, Pineapple–Kumquat Marmalade, and Verjus Reduction Petit Great Lakes Fish Fry Housemade Wisconsin Cheddar Bratwursts

Comments (0)

On the Menu: Columbia Valley Terroir

James John Cafe Portland’s James John Cafe has developed a cult following for its simple bistro cuisine, which proudly features the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Chef/owner duo Suzanne Bozarth and Aaron Solley will bring their talents to the Beard House tomorrow night with a menu that will pair perfectly with the terroir-driven boutique wines of the Grande Dalles. Have a look at the menu below, and click here to make reservations. Hors d’Oeuvre Smoked Cod with Horseradish Cream Nettle Soup Shooters Leeks and Bacon on Croutons Pork Rillettes (Get the

Comments (0)

On the Menu: Lincoln

Jonathan Benno For New York City–based food lovers, one of last year's biggest openings was Jonathan Benno’s long awaited restaurant, Lincoln. Now we're only days away from one of this season's most anticipated Beard House dinners, where the Thomas Keller protégé and former Per Se chef de cuisine will give us a taste of his meticulously crafted, contemporary Italian fare. Take a look at the menu below, and click here to learn more about Monday's event featuring Lincoln. Hors d’Oeuvre Olivas Ascolana > Stuffed and Fried Olives San Daniele Prosciutto–Wrapped Grissini Arancini Marinated Sardines with Roasted Peppers Taschino with Roasted Squash and Salvatore Bklyn Ricotta Pairing: Bisol Crede Prosecco di Valdobbiadene 2009 Dinner Beet, Endive, Radicchio

Comments (0)

Eye Candy: Valentine's Day Tea

Petits Fours Glacés At last Sunday's Valentine's Day tea, guests were treated to a wide selection of delicate savories and tempting sweets, such as these charming petit fours glacés. You can see a gallery of photos from the event here.

Comments (0)

Eye Candy: April Bloomfield's Beard House Dinner

pear and frangipane tart with prunt–armagnac ice cream When April Bloomfield presented her signature brand of rustic and bold European cuisine at the Beard House last month, her menu featured dishes like bacon-wrapped rabbit terrine, acquacotta (get the recipe!), and the above pear and frangipane tart, topped with a prune-armagnac ice cream. View more images from Bloomfield's event.

Comments (0)

Pages