On the Menu: Week of June 16

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Monday, June 17, 7:00 P.M.

Heart and Soil

Farm-to-table is more than just a buzzword at Pig & Prince, where chef Michael Carrino assists local livestock breeders, cures his own meats, and tends a nearby greenhouse. Now the Beard House alum is returning with friend and winemaker Maynard James Keenan for a celebration of the Garden State.

 

Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 P.M.

South Beach Swizzle

A sleek and glamorous steakhouse on Miami Beach’s sophisticated Lincoln Road, Meat Market offers a bill of fare that befits its environs: stylish seafood, striking steaks, and reimagined sides, all prepared with aplomb by its talented executive chef, Sean Brasel.

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On the Menu: Week of June 9

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Sunday, June 9, 6:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: San Francisco

M.Y. China, the latest restaurant from our longtime friend Martin Yan, will play host to this special benefit in San Francisco. Join him and other culinary talents—including JBF Award winner Charlie Trotter—for a celebration of the family table, along with wines from Michael Mondavi Family Estate.

 

Monday, June 10, 7:00 P.M.

James Beard House: Willamette Wine Country

Described by Gerry Frank of The Oregonian as “the best dinner house in the Willamette Valley and arguably in all of Oregon,” the Painted Lady seamlessly melds timeless techniques with stunning modern flourishes.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of June 2

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Sunday, June 2, 7:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: Nantucket, MA

Salt air. Raw, briny oysters. Crisp, chilled wine. There’s no better way to usher in the summer season than with an elegant seaside meal on New England’s quaint Nantucket Island. For this special Friends of James Beard Benefit, host chef Erin Zircher and her colleagues have crafted a menu as lovely and refreshing as the ocean vista itself.

 

Monday, June 3, 7:00 P.M.

Spring Sake, Global Flavor

For a tiny restaurant, O Ya pulls in big praise. It topped Frank Bruni’s list of America’s best new restaurants in 2008, while chef Tim Cushman received our Best Chef: Northeast award last year.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of May 19

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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... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of May 12

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Monday, May 13, 7:00 P.M.

Cocktail Tribute Dinner

On this day over two centuries ago, the first definition of “cocktail” appeared in print. Now that’s something we can drink to! Join our guest of honor, master mixologist Dale DeGroff, for this tribute to cocktails paired with delicious creations from chef Michael Lomonaco and his team from Center Bar at the Time Warner Center.

 

Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 P.M.

Feast of the Frankies

It was almost a decade ago that “the Franks,” Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli, opened the charming Frankies 457 Spuntino on a sleepy Brooklyn block. They now preside over a collection of restaurants that includes Frankies 570 in the West... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of May 5

 

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Monday, May 6, 6:00 P.M.

The 2013 JBF Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception

The “Oscars of the food world” is going Hollywood! Our 2013 Awards theme—Lights! Camera! Taste!—celebrates food on the silver screen. Whether lead or cameo, food’s recurring role speaks to its profound symbolism. This year’s reception will feature past JBF Rising Star Chef award winners and nominees, who will be creating dishes inspired by films.

 

Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 P.M.

Stone Crab Celebration

With its majestic river view and reputation for flawless coastal fare, the Bay House has become a prominent staple of Florida’s culinary landscape. For this Beard House dinner, chef Andrew Hunter has crafted a... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of April 28

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

Global Culinary Collaboration

When Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Starwood Hotels & Resorts joined forces to form Culinary Concepts, they created a global sensation that reflects the industry titan's renowned craft. Join us for this special Beard House dinner, featuring a tantalizing menu prepared by the hospitality group's most formidable chefs.

 

Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 P.M.

Sierra Nevada Foothills

After a career spent running bustling kitchens around the country, chef Mark Berkner put down roots amid the rugged Sierra Nevada mountain range and opened Taste Restaurant. With the region’s diverse agriculture at his fingertips, chef Berkner offers diners... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of April 21

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Monday, April 22, 7:00 P.M.

Modern Italian

“Though just about every restaurant serves some form of raw fish these days, very few approach Crudo’s mastery,” raves critic Howard Seftel of Arizona Central. Crudo is the specialty at Cullen Campbell’s charming modern paean to Italian fare, but the chef/owner’s thoughtful, innovative menu is impeccably executed from start to finish.

 

Tuesday, April 23, 7:00 P.M.

Reflections of Newport Spring

Welcome spring with an elegant New England–inspired menu prepared by chef Jake Rojas of the lovely Tallulah on Thames. An alum of Joël Robuchon at the Mansion in Las Vegas, Rojas will treat guests to a meal of his “... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of April 14

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Sunday, April 14, 12:00 noon

Baker's Brunch

A Philadelphia fixture for 30 years, the Night Kitchen Bakery & Cafe is celebrated for its whimsical cakes, retro environs, and sustainable practices. Start off the week by joining us when its talented team prepares an extravagant brunch of sweet and savory dishes.

 

Sunday, April 14, 5:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: Memphis

Memphis may be the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll, but one of the city’s biggest attractions is Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, a cozy Southern-inflected Italian eatery. For this benefit dinner, hosts Michael Hudman and Andrew Ticer will join forces with up-and-coming chefs from celebrated restaurants to... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of April 7

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Monday, April 8, 7:00 P.M.

Spring Elegance

Vernick Food & Drink has been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig LeBan as “one of the year’s most exciting restaurants,” and by in-the-know food lovers as one of the industry’s hottest tables. Join talented, buzzed-about chef Greg Vernick (an alum of Per Se and Jean Georges) as he makes his Beard House debut.

 

Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 P.M.

Three-Star Italian

After running the celebrated Il Buco for nearly 20 years, its owners decided it was time to launch a sister restaurant. Along came Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria—and heaps of praise. The New York Times awarded the... Read more >

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