On the Menu: Week of December 9

Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen

 

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

 

The Ryland Inn Revisited

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

One of New Jersey's most storied restaurants, the Ryland Inn was once known for training some of the Garden State's top culinary talent. Shuttered for renovations, the renowned temple of fine dining recently reopened under the direction of talented chef Anthony Bucco, who is ready to start a new tradition of fine dining at the historic inn.

 

Beard on Books

Wednesday, December 12, 12:00 P.M.

Tap into the minds of world-renowned chefs with photographer Melanie Dunea’s book, My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals. The stunning collection of portraits, which... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of December 2

Wine glasses ready at the Beard House.

 

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

 

The 11th Annual Holiday Party

Sunday, December 2, 6:00 P.M.

Join the James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) as we celebrate the holidays at our 11th Annual Holiday Party. Don't miss this chance to explore our muse's home and sample culinary delights from some of the city's most exciting chefs. A special scotch tasting by The Glenlivet, a selection of fine wines from Sequoia Grove Winery, and beers from Stella Artois will be served to keep everyone in good spirits. A goodie bag and heaps of holiday cheer are guaranteed.

 

Delmonico Decadence

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

Ever since its 1837 opening as America's first fine-dining restaurant,... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of November 25

Chefs assemble dishes in the James Beard House kitchen

 

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

 

25th Anniversary Spectacular 

Tuesday, November 27, 7:00 P.M.

What's better than celebrating JBF's anniversary at the Beard House? Doing so with Aquavit, New York's outstanding, Scandinavian-inspired restaurant, which also turns 25 this year. Come applaud the merry run our two establishments have had with a feast of traditional Nordic fare with modern touches.

 

Beard on Books: John Howie

Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 P.M.

In his book, Passion & Palate: Recipes for a Generous Table, chef/restaurateur John Howie shares colorful stories from his impressive career and over 240 delightful recipes from his empire of award-winning... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of November 18

Outside the James Beard House

 

Spanish Holiday Table

Monday, November 19, 7:00 P.M.

No discussion of the South's booming food scene is complete without mentioning Cúrate, the spirited Asheville-based tapas bar that's helmed by a married couple who also happen to be alumni of El Bulli. Join us for a taste of the team's interpretation of classic Spanish holiday fare.

 

Thanksgiving with a Southern Twist

Thursday, November 22, 6:00 P.M.

Leave the basters and the kitchen twine at home and join us at the Beard House for a Down South–inspired Thanksgiving feast. That renowned hospitality will be on display this Turkey Day when acclaimed chef Scott Varnedoe comes up North to show us exactly how they do it in Baton Rouge.

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On the Menu: Week of November 11

Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen

 

Fall Truffle Celebration

Monday, November 12, 7:00 P.M.

Mysterious, pungent white truffles are the most prized of all the truffle varieties: during the treasured tuber's brief fall season, it's wise to enjoy it as often as time (and one's wallet) allows. To celebrate the fleeting fungi, Baltimore-area celebrity chef Cindy Wolf will be joining us at the Beard House for a lavish, truffle-scented feast.

 

South Texas Coastal Catch

Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 P.M.

Karey Johnson is an expert on seafood, and not just because she has a lifetime of experience preparing it under her belt: she's also a firm advocate for sustainable fishing and farming. Join us for a taste of her robust coastal cooking, which will showcase the pristine... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of October 28

Wine glasses ready at the Beard House.

 

Friend of James Beard Benefit: Atlanta

Sunday, October 28, 5:30 P.M.

Our celebrated Sunday Supper series is returning to Atlanta for a third year of fabulous food and festivities. This year JBF Award winners and hosts Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison have culled a formidable group of the best and brightest chefs in the South to prepare an intimate, family-style feast.

 

Ohh La L'amour

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

Nearly 20 years ago, Bernard and Sarah Bouissou found love in French cuisine—and with each other—while working at New York City’s legendary Le Cirque. Today the husband-and-wife team indulge their shared passion for French cuisine at their eponymous restaurant and wine bar.

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On the Menu: Week of October 21

events at the James Beard House

 

Sweet and Savory Baker's Tea

Sunday, October 21, 4:00 P.M.

A taste of childhood is never far away at Flour Bakery + Cafe, where Joanne Chang and her team whip up batches of crowd-pleasing and nostalgic treats daily. Join us when this JBF nominee presents a spread of sweet and savory baked goods to enjoy with wine and Le Palais des Thés teas.

 

Friends of James Beard Benefit: Las Vegas

Sunday, October 21, 5:00 P.M.

Our exciting annual Sin City event brings together some of the area’s most talented chefs for an evening of modern, inspired, sophisticated, and luxurious high-voltage Vegas cuisine. This spectacular dinner benefits the Jean-Louis Palladin Professional Work/Study Grant and honors the late, great Jean-... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of October 7

Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen

 

Here's what's on the JBF calendar next week:

 

Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 P.M.

Beard on Books: Peter Kaminsky

Veteran food writer Peter Kaminsky rejects the idea that healthy eating equals bland food and calorie counting in Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well). After years of boundless eating and the looming threat of diabetes, Kaminsky learned to employ strategies for everyday healthy eating without sacrificing the pleasures of food and drink.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 P.M.

Sunshine State Celebration

These days there’s more to envy about Florida than just the great weather: the state is also home to a burgeoning epicurean scene. Orlando is no exception,... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 30

Wine glasses ready at the Beard House.

 

Here's what's on the JBF calendar next week:

 

Sunday, September 30, 6:00 P.M.

Fourth Annual Brooklyn Cooks

We’re bringing the best of Brooklyn to the Beard House! Join us for a special multi-course menu prepared by chefs from the city’s most delicious borough. The Greens will offer an exclusive The Glenlivet scotch tasting during the reception.

 

Monday, October 1, 7:00 P.M.

Autumn Splendor

After a brief stint at the Encore in Las Vegas, husband-and-wife team Ryan and Kelleanne Jones returned to their native Connecticut to open the acclaimed Mill at 2t, where discerning locals can get a taste of the couple’s modern and ingredient-driven American cuisine.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 23

Chefs assemble in the kitchen at the Beard House.

 

Here's what's on the JBF calendar next week:

 

Sunday, September 23, 12:00 noon

Let's Do Brunch!

Philadelphia diners flock to husband-and-wife duo Andrew and Kristin Wood’s Russet for their elegant, ingredient-focused fare—and on weekends, it’s tough to snag a seat for their deliciously rustic brunch. Set in a historic Rittenhouse Square townhouse, the intimate eatery offers a daily-changing menu of Italian- and French-inspired cuisine.

 

Monday, September 24, 7:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Philadelphia

Join host chef Jon Cichon and some of his esteemed colleagues at the renowned Philadelphia eatery Lacroix at the Rittenhouse for a very special Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner. To celebrate ten... Read more >

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