Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, and their team at the James Beard House
Beef Tendons with Pho Mayonnaise
Chicken Livers with Crabapples and Balsamic
Dungeness Crab with Daikon and Yuzu
Behind the scenes in the James Beard House kitchen
Beets with Yogurt, Hibiscus, and Red Fruit
Potatoes with Buttermilk and Cress
Duck Broth with Onions and Fennel
Cod, Chicken, and Country Ham with Peppers
Short Ribs with Carrots and Mustard
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo at the James Beard House
Dates with Mascarpone and Oranges
Dinner

Animal Dinner

Vinny Dotolo

Animal and Son of a Gun, Los Angeles

Jon Shook

Animal and Son of a Gun, Los Angeles

In a city where the scene is usually everything, self-taught chefs Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook are telling a different story at their acclaimed restaurants: one about smart, satisfying, and freewheeling food that earned Animal a spot on Bon Appétit's list of the most important restaurants in America.

Event photos taken by Tiffany Smith. 

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Beef Tendons with Pho Mayonnaise
    • Chicken Livers with Crabapples and Balsamic
    • Dungeness Crab with Daikon and Yuzu
    • Philippe Foreau Vouvray Brut Réserve 2007 
  • Dinner

    • Beets with Yogurt, Hibiscus, and Red Fruit
    • Bisson Ciliegiolo Rosato 2012
    • Potatoes with Buttermilk and Cress 
    • Henri Prudhon & Fils Saint-Aubin Blanc 1er Cru Sur le Sentier du Clou 2008
    • Duck Broth with Onions and Fennel
    • Yves Cuilleron Vin de France Marsanne 2012
    • Cod, Chicken, and Country Ham with Peppers
    • Pascal Granger Chénas Cru du Beaujolais 2010
    • Short Ribs with Carrots and Mustard
    • Domaine La Manarine Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2011
    • Dates with Mascarpone and Oranges 
    • De Forville Moscato d'Asti 2012​
    • Wines generously provided by Rosenthal Wine Merchants.​

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  • Mon, 10.07.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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