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10 Dishes You Need to Eat in November

Hilary Deutsch

October 11, 2017


(Photo: Katie June Burton)

Want to know what’s cooking in American restaurants right now? Just take a peek into the James Beard House kitchen, where dozens of chefs from all over the country come to cook each month. From Buttered Lobster with Ibérico Ham and Leeks to Lamb with Shishito Peppers and Sunchokes (pictured above) to Warm Local Cornmeal Cake with Chestnut Mousse, here are 10 mouthwatering dishes you'll want to chow down on during the month of November: 

  • Hokkaido Wagyu Beef with Cauliflower Spuma, Roasted Chestnuts, and Curry Furikake on November 3
  • Warm Local Cornmeal Cake with Chestnut Mousse, Apple Crumble, and Cider Jelly on November 4
  • Bison Tongue Tacos with Salsa Macha and Escabeche on November 6
  • Fried Manchester Farms Quail Pad Prik King with Bradford Watermelon–Carolina Reaper Barbecue Sauce, and Creamy African Runner Peanut Grits on November 7
  • Miang Khum > Herb Wrap with Sweet-and-Sour Reduction, Toasted Coconut, Ginger, Peanuts, Limes, Thai Chiles, Shallots, Garlic, and Crispy Dried Shrimp on November 8
  • Hirabara Farms Cabbage with Shio Kombu, Green Goddess, and Buttermilk on November 9
  • Lamb with Shishito Peppers, Sunchokes, and Black Pepper Sauce on November 13
  • Buttered Lobster with Ibérico Ham, Leeks, and Figs on November 15 
  • Boudin Balls with Pork, Crayfish, and Tabasco Aïoli on November 23
  • Rock Salt–Roasted Beef Prime Rib with Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Corn, Creamed Spinach, Yorkshire Pudding, and Whipped Horseradish Cream on November 30

To view all upcoming Beard House dinners and book your seat, check out our events calendar. 


Hilary Deutsch is digital media coordinator at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.