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11 Things We Can't Wait to Eat in July

Elena North-Kelly

June 30, 2016


Want to know what’s cooking in American restaurants right now? Look no further than the James Beard House kitchen, where dozens of chefs from all over the country come to cook each month. Here are 11 mouthwatering dishes we can't wait to chow down on during the month of July: 

  • Salt-and-Pepper Softshell Crab with Cilantro Pesto, Peanuts, and Hot-and-Fragrant Celery Salad on July 6
  • Foie Gras with Toasted Challah, Rose Tahini, and Carob Molasses on July 7
  • Sea Bass with Corn–Leek Risotto and Shellfish Nage on July 12
  • Heirloom Tomato Tart with Fleur de Thym Vinaigrette and Burrata on July 14
  • Cocoa–Orange Pot de Crème with Full Bloom Apiaries Honey–Glazed Brioche Doughnuts on July 18
  • Octopus Terrines with Piquillo Pepper Mojo and Leek Ash on July 19
  • Pistachio Biscuits with Strawberry Jam, Pistachio Cream, White Chocolate, Homemade Pistachio Praline, and Red Glaçage with Strawberry Juice on July 20
  • Crawfish Etoufée–Smothered Fried Catfish with Stone-Ground Grits on July 21
  • Maine Lobster with Chilled Corn Soup, Crème Fraîche Foam, Bisque Croquette, and Cumin Popcorn on July 26
  • Duck Heart Anticuchos with Aji Panca Chiles and Smoked Duck Egg Hollandaise on July 27
  • Raw Scallops with Oroblanco, Pickled Chanterelles, Ginger, and Kombu (pictured above) on July 28

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