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7 Dishes You Won't Want to Miss in May

Elena North-Kelly

April 12, 2019


Thyme–Lemon Beignets with Lemon Curd (Photo: Rachel Burkons)

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 Thyme–Lemon Beignets with Lemon Curd (pictured above) to Lamb Ribs with Spicy Piri-Piri Sauce and Coconut Rice to Lobster Roll Pancakes with Miso-Grilled Maine Lobster and Shiso, here are 7 mouthwatering dishes to eat at the Beard House in May:

  • Sea Bass Tartare with Sea Urchin–Lemon Oil, Smoked Mackerel Egg Mousse, Skipjack Tataki, and Fish Roe Crust on May 1
  • Savory Lager Macarons with Whipped Bone Marrow and Wort-Pickled Huckleberries on May 2 
  • Chicken Confit–Liver Mousse Ravioli with Salsa Etrusca and Spring Onions on May 7 
  • Whipped Cauliflower and Blistered Mushrooms with Oven-Dried Caviar Lentils and Micro-Coriander on May 9
  • Lobster Roll Pancake with Miso-Grilled Maine Lobster, Shiso, and Radish on May 14
  • Thyme–Lemon Beignets with Lemon Curd on May 15
  • Lamb Ribs with Spicy Piri-Piri Sacana Sauce and Coconut Rice on May 16

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


Elena North-Kelly is director of content and communications at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.