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8 Dishes You Need to Eat in July

Elena North-Kelly

June 13, 2017


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 Korean fried chicken with red chile butter to burrata with green garbanzos and tellicherry granola to watermelon–king crab salad with black mizuna and yuzu, here are 8 mouthwatering dishes you'll want to chow down on during the month of July: 

  • Korean Fried Chicken with Red Chile Butter on July 10
  • Summer Asparagus, Crab, and Lobster Bisque with Lobster-Infused Olive Oil and Canadian Sturgeon Caviar on July 12
  • Foie Gras with Cherries and Vanilla on July 13
  • Tapioca Dumplings with Ground Pork, Salted Radishes, and Peanuts on July 17
  • Grilled Salmon with Fennel, Olive, and Radish Relish; Watercress; and Rosé Aïoli on July 19
  • Watermelon–King Crab Salad with Black Mizuna, Mandarin, and Yuzu on July 25
  • Grilled Caraway Seed–Cured Duck with Wilted Cabbage, Sun-Dried Cherries, and Spiced Pecans on July 26
  • Burrata with Pea Purée, Green Garbanzos, Tellicherry Granola, and Sunflower Sprouts (pictured above) on July 27

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


Elena North-Kelly is managing editor at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.