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11 Dishes You'll Want to Eat in November

JBF Editors

October 31, 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. From octopus with saffron aïoli and black garlic to slow-cooked egg with sunchokes and white truffles to beef short ribs with persimmons, burnt honey, and cedar wood–smoked chanterelles, here are 11 mouthwatering dishes you'll want to chow down on during the month of November: 

  • Cinnamon and Red Wine–Poached Pear with Rumi Spice Saffron–Honey Ice Cream on November 3
  • Octopus with Romesco, Saffron Aïoli, Sorrel, Black Garlic, and Radishes on November 4
  • Spiny Lobster Pastelón with Sofrito Béchamel, Radish Salad, and Papaya Seed Dust on November 5
  • Smoked Bison Tongue with King Trumpet Mushrooms, Swiss Chard, Bison Bone Marrow, Watermelon Radishes, and Citrus Gastrique on November 7
  • Slow-Poached Arcadian Pastures Egg with Sunchokes and Urbani White Truffles on November 10
  • Ahi Tuna Nachos with Togarashi, Wasabi Aïoli, and Housemade Wontons on November 12
  • Fried Green Tomatoes with Pork Belly and Sauce Choron on November 14
  • Apple Brandy–Cooked Apples with Shredded Phyllo, Citrus Cake, Spiced Orange Crémeux Cylinder, Caramel, and Whiskey Fire (pictured above) on November 17
  • Duck Strozzapreti with Duck Confit, Shiitakes, and Preserved Onions on November 19
  • Asian Profiteroles with Char Siu–Style Kurobuta Pork Belly and Napa Cabbage–Spicy Radish Kimchi on November 24
  • Beef Short Ribs with Persimmons, Burnt Honey, and Cedar Wood–Smoked Chanterelles on November 30

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