On the Menu: February 11 through February 18
February 10, 2012
Monday, February 13, 7:00 P.M. The Vanguard Kitchen At the Catbird Seat, Nashville’s most buzzed-about new restaurant, diners can’t get enough of the whimsical yet refined tasting menus created by alums of Fat Duck, Noma, and Alinea. Secure your seat now for this talented team’s Beard House debut. Tuesday, February 14, 7:00 P.M. Valentine's Day Celebration At Paragon, chef Scott Mickelson’s elegant and seasonal cooking always scores big with discerning diners. For Valentine’s Day, this Beard House alum will treat guests to a lavish menu that highlights his signature, tempting union of French and Asian cuisine. Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 P.M. Beard on Books: Lauren Shockey Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris chronicles French Culinary Institute graduate Lauren Shockey's journey through four haute cuisine kitchens around the globe, with original recipes inspired by the flavors and techniques she learned along the way. Thursday, February 16, 7:00 P.M. Beatles Tribute Dinner On February 16, 1964, the Beatles made a record-breaking appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. To commemorate this important event in rock’n’roll history, chef Ron Eyester will prepare an edible homage to the Fab Four featuring his signature riffs on ingredient-driven Southern fare. Friday, February 17, 12:00 P.M. Midwinter Luncheon Forward-thinking chefs around the country are embracing sustainability, but few are as pioneering as Bell Book & Candle’s John Mooney. With a state-of-the-art aeroponic rooftop garden, he supplies the chic West Village eatery with virtually year-round produce. Experience the buzz firsthand with a tasting of the locavore champion’s eclectic menu. For details and reservation, visit jamesbeard.org/events or call 212.627.2308.