Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at the Beard House.
Bay Area Buzz, 7:00 P.M.
Thomas McNaughton and Ryan Pollnow, Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, Aatxe, Café du Nord, Central Kitchen, flour + water, and Salumeria, San Francisco
Three-time JBF Rising Star Chef award nominee Thomas McNaughton and Mugaritz alum Ryan Pollnow of the hot San Francisco restaurant group Ne Timeas are joining forces to bring a taste of the Bay Area, their creative concepts, and their extensive travels to the James Beard House. Expect an ocean-hopping menu that draws from McNaughton’s and Pollnow’s passion for Italian and Basque cuisines while highlighting the elevated techniques that have won their restaurants such acclaim. Featuring dishes such as Cabbage Chips with Beef Tartare, Horseradish, and Chiles; Ramp–Ricotta Agnolotti with Caramelized Whey, Spring Peas, and Preserved Lemon; and Short Rib with Smoked Bone Marrow, Sunchokes, Sunflower Seeds, and Wild Nettles, the menu will present comforting flavors of classic gastronomy through enticing presentations, placing these plates firmly in the present.
Can’t make it to the Beard House? Get insight into McNaughton’s culinary inspiration and pasta experimentation.
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