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On the Menu: Week of August 11

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

August 09, 2013


Upcoming events at the James Beard House

Check out what's happening at the James Beard House next week:

Tuesday, August 13, 7:00 P.M.

Soulful Supper

In recent years, Philadelphia has emerged as one of the country’s most exciting food scenes, thanks in part to locavore favorite Supper, where Daniel alum Mitch Prensky creates his soulful American cuisine with a modern twist—sourced almost exclusively from the nearby Blue Elephant Farm.

Wednesday, August 14, 12:00 noon

Enlightened Eaters: Suzanne Landry

Known as the "Fresh Food Chef," author and educator Suzanne Landry joins us after the release of the second edition of her book, The Passionate Vegetable, to discuss how food choices drastically affect our quality of life. From her wealth of professional and personal experience, Landry encourages a healthier lifestyle with recipes that can end cravings, restore vitality, and satisfy everyone’s nutritional needs.

Wednesday, August 14, 7:00 P.M.

La Vie en Rosé

Is there anything that says summer more than a glass of crisp, chilled rosé? The Project Group executive chef Carmine Di Giovanni, who was formerly chef de cuisine at Picholine, has designed a paean to the refreshing, colorful quaff with this gorgeous tasting menu of his refined New American food.

Thursday, August 15, 7:00 P.M.

Washington Bounty

At Santé restaurant in northeastern Washington, serious food lovers opt for Le Cordon Bleu–trained chef Jeremy Hansen’s tasting menu, which highlights the Emerald State’s local bounty prepared with an exquisite technique honed at restaurants like Café Gray in New York City, and paired with the region’s superb wines.

Friday, August 16, 6:30 P.M.

Wicked Good Burger and Beer Bash

Barbecue competition masters Goodman, Hart, and Husbands are back at the Beard House, now with a herd of their talented colleagues. Join us for this indulgent walk-around feast featuring the most beloved dishes from their latest book, Wicked Good Burgers.