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On the Menu: Week of December 15

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

December 13, 2013


Next week at the James Beard House

Here's what's on the Beard House calendar next week:

Monday, December 16, 7:00 P.M.

Five-Star Ode to Pittsburgh

After a stint at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, Kristin Butterworth is back at the utterly elegant Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s French-inspired Lautrec. Find out why Butterworth has received one accolade after another, including both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five- Diamond awards for 2011, during this spectacular fine-dining experience.

Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 P.M.

New England with a Southern Heart

What happens when a Vermont raised chef marries a food-loving Southern gal? They open up a restaurant, of course. At the Downtown Grocery, chef Rogan Lechthaler—whose pedigree includes Boston’s Mistral and Blackberry Farm in Tennessee—turns out impeccable, ingredient- inspired fare while his wife oversees the front-of house with her signature charm.

Wednesday, December 18, 7:00 P.M.

Bavaria to Bohemia

At the newly opened BRONWYN, über-talented chef Tim Wiechmann celebrates the food and drink of his native Germany. The restaurant’s rustic, European tavern vibe is reflected in a menu that features handmade sausages, giant Brezeln​ from the in-house bakery, and regional specialties such as Riesling sauerkraut, all crafted with the chef’s signature finesse.

Thursday, December 19, 7:00 P.M.

Summer to Winter

Experience New York State’s rich winter and summer bounties at this unique dinner featuring just-harvested and well-preserved local ingredients prepared by chef Eric Gabrynowicz and paired with local wines selected by wine director Stephen Mancini, two Union Square Café alums who have teamed up at Westchester’s hyper-seasonal Restaurant North.

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