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On the Menu: Week of February 16

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

February 13, 2015


Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:

Tuesday, February 17, 7:00 P.M.
Delmonico's Does Mardi Gras!
A New York institution for over 175 years, Delmonico’s keeps diners coming back again and again thanks to chef Billy Oliva, who injects his own flair into the restaurant’s classic menu. Inspired by Mardi Gras, Oliva has created this one-night-only, New Orleans–meets–Delmonico’s feast.

Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 P.M.
Eye on Atlanta
Drew Van Leuvan worked under some of the world’s best chefs—including Jean-Louis Palladin, Wylie Dufresne, and Joel Antunes—before opening Seven Lamps in Atlanta’s bustling Buckhead neighborhood. Join this chef-on-the-rise as he comes to the Beard House to prepare his style of satisfying craft cuisine.

Thursday, February 19, 7:00 P.M.
Chinese New Year Celebration
Celebrated after the fall harvest and before the new planting season, the Chinese New Year is marked by elaborate ceremonies, festive parades, and a large banquet in honor of one’s ancestors. Join us as acclaimed chef Richard Hales helps us ring in the Year of the Sheep with a spectacular feast.

Friday, February 20, 7:00 P.M.
Big Easy, Southern Style
At the new and modern Carrollton Market, Morimoto and Le Bec-Fin alum Jason Goodenough pays tribute to NOLA’s singular culinary heritage. The chef crafts dishes from the region’s finest ingredients, resulting in a menu that’s at once soulful, fresh, and unpredictable.

Saturday, February 21, 7:00 P.M.
Nourishing the Past
At Mason’s, Brandon Frohne serves ingredient-driven food that honors Southern traditions while deftly incorporating modern touches. This unique dinner will explore his grandparents’ European roots and their journey through Bulgaria, Switzerland, Africa, and Canada, which ultimately shaped his family’s food heritage.