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On the Menu: Week of July 20

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

July 17, 2015


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

Tuesday, July 21, 7:00 P.M.

Summer Seafood Celebration

Named for a region in northern India known for its decadent cuisine, Awadh is run by chef/owner Gaurav, who employs the ancient technique of pukht, or slow fire-roasting, to brilliant effect. Find out why the Village Voice named Awadh the best Indian restaurant of 2014 at this elegant seafood dinner.

Wednesday, July 22, 7:00 P.M.

New American

Dallas hot spot Proof + Pantry draws crowds with its eclectic cocktails and whimsical take on American cuisine, serving up inspired bites like bone marrow with onion marshmallows. Join us as chef Kyle McClelland brings diners to the edge of our national culinary frontier through seasonal fare and innovative techniques.

Wednesday, July 22, 7:00 P.M.

Enlightened Eaters

Clean eating doesn’t have to mean subsisting solely on celery and carrot sticks. In her new cookbook, Clean Green Eats, celebrity chef Candice Kumai presents over 100 straightforward recipes that are simple, but far from boring. From smoothies to steak salads to yes, even cookie dough ice cream, Kumai proves that a healthy diet truly can be diverse and delicious.

Saturday,  July  25, 6:00 P.M.

Chefs & Champagne 

Join us for the 25th anniversary of Chefs & Champagne®, the James Beard Foundation’s annual summer tasting party in the Hamptons. We're honoring celebrated TV personality, chef, and cookbook author Carla Hall. You'll also find flowing Champagne Taittinger, the wines of Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Stella Artois®, and culinary offerings from a select group of over 40 celebrated chefs, many from JBF Award–winning restaurants.