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On the Menu: Week of June 15

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

June 12, 2015


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

Monday, Jun 15, 7:00 P.M.
Garden State Luxe 
Restaurateur Chris Cannon cut no corners when opening Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen: set in a restored historic mansion, the property features stunning architecture, a contemporary-art collection, an oyster bar, a sleek rathskeller that once housed the town jail cell, and a light-filled dining room where chef Kevin Sippel serves thoughtfully composed seasonal tasting menus.

Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 P.M.
Vermont Supper 
After its first iteration as a popular Burlington-area food truck, Aaron Josinsky and Nathaniel Wade’s Misery Loves Co. evolved into a bustling brick-and-mortar concept that includes a restaurant, bar, and bakery. Join us in sampling the rich flavors of Vermont’s terroir when the duo takes a road trip to the Beard House.

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 P.M.
Sexy New Jewish Cooking 
The list of accolades for the recently opened Abe Fisher is long and luminous: a Best New Restaurant from Travel + Leisure, raves from the Philadelphia Inquirer, three stars from Philadelphia Magazine. Helmed by chef Yehuda Sichel and co-owners Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook, the innovative eatery serves Jewish cuisine from around the world.

Thursday, June 18, 7:00 P.M.
Celebrity Chef Tour: Calabasas, CA 
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Thursday, June 18, 7:00 P.M.
Homage to Chefs: Past and Present 
Trace the history of haute cuisine at this exclusive dinner at the Beard House. Chef Robert J. Ciborowski will guide diners from past influences to present innovations as each course pays tribute to gastronomic giants, using their signature dishes as the inspiration for a meal that is simultaneously classical and cutting-edge.

Friday, June 19, 7:00 P.M.
Taste of Paradise 
Named one of the islands’ “10 Top Chefs to Watch” by Modern Luxury Hawai‘i magazine, Jean-Georges and Bouley alum Jon Matsubara earns rave reviews at Japengo, where he deftly spins local ingredients into modern, Hawaiian-inspired fare.