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On the Menu: Week of June 9

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

June 07, 2013


Upcoming events at the James Beard House

Check out these great upcoming events at the James Beard House and beyond:

Sunday, June 9, 6:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: San Francisco

M.Y. China, the latest restaurant from our longtime friend Martin Yan, will play host to this special benefit in San Francisco. Join him and other culinary talents—including JBF Award winner Charlie Trotter—for a celebration of the family table, along with wines from Michael Mondavi Family Estate.

Monday, June 10, 7:00 P.M.

James Beard House: Willamette Wine Country

Described by Gerry Frank of The Oregonian as “the best dinner house in the Willamette Valley and arguably in all of Oregon,” the Painted Lady seamlessly melds timeless techniques with stunning modern flourishes. This innovative and locally inspired menu will be paired with organic, boutique wines from Anderson Family Vineyard.

Tuesday, June 11, 7:00 P.M.

James Beard House: Eclectic Italian

For an impressive meal on Florida’s Gulf Coast, look no further than Massimo’s, a hidden gem in the shadow of Tampa’s lively restaurant scene, where Massimo Patano’s eclectic Italian dishes and spectacular wine list have been exceeding diners’ expectations for almost a decade.

Wednesday, June 12, 12:00 noon

Beard on Books: Alex Guarnaschelli

As the daughter of a respected cookbook editor, Food Network star and JBF Award winner Alex Guarnaschelli developed a passion for food at a young age. In her new book, Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook, Guarnaschelli shares her journey from being a waist-high taste-tester to a celebrated chef, her secrets for great home cooking, and comforting, delicious recipes that will help any cook master the stove.

Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 P.M.

Greens: A Movable Feast

Join the James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) and Stonehenge Supper Club for our second annual Moveable Feast. Greens members will join residents from the Stonehenge properties for a unique tasting party where you’ll hop from floor to floor, apartment to apartment, in the company's newest luxury high-rise building, 101W15. Work your way through gourmet bites and tasty beverages while taking in fantastic city views and experiencing a serious case of real-estate envy.

Thursday, June 13, 7:00 P.M.

James Beard House: The Four Seasons: Past and Present

In his 1959 review of the then new Four Seasons, Craig Claiborne wrote that it was the most exciting restaurant to debut in decades. These days, even after celebrating its 50th birthday, the Four Seasons is still one of the city’s most magical dining spots.

Saturday, June 15, 10:00 A.M.

James Beard House: The JBF Biannual Cookbook Sale

Shop from over a thousand new and used cookbooks at bargain prices! JBF members welcome at 9:30 A.M.; bring your membership card.