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On the Menu: Week of November 2

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

November 01, 2013


Upcoming events at the James Beard Foundation

Here's what the James Beard Foundation is up to next week: 

Monday, November 11, 7:00 P.M.

Wild About Game

We know that the opportunity to work with exceptional ingredients makes chefs’ hearts race, so we’re giving them what they want. This one-of-a-kind Beard House dinner will feature some of the New York City area’s best chefs and a sumptuous fall menu of succulent game meats.

Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 P.M.

Enlightened Eaters

In the expanded edition of the wildly popular Clean Food, acclaimed chef Terry Walters demonstrates how beneficial a healthy diet can be through vegan and gluten-free dishes. Inspired, original recipes featuring wholesome and delicious ingredients prove that eating for health doesn’t have to mean sacrificing flavor.

Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 P.M.

Day of the Dead Celebration

Though his studies and career have taken him around the world, Mexico City native Abraham Salum sticks to his roots at Komali, where he seeks to enlighten diners about the nuances of his homeland’s regional cuisines. Join us for a taste of his signature, contemporary Mexican fare at our Día de los Muertos celebration.

Thursday, November 7, 12:00 P.M.

Beard on Books: Daniel Boulud

JBF Award winner Daniel Boulud is an industry icon and one of the world’s most successful and renowned chefs. His new cookbook, Daniel: My French Cuisine, tells the story of his coming of age as a young chef to how he adapted French cuisine to American ingredients and palates. With more than 75 signature recipes, plus an additional 12 recipes that Boulud prepares at home for his friends and family, as well as stunning photographs that capture the essence of Boulud's cuisine, this definitive book is a must-have for any epicurean.

Thursday, November 7, 7:00 PM

Best of Bentonville

The architecturally stunning Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, is nestled in a ravine in the heart of the Ozark forest, where it serves as a cultural home base for this burgeoning regional mecca. The area’s rich culinary traditions are on display at the museum’s acclaimed restaurant and the town’s lauded farm-to-table eateries.

Friday, November 8, 7:00 P.M.

Pittsburgh’s Critical Darling

In recent years, Pittsburgh has been recognized as one of the country's most promising food scenes, thanks in part to chef and Steel City native Kevin Sousa, who has brought his popular and acclaimed farm-to-table concepts to some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

Saturday, November 9, 7:00 PM

Contemporary Charleston

Why are diners flocking to the Charleston suburb of Mt. Pleasant? Because talented native son Patrick Owens tempts with refined, globally inspired Southern fare at his pair of acclaimed restaurants, Langdon’s and Opal.