Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Monday, August 8, 7:00 P.M.
With a résumé touting stints at San Francisco’s Meritage and New Jersey fine-dining mecca Agricola, chef Manlee Siu has made her mark through seasonally driven cuisine defined by the farms and producers around her. Now chef de cuisine at the elegant Angle, Siu will treat Beard House diners to a decadent Floridian feast showcasing the bounty of some of her favorite local farmers.
Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 P.M.
Sample rising culinary talent when a group of tastemakers honored by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington decamps to the Beard House. The crew, all 2016 nominees of the annual RAMMY Awards, have lined up a seasonal menu that will leave you itching to book a visit to our nation’s capital.
Wednesday, August 10, 7:00 P.M.
Combine classical French training with a passion for pit-roasting and you’ll get Tuffy Stone, whose Q Barbeque restaurants draw crowds from far and wide. Join us as the barbecue competition champion brings his brisket bona fides to the Beard House for an edible lesson on award-winning ’cue.
Thursday, August 11, 7:00 P.M.
Hot chicken is having a moment: Nashville’s favorite fowl is popping up nationwide, thanks to chefs like Hattie B’s John Lasater, who have elevated the dish beyond its quotidian roots. Join us for a taste of this family-owned restaurant’s signature style, where Southern hospitality and powerful flavors yield spicy yet satisfying results.