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Next Week: Chumley's + Diwali

JBF Editors

October 13, 2017


Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House and beyond.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Chumley's: The Next Chapter 

First opened during Prohibition, Chumley’s became a frequent haunt of literary titans like Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and more. Now reimagined for the modern era, the legendary speakeasy has become a dining destination, where the subtle influences of chef Victoria Blamey’s Chilean roots on its American fare has earned the eatery two stars from the New York Times.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sophisticated Chophouse

Get ready for a luxurious steakhouse experience when the team from STK decamps to the Beard House for a sophisticated, seasonal fête. Expect sumptuous food (think: Angus beef duo), decadent wines, and an exciting atmosphere at this sultry autumnal celebration.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Glitzy Waterfront

Get a taste of coastal Florida’s bounty when Gavin Pera heads north for his Beard House debut. Pera will be dishing up a seasonal menu replete with elegant seafood, Prohibition era–inspired rum cocktails, and stellar wines.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Celebrity Chef Tour: Nashville

For general inquiries, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Julie Marshall at 212.633.9145 or

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Diwali: Festival of Lights

At the newly opened Indian hot spot Old Monk, chef Navjot Arora plies Big Apple diners with sophisticated, modern takes on soul food of the Subcontinent. Get a taste of his tawa and tandoor technique when Arora presents a feast in honor of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.