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Next Week: New England Barbecue + Florida Icon

JBF Editors

June 16, 2017


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

Monday, June 19, 2017

New England Barbecue

Through the competitive IQUE BBQ Team and the authoritative Wicked Good Barbecue, masters of smoke Andy Husbands and Chris Hart are spreading the gospel of New England ‘cue. Get a taste of their fired-up fare when they return to showcase Andy’s latest Cambridge hot spot the Smoke Shop and their just-released cookbook, Pitmaster.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Southern Peach

It’s peach season below the Mason-Dixon Line, and South Carolina chef Brandon Velie is so inspired by its abundance that he’s created an entire tasting menu devoted to the local bounty. Drawing from his passion for Southern cooking, Velie has written an edible homage to the quintessential summer fruit.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Florida Icon

Often referred to as the “Father of Florida Cuisine,” multiple James Beard Award winner Norman Van Aken has helped shape our culinary landscape and developed an international following for his trailblazing fare. Join us for a taste of the iconic chef and cookbook author’s latest restaurant concept, which he calls his “love letter” to the Sunshine State.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Leading with Vegetables

Taste the best of summer’s bounty when John Cichon, chef at the esteemed Lacroix at the Rittenhouse, decamps to the Beard House for an elegant vegetable tasting. Located inside the historic AAA Four Diamond Rittenhouse Hotel, this Philly favorite will be serving up a seasonal soirée you won’t want to miss.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

A Classic, Revisited

Since 1936, Oliver’s has captivated Buffalo’s dining denizens thanks to a steady stream of extraordinary talent in the kitchen. Now, after a recent renovation and revamped menu by Nickel City rising star Ross Warhol, this culinary landmark continues to shine through sophisticated, artfully presented plates.