Events / Dinner

Heritage: Asians in the South

Tue, July 16, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Shuai Wang

Jackrabbit Filly, North Charleston, SC

James Moran

Sou! (opening Fall 2019), Louisville, KY

Ming Pu

The 502 Bar & Bistro, Prospect, KY

Cynthia Wong

Life Raft Treats, Charleston, SC

Southern U.S. cuisine has always been beloved for its warmth, traditions, and regional ingredients, but we’re just as thrilled about its ever-evolving identity as new voices and flavors rise to the top. We’re excited to welcome a cadre of chefs who work in the South, but also cook from their Asian heritage, for a fun night celebrating place, ancestry, and lots of style.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Egg Sandwiches with Dashiyaki Tomago, Uni Deviled Eggs, and Geechie Boy Mill Cornmeal Pâte à Choux 

Lu Rou Fan Arancini with Kentucky Proud Pork Belly and Ramp Green Vinaigrette 

Charred Spanish Octopus with Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Ham, Housemade Gochujang, and Lime 


Ahi Tuna with Pickled Kumquat, Puffed Sorghum Berry, Fermented Ponzu, Wild Ramp Oil, and Michter’s Distillery Bourbon 

Johnnycake with Heirloom Tomatoes, Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Ham, Duke’s Mayonnaise, and Maple Ponzu

Manchester Farms Three-Cup Quail with Bourbon-Smoked Benne, Thai Basil Honey, and Pickled Chiles


Family-Style Feast of Black Hawk Farms Korean Short Ribs with Bourbon Barrel Soy, Pineapple, and Herbs; Compressed Cucumbers with Furikake; Ashbourne Farms Kimchi; and Hoppin’ John Fried Rice with Geechie Boy Mill Rice, Field Peas, Peanuts, and Miso–Ham Dashi

Not Fried Chicken > Waffle Ice Cream with Cookie Bone, Caramelized White Chocolate, Corn Flakes, and Waffle Bits

A Parting Gift > Calamansi Jelly Slices

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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