Events / Dinner

James Beard Speakeasy: A Repeal Day Cocktail Party

Fri, December 07, 2018

6:30 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Chris Cheung

East Wind Snack Shop, Brooklyn, NY

Evan Hanczor

Egg, Brooklyn, NY; and Goatfell Farm, Oak Hill, NY

Roger Jacobsen

American Whiskey, NYC

Rifko Meier

Oysters XO, NYC; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Charleston, SC; Miami; Chicago; Seattle; Philadelphia; New Orleans; and San Francisco

David Santos

Good Stock, NYC

Daniel Sharp

The Meatball Shop, NYC, Brooklyn, and Washington D.C.

Sam Alves

Distilled NY, NYC

Jordan Hall

Restaurant Marc Forgione, NYC

Kevin Hooshangi

American Whiskey and Distilled NY, NYC

Nick Iovacchini

Distilled NY, NYC

Zak Snyder

Grand Banks, Pilot, and Island Oyster, NYC

Joey Vargas

American Whiskey and Distilled NY, NYC

This December, our annual repeal day party returns for a raucous celebration of all things boozy. An all-star squad of food and beverage pros from New York’s Distilled, American Whiskey, and more will craft criminally tasty bites and whip up delectable cocktails to match—just keep it hush-hush.

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East Wind Snack Shop

The Incredible Har Gow


Pig’s Head Croquettes

Good Stock

Caldo Verde Fritters with Duck Chouriço, Potatoes, Kale, and Smoked Paprika Aïoli

Santos Grilled Cheese Special

The Meatball Shop

Truffled Cheeseburger Meatballs

Chicken–Parmesan Meatballs

Oysters XO

Mobile Raw Beausoleil Oyster Bar

American Whiskey

Foie Gras Custard–Filled Winter Squash

Cold-Smoked Oysters on the Half Shell with Pop Rocks and Horseradish

The Third Marriage > Pedro Ximénez Sherry with Applejack, Rye Whiskey, Bittercube Blackstrap Bitters, and Shaved Nutmeg

Boulvardier > Campari with Sweet Vermouth, Rye Whiskey, and Orange Twist 

Distilled NY

Tuna Tartare with Chile Oil and Pomegranate 

Pretzel–Cheese Bites

The Tribecan Old Fashioned > Balvenie 12 Year Scotch with Chamomile Syrup, Angostura Bitters, and Edible Flower 

Vieux Carre > Rye with Cognac, Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Benedictine Rinse, and Orange Twist

Grand Banks

The Queen of Rum Row > Appleton Estate Signature Rum with Wray and Nephew Overproof Rum, Thai Coconut Milk, Coconut Cream, Banane du Brésil, and Pineapple Juice

Naval Coffee > Appleton Estate Signature Rum with Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, Lustau East India Solera Sherry, Tiki Bitters, and Orange Bitters

Seabrined Martini > Tanqueray No. 10 Gin with Oyster ShellInfused Vermouth, Lillet Blanc, and Champagne Mignonette

Restaurant Marc Forgione

Rum Smugglers Punch > Owney’s Rum with Bertoux Brandy, St. George Spirits Spiced Pear Liqueur, Mulled Wine, and SOUND Sparkling Rose Tea

SOUND Yerba Mai Tea > Owney’s Rum with Orgeat, Lime, Orange Juice, Grenadine, and SOUND Sparkling Yerba Mate