Events / Dinner

Regional Spotlight: Brown in the South

In Partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance

Wed, August 14, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Vishwesh Bhatt

Snackbar, Oxford, MS

Asha Gomez

The Third Space, Atlanta

Meherwan Irani

Chai Pani Restaurant Group, Asheville, NC and Atlanta, GA

Cheetie Kumar

Garland, Raleigh, NC


John T. Edge

Southern Foodways Alliance, Oxford, MS

The Brown in the South supper series features a team of celebrated chefs of Indian descent who live and cook in the American South. Now the skilled team is heading to the Beard House for their next pop-up, with a stellar lineup of Beard Award winners, nominees, and semifinalists in tow: Cheetie Kumar, Asha Gomez, Meherwan Irani, and Vishwesh Bhatt (who nabbed our Best Chef South 2019!).

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Spiced Milk Fritters with Saffron Sauce

Sweet Potato–Jalapeño Biscuits with Tomato Jam

Rye Bread with Jazzed-Up Benedictine Spread


Black Pepper–Watermelon Sorbet Float 

Heirloom Tomatoes with Corn Chaat and Coconut–Corn Cream 

Indian Summer Thali > Pork Vindaloo; Bhindi Masala with Peanuts; Fish with Summer Vegetables; Cumin Rice; Raita; and Green Tomato Achaar

Peaches-and-Cream Falooda with Saffron, Cardamom, and Peach Ice Cream; Basil Seeds; Vermicelli; and Masala Milk

A selection of fine beverages, including 1947 Premium Lager, will be served with this dinner.

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