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Taste America: Boston

A Virtual Dining Event

Sun, October 18, 2020

8:00 PM
Mei Mei
Price: $150 Phone: 212.627.2308

A national event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America will bring chefs and diners from 20 cities around the country together for a virtual communal dinner to support local independent restaurants. 

Enjoy a three-course meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by chef Irene Li and includes dough wine and Rabbit Hole whiskey, along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring a lineup of James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.



Irene Li
Mei Mei, Boston

Beekeeper's Salad > Watercress with Arugula, Aged Cheddar, Medjool Dates, Bee Pollen, Toasted Nuts, and Honey Buttermilk Dressing
** Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Egg-Free, Fish- and Shellfish-Free

Cumin Lamb Shepherd's Pie > Pasture-Raised Lamb with Cumin, Sichuan Peppercorn, Yukon Gold Potatoes, and Garlic Panko Topping
** Egg-Free, Fish- and Shellfish-Free, Nut-Free

Alternate Entrée
Cumin–Peppercorn Farmer's Pie > Lentil–Mushroom Blend with Cumin, Sichuan Peppercorn, Yukon Gold Potatoes, and Garlic Panko Topping
** Vegan. Not modifiable.

Almond Jelly with Fresh and Preserved Fruits
** Vegan, Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Fish- and Shellfish-Free. Soy and nut allergies cannot be accommodated.

Wine Courtesy of

dough wines
dough Pinot Noir 2019

Whiskey Courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery

*Menu is subject to change
*Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required, instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

*Please note guests must be 21+ to order and pick up a meal kit.

Your three-course meal will be available to pick up on the afternoon of Sunday, October 18 at Mei Mei (506 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215).

Through our Open for Good campaign, the Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

Food containers and packaging have been generously donated by Placon, located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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