Events / Taste America

Taste America: Los Angeles

Tue, July 20, 2021

5:00 PM
Hinoki & the Bird
Price: $250 per pair (single tickets not available) Click here to purchase tickets!

Hinoki & the Bird
10 West Century Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90067

5:00 – 7:00 P.M. First Seating for Dinner
8:00 – 10:00 P.M. Second Seating for Dinner

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Hinoki & the Bird will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chef Brandon Kida will prepare a three-course menu that reflects his signature style, and highlights the uniqueness of his restaurant and the Los Angeles community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.

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Brandon Kida
Hinoki & the Bird
Los Angeles

Buckwheat Sourdough with Kerrygold Butter and Assorted Kerrygold Cheeses

** Contains dairy and gluten

Cocktail courtesy of Rabbit Hole Distillery

California Whitefish Crudo with Sungold Tomatoes and Basil Seed Ponzu

** Gluten-free and nut-free; contains alliums and seafood

Short Rib Sambal with Ember-Roasted Yam, Pickled Jalapeños and Umeboshi Crème; Summer Corn Fried Rice, Thai Basil Pisto, and Watermelon; Grilled Maitake Mushroom; and Garlic Aïoli

** Gluten-free and nut-free; contains alliums and dairy

Salt-Baked Cauliflower with Black Bean Vinaigrette, Ember-Roasted Yam with Pickled Jalapeños and Umeboshi Crème; Summer Corn Fried Rice, Thai Basil Pisto, and Watermelon; Grilled Maitake Mushroom; and Garlic Aïoli

** Gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian; contains alliums

Japanese Cotton Cheesecake with Summer Berries and Strauss Farms Cream

** Nut-free; contains dairy and gluten

Flight of Rabbit Hole whiskeys
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Dareringer Straight Bourbon Whiskey (finished in PX sherry casks)
Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Wine pairings to be announced.

Beverages courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

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


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