Events / Dinner

Taste of Paradise

Fri, June 19, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Jon Matsubara

Japengo at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu

Named one of the islands’ “10 Top Chefs to Watch” by Modern Luxury Hawai‘i magazine, Jean-Georges and Bouley alum Jon Matsubara earns rave reviews at Japengo, where he deftly spins local ingredients into modern, Hawaiian-inspired fare.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Kiawe-Smoked Hawaiian Moonfish with Watercress, Heirloom Radishes, and Purple Potato Chips
    • Nalo Mountain Apples with Pickled Japanese Plums and Opal Shiso on Rice Crackers
    • Limu Poke with Kona Abalone, Hawaiian Big-Eye Tuna, Maui Onions, and Sesame Chile Oil
    • PATRICK BOTTEX LA CUEILLE VIN DU BUGEY-CERDON NV
  • Dinner
    • Kahaluu Bay Boar Tartine with Summer Tomatoes, Nori Burrata, and Baby Rocket
    • Henri Perrusset Vieilles Vignes Macon Farges 2012​
    • Keahole Point Lobster with Kahuku Sea Asparagus, Lomi Ebi, Kaffir Lime, and Chile Broth
    • Champalou La Cuvée des Fondraux Vouvray 2013
    • Intermezzo
    • Tenderloin of Niihau Eland with Taro–Brandy Purée, Hamakua Mushrooms, Ewa Sweet Corn, and Poha Berry Gastrique​
    • AU BON CLIMAT LOS ALAMOS VINEYARD PINOT NOIR 2009
    • Hawaiian Twix > Waialua Estate Chocolate Ganache with Toasted Coconut Caramel and Macadamia Nut Cookie
    • DOMAINE LA TOUR VIEILLE RIMAGE BANYULS 2013