On the Menu: Tuesday, April 5, 2016


Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at the Beard House.

San Juan Sizzle, 7:00 P.M.
Jose Enrique, Jose Enrique, San Juan, Puerto Rico


Treat yourself to a taste of the tropics when JBF Award nominee and Food & Wine Best New Chef Jose Enrique brings his acclaimed Puerto Rican cuisine to the Beard House. Enrique was the first chef from the U.S. territory to earn a JBF nomination, and since then has expanded his culinary reach across the island with three more spots. Join us for vibrant dishes like Crispy Caribbean Lobster with Passion Fruit, Oranges, and Puréed Chiles; Chicken Wing Pinchos with Fermented Pineapple Hot Sauce and Cane Vinegar; and Wahoo with Chickpeas, Piquillo Peppers, Cabbage, and Broth. After one bite of Enrique’s vibrant fare, you’ll see why his... Read more >

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What We're Reading This Week


What does the new poké trend mean for sustainable seafood? [GrubStreet]


New research suggests that chocolate does more than just satisfy your sweet tooth. [MUNCHIES]


Take a break from winter stews and roasts with these classic, vibrant Puerto Rican dishes. [Saveur]


What does “cage-free” really mean and how will corporations make the transition? [Eater


Food activist Michael Pollan invites Netflix into his kitchen. [Modern Farmer... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of May 4

Photo by Ken Goodman


Here's what's happening at the Beard House: 


Monday, May 5, 6:00 P.M. 
The 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards
The “Oscars of the food world” is getting louder! Our 2014 Awards theme, Sounds of the City, will celebrate the enduring relationship between music and food. From Nashville to New Orleans and Austin to Seattle, our lavish gala will highlight chefs from America’s favorite musical cities to create a delicious double bill of music and food. With JBF Award winner Ted Allen as the master of ceremonies and JBFAward winner and culinary icon Mario Batali leading the stellar team of chefs, this year’s event is sure to strike a high note.​


Wednesday, May 7, 12:00 noon
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On the Menu: November 14 through November 20

Walking up the Beard House back stairs Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House and around the country next week: Sunday, November 14, 6:00 P.M. Friends of James Beard Benefit: Pismo Beach, CA Enjoy breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean while feasting on chef Evan Treadwell’s California coastal cuisine. Treadwell takes seasonal and local cooking seriously, changing the menu with each solstice and equinox and airing his regionally sourced creations with exciting and often little known Central Coast wines. Monday, November 15, 7:00 P.M. Taste of the NFL An all-star group of Texas and New York chefs is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Taste of the NFL, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting hunger whose founder, Wayne Kostroski, won our 2010 Humanitarian of the Year

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JBF Kitchen Cam