For those who can't make it, they'll serve the same menu at the restaurant on 45th Street from July 19 to 21.
The five-course preview dinner is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. (The usual whole-shebang tasting menu is usually $90 a person.) Reservations are recommended, as each dinner will be limited to 25 people.
James Beard Preview Dinner
Chilled Beef and compressed cucumber salad with peanuts and sesame
Suggested pairing: Chambourcin
Escargot Rockefeller with pernod bubbles, scallion puree and spiced panko
Suggested pairing: Merlot
Maine Lobster with chilled corn soup, creme fraiche foam, bisque croquette and cumin popcorn
Suggested pairing: Traminette
Green Circle Chicken with asparagus, lemon, foie gras, chanterelles and jus
Suggested pairing: Chardonnay