Past Event

Taste America® Houston

Sunday, October 18, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
National Broadcast
Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004 Get Directions
JBF Taste America

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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 Chris Williams 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.


Chris Williams
Lucille's, Houston

Gumbo Z'Herbes
** Contains Shellfish, Dairy, and Gluten; Not Modifiable

Alternate Appetizer
Stewed Okra and Tomatoes > Fresh Okra and Heirloom Tomatoes with Roasted Corn, Gold Rice, and Fresh Herbs
** Vegan

Roasted Cornish Hen with Sweet Peas, Rice Grits, Braising Jus, and Chive Oil
** Contains Garlic, Not modifiable

Alternate Entrée
Collard Green, Kuchela, Pomegranate, and Quinoa–Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Romesco and Seasoned Bread Crumbs
** Vegan; Contains Nuts; Can Be Made Nut-Free

Croissant Bread Pudding
** Contains Dairy. Not modifiable

Wine Courtesy of

dough wines
dough Pinot Noir 2019

Whiskey Tasting 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 Lucille’s (5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004).

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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