The Most Notable Dishes from Taste America 2015

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10 cities played host to some of the country’s finest chefs
Phoenix

Ben Arnold

Boston

Boston

James Beard Foundation

Dishes served at the Boston dinner included lamb shoulder and loin with panisse and salsa verde, from Jardiniere’s James Beard Award-winning chef Tracy Des Jardins.

Charleston

Charleston

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Award-winning chef Mike Lata (Fig) served squid ink Carolina gold rice grits with grilled white shrimp and bottarga.

Chicago

Chicago

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Award-winning chef Mark Ladner (Del Posto) prepared pork and veal agnolotti with sugo finto, parsnip puree, and chocolate Nespresso. 

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

James Beard Foundation

A Snake River Farms New York strip with fried black eyed peas, boiled dressing, Brussels sprouts, carrots, and turnips was served by Empire State South’s James Beard Award-winning chef Hugh Acheson. 

Miami

Miami

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Award-winning chef Rocco DiSpirito served veal saltimbocca with farro risotto and mushrooms. 

Minneapolis

Minneapolis

James Beard Foundation

Barbuto’s James Beard Award-winning chef Jonathan Waxman served an ample platter of New York strip steak with late summer vegetables. 

New Orleans

New Orleans

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Award-winning chef Donald Link (Herbsaint, Cochon) prepared watermelon gazpacho with jumbo lump crab and olive oil fried bread. 

Phoenix

Phoenix

Ben Arnold

James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Bianco (Pizzeria Bianco) served hand-rolled Arizona durum garganelli with heirloom tomato passata and smoked ricotta. 

Seattle

Seattle

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James Beard Award-winning chef Tyler Florence prepared Anderson Ranch lamb loin with cauliflower mousse, chile-date jam, and crispy sweetbreads. 

San Francisco

San Francisco

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Tusk (Quince) served chickpea vellutata with Tierra Farm peppers, tubetti, and smoked black cod.