Chef Mogan Anthony of Locali Pizza & Village Social To Cook James Beard House May 6

Stephanie Webster

Mogan Anthony and his team from Locali Pizza Bar & Kitchen in New Canaan, Village Social Kitchen + Bar in Mount Kisco, will be cooking the James Beard House on May 6th. 

When a New York Times critic declares, “[I] wish I had discovered his cooking” earlier, you know the chef is up to something special. Counting Nobu Matsuhisa and Jean-Georges Vongerichten as mentors, Mogan Anthony infuses his classical training with his South Asian heritage for an eclectic and enticing cuisine that’s all his own.

View the complete menu below and purchase your tickets here. 

Member Price: $135Public Price: $175

Phone: 212.627.2308


Hors d’Oeuvre

Jicama–Cucumber Kebabs with Ground Borneo Peanut Sauce

Pretzel-Crusted Tuna with Kimchi Aïoli and Shaved Scallions 

Crispy Toro–Caviar Sushi with Ground Prosciutto, Tuna Loin, and American Caviar

Spring Pea Fritters with Avocado Oil, Basmati Rice, and Local Honey Singapore 

Chile Crab with Steamed Buns, Scallions, Cilantro, and Chiles

Calamansi, Dragon Fruit, and Aloe Vera Shooters


Hamachi Yu Shang Salad with Spring Radishes, Carrots, Cucumbers, Peanuts, Sesame Seeds, and Hong Kong Mandarin Marmalade Vinaigrette

Banana Leaf–Wrapped Market Fish with Bamboo Rice, Pineapple–Cucumber Chutney, and Tamarind Glaze

Dry-Aged Malaysian-Style Hudson Valley Duck with Poor Man’s Rice, Duck Jus, Piri-Piri Sauce, and Pickles 

Malaysian Coconut Ice and Native Condiments with Hand-Squeezed Coconut Milk, Palm Sugar, Adzuki Beans, and Pandan Sago

Penang Ondeh Ondeh > Molten Mochi with Morning Glory–Coconut Jam and Black Melaka Sugar

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.