Popular L.A.-based supper club, Wolvesmouth is heading eastbound to NYC for one night only on June 14th to host two dinners at a Manhattan loft. Chef Craig Thornton’s Wolvesmouth has generated a cult following over the years and has recently been featured in an extensive article in The New Yorker about the “rise of the secret supper club.” No longer a “secret,” Wolvesmouth has gained continued attention from press, food blogs, celebrities, and “foodies.” Stay tuned for more details about his trip to NYC.
While one chef heads east, another heads west. Chef Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese Food announced he will be traveling to his native Oklahoma to do a pop-up dinner with a number of local chefs to help raise money for victims of the recent tornado destruction. The pop-up is entitled OK Chefs and 100% of proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross. The pop-up will take place this coming Sunday and will offer a three-course meal for a minimum donation of $35. Follow hashtag #OKChefsRelief for more info.
Peruvian supper club de Porres has kicked off the summer season and will be offering its next dinner on May 27th. The brooklyn-based supper club is headed up by Danielle Bell and Pablo Osorio. Pablo, who hails from Peru, is the “executive chef” in the kitchen and creates unique tasting menus inspired by food from his native country. Meanwhile Danielle, an American Southerner does her part by curating special beverage pairings for each dinner and cooking up delicious desserts typical of the Deep South. For the dinner on the 27th, they will be celebrating “Meatless Monday” with an all-vegetaian tasting menu of dishes like asparagus gribiche, artichoke a la barigoule, and nettle ravioli.
More than a year after the epic fried chicken twitter battle between The Roots’ Questlove and Momofuku’s David Chang that culminated on Jimmy Fallon with cook-off (David Chang unsurprisingly took the win), Questlove is back in the food game with the May 18th opening of his new food stand in Chelsea Market called Hybird. Hybird will not only offer Questlove’s famous drumsticks, but will also have menu items like “Questfucious Cupcakes” and dumplings.