From Daniel Boulud’s legendary DB Burger to Judy Rogers’ beloved Chicken for Two, you’re invited to sample the iconic dishes that made waves in the food world at unforgettable dining experiences. OpenTable and Phaidon are celebrating Signature Dishes That Matter, a collection of unparalleled recipes and the stories behind them from the world’s best-known chefs, curated by Christine Muhlke.
To mark the occasion, we’re partnering with Phaidon for special dining events at top restaurants across the U.S. At the forthcoming Signature Dishes Dinner Series, you can experience the restaurant dishes that have defined the course of culinary history, including Nina Compton’s celebrated Curried Baby Goat, plus historic classics like Carpaccio (invented at Harry’s Bar in Venice, 1950) and Baked Alaska (from New York’s Delmonico’s, in 1867).
Tickets to the Signature Dishes Dinner Series are on sale now:
Monday, October 21 DB Bistro, New York, New York Chef Daniel Boulud will prepare a 3-course dinner at his contemporary French restaurant. Ticket price: $175 Purchase tickets here.
Monday, October 28 Boka, Chicago, Illinois Chef’s Lee Wolen and Nina Compton will prepare a multi-course dinner at the seasonal American restaurant. Ticket price: $160 Purchase tickets here.
Tuesday, November 5 Compére Lapin, New Orleans, Louisiana Chef Nina Compton will prepare a multi-course dinner at her Caribbean and New Orleans inspired eatery. Ticket price: $150 Purchase tickets here.
Wednesday, November 13 Zuni Café, San Francisco, California Chef Gilbert Pilgram will prepare a multi-course dinner at this California inspired restaurant. Ticket price: $115 Purchase tickets here.
Can’t make it to the dinners? OpenTable diners can enjoy 20% off Signature Dishes That Matter, a landmark cookbook and fascinating cultural history of dining out, featuring more than 240 dishes and nearly 200 recipes. Short texts provide origin stories on dishes like Peach Melba, Pizza Margherita, Caesar Salad, and Black Cod with Miso. Use the code OPEN20 at www.phaidon.com/signaturedishesthatmatter.