What are you serving at Dish? A few of our signature, grass-fed burgers. We're probably going with the Ricky Bobby, along with our Thai peanut burger and our veggie deluxe burger. The Ricky Bobby, which is no-frills and super-delicious, is our fan favorite. People seriously love it. The Thai peanut burger is a little more unique and exotic as far as burgers go, which is also something we strive for. It's topped with our homemade peanut sauce, which is to die for. The idea is that burgers can be gourmet without being overpriced. We've taken an American staple, and kicked it up about eight to ten notches.
Before there was molecular gastronomy, before Rachael Ray and Bobby Flay hijacked the Food Network, and before Anthony Bourdain penned Kitchen Confidential, there was Dish (formerly Menu Affair), Westword's annual culinary bash that extols the city's best bites, wine sips, suds and sounds. This year's Dish, slated for Friday, September 9, at Ninth Avenue Historic Park (that's a new venue), features thirty restaurants and food trucks all invited to participate by Cafe Society scribes, along with such liquid assets as beer and wine, along with a celebration of the Art of the Cocktail, and live music from Air Dubai, Rachel Platten and Robert Eldridge.
General admission tickets are $35 in advance and $50 at the door; VIP tix, which include a food sampling reception and complimentary beer, wine or cocktails, are $75 in advance and $100 at the gate. For more info or to snag your tickets, go to www.brownpapertickets.com/event/193586.
Chew on the eats that some of our other restaurants will be serving at Dish: