January 21, 2014

Chefs Convene for Sidney Street Cafe's Anniversary

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Sidney Street Cafe (2000 Sidney Street) welcomed ten chefs from near and far for a special dinner on Monday, January 20, 2014. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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Butterfish, gulf shrimp, cornbread and collard pudding and potlikker. 
Butterfish, gulf shrimp, cornbread and collard pudding and potlikker. 
Chefs Convene for Sidney Street Cafe's Anniversary
Chef Gerard Craft (Niche, Taste, Brasserie, Pastaria) puts the final touches on chef Sean Brock's dish.
Chef Gerard Craft (Niche, Taste, Brasserie, Pastaria) puts the final touches on chef Sean Brock's dish.
Chefs Convene for Sidney Street Cafe's Anniversary
Chef Kelly English, of Memphis' Iris and Second Line restaurants, chats with other chefs before the dinner rush begins.
Chef Kelly English, of Memphis' Iris and Second Line restaurants, chats with other chefs before the dinner rush begins.
Scarpinocc, Hanna farms masa, smoked guanciale, chicken liver, and sorghum.
Scarpinocc, Hanna farms masa, smoked guanciale, chicken liver, and sorghum.
Chef Sean Brock  of McCrady's and Husk restaurants grills in the alley behind Sidney Street Cafe. 
Chef Sean Brock of McCrady's and Husk restaurants grills in the alley behind Sidney Street Cafe. 
Scallops cured in herbs, butter, mustard and elderflower.
Scallops cured in herbs, butter, mustard and elderflower.
Chefs Convene for Sidney Street Cafe's Anniversary
Grains, brassicas, sesame, tofu and hoisin.
Grains, brassicas, sesame, tofu and hoisin.