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S.Pellegrino's 'Destination Dining' Restaurant Swap Returns

03 September, 2021
S.Pellegrino's 'Destination Dining' Series is Back

August 20 – 27

In the second swap, chef Nando and Valerie Chang of Itamae (Miami) created the 'Tiradito Rosa' for Mario Castrellón to serve at Maito (Panama). 
And Castrellón created the 'Pulpo al Coco' for chefs Chang to recreate at Itamae.

Discover the recipes here:

August 27 – September 3

Renzo Garibaldi created the 'squash gnocchi' that is served now at Toscana Divino (Miami).

Chef Andrea Marchesin created the beef and beet tartare that is now being served at Osso (Peru).

September 3 – 10

Chef Diego Oka of La Mar (Miami) created the recipe for Tiradito Bachiche, to be served by chef Manu Bufarra at Manu (Brazil).

Manu Buffara, of Manu (Brazil), created the cauliflower dish that has been served by chef Diego Oka of La Mar (Miami). 


September 2021

Chef Jason Hammel of Lula Café (Chicago, IL) x Chef Jon Sybert of Tail Up Goat (Washington, D.C.)

  • Jason Hammel will be carrying Jon Sybert’s dish: Carolina Gold Rice (Carolina gold rice, roasted carrot, pancetta, pickled fresno)
  • Jon Sybert will be carrying Jason Hammel’s dish: Beet Toast (Beet toast, kale, smoked pecans, red onion, goat cheese)

Chef Erick Williams of Virtue Restaurant (Chicago, IL) x Chef Stephen Jones of The Larder + The Delta (Phoenix, AZ)

  • Erick Williams will be carrying Stephen Jones’ dish: Hoppin John (Sea island field peas, Carolina gold rice, herbed salad)
  • Stephen Jones will be carrying Erick Williams dish: Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon (Brown sugar glazed salmon, benne seeds, pickled mustard greens, sweet potato and coconut puree)



15 – 22 October

Chef Erik Ramirez of Llama San (NY) x Chef Josef Centeno of Orsa & Winston (LA)

  • Chef Erik Ramirez will be carrying Orsa & Winston's Squid Ink Hand-Torn Pasta with Geoduck Escabeche
  • Chef Josef Centeno will be carrying Llama San's scallop ceviche, yuzu kosho, pitahaya, nori


22 – 29 October 

Chef Oscar Lorenzi of Contento (NY) x Chef Ari Kolender of Found Oyster (LA)

  • Oscar Lorenzi will be carrying Found Oyster's Scallop Tostada - yuzu kosho, apple, opal basil
  • Ari Kolender will be carrying Contento's Cured hamachi with root vegetable chalaca, habanero, and smoked EVOO

29 October – 5 November

Chef Dennis Ngo of Di an Di (NY) x Chef Kris Yenbamroong Night + Market (LA)

  • Chef Dennis Ngo will be carrying Nam Khao Tod ( Crispy Rice Salad) and Khao Soi Gai
  • Chef Kris Yenbamroong will be carrying Di an Di's Bánh Tráng Nướng

How To Get Your City Involved:

If you're not based in the participating cities, don't worry, you won't miss out on the action for long. S.Pellegrino plans to expand Destination Dining in other U.S. cities in the future, and we plan to bring you the recipes at Fine Dining Lovers, so even if you can't take part, you can still taste.

You can also tell S.Pellegrino which cities you want to swap next on Instagram @sanpellegrino_us and Twitter @sanpellegrino - using the hashtags #SupportRestaurants and #SPDestinationDining.


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