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March 21, 7:00 P.M. Dinner: Vine(yl) Night Presented by Visit Philadelphia

March 21, 2024 07:00 PM

An Evening of Natural Wine, Small Plates, and Vinyl

25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA

Description: Experience an evening of vinyl, food and wine. Deep cuts by way of’s ever-popular, quarterly Vine-yl Night series and part of its award-winning natural wine and beverage program. Sommelier Frank Kinyon curates the wine and vinyl selections while chef Eli Collins (Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Chef 2022), pairs an array of snacks and small plates to complete the experience.  
Behind the beverages are winemakers Francesca Galarus and Nicholas Ducos, co-owners of Mural City Cellars, Philadelphia’s first independently owned urban winery. With the overall goal of making wine more accessible, they prioritize minimal intervention and local grapes.    

Dining Table $150 | Inside Counter $165 

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Oyster Gratinée with Café de Paris Butter Sauce, Gougères, Comté, and Black Pepper 

Mackerel Tartare Chips with Celery Leaf Mayo and Calabrian Chili Piperade 

Buttermilk-Fried Sweetbreads with Boursin Cheese, Yuzu Kosho Shishito, and Makrut Lime Honey 

Mural City Cellars Pet-Nat Blanc 2022  


Crispy Oyster Mushrooms with Mushroom Garum Aïoli and Black Truffle 

Badger Flame Beets with Garlic Yogurt, Carrots, Radicchio, and Golden Raisins

Mural City Cellars Moss Branch Rosé 2022  

Chickpea Panisse with Eggplant Tahina, Broccoli, Sumac Onions, and Mint 

Chicken Liver Toast with Smoked Date Mustard, Pine Nuts, and Country Bread 

Mural City Cellars Deux-Mers White Blend 2022  

Dry Aged Duck with Smoked Duck Neck, Red Cabbage, and Kumquat

Mural City Cellars Chambourcin 2021  

 Meyer Lemon Tarte with White Chocolate and Hazelnut

About Eli Collins: 
Chef Eli Collins has been part of High Street Hospitality Group since 2017. After studying art abroad, he spent time traveling and working up and down the East Coast, finally landing in New York City where he worked for acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud at his eponymous Daniel, a Michelin- starred contemporary French restaurant, and later as executive chef at Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen, a more casual brasserie. At, Collins earned “Three Bells” from the Inquirer’s critic Craig LaBan for his “compelling French flair” and a menu “driven by seasonality and a love of prime ingredients.” has been named one of Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Wine Restaurants in America, Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” in 2020 and 2022, and James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Wine Program 2022 and 2024. In 2022, Philadelphia Magazine named chef Collins its Best Chef of Philly.  

About Frank Kinyon:
Frank Kinyon is the beverage and service Director of, a 2022 and 2024 James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages. Prior to joining the team, Kinyon began his career at Osteria where he became the floor sommelier and eventually took over the beverage program. In that year, the restaurant earned Two Glasses from Wine Spectator. Kinyon grew an eye for unique and natural wine, bringing him to the team in 2017 where he focuses on overseeing the forward-thinking and edgy wine program. He is a WSET Level Three Sommelier.  

About Harry Jamison:
Harry Jamison is the general manager of, an American fare restaurant focused on seasonally inspired ingredients and innovative cocktails, located within AKA Rittenhouse Square. In 2014, Jamison made his way to Philadelphia, where he worked at High Street Hospitality Group’s Fork as Service + Beverage Director before a three-year stint as the general manager of the award-winning Townsend. In 2020, Jamison returned to HSHG, this time taking the helm of Throughout Jamison’s career, he has been awarded many accolades in the industry including a nomination for Rising Star Philly by SevenFifty Daily and being featured on Philadelphia’s StarChefs. In 2022 and 2024, under his purview, was named a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s “Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages” Award.  

About Visit Philadelphia:  
VISIT PHILADELPHIA® is our name and our mission. As the region’s official tourism marketing agency, we build Greater Philadelphia’s image, drive visitation and boost the economy. On Greater Philadelphia’s official visitor website,, visitors can explore things to do, upcoming events, themed itineraries and hotel packages.
Compelling photography and videos, interactive maps and detailed visitor information make the site an effective trip-planning tool. Visitors can also find loads of inspiration on Visit Philly’s social media channels.  

Tickets to events held at Platform at Pier 57 by the James Beard Foundation cover the cost of food, education and a unique dining experience. Meals are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. Unless otherwise stated, alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.

James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 years and older to attend events where alcoholic beverages are served.

Event Policy

Reservation Policy:

All reservations are non-refundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, JBF will offer a range of options, including ticket exchanges, the option to donate tickets, or a full refund. For more information, contact

Alcohol Disclaimer:

James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 years and older to attend events where alcoholic beverages are served. 

Dietary/Food Restrictions Policy:

Events at Platform by JBF are special one-night-only menus and we do not offer a la carte menus. If you have serious food allergies, we will work with the visiting chef team to do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee that alternate options will be available for every course.

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