2 of the World’s Best Dining places Announce Collaboration in Sonoma County

Two renowned Michelin-starred dining places from reverse sides of the place are signing up for forces for a night time of haute dining in Healdsburg. 

On March 31, the spouse-and-wife workforce driving Solitary Thread restaurant, Kyle and Katina Connaughton, will welcome Junghyun “JP” and Ellia Park of the two-Michelin starred Atomix for a evening of culinary collaboration. The two partners will craft a 10-class tasting menu reflecting equally restaurants’ Asian-influenced cuisines and company types. 

One Thread, which last calendar year retained its elusive a few Michelin stars and created No. 37 on the annual “The World’s 50 Finest Restaurants” checklist, serves exclusive Japanese dishes manufactured from contemporary components equipped by the Solitary Thread Farm. Atomix, located in New York City, came in on No. 43 on the top 50 list, with the awards overall body calling its innovative Korean delicacies “groundbreaking.”

Junghyun “JP,” left, and Ellia Park of Atomix in New York. (Peter Ash Lee)
Kyle and Katina Connaughton of Solitary Thread in Healdsburg. (Eva Kolenko)

This is not the initial time Solitary Thread and Atomix have teamed up for a night of Asian-fusion great eating. In 2019, the Parks hosted a collaborative cooking evening with the Connaughtons in New York, throughout which the four restaurateurs shared their respective tactics and philosophies. 

“We are incredibly psyched to cook and collaborate with our excellent good friends JP and Ellia,” reported Chef Kyle Connaughton in a push release. “We experienced the satisfaction of joining them at Atomix in 2019 and it was so inspiring to see not only their cuisine but also their heat hospitality. We glance ahead to sharing that inspiration with our crew and welcoming them to our household.”  

Atomix in New York. (Courtesy picture)
The Artwork of Plating meal with Single Thread’s Chef Kyle Connaughton and Katina Connaughton and winemaker Olivier Bernstein on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 in San Francisco.

The couples fulfilled ahead of their joint cooking ventures arrived to fruition, when the Parks frequented and dined at Solitary Thread soon following its 2016 opening.

“We however vividly don’t forget how our initially eating expertise moved us, as a result of its special place, delicacies and hospitality,” the Parks famous. “We kept in touch with Chef Kyle and Katina because that visit, and have come to be very good buddies due to the fact. Collaborations are thrilling simply because we can trade two restaurants’ tradition and cuisine, and find out so much from the knowledge.”

Solitary Thread. (John Troxell)

One Thread’s philosophy of “omotenashi,” a Japanese term indicating to foresee and wholeheartedly are likely to a guest’s just about every need to have, serves to enhance its farm-pushed Japanese delicacies. Pair that focus on hospitality and seasonality with Atomix’s complex Korean fare and you get a match made in upscale, Asian-dining heaven. 

The collaborative 10-class food will be served at Single Thread in Healdsburg on March 31 and is priced at $425 for every particular person, furthermore tax and gratuity. Wine pairing is an supplemental $300 for each particular person and the reserve wine pairing is $500 for every man or woman. Reservations will be accessible commencing Feb. 1 on Tock

Solitary Thread, 131 North St., Healdsburg, 707-723-4646, singlethreadfarms.com