Tasting Collective Blog

Where we memorialize some of our past
dining events with photos and recaps!

Laotian Roots Dinner Event

Charlotte - November 1st at Sosu

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We are officially BACK in Queen City, and oh, what a kick-off it was! Chef Rocky Jokbengboon and the entire team of Sosu came into this event with about almost as much excitement as our members, which is saying a lot considering that our members had a year and a half's worth of accumulated...

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Globally Inspired Dinner Event

Houston - October 4th at 93 'Til

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Well, there you have it folks... 567 days from when we paused operations on March 16th, 202, we stormed into Houston (as well as Philadelphia) for our FIRST EVENTS BACK!!! We had been eagerly awaiting for this day to come for a VERYLONGtime (as had so many of our members, based on the...

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Contemporary Indian Dinner Event

Houston - February 24th at Pondicheri

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It's safe to say that our very first Space City event was everything we had hoped it would be, and more! We weren't going into this collaboration blind, as we collaborated with Chef Anita Jaisinghani a year ago at her NYC outpost of Pondicheri, which has since closed (RIP!). Back at that first...

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Southern Nostalgia Dinner Event

Charlotte - February 3rd at Haberdish

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We came, we saw, Haberdish conquered! Our first-ever Charlotte event is officially a wrap and oh, what a night it was! 75 attendees turned out for the event andfilled up the restaurantwitha bountiful amount of positive energy; the excitement was palpable. Executive Chef Carman Sparado and the...

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Elevated Comfort Dinner Series

Washington DC - January 7th & 14th at la Betty

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We kicked off the new decade in DC with some soul-warming comfort food at la Betty, courtesy of Executive Chef/Owner Teresa Velazquez. Chef Velazqueztreated us to6 courses inspired by her Ohio upbringing, which she shared nostalgic stories about as shecame out of the kitchen throughout the...

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