Tasting Collective Blog

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

Avant-Appalachian Tasting Event

Charlotte - January 18th at Haymaker

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After our incredible events at The Asbury and The Goodyear House, it was a given that we'd be following Chef Chris Coleman to his new home at Haymaker. But, while our expectations were sky-high, we still can't believe the night we had at this Charlotte Magazine and Southern Livingculinary...

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Glory of the Gulf Coast Tasting Event

New York - December 18th at Café Camellia

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After a year of culinary all-stars, we knew our last event of 2023 had to be one for the TC record books.But even we could never have predicted that, shortly after confirming the scorching hot Café Camellia as our December NYC event, this gem would be named one of NY Times' "50 Best Restaurants...

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Avant-American Tasting Series

Philadelphia - November 6th at Alice

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Philly's one of our oldest TC Chapters, so we've had the honor of being present for plenty of astonishing culinary debuts in our time.IfDay 1 of our series at Alice is anything to judge by, we've just had that honor again!Chef/Owner Dave Conn has spent the last decade opening restaurants for...

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Avant-American Tasting Event

Dallas - September 20th at Rye

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We've launched in a lot of cities in our TC history, rubbing elbows (and clinking glasses!)with some pretty towering culinary giants. But with Rye named to Thrillist’s “Absolute Best Spots" List, Dallas Magazine’s “Top 50 Best Restaurants” ('23), and Eater’s “38 Essentials” List ('23), we knew we...

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Italian Meets Japanese Tasting Event

Washington DC - July 25th at Tonari

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Japanese and Italian are two cuisines that you don't often see melded together onto one menu, and we'd be lying if we said we weren't the slightest bit nervous about the mashup with this event. But, given all the glowing praise Tonari has earned from the likes of Washington Post (ft. on Tom...

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