Tasting Collective Blog

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

Oaxacan Oasis Tasting Event

Boston - May 6th at Sabina Mezcaleria

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Given Chef/Owner Allan Rodriguez is one of Boston's go-to gurus for Mexican cuisine with his El Centro and La Catrina spots, it's no wonder the brand newSabina Mezcaleriacaught our eye. (We weren't the only ones either, judging by the gem's instant placement onEater’s “Hottest New in Boston” List...

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Revisiting Catalán Roots Tasting Event

Washington DC - April 8th at Casa Teresa

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The promise of open-fire Spanish cooking with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients would have always drawn our eye to this Downtown DC darling. Add onBest Of nods from the likes ofEaterandWashingtonian, and our expectations were admittedly sky-high. We could never have imagined, though, that...

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California Dreaming Tasting Event

Las Vegas - March 11th at 1228 Main

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This Wolfgang Puck offshoot in Sin City's Arts District caught our eye pretty immediately after opening, what with its spots on Eater’s “Hottest in Vegas” List and Thrillist’s “All-Time Greatest in Vegas” lists. That being said, nothing we read from the food experts could have prepared us for how...

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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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