Tasting Collective Blog

Where we memorialize our past dining events!

10-Course Singaporean Hawker Feast

September 11th at Chomp Chomp

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Our last trip to Chomp Chomp was almost 2 years ago - back when Tasting Collective was just a fun hobby for us! We figured it was time for another event, as we had completely forgotten what Singaporean Hawker Food is all about. Well, we're pleased to report that Chef Simpson Wong and the...

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9-Course Oceanic Extravaganza Series

August 27th & 28th at Gloria

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To put it frankly, this place BLEW US AWAY! We had a good feeling about this event series from the moment we met Chef Diego Garcia and the team at Gloria. Why, you ask? Well, they had that perfect combination of experience and humbleness. They know what they're doing, but they were also eager...

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8-Course Japanese Meets Vietnamese Collaboration Series

August 21st & 22nd at Bessou & Hanoi House

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Well, it's safe to say that our first-ever restaurant collaboration series was a BIG success and we're incredibly excited for many more! This was the first time that Emily Yuen (Exec Chef @ Bessou) and John Nguyen (Exec Chef @ Hanoi House) had ever worked together, but if you didn't...

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10-Course Seasonal American Series

August 1st, 2nd & 3rd at The Finch

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This was our first event series at The Finch, and member expectations were incredibly high given the restaurant's Michelin Star accolade and Chef/Owner Gabe McMackin's beyond impressive resume (Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Roberta's, and Gramercy Tavern). The event series got off to...

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9-Course Vegetable Preservation Series

July 17th & 18th at Hemlock

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This was our first event series at Hemlock, which opened just a few months ago. The restaurant has been getting a ton of buzz, and Executive Chef/Co-Owner Diego Moya has a stellar resume (Casa Mono, Kin Shop, and Dovetail). Additionally, we loved Chef Moya's concept for the series,...

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