Tasting Collective Blog

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

Edo-Inspired Omakase Tasting Series

New York - January 25th at Sushi Dojo

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We'vealways heard fantastic things about this sushimecca — and with accolades likeEater's "34 Standout Sushi Spots",Thrillist's"Best NYC Sushi", andBloomberg's"13 Top Omakase Meals in Manhattan", how could we not? But even with all the acclaim (and even after our sure-fire success with Lashevet,...

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Revisiting Slavic Roots Tasting Event

Portland - November 30th at Kachka

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In our internal brainstorming sessionsabout potential hosts forour first-ever Portland event, Kachka was always top of the listgiven the plethora of incredibleaccolades that have gone to both therestaurant (Eater "Best Restaurants in America"; GQ "25 Best Restaurantsin US"; James Beard "Best New...

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Memories Of Guadalajara Tasting Event

New York - November 7th at Cruz Del Sur

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This new restaurant just so happensto be located literally right down the street from our old office – back before COVID arrived stateside and having an office was a thing! Needless to say, we were hit with a tsunami of incredible memories uponarriving on-site. And, once the event kicked off, the...

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Québécois In The Midwest Tasting Event

Chicago - September 6th at Dear Margaret

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While this was our first event with Dear Margaret, it was actually our third time collaborating with Executive Chef Ryan Brosseau; we previously teamed up with him with pre-pandemic when he was running the kitchen at Table, Donkey &Stick, andLe Sud. So, after digging into the glowing member...

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Globally Inspired Tasting Event

Houston - July 10th at Mastrantos

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For this event, we returned to the very last restaurant we teamed up with before the pandemic arrived way back when: Mastrantos! We're not gonna lie, it was a very surreal feeling to be back there, as it brought back tons of memories about all of the craziness that ensued literally the day after...

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