Tasting Collective Blog

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

Nouveau Indian Dinner Series

Chicago - May 22nd at Grand Trunk Road

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It had been ages since our last Indian-focused event in Chicago (shoutout to Mango Pickle!), and it's been almost 9 months since we last recapped a CHI event series (shoutout to Income Tax!). So, we figured a recap of our event series at Grand Trunk Road was in order. Expectations among members...

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Contemporary Taiwanese Dinner Series

Washington, DC - March 27th at Maketto

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We were particularly excited for this event series, as it's not every day we get to collaborate with a chef that has THIS impressive of a resume. Maketto's Executive Chef/Owner Erik Bruner-Yang is without a doubt regarded as one of DC's brightest culinary stars, having earned numerous James Beard...

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Modern Iberian Dinner Series

Nashville - April 1st at Peninsula

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Expectations were through the roof for ourFIRST-EVER Nashville event series, given that we were hosting it at Eater Nashville's 2018 Restaurant of the Year. And, just a few days before our event, Executive Chef Jake Howell won Nashville Scene's Iron Fork trophy,which we found out is a pretty big...

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Quintessential French Dinner Series

New York - March 11th and 12th at Little Frog

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This event series was a breath of fresh air for us a number of ways... First off, it had been WAY too long since our last collaboration showcasing French cuisine. Second, this was our first trip to the Upper East Side in ages. And, lastly, every course at this event series came out individually...

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Pan-Asian Meets French Dinner Event

Washington, DC - February 12th at Kyirisan

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Our first dinner with Kyirisanis over, butthe scent of pork cheeks lingers on! Executive Chef/-Owner Tim Ma and his whole crewput on a hell of a show for the 70+ attendees that turned out to claim the restaurant as theirs for the evening! Based on attendee feedback,Ma & team cemented...

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