Tasting Collective Blog

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

Modern Mediterranean Dinner Event

Austin - January 23rd at Launderette

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Our first visit to Launderette is officially a wrap and now we fully appreciatewhy Launderette was a James Beard Finalist and picked by Food & Wine as one of the Best New Restaurants in America in 2016. Executive Chef/Owner Rene Ortiz and the entire Launderette team put on a truly...

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Christmakwanzakkah Party Series

New York - December 10th and 11th at XIXA

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Our Christmakwanzakkah Party Series at XIXA was yet another reminder of why we returning to the warm embrace of Executive Chef/Owner Jason Marcus. Chef Marcus and the whole XIXA crew totally wowed the160+ attendees that came out over the course of this two-night series!Those who attended gotto...

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Globally Inspired Dinner Series

Austin - December 3rd at Lenoir

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Our first-ever Austin event series is officially a wrap and oh, what a night it was! Executive Chef/Co-OwnerTodd Duplechan, and the whole team at Lenoir, put on a hell of a show for the 70 attendees that turned out and filled the restaurant to the brim over the course of two seatings. The food...

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Basque Cidery-Inspired Dinner Event

New York - November 28th at Brooklyn Cider House

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We don't like to pick favorites, but Brooklyn Cider House was hands down the coolest venue we've ever hosted an event in! Why, you ask? Therestaurant also doubles as a fully operational cider production facility, and there are MASSIVE cider-filled barrels directly adjacent to the dining room....

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Regional American Dinner Series

Philadelphia - October 22nd and 23rd at Cadence

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Our 2nd Philly event series is officially a wrap, and Cadence most definitely did not disappoint! It was a truly a pleasure to see the chef/owner trio of Jon Nodler, Samantha Kincaid, and Michael Fry divide and conquer our collaboration over the course of two days and 120+ attendees! It's no...

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