Category: Washington DC

Italian Meets Japanese Tasting Event

Washington DC - July 25th at Tonari

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Japanese and Italian are two cuisines that you don't often see melded together onto one menu, and we'd be lying if we said we weren't the slightest bit nervous about the mashup with this event. But, given all the glowing praise Tonari has earned from the likes of Washington Post (ft. on Tom...

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Izakaya Inspired Tasting Event

Washington DC - December 14th at Daikaya

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For ourlast event of 2021, we teamed up with veteran DCChef Katsuya Fukushima for an Izakaya Inspired Tasting at Chef Fukushima's acclaimed Chinatown eatery, Daikaya. Chef Fukushima put together a "one night only" menu for us comprised entirely of creations that aren't on his usual menu and, as...

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Elevated Comfort Tasting Series

Washington DC - January 7th & 14th at la Betty

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We kicked off the new decade in DC with some soul-warming comfort food at la Betty, courtesy of Executive Chef/Owner Teresa Velazquez. Chef Velazqueztreated us to6 courses inspired by her Ohio upbringing, which she shared nostalgic stories about as shecame out of the kitchen throughout the...

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French Meets American Dinner Series

Washington DC - September 3rd at Central Michel Richard

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Our first-ever collaboration with Central Michel Richard is officially a wrap, and oh, what a collaboration it was!!!We were admittedly a bit nervous when Executive Chef Nick Johnson informed us that he wanted to individually plate each course (rather than our usual family-style format), as...

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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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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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