UPDATE (5/14/12): THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore Dinner Series raises a Mint Julep to the Kentucky Derby with a 3-course prix fixe dinner and special presentation by artist Tim Hinton with his portraits of African American jockeys Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 PM. “The Legends: A Tribute to Historical Black [...]
Note: This post is UPDATED Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore Dinner Series is excited to host a “Welcome to the Hilltop” dinner for Howard Dodson on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 PM. Mr. Dodson retired in 2011 as the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem and recently relocated to [...]
Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore dinner series presents MARDI GRAS KREWE this Fat Tuesday – February 21. The prix fixe menu includes: –GATOR GUMBO SHOOTERS –CRAB CAKE with CREOLE AIOLI –CAJUN CHICKEN JAMBALAYA …and a KING CAKE SURPRISE! N’Awlins native MISTY BROWN will be our guide to Mardi Gras or Carnivale celebrations in the Caribbean [...]
Zorafest 2012 took a final bow with Lucy Anne Hurston, special guest for Food & Folklore. She was introduced by Food & Folklore’s former host (now full-time designer) Brian Evans. Hats, fans, stories, and costume changes. Lucy always takes the cake. Eatonville looks forward to seeing her again next year!
Lucy Anne Hurston Separates Fact From Folklore for Zorafest Food & Folklore at Eatonville (January 29)
Sunday, January 29 at 6:30 PM Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore series presents “Fact or Folklore” with Lucy Anne Hurston. It’s always a party when Zora’s niece Lucy Anne Hurston is in the house. Zora Neale Hurston’s life and Zora’s stories often intertwine. Even fans may embellish. Lucy will set it straight expelling misconceptions [...]
Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore Dinner Series in partnership with the American Institute of Wine and Food punches up the holidays on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 6:30 PM with author and mixologist Dan Searing, author of The Punch Bowl: 75 Recipes Spanning Four Centuries of Wanton Revelry. Dan will share the history of punch [...]
When Ellen Sweets came to DC, little did she know (or maybe she did) that DC was going to be the party town just for her. She and Eatonville’s Chef Oji Jaja made a visit to the WUSA9 kitchen with J.C. Hayward to tell duck (l’orange) stories taken from Stirring It Up With Molly Ivins: [...]
WHAT: Food & Folklore Dinner Series WHEN: Sunday, November 20 at 6:30 PM Cost: $45 (plus tax and gratuity) Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/210351; or for reservations call 202-332-9672. Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore dinner series will be “Stirring It Up” with stories told by special guest, author Ellen Sweets. You may be familiar with the unabashed civil [...]
Food & Folklore reached even further south to Chile and Argentina with Grand Cata. The wine pairing dinner was narrated by Julio Robledo and Pedro Rodriguez, cofounders of Grand Cata Wine Company, a company specializing in South American wines. Piscos were also in the mix. Enjoy the slide show.
UPDATED Wednesday, October 12 Tuesday, September 20 at 6:30 PM, Eatonville Restaurant’s Food & Folklore series celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with a pairing dinner featuring Latin American wines introduced by Julio Robledo and Pedro Rodriguez, co-founders of Grand Cata Wine Company. Julio, a native of Chile, is responsible for Grand Cata’s wine portfolio, education, sales, [...]