One of the biggest names in Washington, D.C. will be opening a new restaurant in Capitol Hill. Kevin Tien, executive chef and co-owner of Himitsu, a James Beard finalist chef and Food and Wine’s Best New Chef in 2018, will help open Emilie’s, a new restaurant with 3,313 square-feet of space at the Penn Eleven condominium building… Sam Shoja and partner Arris Noble, will help spearhead the venture. Tien’s role in bringing unique, Japanese-inspired cuisine to Himitsu.
The DMV area is known for its vast variety of restaurants, from lavish brunch getups to cafes and fast casual eateries. With business partner Jerry Hollinger, Zena Polin is the co-owner of Maryland restaurants The Daily Dish, in Silver Spring, and Kensington’s Dish and Dram. For brunch, Maryland Soft Shell BLT and Benedict in summer and Watermelon Strawberry Gazpacho when the fruit is at its juiciest… Huevos Rancheros.
Chiko will be spotlighting Jamie Bissonnette, the chef and owner of Coppa, Toro and Little Donkey, at its next After Dark Series evening Friday, September 28. Bissonnette is a culinary…The After Dark evening begins at 9:30 p.m. and is a walk-in event on a first-come, first-served basis. The late-night Kitchen Counter service opens at 10:30 p.m. and is by reservation.
The Capital Food Fight is on. D.C. Central Kitchen is bringing this year’s Capital Food Fight to the District’s Anthem Arena on the Waterfront November 8, 2018. Top chefs and restaurant entrepreneurs are expected to judge the event, including José Andrés, Spike Mendelsohn, Tom Colicchio and Ryan Zimmerman. The event typically brings together… Anthem, 901 Wharf Street Southwest, Washington, D.C. 20024
In collaboration with Events D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced the opening of the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. (ESA DC). The Grand Opening of ESA DC. is fast-approaching and set for September 22, 2018. Mary J. Blige will be the performer to help celebrate the opening when she performs October 7.
The 43rd Annual Virginia Wine Festival arrives October 13-14, 2018 at the Gateway Park, in Arlington, Va. The event is full of favorites, including the War Shore Oyster Shucks ‘em, which can be enjoyed with local and seasonal wines. Participants can enjoy the VA Craft Brews and VA Oyster Pavilion at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 13, and at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 14.
Siren will be hosting an award-winning chef for 10 days starting August 31 during Brazilian Amazon Culinary Week. In partnership with the Brazilian Embassy, it will host a five-course, prix-fixe menu with Chef Felipe Schaedler, of the Banzerio Restaurant, located in Mnaus, Brazil. First course: Dadinho de Tapioca [ Dadinho means little dice], Cupuaçu jelly. Second course: Crispy Tambuchi Ribs (a native fish of the Amazon River),.
Swizzle Chill TV is honored to be part of the RAMMYS coverage this year thanks to RAMW and Events DC. Swizzle Chill TV Anchor Bryce Shemer is at the RAMMYS, interviewing top, local restaurateurs with RAMMY Awards still in hand. DC is producing culinary stars, and acclaimed restaurants and restaurateurs, nearly by the week, and our team was there to capture the excitement. Thanks to Chiko, The Daily Dish and Clarity for these wonderful interviews and memories that the team and our followers will cherish.