Tomorrow’s (Friday) Petworth Market Features Dan Searing’s (Room 11) Famous Punch

by Prince Of Petworth July 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm 4 Comments

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From the Petworth Community Market:

Join us tomorrow, July 8, for the Petworth Community Market! The market runs Fridays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., through September 30, along Ninth Street at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Upshur Street, NW. New this week: Chef demonstration, food truck and a new orchard vendor!

Chef Demo: It’s In the Punch
This week, stop by the market for a chef demonstration by Dan Searing, the bartender at Room 11. On the heels of his recently published book on punch, “The Punch Bowl: 75 Recipes Spanning Four Centuries of Wanton Revelry,” Dan will be making a sangria and a fruit syrup using fresh fruit from the market — most likely raspberries! Stop by for recipe cards.

The Big Cheese Food Truck
After you’ve sampled Dan’s sangria, stop by The Big Cheese Food Truck, which sells delectable sandwiches and soups using cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery. The Big Cheese offers a core menu of six grilled cheese sandwiches plus two weekly specials; a tomato soup + seasonal soup (vegan options); and rustic bread from Lyon Bakery.

Full list of vendors after the jump.

New Vendor! Kilmer’s Farm & Orchard recently joined the Petworth Community Market, bringing a selection of orchard fruits. Now you can find blackberries, strawberries, peaches and other stone fruits at their table.
G Flores Produce: An abundant offering of vegetables, including squashes, multi-colored carrots, radishes, onions, garlic, corn, cantaloupe, okra, fresh herbs and much more! Coming soon: A wide variety of melons of all colors and sizes.

J & L Green Farms: J&L offers pastured lamb, grass-fed beef, pastured pork, pastured chicken eggs and pastured duck eggs. Fresh pastured broilers are also available: whole chickens, or breast, wings, leg and thigh, hearts and liver.

C & T Produce: Cantaloupes, Sweet corn, Tomatoes, Green beans, Cucumbers, Peppers, Sweet onions, squash, zucchini, potatoes, okra, peaches, blackberries, eggplant, cabbage, green beans, fresh pork sausage, free range eggs and more.

Fresh Off the Roast: While you browse the market, chat with friends, or take in the music, grab an iced coffee – brewed the way iced coffee should be brewed: via Cold Press.

Great Harvest Bread Company: Sliced breads, quick breads, challah bread, cookies, brownies and more. Have you tried the Apple Scrapple? Anwar recommends it as the base for a rich French toast, topped with berries from the market.

Kuhn Orchards: Don’t miss the 2 for $9 special on our Blueberries and Red Raspberries! Also new this week: slender French Filet Beans (green, yellow, and purple beans) and fennel. Also: Peaches (yellow flesh and white flesh), Apricots, Apples, Blackberries, the last weekend of Sweet Cherries (Hettlefingen variety) and Pie Cherries, Currants, Candy Onions, last week of Garlic Scapes, Leeks, Scallions, Pearl Onions, Shallots, Cider, Canned Peaches, Jams & Jellies, Honey, Herbs, Farmer Bouquets.

Momme Meals: Pre-made meals specially prepared for pregnant and nursing women. Specialties this week include the following frozen organic items: Lemon Lavender Blueberry Muffins, Green Goddess Soup, Country Carrot Soup, Chicken Pot Pie and Ruby Red Chili (Vegetarian option available)

Paisley Fig: Have you tried the honey goat cheesecake yet? Try it with the raspberry lavender sauce. Delicious! Paisley Fig will also be selling their popular granola, bagged cookies including chocolate oatmeal and peanut butter, and cream cheese brownies for those chocolate lovers. Paisley Fig products are sold at: Cork Wine Bar, Cork Market, Cowgirl Creamery, Qualia Coffee, and Room 11.

Pearl Fine Teas: Delicious teas, including green, black, oolong, scented, herbal and more; stop by for a taste of the weekly special.


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