From a press release:
“Mess Hall – Washington DC’s premiere food incubator based in Brookland, is pleased to present ‘Ramen World 2’, a collaborative and community-driven culinary event taking place on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 featuring some of the area’s most celebrated chefs, restaurants, live entertainers, artisans, and most importantly – ramen masters. Two timeslots will be offered this time around for the event, with the first round beginning at Noon and ending at 2:00PM. There will be a break for chefs to reset and restock, and the second round will begin promptly at 4:00PM and will end at 6:00PM.
Ramen World 2 will highlight the same local noodle powerhouses featured last year, with some new additions: Ramen World co-founder Erik Bruner-Yang of Toki Underground is returning after a successful launch of his second H street restaurant, Maketto. Myo Htun of Chaplin’s is back as well, and will be joined by newcomers Jonah Kim & Mike Isabella’s shared Ballston eatery Yona. Patrice Cleary’s Purple Patch will also be included in this year’s line-up.
And returning to the ‘Ramen World’ scene is celebrated Chef Katsuya Fukushima of critically acclaimed Daikaya Ramen & Izakaya in Washington DC. Except this year with two upcoming restaurant openings in the books – Haikan and Bantam King – both slated to open this spring from Daikaya partners Daisuke Utagawa, Katsuya Fukushima, and Yama Jewayni –– Chef Fukushima and team will be offering the first ever ‘sneak slurp’ of Bantam King at ‘Ramen World 2’. Once opened this spring, Bantam King will be serving up Japanese chicken ramen in addition to Japanese fried chicken.
And ‘Ramen World 2’ won’t end at serving up ramen this year; guests can look forward to savory dishes from Thip Khao, PhoWheels, and Donburi’s newest mobile food venture. Kirin Ichiban will provide unlimited beer, while True Syrups, Shrub District, and Traveling Sideshow Cocktails craft unique cocktails using Tito’s Vodka and Mezcal El Silencio. Desserts will be provided by Toli Moli, a new Burmese falooda shoppe, and the Taiwanese fusion shaved ice makers at SnoCreamCompany. Ticket donations and fundraising collected during this event will go to Ramen World’s charitable partner Miriam’s Kitchen. Additional participants will be announced at a later date.
This event will highlight some of the most popular and renowned brands in the DC metropolitan area, in addition to fostering relationships between chefs, restaurants, Mess Hall’s producers, and the public. This collaboration embodies Mess Hall’s core values.
Tickets are $65-105 and can be purchased here.”
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
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