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“a onetime-only opportunity to savor signature dishes and drinks from 10 of DC’s most hyped new restaurants”

From a press release:

“New Kitchens On The Block returns to Mess Hall on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The sixth edition of the now-biannual culinary event series offers a onetime-only opportunity to savor signature dishes and drinks from 10 of DC’s most hyped new restaurants by the city’s buzziest, award-winningest chefs – before they open.

NKOTB 6’s participants are:

Maialino Mare by restaurateur Danny Meyer and chef Rose Noel
Hi/Fi Taco by chef Nate Anda
Cranes by chef Pepe Moncayo
Tabla by Jonathan and Laura Nelms
Soko by chef Brad Feickert and restaurateur Chris Brown
Pearl’s Bagels by owners Allee and Oliver Cox
Bubbie’s Plant Burgers & Fizz by co-founder Shaun Sharkey and chef Margaux Riccio
La Famosa by chef Joancarlo Parkhurst
Emmy Squared by co-founders Emily Hyland and chef Matthew Hyland

EXCLUSIVE: Erik Bruner-Yang will be debuting his first menu for &pizza since becoming their executive chef!

Cocktails will be powered by spirits provided by our generous sponsors – New Columbia Distillers’ Green Hat Gin, El Silencio Mezcal, One Eight Distilling, and Catoctin Creek – while our exclusive beer sponsor 3 Stars Brewing Company will be pouring a variety of their seasonal releases.

While eating and drinking, guests will have a chance to view and purchase food-focused artworks from local artist Marcella Kriebel.

Date and time: Sunday, October 20, 2019 for two separate two-hour sessions; 12-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.
Location: Mess Hall; 703 Edgewood St NE, Washington, DC 20017
Tickets: Available on EventBrite. General admission is $85.

Additionally, there are a limited number of VIP tickets available for $135, which include epic swag-not-schwag bags, and an extremely limited number of Golden Tickets ($210 each), which each include a VIP swag bag, a $100 gift card to Maialino Mare by restaurateur Danny Meyer and chef Rose Noel, and jump-the-line privileges to get into NKOTB 6 before anyone else.”

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