Events for May 15, 2012
"Please tell them you heard about it from Don Rockwell"
50% off all bottles of wine
50% off selected bottles of wine
50% off selected bottles of wine at the bar only, 5-7 PM
30% off all bottles of wine
The Lighthorse (dining room only)
25% off all bottles of wine
a la Lucia
20% off all bottles of wine
Wine Bar upstairs at Bistrot Lepic (also features a complimentary wine tasting, 6-8 PM)
Petits Plats (5-10 PM)
Clare & Don's Beach Shack - Haddock Sandwich (fried, blackened, or grilled), fries, and slaw for $7.50 all day long
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Derby Tribute Dinner at Eatonville
Tim Hinton has exhibited his work at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of African Art, Anacostia Community Museum, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, New York International Expo, McKenna Center for African American Art in New Orleans and many other venues. Mr. Hinton was born in Chicago, but spent most of his life in Orlando, FL (not far from Eatonville, FL). Mr. Hinton is a self-taught artist and a Vietnam veteran. After being honorably discharged with two Purple Hearts, Mr. Hinton was employed as an illustrator with the Naval Ship Engineering Center where he worked for several years. Collectors of his work include former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder, and boxing champions Larry Holmes, and Muhammad Ali.
The price for Food & Folklore is $45/person (plus tax and gratuity). For reservations, call 202-332-ZORA (9672) or purchase from Brown Paper Tickets.
Skewered Shrimp, Andoullie Sausage and Potatoes w/ Peach Bourbon Glaze
Striped Bass Fillet wrapped in Potato, served over Grilled Polenta, Smoked Tomatoes and Haricot Vert Ragout in a Capers Bourbon Butter Sauce
Pear Strudel with Hot Bourbon Caramel served with Vanilla Ice Cream
Food and Folklore is a monthly series at Eatonville Restaurant that intertwines storytelling and fabulous food. Food and Folklore is wrapped in the spirit of gifted storyteller and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston’s brand of hospitality – a generosity with food.
About Eatonville Restaurant
Eatonville Restaurant, “The Soul of Southern Food,” opened in 2009 by Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets. Located in the historic U Street Corridor at 2121 14th St. NW. The Zora Neale Hurston inspired restaurant is in the heart of where Hurston and fellow writer/poet Langston Hughes enjoyed a lively social and cultural life during the early 1920s. Eatonville pays homage to Hurston’s D.C. connections. It is named for her childhood hometown in Florida, the setting of her most famous novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God”.