FOOD & FOLKLORE: Dinner Series - "Celebrating the Kentucky Derby"
Eatonville Restaurant celebrates the Kentucky Derby for the next Food
& Folklore event on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 6:30 PM.
Special guest speaker/storyteller is local artist Tim Hinton.
Tim Hinton has created an artistic tribute to the Black jockeys
forgotten in American History. The Legends: A Tribute to Historical
Black Jockeys© is a series of paintings that powerfully captures nine
of these racing greats. This stunning collection of life-like images
will help ensure that these jockeys are honored for generations to
come. Join Hinton for a fascinating discussion about the history of
the Kentucky Derby and the jockeys that solidified the race's place in
The cost for Food & Folklore is $45 per person (plus tax and
gratuity). Reservations are required. Call 202-332-9672. Original
works by Hinton will be available for purchase at the event.
- Skewered Shrimp, Andoullie Sausage and Potatoes w/ Peach Bourbon Glaze
- Succotash Tarts
- 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 & Folklore is a monthly series at Eatonville Restaurant that
intertwines storytelling and fabulous food. Food & 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".
Eatonville Restaurant (View)
2121 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009