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Food & Folklore Presents "Zora in the City"
Eatonville Restaurant
Washington, DC
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Food & Folklore Presents "Zora in the City"
Food & Folklore Presents "Zora in the City" with special guest Lucy Anne Hurston, niece of famed Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston.

As part of the month-long birthday celebration of "Everything Zora," Eatonville Restaurant presents an uptown Food & Folklore hosted by Zora Neale Hurston's niece, Lucy Anne Hurston. Zora had an affinity with the city while she was in DC and New York. Eatonville Restaurant's Food & Folklore brings Zora back to the city for Zora-Fest's grand finale Sunday, January 23 at 6:30 PM.

Lucy Anne Hurston, author of "Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston", commands the mic with stories about her groundbreaking aunt Zora. Lucy Anne Hurston has produced and hosted two documentaries about her famous aunt, and directed a production of the infamous Hurston/Hughes collaboration Mule Bone. She teaches sociology at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut.

4-Course Themed-Menu (with a specialty cocktail):

~Passed Hors D'oeuvres

~Chilled Iceberg Wedge
thick-cut bacon lardon, avocado,
cherry tomato, buttermilk dressing

~"Surf and Turf" Grilled Filet Mignon & Seafood-Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
served with Truffled Au Gratin Potatoes and Caramelized Onions, Pomme Souffle Crisp, Mediterranean Spinach and Bearnaise and Veal Jus

~Pear and Ginger Upsidedown Cake

Per-person price is $45.00 plus tax and gratuity. (All-inclusive price is $57.60 per-person)


Food & Folklore is a monthly series at Eatonville Restaurant intertwining 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.


Eatonville Restaurant
2121 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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