FOOD & FOLKLORE: Dinner Series -
On Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 PM, kick off "Fat Tuesday" and celebrate Mardi Gras in style when Eatonville Restaurant's Food & Folklore series presents, "Mardi Gras Krewe"!
Mardi Gras has been celebrated in cities worldwide since 1699, but no one does it quite like New Orleans. Join us for a feast of traditional Mardi Gras favorites (will you be the one to find the King Cake baby?) and stories about the colorful and fun history of the world famous New Orleans Carnival parades and the Krewes that host them.
The "Mardi Gras Krewe" Food & Folklore event includes a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu. Admission is $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are required. Tickets may be purchased online or by phone at 202-332-ZORA (9672).
PASSED HORS D'OEUVRES
- Gator Gumbo Shooters
- Sweet Corn Fritters
- Crab Cake with creole aoili
- Cajun Chicken Jambalaya
- King Cake Surprise!
FOOD & FOLKLORE: Dinner Series is a monthly series at Eatonville Restaurant that intertwines storytelling and fabulous food. It is wrapped in the spirit of gifted storyteller and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston's brand of hospitality a generosity with food.
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 alively 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