A Time to Celebrate

[ 1 ] February 27, 2017 |

Image via Central Michel Richard


Last year, Washington lost one of its most acclaimed and beloved chefs, Chef Michel Richard.  This March, the restaurant Central Michel Richard, will celebrate the legacy of the late Chef Richard.  See the deets below:
On Tuesday, March 7Central Michel Richard (1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW) will celebrate the birthday of its late, legendary namesake Chef Michel Richard. The four-course prix-fixe tribute dinner was inspired by the signature dishes Richard passed down to Executive Chef David Deshaies over 16 years of mentorship.  Beginning Tuesday, guests can enjoy the special birthday dinner, which will be offered through Saturday, March 11 for $80 per person (with an optional additional $45 wine pairing) during dinner service only.
  • First course: Smoked Salmon Terrine, Leeks Tartare, Brioche
    • Wine pairing: Cava, Gramona, Gran Reserva, Brut, La Cuvee, Spain, 2012
  • Second course: Lobster Ravioli, Citronelle Emulsion
    • Wine pairing: Chenin Blanic, Domaine Des Baumard Savennieres, France 2014
  • Third course: 72-hour Braised Short Ribs, Mushroom-syrah Reduction
    • Wine pairing: Grenache-Syrah, Châteur Simian, Le Traversier, Châteaunuef de Pape, 2012
  • Fourth course: Michel’s Profiteroles
    • Wine pairing: Late Harvest Syrah, Lauterbach Cellars, Sonoma, California, 2011

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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