Tomorrow! The Taste of Shaw Gala #LoveShaw

[ 0 ] April 24, 2017 |

Shaw Main Streets will host its annual Taste of Shaw Gala on Tuesday, April 25, 2017from 7pm to 9pm.  The annual event celebrates the neighborhood’s diverse businesses and residents, and is a fundraiser for initiatives that enhance and promote commerce within the Shaw neighborhood.  Proceeds from the event support Shaw Main Streets’ economic revitalization and historic preservation activities in the Shaw neighborhood of DC, which have helped bring about the transformation of central Shaw since 2003.

The 2017 Taste of Shaw host committee includes the following bars and restaurants:

The Brixton                             Buttercream Bakeshop           Cava

Convivial                                 Dacha                                     Dino’s Grotto

The Tavern at Henley Park     Eat the Rich                            El Rey

Etete                                       French Quarter Brasserie       Haikan

Half Smoke                             Kyirisian                                  La Jambe

The Passenger                       Service Bar                             Seylou

Southern Efficiency                Tiger Fork

Advance tickets are $80 and can be ordered online at www.smsgala17.eventbrite.com.  Tomorrow tickets will be $100. Tickets include unlimited food and cocktail tastings, beer and wine, and complimentary valet parking.

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Category: Announcements, Food.Fun.Stuff., Washington D.C.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Washington, DC and North Carolina. All three 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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