Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Slow Food USA

If you are feeling up for a splurge and benefiting a good cause, check out this info on Slow Food Benefit Dinners-

For $75, you get a four-course meal with biodynamic wine pairings, restaurant gift bag and your copy of "Kitchen Memories" by Alexandra Greeley. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the DC Chapter of Slow Food USA. Pretty good price for everything that’s included. Reserve by calling Jeanne Hommel at 703.507.9071 or email at

Slow Food Dinner Schedule:

~ Monday, May 12, reception at 6:30pm and dinner at 7:00pm at Mio Restaurant featuring Chefs Stefano Frigerio (Mio), Todd Gray (Equinox), Anthony Chittum (Vermilion) and Josh Short (Buzz Bakery).

~ Monday, June 2, reception at 6:30pm and dinner at 7:00pm at PS 7's Restaurant featuring Chefs Peter Smith (PS 7's), Kevin Reading (Nage), Heather Chittum (Hook) and Cathal Armstrong (Restaurant Eve).

Slow Food USA envisions a future food system that is based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice –in essence, a food system that is good, clean and fair.

You can also support Slow Food USA by subscribing to GOOD Magazine (which is super interesting and always provides you with dinner time conversation points!)