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Weave A Thousand Flavors Supper Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NICHOLAS STEFANELLI'S 

FRENCH SOPHISTICATED DINING
AT D.C's HOTTEST NEW HOTEL
THE MORROW

Nicholas Stefanelli is the Chef & Owner behind, MASSERIA - One Michelin star, Washington, DC

August 27 | Sunday Luncheon 

I'm truly excited about this luncheon! It's the last one before our Weave A Thousand Journeys culinary group at sets off on our highly anticipated, gastronomic journey to Puglia, the heel of Italy. 

The irony isn't lost on me. Here I am just before departure to Puglia, organizing a supper club event at a restaurant, by an Owner-Chef who is renowned for his Italian restaurant, Masseria (which is a quintessential Pugliese farmhouse) except - we'll be dining at his French restaurant! 

I have my reasons. Mainly because the overall menu inspiration stems from legendary recipe book Le Répertoire de La Cuisine by none other than Auguste Escoffier and is considered the Bible of French gastronomy. 

 

And secondly - childhood nostalgia. Chalk it up to two words - lobster thermidor. The first time I read the Le Clou menu, I nearly fell out of the chair when I saw they served Lobster thermidor. Do you know how rare that is? And the fact that it's Escoffier's recipe means everything! This dish brings such great childhood memories for me; birthdays, anniversaries and every other celebratory occasion. Needless to say, if it's on the menu, I can never pass it up.

If you've never had it, you're in for a treat! Think, lobster.  eggs yolks, gruyere cheese in a creamy and rich thermidor sauce in lobster shell under a broiler. So good! The menu will serve the classics; Fruits de mer towers with oishii shrimp, moules escabeche, butter lettuce salads with shallot vinaigrette, pâté with port braised prunes & steak frites, grilled sea bass and more.

We'll have the pleasure of dining in the private salon at Le Clou (pic above) which is très chic!

We'll be serving Cremant and whites from Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits, Burgundy. After the summer spent there last year, for some of us it will be like meeting old friends again.

LE CLOU is featured in Forbes & Washington Post's, Tom Sietsema's 6 favorite places to eat for 2023. 


Hope you'll join our table!

 

warmly,

Devaki 

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A SOPHISTICATED LUNCHEON
FOR 12 PAX ONLY

PRIVATE DINING ROOM

WHEN:
SUNDAY AUGUST 27, 2023
12:00 PM

WHERE:
THE MORROW HOTEL, LE CLOU
222 M St NE, Washington, DC 20002

A delicious menu of 8 French classic dishes
Inspired by August Escoffier

Welcome Cocktail

Wines from Cotes De Beaune, Burgundy

USD 199 PER PERSON

Incl. ALL Taxes, Fees, Gratuity & Surcharges

NO DROP INS.
Advance reservations and payment essential.
This luncheon is NOT a good fit for vegetarians and people with shellfish allergies.

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WELCOME TO THE PRIVATE DINING ROOM 

Upon arrival, we will be seated at our table. Get comfortable, relax and soak in the sights and sounds of this dynamic restaurant. Share conversations with new & old found friends and feel your cares slip away as you relax over good food and wine.
 
Family style dishes featuring the Chefs signature brunch creations, meant to be shared.
These creations will showcase STEAK & SHELLFISH

 

LIBATIONS

 

Welcome Cocktail

Wines from Cotes De Beaune, Burgundy

Cremant de Borbogne, Dom Chavy-Chouet

Hautes Cotes De Beaune, Dom Mazilly Clos Bois Prevot

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Featured Dishes

 

Fruits de Mer

Crevettes, Oishii shrimp, cocktail sauce

Huitres,  a dozen - Daily Chef's selection

Moules Escabeche, blue bay mussels, piment espellete, mirepox

Butter Lettuce, shallot vinaigrette, fines herbes, breakfast radish, brioche croutons

Les Plates

 

Steak frites, 8 oz. Bavette steak, pommes frites, Bernaise sauce

Bar, Poached Mediterranean Seabass, fennel, orange, dill

Lobster Thermidor, eggs yolks, gruyere cheese in a creamy and rich thermidor sauce

Dessert

Paris Brest, craquelinchoux, pistachio cream, candied Pistachio, Creme Chantilly

GOOD TO KNOW

Once you sign-up you will be contacted via email for information regarding allergies or food restrictions. Please note that this culinary experience is not a good fit for those who are not open to trying new flavors, cuisines or ingredients. 

 

A GOOD FIT

We are a group of unpretentious foodies. Some of us are in our 50's, some in our 70's and all of us have been there and done that! So if you need to show your ID, you're probably too young to attend. Sorry!

 

No matter who you are, please do bring your smile, your humor, unique style,  an open- mindedness to varied cultures and your culinary sense of adventure. 

 

DRESS CODE

Smart. Make an effort please.

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REFUNDS & CANCELLATION POLICY

All sales are final and we will only refund the monies if the event is canceled.

FOR OUR ALUMNI ONLY:

If you've attended any of our events or tours in the past and cannot attend the supper club event due to an emergency, please notify us via email at the soonest. We will credit your account for the cost of your ticket (minus any N/R credit card processing fees). Your credit can be used at any of our upcoming supper club events during the year. Your spot will then be released to the next person on the waitlist.

 

Questions about this or anything else?

Email Devaki at weavethousandflavors@gmail.com

 

Here's what past guests had to say"


"It's always a great experience when you celebrate a meal with the Weave A Thousand Flavors Supper Club. The Lapis restaurant had great tasting authentic Afghani food served by a friendly and professional staff in a controlled yet bustling environment. The memories that I reflect on, as I think of our first outing of 2019, are the ones that celebrate the gastronaut members that make up the supper club. I enjoyed the welcoming atmosphere, the offering of friendship and the sharing of a meal as we celebrate the experience of breaking bread together. It just feels like home!!"

 

"What a great way to enjoy some fantastic food at a new place and meet with old friends and new! Devaki always picks such wonderful places for a true DC dining experience. Can’t wait for the next outing!"

 

"Every Supper Club experience is unique in delicious cuisine and ambiance, and there's no better group with which to share them!"

 

"Maydan was spectacular. Tucked away off Florida Ave, it is a hidden gem. The many courses of sumptuous food were so flavorful and perfectly prepared...from the assortment of appetizers to the lamb that was cooked for 72 hours. I particularly loved the squid! The company was fabulous and I met several new  friends I hope to stay in touch with. All in All, worth every penny! Can’t wait to do it again!"

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