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Mess Hall Presents “Sip. Taste. Play.” – Event With Summer Boardwalk Carnival Theme

We thought neighbors would be interested in this local event, sounds like fun. Details below.


From the event page:

Sip. Taste. Play.

Join us Friday July 21st for a night @ the dock – Mess Hall’s reimagined loading dock. This summer boardwalk carnival party sets the tone to celebrate the launch of XII by Johanna’s Table; a once monthly pop up dinner series scattered throughout the District.

With the help of some amazing industry friends and local vendors, we are excited to treat you to unlimited flavors and fun ranging from Sommelier Michael Rovezzi’s kegged Cotton & Reed cocktails, frosé sno cones & DC Brau beer to an oyster raw bar “bathtub,” popcorn with a twist, an eight foot cheese & charcuterie presentation, an old fashioned pig roast and over a dozen eclectic passed bites inspired by global flavors.

Tickets are $59 dollars and can be purchased here.  Mess Hall is located at 703 Edgewood St, NE.

Pop Up Event Featuring West African Food, Music, Dancing At Mess Hall This Saturday

Interested in exploring food and culture? Then, this event is for you. Located at nearby Mess Hall (703 Edgewood St, NE) this pop up from West Tribes looks great. See the flyer, link, and details below.

From the event page:

Have you got your tickets yet? This is going to be the party of the season. Featuring the Gaelle Force Dance Company food from #Ghana #Nigeria #Liberia #WestAfricanfood #Senegal June 17th Mess Hall. The menu will include:

  • Kelewele (Ghana), sweet plantain diced and spiced with West African spices and deep-fried

  • Suya (Nigeria–West African beef kebab)-thin sliced beef marinated in spicy peanut butter sauce and fire roasted

  • Jollof Rice (Liberia)–rice cooked in savory tomato sauce with spices and vegetables

  • Waakye (Ghana-West African rice and beans)–rice and beans cooked with West African spices and herbs

  • Yassa Chicken (Senegal)–chicken marinated in lemon juice and sautéed in peanut oil with onions, chili peppers & cabbage

  • Goat Pepper Soup & fufu (West Tribes) goat meat seasoned with exotic blend of West African herbs and spices, and cooked in savory vegetable soup with pepper, served with fufu.

  • Cassava Leaves (Liberia)–fresh cassava/yucca leaves sautéed in red palm oil with West African spices

Foodie Events Coming Up At Nearby Mess Hall, Interactive Butchering, Ramen World And More

Graphic courtesy of Mess Hall

Nearby culinary incubator, Mess Hall, is a food community where DC-based food entrepreneurs come together to cook, share and collaborate. We thought neighbors with culinary interests would want to checkout these upcoming events. Note -the Ramen World event in February sold out pretty fast last year so you may want to keep an eye out for when tickets become available and jump on them ASAP. From the Mess Hall Facebook page:

Next Wednesday, January 25th, join us for an interactive butchering class from 6:30-9:30pm where Greg Herring will break down a heritage pig, sourced directly from Spring House Farm​; pitmaster Joe Neuman of Sloppy Mama’s BBQ​ will satiate your BBQ needs; and DC Brau Brewing Company​ will quench your thirst. Tix here.

From February 9 – 11th, Chef Michael Turner and his wife Alexandra Bookless Turner will bring Restaurant June, a pop-up experience named after their daughter Juniper, to Mess Hall. Think beautiful modern American cuisine (Chef Michael spent time at minibar by José Andrés and Daikaya – Ramen – Izakaya​, among other stand out spots across the country) and inspired cocktails (Alex has bartended for over 17 years and managed The Passenger​ for 5 years). Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/june-pop-up-tickets-31044458812

And mark your calendars for RAMEN WORLD 3, coming ‘atcha February 26th. More details and tickets to follow.

Mess Hall is located at 703 Edgewood St. NE.

Local Start Up STUFF’t Takes Over Dew Drop Inn Saturday

We thought readers would like to know about a stromboli pop-up event happening this Saturday, October 24th at The Dew Drop Inn. The stombolis will be served up by STUFF’t, which is owned by Edgewood residents  Lauren and Bryan.  From Lauren:

We are a new, local start-up based out of Mess Hall in Edgewood. Our goal is to provide a modern and delicious take on the traditional Italian stromboli. Our ‘strombolis’ are made with homemade pizza dough, ‘stuff’t’ with a variety of meats, cheeses and vegetables and baked to crispy perfection. We are very excited to feature 4 varieties at the Dew Drop Inn: pepperoni & cheese; fresh & sundried tomatoes, basil and cheese; meatloaf & mashed potatoes; and chicken & waffles.

Sounds like a delicious way to support local entrepreneurs! STUFF’t is taking over the kitchen from 3:00 p.m. to close. The Dew Drop Inn is located at 2801 8th Street NE.

Mess Hall’s BBQ World Happening This Sunday

Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.
Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about cool food event for charity called BBQ World. The event was postponed,but now it is back on for this Sunday. Here is the info:

Nearby culinary incubator, Mess Hall, is a food community where DC-based food entrepreneurs come together to cook, share and collaborate. This Sunday, August 2nd,  from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, they will team up with local vendors for an all-you-can-eat event called BBQ World, which will raise funds for Miriam’s Kitchen, an organization dedicated to ending chronic homelessness in D.C. Highlights include:

Tickets range from $60 – $80. For more information, and to purchase tickets, check out the event page here. Mess Hall is located at 703 Edgewood St. NE.

Update: Mess Hall’s BBQ World Postponed – Rescheduled For August 2nd

A couple of days ago we posted about Mess Hall’s BBQ World event. We received word today via this Tweet that the event has been postponed till Sunday August 2nd. Congrats to Joe at Sloppy Mama’s!!

Mess Hall Presents BBQ World This Sunday

Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.
Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.

Nearby culinary incubator, Mess Hall, is a food community where DC-based food entrepreneurs come together to cook, share and collaborate. This Sunday, July 19,  from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, they will team up with local vendors for an all-you-can-eat event called BBQ World, which will raise funds for Miriam’s Kitchen, an organization dedicated to ending chronic homelessness in D.C. Highlights include:

Tickets range from $60 – $80. For more information, and to purchase tickets, check out the event page here. Mess Hall is located at 703 Edgewood St. NE.

Mess Hall Presents Pickled, Braised, And Brewed: The Art of Slow Food, This Sunday

Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.
Mess Hall logo courtesy of Mess Hall.

Nearby culinary incubator, Mess Hall, is a food community where DC-based food entrepreneurs come together to cook, share and collaborate. This Sunday, March 8,  from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, they will team up with New Belgium Brewing  for a pretty cool event called Pickled, Braised, and Brewed: The Art of Slow Food. From the event page:

Join New Belgium for an afternoon of slow food, slow ceramics, and craft beer.  We’re rolling out Slow Ride IPA (a session beer) and we’re sure to bring some other suds to the party.  We’re partnering with local chefs to give you a hands-on afternoon learning the art behind pickling, braised meats, ceramics, and our beer.

Come ready to taste delicious bites from the chefs of Gordy’s Pickle Jar and Mason Dixie Biscuit Co, while ogling the ceramics of Derek Thomas Hambly.

Ticket sales support our non-profit partner, CulturalDC, which serves to provide space and resources for emerging artists in the Washington, DC area.  Ready, Set, Go Slow-Mo…

Ticket Cost: $45 – Includes 2 beers (Slow Ride), one biscuit sandwich and slow meat tasting, and two chef demonstrations, including one hands-on session with a jar of pickles to take home.  (Ticket sales will be raising money for CulturalDC.)  Additional beers will be available for purchase.

AFTER PARTY AT BROOKLAND PINT
with additional beer specials for ticket holders

For more information, and to purchase tickets, check out the event page here. Mess Hall is located at 703 Edgewood St. NE.