Events / Dinner

Regional Spotlight: Best of D.C. 2019

Presented by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and Events DC

Tue, August 20, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy


Kwame Onwuachi

Kith/Kin at the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, Washington, D.C.

Javier Fernandez

Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly, Washington, D.C.

Adam Howard

Blue Duck Tavern, Washington, D.C.

Nilesh Singhvi

The Bombay Club, Washington, D.C.

Paola Velez

Kith/Kin at the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, Washington, D.C.

As the Washington D.C. restaurant scene continues to dazzle and expand, we are thrilled to welcome the 2019 nominees honored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington. This annual Beard House banquet will showcase the very best and brightest that our nation’s capital has to offer!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Crab Masala

Sinuglaw with Grilled Pork Belly and Taro Chips

Benne Seed Johnnycakes with Heirloom Tomatoes and Softshell Crayfish

Uni Escovitch with Roti Chips, Avocado Mousse, and Maryland Crab–Lobster Salad 


Tandoori Salmon 

Half-Smoked Whole Duck with Foie Gras–Fennel Sausage and Fermented Collards–Sunchoke Chowchow 

Kale–Spinach Laing Stew with Coconut Milk, Thai Chiles, Pork Chicharrón, and Shrimp Paste

Nigerian Peppa-Spiced Rib-Eye with Smoked Plantain Grits and Pepper Soup Jus 

Tamarind Pecan Pie with Grains of Paradise Crust, Banana Foam, and Brown Butter Dust

Sunny Seng’s A Shot in the Dark > Belle Isle Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur with Black Walnut Bitters, Amarula African Cream Liqueur, Kahlua Coffee Liqueur, Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur, Nutmeg, and Espresso

A selection of fine beverages will be served with this dinner.