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“Every Georgian dish is a poem.” -Alexander Pushkin On August 22nd, I am collaborating with Jenny Holm of The Georgian Table to bring you a feast highlighting the poetic dishes of Georgia. This is the first event I’ll be hosting at Court Tree Collective…
“Every Georgian dish is a poem.” -Alexander Pushkin On August 22nd, I am collaborating with Jenny Holm of The Georgian Table to bring you a feast highlighting the poetic dishes of Georgia. This is the first event I’ll be hosting at Court Tree Collective in Carroll Gardens. August’s installment is a family-style supra, a Georgian Feast. The meal centers around…
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Brighton Beach delivers on my Georgian cuisine needs. 
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I ate a bunch of those in one sitting once...was not pretty.
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If you're in the NYC area March 1st, I'd love it if you came to my next Georgian Feast!
"Every Georgian dish is a poem." -Alexander Pushkin As the daughter of Soviet immigrants, I grew up eating dishes from all the former republics without knowing anything about their origins. When I realized that some of my favorite "Russian" dishes were actually from Georgia, I decided to dig deep into this rich culinary tradition with my supper club, Salt & Pomegranates. March's installment is a three-course, family-style vegetarian feast. ...
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After a bit of a hiatus, I’m relaunching the series with a sort of micro-feast on Sunday, January 25th. I have 4 seats available for a three-course Georgian dinner at my home. I’ll be offering samples of Georgian wine, and we’ll finish off with strong…
After a bit of a hiatus, I’m relaunching the series with a sort of micro-feast on Sunday, January 25th. I have 4 seats available for a three-course Georgian dinner at my home. I’ll be offering samples of Georgian wine, and we’ll finish off with strong Russian tea. You can purchase your tickets here. I hope to see you there! MENU First…
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The next feast has been rescheduled to Sunday, December 14. Same time, same place. As always, meals are family style. Please feel free to bring your own beer or wine. I will provide a small tasting of Georgian wines as well. Early-bird tickets are $45…
The next feast has been rescheduled to Sunday, December 14. Same time, same place. As always, meals are family style. Please feel free to bring your own beer or wine. I will provide a small tasting of Georgian wines as well. Early-bird tickets are $45 (until November 15). You can purchase tickets here. SAVORIES Khenagi Georgian “matzo balls”, made from…
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Hey All! I'm teaming up with +Jenny Holm of The Georgian Table to host a family-style feast at +Court Tree in Brooklyn on August 22nd. I hope to see some of you there!
A very special collaboration between Jenny Holm of The Georgian Table (www.georgiantable.com) and Marina Berger of Salt & Pomegranates (www.saltandpomegranates.com). About Jenny: "I got hooked on Georgian food while living in Russia and eventually moved to Georgia to learn to cook it myself. I founded the blog The Georgian Table in 2014, where I share recipes, stories, and news about Georgian food and wine with an online community of more th...
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I ordered an assorted bouquet from +Good Eggs, and it included garlic scapes (not pictured: calla lilies). Now that's seasonal!
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Sunday’s vegetarian feast was a smashing success! While I write up a brief summary, why don’t you check out this article in the Washington Post about the glorious food of Georgia.  
Sunday’s vegetarian feast was a smashing success! While I write up a brief summary, why don’t you check out this article in the Washington Post about the glorious food of Georgia.  
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After a delightful micro-feast in my home, I’m holding a bigger feast on March 1st — this time, in Brooklyn. I’ve once again partnered with the great people at 3B: The Downtown Brooklyn Bed & Breakfast to host a feast, highlighting the poetic dishes of…
After a delightful micro-feast in my home, I’m holding a bigger feast on March 1st — this time, in Brooklyn. I’ve once again partnered with the great people at 3B: The Downtown Brooklyn Bed & Breakfast to host a feast, highlighting the poetic dishes of the Republic of Georgia. March’s installment is a three-course, family-style vegetarian feast. We start with a…
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So there's a hospitality PR firm, based in Austin, called Strange Fruit PR. Their Twitter handle is strangefruitpr. I found this out via Mikki Kendall's Twitter feed. 
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