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LA COLLINA

PROJECTED OPENING: Late January 2021 731 C Street SE A new restaurant opening in Capitol Hill, La Collina, will bring a modern take on the classic Italian osteria to D.C. Guests can get excited for a walk-up antipasti and panini window at lunch, that can be enjoyed on the patio. In the evening, La Collina will serve up a variety of homemade pastas, antipasti, salumi, cocktails, and carafes of wine. Prepared meals will also be available to be enjoyed from the comfort of guest's home. For more information, visit their website here.
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TACO ROCK 2

6548 Little River Turnpike  Chef Mike Cordero has just opened up Taco Rock 2. The 2,500 square-foot casual taqueria features a lively, colorful atmosphere along with the concept's signature guitar hanging from the ceiling. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of gourmet tacos made on their signature homemade blue corn tortillas. This new location is also offering guests a wide selection of tequila, craft cocktails, and beer. For those who prefer to stray from meat, Taco Rock 2 features "The Impossible", made with veggies. www.thetacorock.com ; 703-712-7659.
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I Love Sous Vide, You Love Sous Vide, We All...

Michelin-Starred chefs including Daniel Boulud, industry experts and sous vide ambassadors come together to commemorate 50 years of sous vide on Tuesday, January 26th in honor of International Sous Vide Day. Cuisine Solutions, the leader in pioneering and perfecting sous vide cooking techniques, hosts their annual extravaganza, virtually. The all-day (virtual) affair will give guests an inside look at the history and artistry of the sous vide cooking process. The experience, which will be emceed by Nycci Nellis, host of the podcast Industry Night and the Foodie & The Beast radio show, will boast an exciting schedule of expert panelists with Michelin-starred chefs and renowned industry professionals, global cooking demonstrations, and a documentary-style film that showcases the premier importance of Dr. Bruno Goussault’s life’s work and the significant impact he has had on the world over the past 50 years. All programs throughout the event are free and open to those who register at internationalsousvideday.com
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The Freshest New Radio App: Real. Fun. DC.

There's a new app in town, launched by Tommy McFly and Kelly Collis, called Real. Fun. DC., and featuring fresh new radio programming and podcasts like Industry Night hosted by Nycci Nellis. Read the details in Kevin Dauray's The Zebra article here.
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Fancy New Year's Feast Suggestions

It's almost over...in a few days we'll be celebrating the end of 2020 (phew!), and despite coronavirus restrictions, there are still safe options if you want to get dressed up! Nycci Nellis tells us there are plenty of nicer takeout options: listen in for the details. 
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Grand Wedding Plans May Have to Shrink, For...

The wedding industry is experiencing a near total collapse as result of the current pandemic. So many couples have had to put their wedding dreams on hold while they wait for new mandates on when and how we can gather. No surprise, a group of leading women wedding professionals in DC have the solution, coming together to form a startup, Petit Soirée. Lauryn Prattes founded Petit Soiree and reached out to some of the best in the industry to come together (virtually) and collaborate on ways to execute small weddings in lieu of the larger ones, for now. On this episode of Industry Night, Nycci spoke with Lauryn Prattes and Buttercream Bakeshop’s Tiffany MacIssac about the state of the event's industry, what they hope to expect down the road and how the formation of Petit Soirée can provide some wedding relief to those who need it. Listen to the full conversation on FullService Radio.    
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