DC Diners: Attend ‘Chefs Take a Stand’ on June 22nd to Help End Domestic Violence

Don't miss your chance to attend the very first 'Chefs Take a Stand 'in DC.

If you’re planning on being in the Washington, D.C. area on June 22nd, OpenTable is pleased to invite you to join The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and some of the nation’s top female chefs from 6-8PM at Sequoia for “Chefs Take a Stand.” Designed to raised money for NNEDV to support survivors of domestic violence through innovative projects and partnerships, this event combines three amazing ingredients: good food, great cocktails, and an important social cause.

Culinary participants include Meshelle Armstrong (Restaurant Eve), Ris Lacoste (Ris), Kate Jansen and Tracy O’Grady (Willow), Shannon Overmiller (The Majestic), Nora Pouillon (Restaurant Nora), and others. Mixology experts include Alison Christ of Liberty Tavern and Lyon Hall and the staff at Sequoia. Top Chef alum Carla Hall will also be on hand.

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Top Chef D.C. Episode 4: The Last Supper

"Angelo, there may be tension between us, but it is not
"Angelo, I just don't like you in that way."

We’re back with another week of “Top Chef: D.C.”, eagerly wondering who will go home and why. Would-be cheftestant Ed Hardy is tuning in with me, as usual. This week looks to be super-exciting because two contenders are going home. Sadly, this week proves to be not at all exciting. There’s a lot of cooking going on, but the drama is missing in action.

What’s also missing in action is money. Ed says, “Financial belt(way)-tightening is apparently the item du jour, as both Congress and Bravo cut back on expenses. It appears that corporations still have a little money, so Hilton rides to our rescue with enough dough to keep the lights turned on, but not much else. We get a completely forgettable corporate guest judge. I dub her ‘Nameless Hilton suit.’ Doesn’t Hilton have any notable chefs to send over?”[CP Note: Yes, and they are probably FUMING!]

As we regroup, everyone wakes up. Arnold is glad that he’s made friends with the grill, Andrea misses Tracey, and Timothy promises he’s going to finish the competition strong despite his slow start. Cut to…

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