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Tickets — secret supper. Are you ready for an adventurist dining experience where taste, texture, sight and sound uniquely blend in remarkable places? Designed to build suspense, you'll only know the general location before buying your ticket, after which, a final hint is provided in the form of nearby lodging recommendations. Its not until 24 hours before that the actual event address is disclosed, everything else still remains a secret. Supper locations are distinct, meticulously styled to transform naturally beautiful surroundings into surreal dinner settings. You'll slowly dine on a locally inspired five course menu crafted to match the season, place and theme, while enjoying wines curated for each course.

As the evening extends you'll savor the beautiful flavors, along with the tranquil sounds of nature, soft music and conversation between new found friends. After a sunset dessert you'll walk away inspired at the beauty and refreshment that comes from this unparalleled dining adventure. Locations Glen Mills, PA Glen Mills, PA Events Events Events. As garden season begins, join Gardenista favorite Chef Joshua McFadden for a meal inspired by his new book, Six Seasons. The Executive Chef/Owner at Ava Gene’s in Portland, Chef McFadden kindled his love for vegetables as farm manager at Maine’s Four Season Farm. His dishes celebrate the rich vibrancy of vegetables, finding the best seasonal flavors in each ingredient. Reservations are required. $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Guests are invited to BYO. Reserve your space here. The Gardenista Residency at terrain: Throughout the year, we’re teaming up with our friends from Gardenista for very special events at each terrain location, including seasonal workshops, farm-to-table meals, and live garden tours.

Menu Hors d'oeuvres Smashed Fava Beans, Pecorino, and Mint on Toast Agrodolce Ramps on Grilled Bread Onions Three Ways, with ‘Nduja on Grilled Bread Plated Salad Little Gems with Lemon Cream, Spring Onion, Radish, and Mint Dessert Carrot Pie in Pecan Crust with Malted Whipped Cream. A Daily Something | May Kinfolk Gathering – Washington DC | l’esprit de la mer. I’m heading out of town for the weekend; my grandparent’s are hosting our annual family reunion and this year we’re having a pig roast! So very excited for the pig, to see my extended family, to celebrate Zoe’s birthday with family, and generally, to be going “home” (will I ever grow out of calling my mom’s “home”?). For the extended weekend, I’m going to leave you with a few of my favorite photos – all taken by Sweet Root Village – of last month’s l’esprit de la mer Kinfolk Gathering in Washington, DC.

So far, this has been my favorite Kinfolk gathering to host…everything cam together so perfectly (although we were running around like crazies all day) and I had such fun planing, styling, and hosting. I’m always at a loss for words when I try to write about these gatherings. This time around, I could have not pulled this gathering off without a few key people (I’m going to try to be brief). We partnered with a few companies who helped make our menu fantastic. L’esprit de la Mer Kinfolk Dinner - Reflect - Huckle & Goose. Before our Huckle & Goose days, we’d often page through our Kinfolk issues, mug of herbal loose leaf tea in hand, thinking how lovely it would be to have such perfect looking food on our table, daily.

Intentional meals that we didn’t have to spend hours planning then scrawling grocery lists in haste, inevitably forgetting to jot down that one thing. Part of the reason we founded this site was to eliminate all that headache, focus on nourishing our loved ones, invite new friends into our homes without making a fuss, and provide a way for all of us to feel like we live inside the pages of a Kinfolk magazine. Disclaimer: big rustic table with mis-matched vintage chairs and linen-clad guests not included. So naturally, since we share such a similar vision, we secretly hoped to partner with Kinfolk for their beautiful gatherings someday. The sweet pickle relish was courtesy of Gordy’s Pickle Jar and wow. You haven’t tasted pickles until you’ve tasted Gordy’s. Seriously. The Secret Supper Club - Furthermore from Equinox. What is the concept behind the secret supper club? It is a pop-up dinner series. Pop-up dinners are popular throughout the U.S. but are trending specifically in the Northwest.

It’s a new way to get people out of the typical restaurant environment, and maybe connecting more (in our case at least) with the food, the people around them, and with the environment, as most of the dinners are held outside. We try to bring all those pieces together in each of our dinners. So, could we say that they spur from the need of a more human connection when dinning? Indeed. But why the secret element to it?

That’s the fun of it. Farm dinners in and around Portland - Travel Portland. While Portland’s restaurants definitely take advantage of the nearby abundance of farms, orchards, and vineyards, many of these farms actually host their own dinners — bringing the table to the farm, as it were. What better way to “eat local” than sitting down, family style, to a long table laden with food grown only steps away from where you sit? Don your sun hat and set out for one (or all!) Of the farm dinners on our list. Field and Vine Field and Vine hops about, hosting farm dinners around the region all year long. 20-30 dinners March-December.

Outstanding in the Field The rock star of farm dinners, Outstanding in the Field tours the world hosting farm dinners from Japan to Chile, with a stop in Oregon in between. Seven dinners in the Pacific Northwest in July. Plate and Pitchfork This year, Plate and Pitchfork is supporting two nonprofit organizations, Oregon Tilth and Farmers Ending Hunger. 13 dinners June-August. The Side Yard Two dinners and four other meals June-August. Winter's Tiding — secret supper.

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A Mid-Autumn Night’s Supper Club – DVEIGHT. Farm & Haus | Orlando, FL. About - Farm Spirit. Welcome to Farm Spirit. Farm Spirit is located in the Buckman neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. We offer a multiple course dinner Wednesday through Saturday. Seatings are pre-sold as tickets and are available by reservation only. You can purchase some tickets by clicking HERE. We offer wine pairings and non-alcoholic pairings. Gluten-free options are available. Click HERE to see some nice things people have said about us in the press. Farm Spirit 1414 SE Morrison Street Portland, Oregon 97214 General Inquiries should be sent to hello@farmspiritpdx.com Press Inquiries All press inquiries should be addressed to publicrelations@farmspiritpdx.com Farms We Support We currently purchase the bulk of our produce directly from Groundwork Organics, Pratum Botanicals, Dancing Roots Farm, and Blacksheep Farm, along with produce purchased at the Shemanski Park and PSU Farmer’s Markets.

RECIPE: A DEEPLY EVENING — The Deeply Co. - Collaborator - Our collaborator is our co-host for the evening. The collaborator is the person/artist/brand we are highlighting & celebrating for the night. Key characteristics: kind, hard working, and actively brings beauty to the world around them. There are no limits as to what the collaborator's art is. Maybe it's paint on a canvas. Maybe it's succulents. Maybe it's pottery. . - Venue - Our venue is a HUGE piece of a Deeply Evening. . - Music - The Deeply Co is a concert series, after all! - Photographer - One of the most important things about a Deeply Evening is our photographer! - Group Effort - This part is so important. . - Ticketing & Calendar - Logistics, of course! - Secret supper. White Fir — secret supper. Remembering Our Night at the Greenville Drive-In | And North. The past summer was a green and bountiful one, spilling over with farmed produce of plump tomatoes and melons, succulent alliums, and bright herbs.

While fall is generally thought of as the end of the growing season, we find the gathering and preserving of root crops, greens, and other vegetables at the peak of perfection to be a fine cause for celebration. This is why, at the height of autumn, we partnered with Jetsetter to host an intimate harvest dinner with Brushland Eating House on 80 acres of private land in the hamlet of Bovina, a pocket of the Catskills we find ourselves growing increasingly attached to with every north-bound visit.

Chef Sohail Zandi of Brushland Eating House worked with Chef Antonio Mora of Quality Meats in Manhattan, to grace us with an evening meal that celebrated the season’s bounty with fresh ingredients from Burnett Farms and other local purveyors, as well as cured and preserved fare that hinted at winter’s approach. Preserve and Gather: An Autumn Dinner in Bovina, NY | And North. The past summer was a green and bountiful one, spilling over with farmed produce of plump tomatoes and melons, succulent alliums, and bright herbs.

While fall is generally thought of as the end of the growing season, we find the gathering and preserving of root crops, greens, and other vegetables at the peak of perfection to be a fine cause for celebration. This is why, at the height of autumn, we partnered with Jetsetter to host an intimate harvest dinner with Brushland Eating House on 80 acres of private land in the hamlet of Bovina, a pocket of the Catskills we find ourselves growing increasingly attached to with every north-bound visit. Chef Sohail Zandi of Brushland Eating House worked with Chef Antonio Mora of Quality Meats in Manhattan, to grace us with an evening meal that celebrated the season’s bounty with fresh ingredients from Burnett Farms and other local purveyors, as well as cured and preserved fare that hinted at winter’s approach.

Careers — - Part time position to start with an opportunity for growth The right person is a diligent, detail oriented aesthete with a love of minimalist design, branding and media. The position will work primarily on the new ILA brand. This person is creative and an innovator but also keenly aware of trends in media, web and design. Working on a budding brand, this role is a great fit for someone who is excited by the process of creative brainstorm, innovation and helping build a brand through visual storytelling and creative marketing ExperienceThe right candidate for this position will have had 1-3 years of experience in a creative work environment, preferably at an agency or magazine Aesthetic + DesignILA + Sunday Suppers maintain a very clear and concise style, a minimalist and thoughtful approach.

Design/Photo/StylingThis, like many positions at a small company is a hybrid role - any additional experience and knowledge in the following areas is an added plus - High energy and positive attitude. Remembering Our Night at the Greenville Drive-In | And North. It is always bittersweet saying goodbye to another memorable summer upstate. To ease the heartache of having to switch out our swimsuits for sweaters, we thought it best to embrace the seasonal change with an end-of-summer celebration at one of our favorite upstate destinations: The Greenville Drive-In. Set in a rural field off Route 32 in the town of Greenville, we collaborated with Zio & Sons to create a nostalgic cinematic experience sweetened with the comforts of simpler times. There may have been a nip in the air, but spirits were warm as ticket holders arrived ready to enjoy a night of local food, movie themed cocktails, live music from rock band Another Castle, and a screening of “Back to the Future” on an 80-foot wide screen, the Catskill Mountains silhouetted against the sky.

We had beautiful antique servingware on display from I.U. Featured image by Zio & Sons. We were so pleased to have I.U. Pop-Up Restaurant Holds Dinner Parties in Strangers’ Homes. What do you get if you cross a travelling pop-up restaurant with Airbnb? PlaceInvaders is the pop-up restaurant that quite literally ‘invades’ plush, quirky, and downright fascinating residences across the US – while the owners are away and with their permission of course – to host pop–up dinner parties with the help of top chefs. Grand Surroundings Founded by couple Hagan Blount and Katie Smith-Adair and launched in New York in 2014, PlaceInvaders has thus far visited 12 different US cities, hosting pop–up dinner parties in some quite incredible places, including a Shanghai opium den-inspired loft with black painted walls in a former YMCA in Chelsea, New York City, and, amazingly, the Motown Mansion in Detroit (below), the former home of Motown founder Berry Gordy.

“We had a (selfish) idea to try to design a life full of travel and food and access to the world's most amazing apartments,” says Smith–Adair. Communal Dining Photo: PlaceInvaders. Lizzie & Kathryn Fortunato Bring Their Creative Womens Dinner to Venice Beach. For twin sisters Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato, creativity and connection is is the key to success. Lizzie’s eponymous line was founded in 2008 “with the intent of creating unique accessories that use unexpected materials and champion handicrafts from a breadth of places and cultures,” and many of her pieces have since been the “must-have” item for fashion-forward women across the globe.

The self-starter and her sister were constantly meeting other female creatives, sharing advice and building friendships, and realizing this connection was what would continue to drive the business forward. They began hosting Creative Womens Dinners in hopes of bringing more entrepreneurs together, first at Lizzie’s Brooklyn home and later expanding to bigger venues.

This summer, they brought the event to the West Coast — hosting in the backyard of an old friend, Kate Berg. What is the Creative Womens’ Dinner? How did it get started? What was it like bringing the event to Los Angeles?