Mitzvahs & Celebrations

Life’s celebrations often circle around milestones and events in our children’s lives. Christenings, birthdays, quinceanera, graduation, homecoming, prom, and bar/bat mitzvahs to name a few. Whether you are preparing for your own special occasion, or arranging one for someone else, … Read more

December 6, 2014 | | | | |

Exploring DC Thanksgiving 2014

Rosemary Gin Fizz

This Thanksgiving we’re ditching the egg nog and mixing something not likely found in your grandmother’s recipes. An aromatic combination of rosemary, lemon, & gin – not only does this cocktail look classy and festive, but its potency puts everyone … Read more

November 26, 2014 | | |

Hostess With the Mostess ~ LOVE-ly Tea Party

Washington DC Bridal Shower Catering

Being featured in the well read event blog Hostess with the Mostess is a great honor, most especially as a result of partnering with the mother of the bride & trio of designers at Events in the City for the … Read more

November 12, 2014 | | |

13th Annual Spirit of Mount Vernon Heritage Gala

At what may be the most buzz worthy fundraiser to date, rare spirits brought in top donations for the 13th annual Spirit of Mount Vernon Heritage gala sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council. Inspired by a historic recipe found in … Read more

November 10, 2014 | | |

National Chocolate Day at Design Cuisine

For #TuesdayTreat day at Design Cuisine we celebrated National Chocolate Day. At a recent event we paired our warm Pumpkin Cupcakes with none other than our childhood favorite – Chocolate Dipped S’mores. And because more is more, both of these delicious treats are … Read more

October 29, 2014 | |

Jam, Jelly, Pies & Preserves

Summer fruits give way to fall harvest, and our chef’s find ways to preserve the carefreeness of summertime with a road trip to Garden Hour Orchards of Smithsburg, MD.  A truck load of peaches later, they make quick work of … Read more

September 30, 2014 | |

The Reimagined Cha Siu Bao

Part traditional Cantonese dim sum, part county fair. A harmonious friendship of the sweet glazed donut and juicy pulled pork with a touch of coleslaw and drizzling of maple syrup. Not found in Chinatown, unless of course we’re catering at … Read more

September 25, 2014 | |

Streetsense Raises the Roof @ 1275 Penn

Design Cuisine had the privilege of working with  Streetsense on the launch party celebrating renovations to the iconic Pennsylvania Building.  A self described “uncommon collective of creative thinkers creating memorable places, distinctive brands, and meaningful experiences”, known and awarded for its collaborative ideology focusing on … Read more

September 23, 2014 | |

Summer Wedding at The Woodend Sanctuary

It was a beautiful summer day for a wedding with 170 guests at The Woodend Sanctuary in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Cocktail hour had a sweet start with two specialty cocktails, Berry Mojitos and Lemon Bellini with lemon sorbet. The decor … Read more

September 16, 2014 | | | | |

Colorful Cuisine ~ Using Accent Colors

When selecting an event color three things to consider are season, location and most importantly what inspires you. Once you’re set on colors, find unique places to incorporate shades throughout the event. A color can be carried through the invitation, … Read more

September 11, 2014 | |
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