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Makin' It Grain a collaborative pop-up dinner

We’re always on the lookout for food events to attend and were really excited when we found out about Makin’ It Grain. Dominion City Brewing Co., was transformed into a 100 seat pop-up dinner venue that featured five courses with beer pairings. This event was to benefit FarmWorks, a social enterprise at Operation Come Home that empowers young people with food, farming, and agricultural skills. This pop-up was a collaboration that included: Eryn O’Neill, Visual Artist David Wallace, Owner, Around The Block Butcher Shop Stephen La Salle, Chef, The Albion Rooms Sarah and Jess Carpinone, Bakers/Owners, Bread By Us Josh McJannett, Head Brewer and Co-Founder, Dominion City Brewing Co. It was fun to follow along on social media while this...

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Holiday "SOCIAL"izing

Time off from my day-job gave me the opportunity to try some places that I’ve been meaning to visit for a long time. Out of town family were visiting after Christmas and true to our annual tradition of post-Christmas dining out, this year we chose the SOCIAL. Surprisingly, I had never been to SOCIAL before but I had heard great things about it. Our dinner reservation was for four on December 27th. We arrived shortly before 6pm and were seated at a banquette-style table across from the bar. The restaurant has modern décor mixed with exposed brick walls, elegant chandeliers and plush red velvet. Tables were lined with tea light candles adding to the intimate but classy atmosphere. It was...

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