622[BSW] Reminder: Tomorrow, Feb. 4 - Next meeting (Chocolate!)
- Feb 3, 2014Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 4, 7 PM
Speaker: Ben Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate
Topic: "Tree to Bar: the History of Cacao and Chocolate"
Join us for an evening of chocolate! Local bean-to-bar chocolate maker Ben
Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate presents the history of chocolate's
production and cultural impact from its earliest days over 3,000 years
ago, through Mayan and Aztec times, and up to the modern day. Along the
way, you'll taste some of today's best American and European craft
Meeting location: VZ Conference Room (WG 33) on the ground floor of the
west wing, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History,
10th St. and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Use the Constitution
Avenue entrance; wait to be escorted up. All are welcome. As usual, light
refreshments will be served prior to and after the presentation.
Pre-meeting dinner: 5:30 P.M. at the Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant,
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington. Phone 202-347-7707. The
restaurant is diagonally across from the Old Post Office Pavilion at 12th
and Pennsylvania, a few blocks from the Museum, with Federal Triangle the
nearest Metro station, and Metro Center also nearby.
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