From the majestic Caucasus Mountains to the spectacular Black Sea, Georgia is an Eastern European marvel that is attracting more and more visitors every year. When beautiful scenery, charming towns, incredible food, and a strong culture, it is no wonder that tourism is booming more and more!
Tonight, we also have a "battle" - GEORGIA vs GEORGIA! Because of the success of the Georgian vs Georgian wine tasting, tonight we will pair off recipes from kitchens found commonly the country of Georgia against those popular dishes in the Southern U.S. State of Georgia!
Step onto foreign soil and get your first look into Georgian culture without ever leaving the DMV. Taste from the dinner plates of Tbilisi and Atlanta! Join the diplomats of the Embassy of Georgia for a special evening of native food, wine, music, film, art, and the very special tasting.
1) GEORGIAN - COUNTRY - CUISINE:
Khachapuri- Badrijani- Pkhali
Salmon with Baje Sauce
Chakapuli-Georgian Tarragon Stew
Fingerling Potatoes with Mix Herbs
Palamushi Grape Pudding
2) GEORGIAN - U.S. STATE - CUISINE:
Macaroni & Pimento Cessee
Fried Green Tomato
Okra in Tomato Sauce
Georgian - Atlanta Based Waffles
3) GEORGIAN BAR:
Sample Georgian wine from the best vineyards in Georgia. Regional beer and non-alcoholic drinks are also included.
4) COOKING DEMONSTRATION AND DISCUSSION
Meet the chef who will discuss the preparation of Georgian dishes and offer a demonstration.
5) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet the leading diplomats from this European treasure who will offer a special greeting to their embassy and will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
6) GEORGIAN FILM:
A special film presented by the Embassy will showcase their country’s beautiful landscapes, cities and culture.