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Virtual Talks with Swedish Chef Magnus Nilsson

November 17, 2020

At the end of 2019, the critically acclaimed chef Magnus Nilsson decided to close his highly respected and much-loved restaurant, Fäviken, at the height of its success.


In his new book, Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End, Nilsson shares the remarkable story of this one-of-a-kind restaurant and his own extraordinary career. Nilsson’s most personal book yet provides a fascinating first-hand account of Fäviken’s evolution alongside his musings on topics ranging from creative theory, craftsmanship, and sustainability to family and fame.


To celebrate the book launch of Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End, a series of virtual conversations with Magnus Nilsson and an A-list roster of chefs and cultural luminaries will take place. All talks will include an audience Q&A.


Upcoming dates and details: 

December 4: A lecture by Magnus Nilsson hosted by Le Cordon Bleu

December 6: Magnus Nilsson in conversation with Chef Eduardo Jordan, hosted by the National Nordic Museum

December 10: Magnus Nilsson in conversation with Brian McGinn, executive producer and director of Netflix’s Chef’s Table, hosted by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles


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A Classic Blue ARTECHOUSE Experience

October 22, 2020

ARTECHOUSE closes out 2020 by focusing on Pantone’s Color of the Year: Classic Blue.


This new exhibit, which runs through January 3, 2021, dives into blue’s connection with earth, crystals and adventure through a wondrous castle.


Discover creative curiosities in each room as you learn more about your surroundings and yourself. Submerge yourself in the sights, sounds and sensations of Classic Blue.


Please review ARTECHOUSE’s COVID-19 procedures before purchasing your ticket to this immersive experience.


Purchase tickets here.


ARTECHOUSE is located at 1238 Maryland Avenue SW.

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Apéro Champagne and Caviar Bar Coming to Georgetown

September 24, 2020

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Apéro, a new champagne and caviar bar in Georgetown at 2622 P Street plans to open for small private events next month, and to the public early next year, according to Washington City Paper.


Partners Elli Benchimol, Felicia Colbert, and Christian Johnston intend to showcase predominantly French wines and offer small bites to which caviar can be added.


The restaurant can seat 42 people inside and 30 in the garden.


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