Kristin Marie Steinke Art Show

Join us at EatsPlace’s Cafe and Market, in the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria Virginia, on Sunday December 10 from 2-4 pm for the opening of works by Kristin Marie Steinke. Artist Statement: The Human Experience – Graffiti Graffiti gives voices to people who are otherwise discarded or ignored. When I visit a new environment, I like to open myself to the energy that resides there—the gritty, joyful, broken and opinionated are all woven into the fabric of each place. Each visit is a sort of anthropological adventure, learning about the humans who dominated the city walls with these images. Capturing them is a game of chance, exciting to think they might be gone the next day. Some enjoy debating the merits of graffiti and often the boring question, “is it art?” comes up but I say you can love it or hate–it…

KalyeDC Kamayan Filipino Pop-up at EatsPlace DC

KalyeDC’s Kamayan Fiesta Filipino Pop-up at EatsPlace DC At EatsPlace, 3607 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington DC 20010 (Petworth Metro) On Saturday April 29, 2017, 2 seatings at 5:30 and 8:30 $50 + tax (get tickets here) Kalye DC and Chef Red Garcia are returning to EatsPlace in Washington DC to present a Kamayan Fiesta on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Kamayan means eating with your hands with mounds of delicious Filipino food laid out on top of banana leaves right in front of you. This communal dining experience is best shared with family and friends, or come and make new ones. As Chef Red says, “Filipino food is life, love, and it’s about family!” The menu: Chicken Wings Inasal Hilabos na Hipon (Shrimp) Filipino Pork BBQ Lumpiang Shanghai (Egg roll) KalyeDC Grilled Pusit (Squid) Adobong Kangkong (Potato leaves) Steamed Rice Served with a side of…

March 150 & Art Party Catered by EatsPlace at the Torpedo Factory

7th Annual March150 Art Sale & Exhibition March 11 – March 26 Art Party: Friday, March 24 • 7 – 10 pm at the Torpedo Factory, drinks and food by EatsPlace and its Drinkubator This all-media exhibition features more than 170 square panels created by more than 100 regional artists. The only requirement to be included in the show is that artists use the gallery-supplied 10” x 10” panel. All work in the show is priced at $150. March150 is a low-pressure environment for artists and patrons alike. This encourages new art collectors to buy their first original work, introduces more veteran collectors to new local artists, and allows artists to test the waters with a new technique or subject. ART PARTY During the March150 Art Party on Friday, March 24, all of the work is available for $100. Join us for a lively…

EatsPlace is Growing WHAT: EatsPlace Cafe and Market Opening Second Location WHERE: Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town Alexandria, 105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 WHEN: Winter 2016 After two years of serving our members and community in our Washington, D.C. location, EatsPlace is happy to announce our expansion to a second location in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, at the historic Torpedo Factory Art Center. Old Town Alexandria is the perfect destination for EatsPlace’s second location, with continuation of focusing on the best local foods and the vintage schoolhouse look of the original. The EatsPlace Cafe and Market at the Torpedo Factory Art Center is a quick-serve concept of eclectic sandwiches with entree salads and soups. It’s a mix of healthy and decadent, which will include kimchi grilled cheese and an Asian fermented foods board. The casual spot’s all-day menu also includes…