August 1, 2015 @ 11:00 PM – August 2, 2015 @ 1:00 AM
705 6th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
On Saturday, August 1st from 11pm to 1am, Daikaya Izakaya
(705 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 589-1600; www.Daikaya.com; @DaikayaDC)
continues its ‘Late Night at Daikaya’
legacy, this time featuring an epic Burger Smackdown. Burger-loving back of the house crew
members including Kristian Felix, Nick Cezar, Benjamin Browning, Jacob Weismann, Jordon Chirumbolo, and Saul Herrera will be going ‘Bun to Bun’ to create the ultimate custom burger of which will be critiqued live by a panel of celebrated local burger and food-writer friends as judges.
Chef/Owner Katsuya Fukushima will also be on-hand assisting his team of chefs throughout the competition by expediting dishes.
A burger-themed trophy will be awarded to one lucky winner at the end of the culinary competition.
Open to the public, burgers will be priced at $5 each, and resident mixologist Jamie MacBain and team will be on-site slinging an assortment of boozy milkshakes and Pony beers at the bar, while DJ Smudge serves up serious beats throughout the evening.
Located on the 2nd floor – Daikaya’s izakaya is a modern and eclectic space that serves as Chef Katsuya and teams culinary playground boasting a full bar and rustic dining room where food and drink are intended to be enjoyed seamlessly. ‘Late Night at Daikaya’ occurs on selected Saturday’s each month and allows Chef Fukushima and team the opportunity to create and share exciting and interactive culinary collaborations and/or themed culinary-driven events. Reservations available but not required.