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Join Tiger Fork as it once again transforms into a lively Night Market on Thursday, March 26, transporting guests to the streets of Hong Kong while showcasing some of DC’s top female culinary talents. From 8 p.m. to midnight, the Cantonese restaurant in Blagden Alley has invited guest chefs Amanda Moll of Pom Pom, and José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup R&D Director Charisse Dickens and R&D Pastry Chef Rochelle Cooper to serve creative street snacks at food stands throughout the restaurant, while a mini market stall will sell Chinese treats, and a DJ will spin tunes to keep the spirited energy going all night long.
Amanda Moll is the executive chef of Pom Pom, whimsical woman-led restaurant serving small plates with big flavors, female-produced wines and creative cocktails. Chef Moll will serve:
Turmeric, Ginger, Lime Leaf, Coconut Milk Based Curry Sauce with Charred-Curried Cauliflower, Oakwood Shiitake Mushroom, Micro Thai Basil
Beet-Dyed Pasta, Goat Cheese Bechamel, Pickled Granny Smith Apple, Toasted Walnuts, Micro Opal Basil
Think Food Group’s R&D Director Charisse Dickens joined the company in 2010 as a sous chef at minibar by José Andrés. She eventually joined the company’s research and development team, where she now leads creative development of new restaurants and works with chefs across TFG’s nearly three dozen locations to support new menu concepts. She will serve a poké in the traditional style she grew up with in Hawaii.
Think Food Group’s R&D pastry chef Rochelle Cooper first joined Chef Andres’ team in 2015 at minibar by José Andrés, moving over to the research & development team in 2018 to create desserts for menus across TFG’s nearly three dozen restaurants. She will serve an elevated take on mango sticky rice with coconut espuma.
And Tiger Fork’s talented Chef de Cuisine Jong Son will serve XO Chicharrones with whipped tofu sauce, and Mantou Chili Crab throughout the evening.
Barr Hill will be on-site offering complimentary gin tastings. And Tiger Fork’s beverage director Ian Fletcher will serve several Night Market-themed gin cocktails.
Guests can peruse traditional Chinese wares from a mini market stall, such as Chinese Zodiac-inspired prints and rubber stamps from local artist Sarah Muse, specialty candies, fruits, trinkets, jewelry, herbs, and gifts.
And DJ beYou will spin upbeat dance music from 10pm to midnight.
Tiger Fork’s Night Market is free to attend and open to the public. No ticket or reservation for the event is required and walk-ins are welcome as all offerings will be first-come, first-served. For more information, please visit www.tigerforkdc.com or call 202-733-1152.
WHO: Tiger Fork
Chefs Nathan Beauchamp and Jong Son
Bar Director Ian Fletcher
Guest Chef Amanda Moll (Pom Pom)
Guest Chef R&D Chef Charisse Dickens (Think Food Group)
Guest Pastry Chef Rochelle Cooper (Think Food Group)
Barr Hill Gin
WHEN: Thursday, March 26, 2020
8 p.m. – midnight
WHERE: Tiger Fork
922 N Street NW