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Join Tiger Fork as it transforms into a lively Night Market on Thursday, December 5, transporting guests to the streets of Hong Kong with several food and drink stands throughout the restaurant, a mini market stall selling Chinese treats, and a DJ to keep the spirited energy going all night long. From 8 p.m. to midnight, the Cantonese restaurant in Blagden Alley has invited guest chefs Seng Luangrath of the lauded Thip Khao and Hanumanh, and Tiger Fork’s opening chef Irvin Van Oordt to serve creative street snacks, while Amor y Amargo head bartender Max Green will serve unique shochu cocktails throughout the evening.
Chef Seng Luangrath of the lauded Thip Khao, Hanumanh, Padaek, and Sen Khao, will serve a comforting noodle soup and sweet-meets-savory dessert:
Lao Khao Soi: Wide Rice Noodle Soup
chicken broth, fermented soybean pork tomato sauce, scallions, cilantro
fish sauce caramel
Tiger Fork’s original opening chef Irvin Van Oordt returns to Blagden Alley for one night only from his new home in NYC as a consultant for Pure Grey, cooking two creative snacks:
Glazed Pork Skewer
confit yolk, soy sauce
ikura Tonnato sauce, iceberg lettuce
And Tiger Fork’s talented current Chef de Cuisine Jong Son will serve the following dishes throughout the evening:
Gan Poong Gi-style Duck Wings
Mushroom Turnip Cake
Special guest cocktailian Max Green of Amor y Amargo fame, and partner at ornate NYC cocktail den Blue Quarter, has created several cocktails incorporating unique flavors of sesame, shiso, yuzu and Japanese sancho pepper:
rye, sweet vermouth, sancho pepper, lime bitters
iichiko saiten, pineau de charentes, shiso tea, yuzu
sesame-washed tequila, cointreau, soy, lime
Iichiko Shochu will be on-site offering complimentary shochu tastings. And Tiger Fork’s beverage director Ian Fletcher will serve several Night Market-themed 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.