Here’s the next Food and Folklore event for January:

Here’s the menu:

Passed Hors D’ouevres
Mojito Marinated Grilled Chicken Skewers
Tostones topped with Black Bean Puree and Habanera-Lime Sour Cream
Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche
Empanadas de Queso

First Course
Avocado-Mango Salad with Jalapeno Lime Vinaigrette

Grilled Pork Tenderloin or Red Snapper with Guava Glaze and Mojo Sauce
over Black Beans and Rice

Coconut Caramel and Rum Flan

WHEN: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 6:30 PM
WHO: NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten will share highlights from his biography of the Bacardi family (Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba), founders of the rum company that inspired the “Cuba Libre”; and Daphne Muse, writer and mixologist specializing in “rhum,” will introduce her recent creation, the “Zojito” a libation paying tribute to Zora Neale Hurston. Muse was a judge for the first US International Cane Spirits Festival Competition presented by the Ministry of Rum. (Proper ID required for rum tasting.)

Make that reservation: or call 202-332-ZORA (9672)
Eatonville Restaurant
2121 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009