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Downton Abbey dinner at Blackfish

JanR Feb 8, 2013 02:16 PM

This sounds like fun and the menu looks interesting. Is anyone going on February 24th?

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  1. Delucacheesemonger RE: JanR Feb 8, 2013 02:18 PM

    l cannot, but know three hounds who are going.

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      PhillyBestBYOB RE: Delucacheesemonger Feb 8, 2013 05:14 PM

      I know 4. Hard to believe I know someone that you don't.

      Given how fantastic the Titanic 100 year anniversary dinner was, I'm sure this will be amazing.

      It's already sold out, but I'm sure they'll put people on a waiting list, and there are always cancelations...

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      arepo RE: JanR Feb 9, 2013 08:05 AM

      Wow! That's a pretty ambitious looking menu. It's a shame I can't eat half the stuff offered. It sure sounds like fun though. (of course getting my DH into a tux would NOT be!)

      1. PhillyBestBYOB RE: JanR Feb 17, 2013 06:09 AM

        FYI, heard from my Twitter friend @PhillyFoodDude (who originally proposed the idea of a Downton Abbey dinner to Chip Roman) that since the first dinner was sold out within 48 hours, they will be doing a second on Monday 25 Feb.

        If Blackfish's previous Titanic anniversary dinner was anything to judge by, some diners will be wearing their tuxes for this (hopefully not the life preservers that were also in abundance).

        But I'm just going to wear a jacket and tie, since I don't think I fit in my Tux anymore. If any questions are asked, I will say that I'm playing the part of the tux-less radical Irishman and former chauffeur Tom Branson on the show.


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          JanR RE: PhillyBestBYOB Feb 26, 2013 08:29 AM

          How was it?

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            PhillyBestBYOB RE: JanR Feb 26, 2013 04:02 PM

            As expected, FANTASTIC! Chefs Chip & Steve did a great job in the kitchen (see photo).

            We got there at 7PM and the place was packed. There were quite a few guests in tuxes (not me, as I was playing the part of radical Irishman and ex-chauffer Tom Branson), and all the staff were tuxed up (Josh looked especially James Bond-esque).

            Rumors of future interesting Blackfish dinners are circulating...

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