It started with the invitation. I’m a sucker for snail mail, but almost missed the chic and creative envelope hiding among bank statements and bills. It was unlike any other industry event I’d attended and I was immediately intrigued. The concept is simple, but novel in this age of social media.
“You come. You see. You eat. You Facebook, Instagram, and tweet. You sip and nosh and connect, then post it to pay your check.”
Longview Gallery‘s industrial chic vibe met Mid-Summer Night’s Dream with fanciful and thoughtful details everywhere I looked. Live jazz played as guest mingled and got snap happy.
I’m pretty happy with any party that starts with a tray of French 75’s being proffered at the door. After mingling and taking in the scene we were seated to a 4 course meal.
In a world where every one of life’s mundane details is snapped and documented, Taylor and Hov Events decided to bring together an event worthy of being documented by foodies, artists and fashionistas from DC’s online community. The result was extraordinary- everything from the welcome cocktails, design elements, to the food were snap worthy.
It’s hard to make good food for a party this size- it’s even harder to make GREAT food. Spilled Milk Catering pulled it off with a four course meal that had everyone raving.
I’m excited to see what concepts this team pulls off in the future!