[BSW] Reminder: Tomorrow, Feb. 4 - Next meeting (Chocolate!)

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Mon Feb 3 19:13:44 GMT 2014

Next Meeting:  Tuesday, February 4, 7 PM
Speaker:       Ben Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate
Topic:         "Tree to Bar: the History of Cacao and Chocolate"

Join us for an evening of chocolate! Local bean-to-bar chocolate maker Ben 
Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate presents the history of chocolate's 
production and cultural impact from its earliest days over 3,000 years 
ago, through Mayan and Aztec times, and up to the modern day. Along the 
way, you'll taste some of today's best American and European craft 
chocolate bars.

  Meeting location: VZ Conference Room (WG 33) on the ground floor of the 
west wing, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, 
10th St. and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Use the Constitution 
Avenue entrance; wait to be escorted up. All are welcome. As usual, light 
refreshments will be served prior to and after the presentation.

Pre-meeting dinner: 5:30 P.M. at the Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant, 
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington. Phone 202-347-7707. The 
restaurant is diagonally across from the Old Post Office Pavilion at 12th 
and Pennsylvania, a few blocks from the Museum, with Federal Triangle the 
nearest Metro station, and Metro Center also nearby.

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