If you’ve ever left one of the Eat Good Food Group’s Alexandria restaurants wishing you could replicate what you just ate at home, consider yourself one step closer. Tomorrow at 6 PM, Society Fair opens its doors to the public, offering many of the ingredients used at Restaurant Eve, the Majestic, Eamonn’s, PX and Virtue Feed & Grain. Get ready to raid Chef Cathal Armstrong’s pantries.
We had an opportunity to take a look around as Rob Shinn and his team were getting ready for this week’s opening, and we were like kids in a candy store as we moved from butcher’s counter to coffee station to bakery racks. Goods we’d only read about before (being unable to find them at local grocers) were all around us. Where’s Julie Andrews to sing about “favorite things” when you need her?
Lots of pictures and your plan of attack after the jump. (more…)