You should always have something to look forward to.

It gives you hope, it gives you that fuck it, 1 more day feeling, it gives you a reason to live.

For me, it usually involves vacations, eating good, and spending time with my friends. In a nutshell, the NOMNOMJAX events I host are all of these things. I remember when we only had 8 people in the group and now there is +250. #startedfromthebottom

I ate at Olio Market a couple months ago for the 4th time and it was so good that I went back the next week. They are known for their Duck Grilled Cheese Sandwich as featured on the Travel Channel. That sandwich always hits the spot, but I also tried the Blackened Fish Tacos, the Lobster Bisque, the Polynesian Pork Sandwich and then, I tried the Coffee Rubbed Duck…dun dun dun. There are few foods that make me think about life and this is one of them. As soon as I took that first bite, I knew I had to host a dinner here. Fast forward a couple weeks and we have dinner for 35 highlighting a trio of duck.

All pictures were taken by Kristen Penoyer
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“I think I went into food by the theatre of it. The flowers, the tables, the music, the decor, the happiness.” – Francis Mallman: The Chef’s Table Episode 3

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The next event is at MotionSweets on October 20th at 730pm. For tickets and information:


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