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Savor Sicilian Seafood Favorites in DC
08.19.16
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Celebrate Mediterranean Cuisine with a Sicilian Series of Events

Next week, step into Sicily through a series of events at Via Umbria that highlight the unique flavors and cuisine of this Mediterranean island paradise.

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Explore Northern Italian Cuisine at Via Umbria
07.16.16
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Via Umbria will take guests on a tour of Alto Adige, one of Italy’s most culinarily diverse regions

Via Umbria is dedicated to the mission of bringing authentic and little known Italian cuisine to the heart of Washington through cooking classes, dinners, and wine tastings. Throughout t

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Via Umbria Celebrates the Island of Sardinia
07.15.16
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Series of Cooking Demonstrations and Dinners to Highlight Sardinian Cuisine

Next week, Via Umbria celebrates the Mediterranean cuisine and culture of the mystical island of Sardinia with a series of events, including an intimate Demonstration Dinner, a CYOB (Choose Your Ow

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Via Umbria Celebrates Lambrusco Week July 12-19
07.12.16
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Menus Featuring the Cuisine of Emilia Romagna

This week, Via Umbria celebrates all things Lambrusco, featuring everything from wines to the cuisine of Italy’s Emilia Romagna region.

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Via Umbria Teaches You the Secrets of Summer Entertaining
07.12.16
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Wednesday Demonstration Series in July reveal the tips and tricks of outdoor entertainment

Looking to be the hit of your next block party, backyard barbecue, or family get-together? Via Umbria’s got you covere

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Discover the Cuisine of Naples at Via Umbria
07.05.16
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Enjoy favorite dishes from the historical coastal region of Naples

This week, Via Umbria is exploring Neapolitan cuisine with a series of dinners and events dedicated to showcasing the rich flavors of this historical coastal region. 

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Via Umbria Cheesemonger Places as a Finalist
06.29.16
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Alice Bergen Phillips placed as a finalist in the Summer 2016 Cheesemonger Invitational

On Saturday, June 25 Via Umbria Cheesemonger Alice Bergen Phillips placed as a finalist in the Summer 2016 Cheesemonger Invitational held at Larkin Cold Storage in Long Island City, Queens. Roughly

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Fourth of July the Italian Way
06.28.16
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Celebrate the quintessential American holiday with an Italian twist

With the Fourth of July holiday on the horizon, Via Umbria is gearing up with a series of events this week to help you celebrate the quintessential American holiday Italian style.

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Tastings at Via Umbria on Wednesday June 15
06.14.16
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With Special Guest Andrea Tosolini of Fruit of the Boot

On Wednesday, June 15 from 12-4pm Via Umbria is excited to host Andrea Tosolini of Fruit of the Boot who will be hosting educational tastings in-store throughout the afternoon.

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Special Guest Gioacchino Passalacqua
06.04.16
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Guest chef Gioacchino to Host Three Events at Via Umbria

Via Umbria is excited to announce the arrival of Gioacchino Passalacqua who will be taking over their Laboratorio demonstration kitchen for the weekend of June 10-12. Passalacqua

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Summer Weekends at Via Umbria
06.03.16
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Extended Hours, Cocktail Specials, and Sunday Brunch

Via Umbria its extending its hours on Fridays and Saturday nights throughout the summer. They will be open from 7:00am-9:00pm so there is plenty of opportunity to stock up on fresh local products f

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Choose Your Own Bottle Dinners
06.02.16
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Introducing Friday night dinners with a new attitude

While dinners in the Laboratorio and Enoteca are typically paired with wines ahead of time, each Friday night, these dinners will be CYOB,

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Cheese of the Month Club
05.31.16
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Via Umbria Kicks off Cheese Club by Cracking a Parmigiano Wheel

On Wednesday, June 1st at 7:30 p.m. Via Umbria will kick off their first Cheese of the Month Club event with the more than 900 year Italian tradition of cracking a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggian

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Cocktails at Via Umbria
05.26.16
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Signature Summer Cocktails Every Saturday

Every Saturday starting at 1:00 p.m. Via Umbria, located at 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW in Georgetown, will serve cocktails featuring both lo

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Snow and a 100% chance of Porchetta this weekend
01.22.16
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Porchetta and seven other ways Via Umbria will perk up your snowy day

As the Washington area braces itself for a full-on front of winter weather, we’re preparing to make the best of what’s predicted to be the worst storm in recent history. Via Umbria is k

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Come in for an ily coffee on your way to work
01.07.16

Nothing starts a cold winter morning better than a hot cup of coffee and a fresh pastry.

Via Umbria offers a European coffee bar experience with a specialty cup of ily coffee made just the way you want it by our barista, for you to enjoy in our bright and warm cafe talking with a neigh

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Chef Simone Proietti-Pesci Returns!
12.28.15

Enjoy a family style meal with and shared experience with Chef Simone Proietti-Pesci

This January, Via Umbria welcomes guest Chef Simone Proietti-Pesci back to Georgetown for a series of unforgettable culinary experiences in Via Umbria’s laboratorio demonstration kitchen. Bor

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So Many Things To Do at the All-New Via Umbria
12.22.15

Experience a slice of Italy in Washington, DC.

In its new, re-imagined space, Via Umbria has put together all sorts of opportunities–all under one roof–to meet, eat and relax, a place to get your hands di

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Join Via Umbria for the Feast of Seven Fishes
12.16.15

December 24, Italian Christmas Eve, 7-10pm

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a traditional Southern Italian Christmas Eve dinner consisting of seven fish courses and commemorating the wait for the midnight birth of the baby Jesus.

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Prohibition Ends!
12.11.15

Via Umbria Serving Wine

The Washington, DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) awarded Via Umbria a Class CR license yesterday, ushering in a new era of good feeling on Wisconsin Avenue.

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Fresh Mozzarella from DiPalo’s Comes To Via Umbria
12.07.15

Now in store

The newest addition to the Via Umbria Marketplace is fresh mozzarella and burrata, delivered to Via Umbria from Di Palo's Fine Foods in New York's Little Italy. This hand-made daily, generations ol

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Milk, Yogurt and Eggs Come to Via Umbria
12.04.15

Organic, Free-Range, and Local Dairy

Via Umbria announces the addition of eggs, yogurt, and milk products to its specialty market. In keeping with our business ethos, this dairy is high quality, supports small production and relations

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White Truffles Arrive at Via Umbria
11.20.15
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There's no taste in the world like a white truffle.

"An extraordinary thing, there is no taste in the universe like a white truffle; you cannot describe it. You have to taste it!" said Chef Jodie Steiner, one of the three Via Umbria chefs.

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Georgetown Olive Oil With A Family Line
11.09.15
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Georgetown Olive Oil With A Family Line, Coming To Via Umbria

Fresh olives, harvested as fall begins to break in the Italian countryside, picked by the hands of families who nurtured these olive trees and the land in which they have sent forth their roots for

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Metropolitain Joins Via Umbria Market
11.04.15
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Metropolitain’s bread Joins Via Umbria Market

DC's Metropolitain Baking Company is joining forces with Via Umbria. Metropolitain will provide daily deliveries of baguettes, rustic loaves, pastries, and a specialty Umbrian bread called torta al

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Rissa Miller, Chef and Artist
10.29.15
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Rissa Miller, Chef and Artist, Joins the Via Umbria Kitchen as Chef and Restaurant Consultant

"Rissa Miller said of joining the new Via Umbria food team,"I am proud to be a part of a project that has the essence of Italy in mind at every turn, and to be working with the combined talents and

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MyLittleBird’s Shop Opp in Union Market
10.28.15
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MyLittleBird and local vendors

Get a sneak preview of some of Via Umbria's new offerings during the MyLittleBird Shop Opp on Wednesday, November 4 at Dock 5 at Union Market...

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Ancient Grains Coming To Georgetown!
10.26.15
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Taste the Difference Georgetown

These ancient grains will be sold in Via Umbria, re-opening this fall in new form with a full market, prepared food, and a demonstration kitchen...

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Jodie Steiner Joins Via Umbria
10.21.15
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Personal Touch to New Dining Menu

The all new Via Umbria will open its doors in just days and part of its new offering is specially prepared Italian dinners to take home and enjoy ...

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Via Umbria to sell illy Coffee
10.06.15
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European Coffee Bar Experience

“What’s hot, Italian and waiting for you at the bar? That’s right—illy coffee at the all new Via Umbria opening this November!

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Passions Collide!
09.30.15
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Chef Vickie Reh joins Via Umbria

Chef Vickie Reh brings her passion for Food, Wine & Tourism to the all new Via Umbria, opening in a few short weeks and said, “Introducing our customers to the complete experience of Umbr

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Wine & Design
09.17.15
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Via Umbria & Arte Modus Reception

September 24, 6-8, a reception for lovers of all things Italian, featuring Umbrian wines and beautiful Italian design at this free, tasting event.

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