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Asian Divine

| June 4, 2014 | Parties

The Party
All aboard! A bevy of DC’s VIPs checked in to the Mandarin Oriental’s garden party for a 10th anniversary celebration of the swanky Southwest hotel.

The People
Guests—including Destination DC CEO Elliott Ferguson and ABC7 anchor Kendis Gibson—dined on Asian-style appetizers, such as edamame falafel sliders with Asian slaw on a miso bun from Mandarin restaurants CityZen and Muze.

Best in Show
The party played up Mandarin’s exotic overseas origins with entertainment that included photo ops with a geisha, Chinese drummers performing in the lobby and watercolorist Jamie Peterson painting the party as it happened. -Photos by Daniel Swartz


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