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Tico DC

1926 14th Street Northwest

Washington, DC

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  • ABOUT :


    The name 'TICO' nods to Costa Rica. But it is an American food with a Latin American influence.

    Tico is a place that doesn't take itself too seriously. It has a fun, sexy atmosphere, delicious and unpretentious food, amazing cocktails, cold beer, lots of tequila (over 85 types) and cool music.

    Behind every dish hovers a short story. For instance, the restaurant’s accessory for brick-pressed chicken? It evolved from a trip The Owner/Chef Michael Schlow and fellow top chef Mario Batali took to Spain, where their mission was to sample the Michelin three-stars. Between their fancy meals, however, the chefs repeatedly sought out the specialty of a humble roadside kitchen in Torrent: escalivada, a rustic mix of peppers, eggplant, onions and anchovies eaten simply with grilled bread.



    TICKET PRICE : 

    We require advance payment, to discourage NO SHOWS. Ticket price include Dinner + Tax + Gratitue 


    $ 50 - Up until Aug. 4, 2016

    $ 60 - Between Aug. 4 & Aug. 23, 2016

    $ 70 - Between Aug. 23 & Aug. 28, 2016



    MENU :


    We will be surprised by the Chef and get four plates, from the following list. 


    1. CRISPY MANCHEGO CHEESE

    with spicy pomegrante-honey sauce


    2. SPICY OLIVES & marcona almonds


    3. SHISHITO PEPPERS

    with crispy shallots, lime zest & sea salt

    4. LOCAL CRAB TOSTADA

    with smoked avocado, pickled scallions & gazpacho

    5. FRIED OYSTERS

    with old bay spiked romesco


    6. SERRANO HAM

    with guava jam and warm bread


    7. SPICY WATERMELON SALAD

    w/red onion, queso fresco & Serrano ham

    8. SWEET CORN

    with smoked bacon, jalapeños & Thai basil

    9. TENDER LAMB MEATBALLS

    with tomato, cumin, pine nuts & ricotta salata

    10. CRISPY CALAMARI

    with ancho-lime aioli


    11. SOFT SHELL CRAB

    with creamy avocado and aji picante

    12. ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

    with chipotle, crunchy favas, cotija cheese

    13. CHORIZO RISOTTO

    w/poblano sofrito, green onion & parmigiano

    14. SHREDDED CABBAGE SALAD

    with spicy salsa verde & crushed almonds

    15. TICO'S MAC & CHEESE

    w/serrano ham, mnchego & cruncy bread crumbs

    16. SPINACH SALAD

    with tomato, goat cheese, olives, red onion & pine nuts

    17. ROASTED GOLDEN BEETS

    with pistachios, capers & spicy yougurt


    Payment Instructions :

    1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing.  Then hit the button

    2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.

    3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".

    4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

    Refund & Ticket Resell

    All sales are final. We only refund the full amount,  if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that.  A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

    However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a "message" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.



    Refund & Ticket Resell

    All sales are final. We only refund the full amount,  if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that.  A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

    However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a "message" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.




    METRO & PARKING INFO :


    Closest Metro Station is U Street Cardozo (take 13th St. Exit). Please take into consideration Metro's weekend truck work and allow enough time for your ride. Check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly.

    Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a parking garage, Franklin D. Reeves Center Garage (2000 14th Street NW, Washington DC). The entrance is on U Street. They are open up until 1 am and it costs $ 10 plus tax. Tel : 202-265-0010.





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