Creativity, collaboration, and carbs. The owners of Bespoke Cuisine advocate all three. According to their company manifesto, they also believe “eating well is a life skill,” “a little fat never hurt anyone,” and “anyone can cook delicious food.” The staff expounds on these and other company principles at public and private cooking parties, which give visitors a glimpse inside Bespoke’s commercial kitchen on Randolph Street's Restaurant Row without stowing away in a gravy vat. During these BYOB events, chefs help guests construct their own meals and teach basic cooking skills before the group retires to the dining room to eat the fruits of their labor. For those who prefer a hands-off experience, Bespoke also caters events or hosts them in a chic private-event space.
In honor of the Washington Nationals' first-round draft-pick Stephen Strasburg, we set out to answer the age-old debate once and for all: Which is faster? A Strasburg fastball or a speedboat? After weeks of figuring out how to use a high-speed camera, we finally captured photographic evidence that hands down ends this debate: