Convening a secret meeting of some of the city's most influential people requires planning and perhaps and a bit of subterfuge. So if you're Urban Daddy, the masterminds behind the Patron Secret Dining Society, you'd pick an unlikely venue to host a tequila shooting contest. Somewhere like the Finnish Embassy.
Convening a secret meeting of some of the city's most influential people requires planning and perhaps and a bit of subterfuge. So if you're Urban Daddy, the masterminds behind the Patron Secret Dining Society, you'd pick an unlikely venue to host a tequila shooting contest. Somewhere like the Finnish Embassy. UrbanDaddy CEO Lance Broumand, Pamela Sorensen and Jayne Sandman were all tempted by the tequila -- and took home goody bags filled with mini-Patron packs.
Brightest Young Things' Svetlana Legetic and Christina Wilkie of The Hill's Washington Scene get warmed up before the seated dinner.
Philippe Cousteau and Laurel Colless, wife of Finnish Ambassador Pekka Lintu, discuss environmental issues over after dinner drinks. "It's been a long time since I've really enjoyed a good cocktail at one of these things," Colless confessed.
The clandestine meeting of sustenance and spirits brought together Finnish Ambassador Pekka Lintu and wife Laurel Colless with such notables as DC Urban Daddy's Jeff Dufour.
DC's hot new power couple -- Juleana Glover and Christopher Reiter -- get in a little dance before dessert.
Miss D.C. 2008 Kate Marie Grinold and Justin Fishkin of the Holster Project enjoyed four courses and accompanying agave craft cocktails.
Winston Lord and Amy Holmes await entry to the Finnish Embassy for the uber-secret first meeting of the Patron Secret Dining Society.
Pamela Brown and David Washington were among the style setters selected to mix and mingle.
Philippe Cousteau and Kiki Ryan contemplated a shot of Patron's popular coffee flavor, XO.
Bozzuto Communications' Colleen Kittell and Yebbie Watkins of the Office of the Majority Whip dig into bites by Teddy Folkman of Granville Moore's and cocktails crafted by Jason Littrell.