Wednesday, January 8, 2014

RIS Launches Prepared Foods Stall at Union Market Tomorrow

From our friends at RIS Restaurant...

Tomorrow, Ris Lacoste, Chef/Owner of RIS will launch her highly anticipated prepared foods stall at Union Market, the popular marketplace in northeast DC. RIS at Union Market will operate Tuesday through Friday from 11:00am to 7:00pm and Saturday through Sunday from 10:00am to 7:00pm.

RIS fans will delight in a menu of Chef Lacoste’s sophisticated cuisine and kitchen staples for the at home chef. Customers can create their very own gourmet masterpieces at home with an assortment of stocks, sauces, and vinaigrettes including veal stock ($8), tomato eggplant sauce ($6), and champagne vinaigrette ($5).

For a delicious, hassle-free lunch or dinner, RIS at Union Market offers classic prepared entrees including RIS favorites like braised lamb shanks ($16), individual chicken pot pies ($8 each), and handmade meatballs ($10 per ½ dozen). The food stall will also feature savory and sweet baked goods such as Quiche Lorraine ($4), Baker’s Choice sweet pie ($4) and mouthwatering chocolate macaroons ($8 per dozen).

In addition to these regular menu offerings, the food stall will offer daily “Ris Bowls,” a rotating selection of gourmet soups, hot and cold bowls, and kid’s bowls. The opening day menu will boast cream of tomato soup ($5), Jamaican curried goat stew ($12), tortilla salad ($9), and mac & cheese kid’s bowl ($6).

Ris at Union Market will also serve as an additional location to order/pick-up from RIStoGO, the restaurant’s catering program. For more information and complete RIStoGO menus, email or call (202) 730-2508.

For more information regarding RIS at Union Market, contact manager Allison Cortese at Union Market at (202) 320-7802.

About RIS at Union Market:
RIS at Union Market features a larder of staples for any chef or home cook: stocks, sauces, soups, prepared foods and baked goods, along with daily offerings of "Ris Bowls" - hot stews, creative salads and nutritious children’s foods. Ris at Union Market will be open Tuesday through Friday from 11:00am-7:00pm and Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am-7:00pm.

About Union Market:
Union Market is a highly acclaimed, artisanal, curated, year-round food market featuring over 40 local vendors. Through a highly selective process, Union Market is composed of the finest food artisans ranging from up-and-coming entrepreneurs to well known restaurateurs all creating a unique culinary experience. Union Market vendors include Rappahannock Oysters Co; All Things Olive; Buffalo & Bergen created by well-known mixologist Gina Chersevani; Salt & Sundry, an Amanda McClements lifestyle boutique; Righteous Cheese; Peregrine Espresso; Lyon Bakery; Trickling Springs Creamery; Harvey’s Market; Almaala Farms; DC Empanadas and TaKorean.