29 May Zoofari 2016!
Those in attendance at Zoofari treated themselves to delicious cuisine from more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, while contributing to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s critical mission to save species. Food aficionados were invited to unleash their taste buds and enjoy tastings from the area’s best restaurants and wineries. The event, hosted by Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), took place on Thursday, May 19 all in the wild setting of the National Zoo.
In addition to extraordinary food and fine wines, ZooFari also offered a night of unforgettable entertainment. Throughout
the evening, guests were surrounded by live music, exotic animal encounters, a silent auction, and new this year, cocktail tastings with seasonal and gourmet ingredients crafted by popular mixologists.
Photography by Eric Linderman and Cesar Guzman