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9 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Enroll in a taco tutorial on Thursday at Dyllan’s Raw Bar Grill, and learn how to make your own tortillas and prep taco fillings. Tickets are $55 per person and include a glass of wine to sip while you stir. Become a java connoisseur and learn how to brew coffee like a pro at a Baked Jointon Friday. The $3 ticket covers a coffee cupping lesson, [...]

2019-06-15T01:33:43+00:00June 15th, 2019|

11 Fun Food Events Around DC for Memorial Day Weekend

Overindulge the Georgian way—with big platters and big wines—at Logan Circle’s Supra on Thursday night with an all-inclusive dinner (8 to 10:30 PM). The $125 ticket includes patronage of a tamada (toastmaster), who will regale guests with customary Georgian toasts. Expect to walk into work full on Friday. Head to The Chocolate House on Friday for chocolate truffles paired with Spanish red, white, and sparkling wines from Tradewinds. [...]

2019-05-24T17:40:48+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Great Spots for Memorial Day Brunch Around DC

Can’t get out of the city for the Memorial Day holiday? Across the District, restaurants are extending their brunches for the three-day holiday weekend. Here’s where you can spend your staycation sipping Aperol spritzes. All-Purpose Capitol Riverfront 79 Potomac Ave. SE Whether you’re munching on breakfast pizza or sharing plates between friends, top off a [...]

2019-05-24T17:38:55+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Amazing Summer Day Trips to the Eastern Shore and Annapolis

Annapolis: Explore Naval History and Sleep on a Boat This waterfront town is all about historic streetscapes and bustling marinas. You can tap into the spirit of the town at the United States Naval Academy (52 King George St.; 410-293-8687), the training ground for America’s midshipmen, which offers tours of “The Yard” that include a visit to [...]

2019-05-17T19:56:52+00:00May 17th, 2019|

10 Fun Food Events Around D.C. This Weekend

Little known fact: Thursday is world Chartreuse Day. Officina plans to celebrate with a slew of Chartreuse cocktails across its three floors starting at 3 PM (head upstairs to the rooftop for a pineapple and lime Chartreuse Swizzle). Wharf neighbors Tiki TNT and Rappahannock Oyster Bar are also celebrating with Chartreuse specials. Here’s why DC bartenders love the 400 year-old liqueur. Go green at Up Top [...]

2019-05-17T19:55:18+00:00May 17th, 2019|

9 Fun Food Events Around D.C. This Weekend

Union Market’s Indian vendor DC Dosa is dishing out its secrets on Thursday with an on-site dosa demo session. Join founder Priya Ammu and Jennifer Jones—the DC food event organizer behind Cosmopolitan Plated—for step-by-step instructions on how to create the rice-based Indian crepes along with chutney. Tickets are $60 and wine is included. Start the weekend a day early on Thursday with a hearty pig and oyster [...]

2019-05-11T12:22:51+00:00May 11th, 2019|

The 14 Hottest Spring Restaurant Openings Around DC

Yes, there have been a bunch of recent restaurant closures in Washington. But there have been just as many, if not more, exciting openings since the start of spring. The variety itself is enticing— from fast-casual concepts (Burmese, southern Italian) to finer-dining rooms, food halls, neighborhood spots, and cool cocktail haunts. Take a look and break out [...]

2019-05-03T19:30:16+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

6 Fun Mother’s Day Itineraries Around DC

Mother’s Day is to brunch what Valentine’s Day is to dinner: any restaurant that’s open on Sunday, May 12 has something planned. So how does one decide where to eat? We’ve compiled a few itineraries for a meal and activities outside the typical brunch box. Hillsborough Vineyards. Photograph by Rick Collier Head to Virginia (or [...]

2019-05-03T19:27:39+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

Over 50 D.C. Embassies Will Be Open To The Public Saturday

This Saturday, more than 50 international embassies located in the District will welcome the public for the annual Around the World Embassy Tour—part of the monthlong Passport DC event organized by nonprofit Cultural Tourism DC and held every May. The tour is free, but some embassy staff may ask to see visitors’ ID. Roughly 30,000 people participated last [...]

2019-05-03T19:25:34+00:00May 3rd, 2019|