Events - 2 Feb 17

Goodstone’s Two-Night Wine Lover’s Winter Package At Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

Mon, Jan 23 - Tue, Feb 14

Surprise that special someone with an incredible holiday gift…a wine lover’s getaway and a taste of the good life at Goodstone. The Winter Getaway Package includes: overnight accommodations for two nights in a select deluxe guest room; a sparkling bottle of wine upon arrival; $50 credit at the Restaurant at Goodstone towards two prix-fixe dinners; a farmstead breakfast for two each morning in the restaurant; and a wine tasting at a local vineyard. Prices start at $399. Valid through March 31st. 36205 Snake Hill Road, Middleburg, VA. For reservations and more info, please call 540.687.3333.

Chinese New Year At Rockville Peter Chang

Sat, Jan 28 - Thu, Feb 02

It’s the year of the rooster and Peter Chang in Rockville Town Square has something to crow about. Renowned chef Peter Chang is celebrating the Chinese New Year with some new dishes. In honor of the Chinese New Year and Valentines’ Day, they will have fermented sweet rice dumplings for dessert Mondays through Thursdays, among other delicious Chinese dishes. 20A Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD. For more information, please click here.

Chinese New Year Burger At The Partisan

Sat, Jan 28 - Fri, Feb 03

Nate Anda and Scott Drewno are collaborating on a Chinese New Year burger: a Szechuan duck burger with sesame pickles and hot mustard. It will be available at The Partisan only, and only for one week, for $10. 709 D Street NW. For more information, please call 202.524.5322.

Post-Ballet Vodka & Caviar At The Watergate

Mon, Jan 30 - Sun, Feb 05

After enjoying the Mariinksy Ballet performance of The Little Humpbacked Horse at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, indulge yourself in the Russian style with caviar, champagne, and vodka at The Next Whisky Bar. 2650 Virginia Avenue NW. For more information, please call 844.617.1972.

 

Winter Restaurant Week Presented By RAMW

Mon, Jan 30 - Sun, Feb 05

Winter Restaurant Week, presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), makes its return to the greater Washington region. Now in its 17th year, Restaurant Week brings guests flocking to the area’s vibrant restaurants and bars to enjoy good company and delicious plates. Participating restaurants offer multi-course $35 dinner, $22 lunch, and $22 brunch menus, exclusively available during Restaurant Week. This year’s Restaurant Week will also feature a new Restaurant Week Diner Rewards program. Anyone who books reservations through www.rwdmv.com and opts in to receive exclusive deals on meals, will be automatically entered to win delicious prizes from Restaurant Week sponsors including Events DC, the American Lamb Board, and OpenTable. To view the full list of participating restaurants and for more information, please click here.

Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar And Eatery Pop-Up Shop

Wed, Feb 01 - Tue, Feb 28

With Mardi Gras Season in full swing, native New Orleanian, celebrity chef David Guas is celebrating with a new venture. A Pop-Up Mardi Gras Headquarters at Union Market. Starting February 1 through Fat Tuesday, February 28 his limited shop will serve whole and by-the-slice “BB” King Cakes. In keeping with the New Orleans tradition, Gaus will be putting his signature sweet spin on a classic praline, with the introduction of his very own Graslines, a buttery sugar cookie topped with purple, green and gold sprinkles and a freshly baked praline. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information please click here.

Over-The-Top Valentine’s At Irongate

Wed, Feb 01 - Wed, Feb 15

In celebration of all things romance (and a nod to the cheesiness that often accompanies the holiday), the Valentine’s Day decor at Irongate will be completely over-the-top with red lanterns, heart lights projected on the ceiling, red & gold hearts hanging from wisteria on the patio, plus a plethora of candles, string lights and banners. You can expect 90s R&B, George Michael, Prince and more rotating on the playlist. Spirits manager Nick Farrell has created a cocktail menu for the occasion that includes drinks like “A Black Manhattan Where My Heart Once Was”, “Amari Are Forever, Mi Amor”, and “I Wish I Knew How To Quit You, Negroni”. Chef Tony Chittum is offering on a special lounge menu and three on-theme desserts for the occasion, which will be offered nightly in addition to the restaurant offerings. 1734 N Street NW. For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.524.5202.

Chinese New Year Night Market At The Source By Wolfgang Puck

Thu, Feb 02

Chef Scott Drewno invites you to The Source for an all-you- can-eat Chinese barbecue-themed dinner with wine pairings. Live action stations will be followed by a three-course prix fixe menu. Chef Drewno will be joined by guest chefs Andrew Evans and the teams from Texas Jack’s Barbecue and The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse. Lion dancers will provide evening entertainment. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 575 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Chocolate Tasting At Artisan Confections

Thu, Feb 02

Join Artisan Confections owner Jason Andelman for an evening of chocolate tasting, demonstration, and discussion of all-things chocolate. An evening centered on chocolate wouldn’t be complete without tasting the nuances for yourself. You will be sampling a variety of chocolates and several of their signature bonbons.  Best of all, enjoy a 20% discount on purchases immediately following the event. $30 per person. 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm. 1025 N Fillmore Street, Suite H
Arlington, VA. For tickets, please click here.

Crystal Couture Show at Crystal City

Thu, Feb 02 - Sat, Feb 04

Nearly 50 of the region’s most fashionable boutiques, clothing shops, and designers have been selected to participate in the 2017 annual Crystal Couture Show and Sale. The region’s largest pop-up shop and fashion show returns to Crystal City for its ninth year. Free and open to the public; Special VIP Ticket available for $20 (not required) for Saturday’s shopping hours between 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Event begins at 5:00 pm and ends at 10:00 pm on February 2nd and 3rd, and begins at 2:00 pm and ends at 10:00 pm on the 4th.  2200 Crystal Drive, 6th Floor, Arlington, VA 22202. VIP tickets can be purchased here. More information about Crystal City can be found here.

Football Doughnuts At Astro Doughnuts

Thu, Feb 02 - Sun, Feb 05

In honor of the Super Bowl, Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken is offering a special doughnut and wing package with 6 football shaped Boston Cream doughnuts and 24 honey Sriracha or Korean BBQ wings. The doughnut and chicken package is available for $48.  In addition, Astro will offer a half dozen box of the football shaped Boston Cream doughnuts for $15. Individual football doughnuts are available for $3.10 each. The chicken and doughnuts will be available at both stores on game day and are also available for pre-order. 1308 G Street NW, 202.809.5565; 7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va, 703.356.0800.

 

 

 

Hunger Action At The EDCJCC

Thu, Feb 02

Join Edlavitch DCJCC to mix, chop, and prepare food for homeless shelters and other agencies serving those in need in the DC area. The food prepared during the Hunger Action will be distributed to over 88 social service agencies by DC Central Kitchen. EDCJCC request a $7 donation to help cover the costs of ingredients to ensure they are able to provide the highest quality food possible. If you would like to volunteer but are unable to make the donation, please contact Sonya at sonyaw@washingtondcjcc.org. The event will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. 1529 16th Street NW. For more information or to register click here.

Let’s Build A Better Food Policy: 2017 Food Tank Summit DC

Thu, Feb 02

Food Tank, in partnership with The George Washington University and the World Resources Institute, is excited to announce their 3rd Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for discussions on diverse topics.This is the first event in the 2017 Food Tank Summit Series, which will bring together some of the world’s most impactful food system leaders. Last year, the Food Tank Summits sold out and drew in more than 30,100 livestream viewers. Available tickets include the entire Food Tank Summit (breakfast and lunch included) and access to 35+ incredible speakers and cost $399. The event will be held 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 805 21st Street NW. For more information and to buy your ticket click here.

Super Bowl Catering Specials At Surfside

Thu, Feb 02

This Super Bowl Sunday Surfside will be offering catering and pick-up specials. Their specials are guaranteed crowd pleasers for the big game. Surfside is offering 15% off taco bar catering and delivery. Orders must be placed by Thursday, February 2. 1800 N St NW. For more catering information, please click here. To order, email catering@georgetownevents.com or call 202.660.2165.

Year Of The Fire Rooster Festivities At Mandarin Oriental

Thu, Feb 02

Come join Mandarin Oriental in celebrating the Year of the Fire Rooster with a dynamic and colorful Chinese Lion Dance in the main lobby of the hotel. The lion dance performance is accompanied by traditional music and majestic ribbon dancers. Complimentary Chinese tea and Dim Sum will be served during the lively performances. The event will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW. For more information call 202.554.8588 or click here.

Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Shop At Union Market

Thu, Feb 02 - Tue, Feb 14

Northeast D.C.’s vibrant retail and culinary district, Union Market, is hosting a special pop-up shop to help you pick the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Deck your darling out with a unique, handmade piece from Mallory Shelter Jewelry, starting Thursday, February 2 through Tuesday, February 14. You can also show your thoughtful side with a print by Framebridge, the Washington-based custom framing brand offering a curated selection of framed prints by local artists and designers open through the spring. Plus, West Elm’s Lab1270 space will be hosting pop-ups and workshops throughout the weekend. Local rum distillery Cotton & Reed has teamed up with PBR to host a “Punch Crunk Love” party, featuring themed punches made by guest bartenders from some of D.C.’s top bars. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information and to RSVP click here.