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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, Feb 07 - Sun, Feb 26
“a·près-ski: the social activities and entertainment following a day’s skiing.” Après Ski translates to “After Ski”, and La Jambe will be transformed into a winter wonderland equipped with all the coziness and warmth you’d long for after a day on the slopes. In addition to their regular menu they will also be offering a special menu featuring raclette which is a dish comprised of three types of charcuterie and a boiled potato smothered with melted cheese. The menu will also feature vin chaud (mulled wine) along with other unique cocktails and dishes inspired by the après ski experience. 1550 7 Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Tue, Feb 07 - Tue, Feb 14
Love is in the air at Sofitel. Throughout the month of February, Sofitel will be offering multiple romantic specials, including a “So in Love” five course prix fixe menu in iCi Urban Bistro with wine pairing, or a Champagne and chocolate fondue menu in Le Bar, which includes a ½ bottle of Laurent-Perrier and decadent chocolate fondue-for-two served with fresh fruit, mini French madeleines, homemade lemon marshmallows, banana bread and rice krispie hearts. On Valentine’s Day only, there will be a special on Veuve Cliquot Rosé–bottles for $140, and you will go home with a romantic sweet chocolate treat to-go. If you are looking to stay the night, Sofitel is offering a Magnifique Romance room package, which includes a bottle of Champagne and sweet surprise in the room upon check in. Up the ante with in room couples massages – luxury pampering in the comfort of your own room. iCi Urban Bistro dinner is priced at $75 per person and $125 with wine pairing. Couples in-room massages are priced at $300 for 50 minutes and $450 for 80 minutes. The Magnifique Romance package is available to book by clicking here. 806 15 Street NW. For more information, please call 202.730.8800.
Wed, Feb 08
Enjoy a five course tasting menu with wine pairings at Volt, featuring the Hartford Family Winery. Menu items include spot prawn bisque, Carolina gold rice with lobster, pork belly, and much more. $135 per person. 228 N Market Street, Frederick, MD. For reservations, please call 301.696.8658.
Wed, Feb 08
Wed, Feb 08
Enjoy dinner from celebrity chef Mike Isabella and music from star violinist Joshua Bell in one incredible event! Bell and Isabella join the NSO and the innovators of Gourmet Symphony to pair classical masterworks with creative cuisine and custom cocktails for an unforgettable–and decadent–evening. Please note: This event takes place Offsite at the Ronald Reagan Building. $300 per person. 7:00 pm. 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For more information and tickets, please click here.
Wed, Feb 08 - Tue, Feb 14
Buzz Bakeshop has a full menu of festive gifts for Valentine’s Day, including meringues for $8, heart marshmallows for $5, raspberry buttercream cupcakes for $3.25, red velvet whoopie pies for $4, and so many more delicious treats. Ballston location is at 818 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA; Alexandria location is at 901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA. For more information, please click here.
Wed, Feb 08
Join Via Umbria as they pour 8 wines that are the perfect pairing to every love story. Whether you are interested in a sparkling rose’ or a rich ruby red to share with the one you love, they have your bottle. Each taste will be matched with a small bite and idea for what to serve with the wines to the one you love. Come sip and find the wine that is your soulmate. 7:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m. $25 per guest. 1525 Wisconsin Ave NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.