Wed, Mar 01 - Sat, Apr 15
Drink Company returns this Spring with the Cherry Blossom PUB (Pop-up Bar), where James Beard Award-nominated Mockingbird Hill and Southern Efficiency will take on Japan with a cherry blossom-inspired transformation. The two bars will roll out new decor and exclusive menus, inspired by Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful season. Draped in pink, Southern Efficiency will feature an origami crane chandelier and an impressive collection of maneki-neko, Japan’s world-famous lucky “waving cats” against a beautiful backdrop of cherry blossom art by iconic D.C. artist Maggie O’Neill. At Mockingbird Hill, nostalgia will reign supreme with an ode to the beloved Super Mario Bros., featuring an entire room dedicated to the Mushroom Kingdom and a special corner reserved for super villain King Koopa. Mockingbird Hill and Souther Efficiency will be open March 1 through April 15, 5:00 pm to 12:30 am Sunday through Thursday and 5:00 pm to 1:30 am Friday and Saturday. Mockingbird Hill is located at 1843 7th Street NW. Southern Efficiency is located at 1841 7th Street NW. For more information please call 202.316.9396.
Fri, Mar 31 - Sat, Apr 08
Light City transforms the city with world class light displays and sculptures, video projections on buildings and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Open till 12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday. 10 E Baltimore St, Baltimore, Md. For more information please click here.
Mon, Apr 03 - Sun, Apr 16
Replete with real cherry blossom trees, the Willard InterContinental offers an unmatched celebration toasting to the hotel’s unique history with Japan with festive offerings including Japanese inspired cuisine and specialty cocktails at the Round Robin Bar. Offerings include octopus sashimi & seaweed salad and kale potstickers & pan seared edamame to enjoy with themed cocktails such as the Kyoto Sunrise with sake, ruby grapefruit juice, simple syrup, and sparkling rosé, or the 1912 Old Fashioned with Nikka single malt whisky, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and cherry bark vanilla bitters. 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For more information click here.
Wed, Apr 05
The Palm Washington DC will kick off a three-part dinner series honoring special guest Joe Beninati, CSN Mid-Atlantic’s longtime Washington Capitals play-by-play announcer. As an avid patron of The Palm and connoisseur of fine wine, Beninati will explore the sensational offerings from Joseph Phelps Vineyards during the first event in this special series. The unforgettable dinner will be a treat for the senses as you are invited to enjoy wonderful wine, spectacular food and lively conversation. $135 per person plus tax and gratuity. Event begins at 6:30 p.m. 1225 19 Street NW. For more information and reservations, please call 202.293.9091.
Wed, Apr 05
From the James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan comes King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World, a collection of recipes from the global Jewish diaspora. Driven by a passion for discovery, King Solomon is said to have sent ships to all corners of the ancient world, initiating a mass cross-pollination of culinary cultures that continues to bear fruit today. With King Solomon’s appetites and explorations in mind, Nathan gathers more than 170 recipes that span the millennia. Travel with Joan from India to France, from Italy to Mexico, from El Salvador to Israel and across North America, in a gorgeously illustrated culinary exploration that is filled with historical details, personal histories, and fantastic recipes that showcase the diversity of Jewish cuisine. In conversation with Wolf Blitzer, the host of CNN’s The Situation Room. Book signing to follow. Tickets are priced at $18. One ticket and a book are priced at $40, two tickets and a book are priced at $50. 7:30 p.m. 600 I Street NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Apr 05
Red’s Table will host a beer dinner featuring craft brews from Mustang Sally Brewing Company, the largest brewing facility located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Mustang Sally Brewing Co. is dedicated to the science of brewing and the art of beer, which stems from their deep respect for European brewing tradition. You will have the pleasure of enjoying a four-course dinner, prepared by Executive Chef Adam Stein, paired with four of Mustang Sally Brewing Company’s finest craft brews. $65 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. 11150 South Lakes Drive, Reston, Va. For reservations, please call 571.375.7755.