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.
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.
Sun, Apr 09 - Sat, Apr 15
Enjoy Executive Chef and Owner Aulie Bunyarataphan’s three-course family-style prix fixe dinner at Bangkok Joe’s to celebrate the Thai New Year. This delicious meal will feature roasted duck curry, pad pak, oriental grilled eggplant, and more. $55 per person, with a minimum of two people, and a la carte options will be available as well. 3000 K Street NW. For reservations, please click here.
Mon, Apr 10 - Thu, Apr 13
Neighborhood Restaurant Group is pleased to announce it will host an extraordinary lineup of events during the annual Craft Brewers Conference (CBC), which will take place throughout Washington, DC. Beer Director Greg Engert has worked to procure over 300 new and distinct beers, many of which are from out-of-market brewers and have never before been poured in the District, for the 24 NRG-hosted events taking place at its 9 different restaurants and bars. The NRG-hosted Craft Brewers Conference event itinerary includes events such as The Firestone Walker CBC Welcome Reception After Party at Hazel on Monday at 9:00p.m; Stump Team Stone at Eatbar on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. and Beers From The Big Apple: Finback Drafts at Red Apron Burger Bar on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Please click the links for more information on each event. 808 V Street NW; Hazel, 415 8th Street SE; Eat Bar, 415 8th Street SE; Red Apron Burger Bar.
Mon, Apr 10 - Wed, May 31
The Hay-Adams is pleased to debut a new spring time prix fixe, three-course menu available exclusively in the Lafayette Room. The menu features contemporary American cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Nicolas Legret complemented by a half bottle of Taittinger Brut Champagne. $85 per person. This special offering is available Monday through Saturday, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 800 16 Street NW. For more information and reservations, please click here.
Mon, Apr 10 - Sun, Apr 16
For Greek Easter, Chef Chittum created special dinner ‘family table’ menu that will be available the week leading up to and weekend of Easter. The Easter menus include dishes like slow roasted Spring lamb with warm pita, slow cooked artichokes with dill & avgolemono, and traditional Easter bread with sesame & red egg. $55 per person. 1734 N Steet NW. For more information please click here or call 202.524.5202.
Mon, Apr 10 - Sun, Apr 16
BLT Steak DC is giving families and loved ones a place to gather this Passover with a special menu, featuring modern takes on traditional Seder foods in honor of the upcoming holiday. DC’s downtown dining destination will feature symbolic Passover foods like a lamb shank, hard boiled eggs and matzo ball soup available as a la carte, throughout the holiday, from Saturday, April 10th through Saturday, April 18th. 1625 I Street NW. For more information or to make reservations please call 202.689.8999 or click here.
Mon, Apr 10 - Mon, Apr 17
Come join Dino’s for a Passover feast where you get some of everything on the menu. As you sit, an assortment of charoset and hot horseradish will be your entry into the feast. The first course is a trio of veggies. Next is the classic Passover Triumvirate: housemade gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, and chopped liver. The entrees are also a trio: slow cooked Randall Lineback vittelone brisket; local fish in a spiced tomato sauce; and a tangy & herbal Moroccan inspired chicken with preserved lemon & olives. Dessert will be a plate of cookies including their chocolate walnut crisps, and macaroons. The feast is $59 per person and kids’ meals are half priced. 1914 9th Street NW. For more information or to make a reservation click here.
Mon, Apr 10 - Thu, Apr 13
The Brewers Association Craft Brewers Conference is returning to DC April 10-13, and Pizzeria Paradiso’s new beverage director Drew McCormick has lined up a week’s worth of beer-centric events and tap takeovers to celebrate. Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown will host Allagash and Oxbow for a celebration of Maine collaboration. Birreria Paradiso will start pouring brews at 6:00 p.m., and will be the only bar outside of Maine to receive the Rivulet, Allagash and Oxbow’s collaboration beer. Representatives from both breweries will be present throughout the night to speak to their respective beers. On Tuesday, April 11, Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town will host a mini tap takeover featuring brews from Parkway Brewing Company in Virginia. A selection of their brews will be offered, including the Puddle Jumper pale lager, the brewery’s newest seasonal release. Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont will also host a mini tap takeover with a selection of beers from New York-based SingleCut Beersmiths. Named for a specific guitar body-type, SingleCut’s beers are all named after the staff’s favorite musicians, lyrics and various musical equipment. At each restaurant location, Pizzeria Paradiso will offer three different portfolio tastings all day Wednesday and Thursday. Dupont will offer pours from Shelton Importers, Georgetown will feature beers from 12 Percent, and B. United will be the portfolio offered in Old Town. Finally, Paradiso will close out the week with an all-day tap takeover highlighting Stone and their recent brewery collaboration beers. The restaurant will offer a selection of Stone brews, and each location will have a different Stone collaboration beer, and will fill the rest of the draft list with beers from the respective collaborating brewery. In addition to the Stone offerings on tap, Dupont will have brews from Odell and Marble; Georgetown will offer pours of Beavertown and Garage Project; and Old Town will feature Maine Beer Co. For more information click here.
Mon, Apr 10 - Thu, Apr 13
Iron Gate welcomes the Craft Beer Conference to DC with a week-long match-up. Maryland natives Brian Strumke of Baltimore’s Stillwater Brewery and our own Chef Anthony Chittum have paired five Stillwater drafts with a selection of la carte dishes in the most delicious of mergers. Offered in addition to the night’s regular menus, this is a don’t-miss opportunity for beer lovers of every stripe to sample through a handful of this region’s finest craft brews. 1734 N Street NW. For more information or to make a reservation, please click here or call 202.524.5202.
Tue, Apr 11 - Sun, Apr 16
End your Easter meal with pastry chef Meagan Tighe’s Golden Goose Egg, an exquisitely crafted holiday confection boasting a rich white chocolate “egg white” and silky coconut mousse encasing a passion fruit and mango “yolk” dipped in a white chocolate shell and coated in 24 karat gold leaf presented on a bed of bittersweet cocoa cake and nestled inside a “nest” of hand-shaved chocolate. The Easter dessert delicacy is garnished with the first sprouting of herbs and flowers from the restaurant’s own patio garden. The Golden Goose Egg is $45 and will be available from April 11 to April 16. 7134 Main Street, Clifton, Virginia 20124. For more information, please call 703.266.1623 or click here.
Tue, Apr 11 - Sat, Apr 15
In celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s upcoming birthday, Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel, Pastry Chef Fabrice Leray, and Wine Director and Sommelier David Metz of the award-winning team at Plume in The Jefferson, Washington, DC. will be paying homage to the American Founding Father by offering a special limited time only 5-course tasting menu. The menu will feature Virginia-sourced ingredients, while showcasing recipes from Thomas Jefferson’s personal collection, and highlighting ingredients and dishes discovered and brought back to the U.S. from his travels abroad. The birthday dinner menu will only be available for dinner service throughout the week of Jefferson’s birthday – April 11th through April 15th – with regular seatings available and reservations required. Plume’s prix fixe menu will also be available during this timeframe. Priced at $117 per person (not including tax and gratuity) – wine pairings not included but optional for $190 per person for the Virginia Wine Experience, or $260 per person for the French Wine Experience. 1200 16th Street NW. For more information call 202.448.2300 or click here.
Thu, Apr 13
As the week winds down to a close, Jack Rose is partnering with five craft breweries – Boulevard, Flying Dog, Ommegang, Smuttynose and
Thu, Apr 13
All Set Restaurant & Bar will celebrate two years of outstanding service with anniversary specials all weekend long. Fans of the New England-inspired restaurant will kick off the festivities on with a live performance from award-winning Jazz Saxophonist Arthur Sherrod whose passion is to connect to the heart of diverse audiences with his creative and eclectic music style. Live music will begin at 8:00 pm and is free and open to the public. As an added bonus, All Set will be giving out three exciting door prizes throughout the night. Starting at 5:00 pm, the 25th guest to arrive will receive a $25 gift card, the 50th guest to arrive will receive a $50 gift card, and the 75th guest to arrive will receive a $75 gift card. 8630 Fenton Street, Plaza 5, Silver Spring, MD. For more information click here.
Thu, Apr 13
Join EALDC for the 3rd Annual pARTy at Fathom Gallery! A celebrated event on the local arts calendar, EALDC’s pARTy is the night for young arts management professionals to connect and celebrate. Enjoy food & beverage tastings, music, networking, raffle prizes and more in Logan Circle’s stunning gallery space dedicated to local art and artists. As always, EALDC members enjoy free admission. Non-member tickets are $25 per ticket. 7:00 to 10:00 pm. 14th Street NW. For more information or to purchase tickets click here.
Thu, Apr 13 - Sat, Apr 15
Thu, Apr 13
Join Chef Jacques Haeringer at the award-winning L’Auberge Chez François for one of his lively and entertaining cooking demonstrations combined with a delightful meal. At each event, Jacques will share his passion for classic and contemporary French cuisine by teaching expert cooking techniques and tricks of the trade, and sharing these recipes for the home chef, while guests sip specially chosen wine. After the demo, guests will then enjoy their “just demonstrated” five-course luncheon in the garden room, paired with wines selected by L’Auberge’s sommelier. Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase these wines at a special “trade” price. As always, Chef Jacques will be able to accommodate dietary concerns, given advanced notice. Please email him at email@example.com with any special requests. The event will be held at 11:00 am and will cost $60. 332 Sprinvale Road, Great Falls, VA. For more information click here.
Thu, Apr 13
The historically-themed hotspot LINCOLN will celebrate its 6th anniversary and you’re invited to join in the festivities! The anniversary party, is the perfect way to start your weekend a little early. Take a photo with Honest Abe (a presidential impersonator will be on site starting at 5:00 pm) and test your knowledge of American history with LINCOLN Trivia. Be sure to bring your competitive spirit with you – 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will all go home with prizes (the most coveted being two tickets to a Washington Nationals baseball for the 1st place winner!) Complimentary bar bites will be served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Those who want to continue the celebration can grab a table for dinner and enjoy some of Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala’s signature dishes like Creekstone NY Strip (with Horseradish Spaetzle, Marrow, Mustard Apple Sauce, Red Wine Reduction & Spinach,) Braised Lamb Osso Bucco (Baked Carrots, Yuzu, Natural Jus, Mustard Greens,) and Poached Halibut (Vanilla Onion Soubise, Shrimp Bisque, Peppermint Basil, Grapefruit.) A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Martha’s Table, a local organization that supports and strengthens children and families by increasing access to healthy food and quality education. 5:00 to 8:00 pm. 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC. While there is no cost to attend LINCOLN’s anniversary party, guests are asked to kindly RSVP via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, Apr 13
The Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival, an established spring tradition in Charlottesville, is a partnership between the Monticello Wine Trail, Sprint Pavilion and the Jefferson Theater, with presenting sponsor Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville. The Monticello Wine Trail is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote quality grapes and wine produced in the Monticello AVA. Dynamic winemakers, who are creating a unique wine region that features wines with an authentic expression of place, shape the region. The high quality of these wines is often recognized with success in national and international wine competitions. On the first day of the Festival guests will enjoy an exciting event, taste award-wining wines along side the winegrowers and winemakers who made them and see who takes home the prestigious Monticello Cup. The event will take place from 6:00 to 10:00 pm and tickets are $65 per person. 110 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA. For more information or to purchase tickets click here.
Thu, Apr 13
Come celebrate the Craft Brewer’s Conference here in Washington, D.C. with an epic bash with some of 3 Star’s best homeys in the industry. They’ve joined forces with their friends from Other Half, J. Wakefield, Graft Wild Ciders, Ocelot, Aslin,Charm City Meadworks, Modern Times and more to bring you a Thursday night party celebrating the collaborative spirit of the craft beer industry. They will be showcasing multiple collaborations and pouring tons of out of market beers. This party has everything; Dirty South Deli & Fed City Brothers Food Trucks, DJ’s, a live performance from the awesome kids at School of Rock, giveaways and more. This is going to be a sick event and will be the perfect finale for CBC. Tickets are extremely limited and will go fast and are $15 per person. Each ticket is good for one entry, a custom glass and your first beer. Get them while they last. 5:00 to 10:00 pm. 6400 Chillum Place NW. For more information or to get tickets click here.
Thu, Apr 13
Join W Washington DC for shopping and cocktails with one of the capital’s newest fashion eyes Velve Doré. Redefine glam with a curated collection of vintage clothing and accessories for a modern take on today’s fashions featuring both men and women’s looks. 5:30 to 9:30 pm. 515 15th Street NW. For more information click here.
Thu, Apr 13
To mark the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I, American History (After Hours) is dedicating this evening to the women of WWI. This pivotal time in world history was also a pivotal moment for women’s history. The evening will start with a discussion and Q&A before opening up to an interactive reception featuring objects out of storage, pre-prohibition cocktails, themed appetizers, and more. Tickets cost $40 and include food and drink. 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Coulter Performance Plaza, Washington DC. For more information or to purchase a ticket click here.
Thu, Apr 13
Cheese & beer have been produced side by side for centuries, and when paired together, can truly make each other sing. In this perfect pairings class, you’ll taste and talk about four cheese & craft beer matches, and what makes them work. You’ll journey through the fundamentals of pairing cheese & beer – and the funky stories behind the favorites – so you can go confidently on your own pairing adventure. Spend an evening with Righteous Cheese in an intimate class discovering and savoring seasonal, artisanal cheeses. Fromager and beer afficianado Melissa Provinsal will delve into the story behind each cheese, as well as give advice about selecting, serving, pairing, and more. $49 per person. 7:00 p.m. 1309 5 Street NE. For tickets and more information, please click here.