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 - 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.
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 - Sat, Apr 15
Fri, Apr 14
After CBC officially concludes, Jack Rose is left with the sour aftermath, featuring all sour beers from Asheville, NC’s Wicked Weed, Denver’s heavy metal brewery TRVE and Upland in Bloomington, IN. Sours from Wicked Weed include Bourbon Oblivion, Chocolate Covered Angel, Lost Toys #1 and Marina; TRVE’s Buried Sun, Ecate, Life’s Trade and Restarter; and Upland’s Darken Sour Brown Ale, Iridescent Sour Ale with Fruit & Spice, Peach Whole Fruit Barrel-Aged Stout, and Revive Fruited Sour Ale. And throughout CBC week (April 10-14), Jack Rose will offer a selection of specially-priced cans and bottles from Left Hand, Surly and Lawson’s breweries, which might include: Surly’s Furious, Hell and Xtra
Fri, Apr 14
All Set Restaurant & Bar will celebrate two years of outstanding service with anniversary specials all weekend long. Guests can cheer to All Set’s anniversary with late night Happy Hour specials from 10:00 pm to close, as well as music by DJ Right touch. One can enjoy $9 Punch Of The Day or $8 House Red or White Wine, as well as $2 PBR cans, $3 Coors Light, and $20 Dealers Choice Bucket. Guests can also sip on $8 specialty cocktails including the Old Fashion with rye, bitters, and simple syrup; the Daly Special withtea-infused vodka and house lemonade; the Cranberry Bog with cranberry-infused vodka and sprite, and the Basil Gin Rickey with gin, basil syrup, and lime. For the perfect pairing, there are seasonal dishes influenced by the traditions of coastal New England such as Cold Lobster Roll with tabasco lime mayonnaise, chives, and house cut fries; Old Bay Wings with twice fried with bleu cheese or ranch; Fish Tacos with cornmeal crust, spicy coleslaw, and avocado lime ranch; Fried Calamari with hot cherry peppers and cocktail sauce; Chickpea Fries with shredded zucchini, roasted garlic, and avocado lime ranch; Cheddar Sriracha Biscuits, or House Cut Fries. DJ Right Touch be playing popular hits beginning at 10:00 pm. 8630 Fenton Street, Plaza 5, Silver Spring, MD. For more information click here.
Fri, Apr 14
Mandu K Street will be bringing back Anju for this evening. Mandu Chefs Danny and Yesoon Lee will be cooking alongside Chef Hooni Kim, Chef Francis Derby of the Cannibal and Cannibal Liquor House in NYC as well as the Cannibal LA, Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Smoked and Stacked, and Chef Johnny Spero of the Columbia Room and soon to be Reverie. The chefs will be cooking their interpretations of small bites typically seen at traditional Anju bars in Korea. Tickets include food plus complementary cocktails provided by local distillery and restaurant, District Distilling Company. This will not be a seated dinner but rather a cocktail party atmosphere with tables set with platters of each item from the chefs, as well as passed canapés. Stations will be setup providing information about Yori Chunsa along with a link to donate online. $40 per ticket. 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. 453 K Street, NW. For more information please click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain tickets.
Fri, Apr 14
Join Catoctin Creek Distillery for a four-course dinner affair, using seasonal produce and local suppliers, prepared by Chefs Wes Rosati and Maria Aros of The Wandering Chef. Enjoy a private tour of the distillery, while they personally craft cocktails expertly paired with your dinner. Price includes all four course and cocktails. $99 per person. 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 120 W Main Street, Purcellville, VA. For more information or to make a reservation, please click here.
Fri, Apr 14
Events DC Cherry Blast!, a premier event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, brings the sights, sounds, scents and tastes of Japan to Washington, DC. Event features traditional street food curated by Chef Erik Bruner-Yang of Maketto, craft vendors, gaming lounge, interactive art displays and a pulsating soundstage with DJs and entertainers to fuel the dance party throughout the night. Dock 5 at Union Market will be transformed into a vibrant Tokyo streetscape. 7:00 to 11:00 pm. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information or to purchase tickets click here.
Fri, Apr 14
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. The second day of the festival is a showcase of winery events highlighting the dynamic food and wine culture present within the Monticello AVA. Attend a Sparkling Brunch, Rosé Lunch, barrel tasting, winemaker dinner or an evening of chocolate, music and wine. 3-Day Pass holders will have access to exclusive winemaker tours at select wineries during the afternoon. For more information or to purchase tickets click here.