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.
Sat, Apr 15 - Sun, May 14
Join Centrolina for their pottery pop-up shop happening over the next month. Chef and owner Amy Brandwein – a supporter and patron of local artisans – welcomes ceramic artist Olivia Di Benigno, founder of Studio North Ceramics in Springfield, Va., to showcase her hand-thrown tableware in the specialty market at Centrolina. Items displayed will be available for purchase, and forms for custom orders will also be available. 974 Palmer Alley NW. For more information, please click here.
Sat, Apr 29 - Sat, May 06
Far from being your typical culinary vacation, this journey is focused on the discovery of Umbrian cuisine, its wines and its century old farm traditions. Join award-winning Chef Kevin Fonzo, the Wine Fairy (Art in Voyage’s international wine expert coming directly from South Africa) and their local resident Chef Alessandra, discovering or re-discovering a true pallet of colors and flavors. Spend seven nights in a breathtakingly renovated eleventh century church and country house situated in the middle of vineyards and olive groves. Your stay includes dinners prepared by Chefs Fonzo and resident Chef Alessandra, informative cooking classes with local chefs, wine tastings and classes with the witty Wine Fairy and guided tours of the region. Cars will be provided on a complimentary basis. Bikes and other services will be arranged at your request. Prices begin at $3,399. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Mon, May 01
Cru Artisan College is bringing together a panel of talented winemakers to Dupont Circle Hotel, where they will address some of the nation’s leading sommeliers, trade members, wine educators and serious students of wine. It is organized with the collaboration of the Wine Scholar Guild, SOMM Journal, Guild of Sommeliers, Society of Wine Educators, Tasting Panel Magazine, and Clever Root. $150 per person. 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW. For more information and registration, please click here.
Mon, May 01
Join Espita after the agave-fueled event “Mexico in a Bottle” to continue the festivities with special cocktails from Sotol Por Siempre and Mezcal Los Siete Misterios and snacks. 9:00 p.m. until 12 midnight. 1250 9 Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Mon, May 01
Washington, D.C. chef and restaurateur Mike Isabella announces the return of his winner-takes-all Sandwich Madness competition as the region’s top food journalists and media personalities face off for charity. Each month, two journalists will compete head-to-head with the winner determined by the number of sandwiches sold, banking $1 from each sale for a charity of his or her choosing. Victors will progress to the next round, culminating in a final matchup in November. Now in its fourth season, Sandwich Madness has raised nearly $15,000 for local non-profits since the tournament kicked off in 2015, supporting organizations ranging from No Kid Hungry to the Rottweiler Rescue Foundation to Girls Rock. May kicks off with Rebecca Cooper’s Caliente Cuban competing against the Jurassic Pork from David Nellis. Check online for updates on the monthly scores and sandwich details.
Mon, May 01
Calling all Vegans & Vegetarians. Stop in at Dawson’s Market in Rockville to learn about and taste products for a plant based lifestyle. Free event. 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 225 N. Washington Street Rockville, Md. For more information, please click here.
Mon, May 01
Join 1905 for a swinging 1970’s cocktail party featuring the tried and true classics in food, drink and music from the “Me” decade. On the heels of equal pay day (because let’s face it, every day needs to be equal pay day until…), they will be celebrating the life and career of barrier-breaker Mary Tyler Moore with special episodes of her show, 70s-inspired cocktails, and snacks. All proceeds from the $5 ticket will benefit Calvary Women’s Services here in DC. 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. 1905 9 Street NW (upstairs). For tickets and more information, please click here.