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, May 20 - Sat, May 27
One of Art in Voyage’s newest and most exciting destinations, Croatia, remains pristine and somewhat isolated from the masses of tourists that have flooded other Adriactic countries. Discover Mali Losinj, Croatia’s best kept secret. Located off the northern part of the country, the island of Losinj boasts fresh air, clear blue waters, incredible food and new wines that give other greater crus a run for their money. While on the island of losinj, you will be accommodated in a posh and luxe villa, on the water, pampered by Art in Voyage staff. While enjoying the private pool, private beach and some of the numerous water or land activities, award-winning Chef Kevin Fonzo of K Restaurant (Orlando), assisted by talented Croatian chefs, will feed you with fantastic dinners inspired by local and international cuisine. Their international wine expert, The Wine Fairy, will be on hand to make sure you always get served unique and local wines to satisfy your taste buds. Prices begin at $4,299. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Thu, May 25 - Sat, May 27
Each week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, Via Umbria hosts intimate Italian dinner parties in their demonstration kitchen where you are seated around a community table and can interact with the chef throughout the meal. Each week, the theme of the dinner changes, and for May, some highlights include Italian barbeque; Festa del Limone, which will showcase the flavors of fresh Italian lemons; and a Weekend in Umbria, which features the traditional flavors of Umbrian cuisine. $75 per person. 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fri, May 26
On behalf of ProChile and Pisco Chile, Latin Wine Shop Grand Cata will host a complimentary Chilean pisco tasting to celebrate Chile’s National Pisco Day. Guests 21+ are invited to sample the products of the South American nation’s most well-reputed producers, including Kappa, Waqar, Capel, Alto del Carmen, Bou Barroeta, Armidita, and Control C. Grand Cata will offer a selection of inspired appetizers to complement the piscos. 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 1550 7th Street NW. For more information about the event, please click here or contact Anthony Hesselius at email@example.com.
Fri, May 26
At Hula Girl Bar and Grill located at the Village at Shirlington, the Hawaiian Happy Hour conjures a tropical vacation scenario everyday. An array of beers from sunny Hawaii, wines and classic and tropical drinks including Hula Girl Punch—a island-style concoction of coconut rum and tropical juices at special prices as well as an array of dishes including the Hula Girl Pu-Pu Platter–spam musubi, root-beer ribs, edamame and crispy gau chee; Katsu Spam Musubi with panko crust, spicy mayo and teriyaki sauce; Burger & Brew—a Hula Girl Burger with caramelized onions and a Kona draft; Maui onion rings with spicy mayo dipping sauce; sea-salted hand cut French fries; Ahi Poke; all evoke that tropical vacation feeling. There will also be live ukelele music on Wednesdays and Sundays. Fridays are ‘Get Lei’d Aloha Fridays’ with Hawaiian leis for all. It’s a taste of Hawaii without the jet-lag TSA lines or the six-hour time difference. Happy Hour everyday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 4044 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Va. For reservations and further information, please click here or call 703.998.4853.
Fri, May 26
History and horticulture meet in the beloved Tudor garden, which grew and changed over two centuries and six generations. Enjoy an expert guided tour of the 5½-acre landscape and learn about the people who created and cared for it. $10 for non-members. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 1644 31st St NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fri, May 26
Washington DC’s bustling brasserie will cool down 14th street with delightful glace and sorbet flavors such as avocado-banana, chocolate-hazelnut, pistachio, and blood peach. There is nothing that screams summer more than a double scoop of cool, creamy ice cream melting down a sprinkles-covered cone on a balmy, sun-kissed day. Cue Le Diplomate’s Les Glacés de Diplomate summer ice cream cart, Pastry Chef Fabrice Bendano’s traditional Parisian, vintage inspired tricycle glace and sorbet cart. Les Glacés de Diplomate is the creation of Parisian-born Le Diplomate pastry chef Fabrice Bendano, trained in the classic art of French pastry and internationally lauded for his development of pastry programs in Michelin starred kitchens including the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London and the Michelin-starred Taillevent in Paris before winning the “Pastry Chef of the Year” RAMW RAMMY Award for his work at Alain Ducasse’s Adour. Opening weekend Glacés de Diplomate will be featuring, Huile d’olive, Pistache, Banane, Passion Sorbet, and Framboise sorbet. 11:00 AM to close. Corner of 14th Street & Q Street, NW. For more information please click here.
Fri, May 26 - Mon, Sep 04
This Memorial Day through Labor Day, Gaylord National Resort offers a vacation destination like no other. Enjoy Aquafina Summer movie matinees, music mystery scavenger hunt and the Summer PJ party featuring a silent disco party. Throughout the summer celebration, Gaylord National will play homage to American Music – including jazz, country music and more – with first-class musical performers throughout the hotel and restaurants. The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with the Gaylord National Resort. Music of America package includes accommodations, $100 resort credit, two Capital Wheel tickets, and self-parking. $299 per night. 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Md. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.