Bubbles & Bivalves – Hanks Dupont, on October 23, at 6:00 pm has a fabulous a dinner which includes a variety of sparkling wines paired with a multi-course meal for seafood lovers prepared by Chef Jamie Knight. Tickets are ($95 per person. Hanks Old Town Oysterfest, on October 20, from 11 AM to 3 PM! Includes, All-You-Can-Eat oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, grilled oysters, oyster shooters, popcorn calamari, onion rings & Old Bay fries! Hanks Pasta Bar wine dinner on October 24 includes a variety of wines paired with a four-course meal prepared by Chef Thomas Palmer. ($45) per person
Football Fun – Throughout the fall, The Bullpen will play host to DC’s ultimate outdoor tailgate for select professional and college football games. A bring-your-own lawn chair and enjoy $5 drinks, cornhole, and tasty barbecue from the Due South Grill. Catch the games on our Jumbotron - showing all Washington games, Redzone, and select Saturday college games. Mark your calendars for the showdown between Alabama and LSU on November 3rd, featuring live music and a low country boil you won’t want to miss. Admission to the tailgate is always free and the opening is weather-dependent. For the full schedule, go to thebullpendc.com.
Snallygaster - Neighborhood Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the return of Snallygaster on October 13 - with no fewer than 350 unique craft beers and ciders from around the globe Beer Director/Partner, Greg Engert, selected the new, larger venue to better accommodate Snallygaster’s massive selection of the rarest and most exceptional craft beers, and also to make the seventh edition of his annual beastly beer fest the very best yet. This year's location is 6th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue NW. All ticket sales will benefit Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system in the Washington, D.C. area. Get your tickets before they're gone!
Food Fight – Capital Food Fight, is ready to celebrate their 15th anniversary – DC Central Kitchen will move the fundraiser to the city’s hottest new venue, The Anthem. You will enjoy tastes of DC’s best restaurants and mixologists while enjoying live onstage entertainment. This year their celebrity hosts include event founder and chair, José Andrés, and Spike Mendelsohn. Four more local chefs will go head-to-head in a live culinary battle judged by Executive Producer of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” Tom Colicchio, Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman, and more judges to be announced. Tommy McFly, host of DC’s hit morning radio program, “The Tommy Show,” will serve as Master of Ceremonies along with co-hosts Kelly Collis and Jen Richer who will serve as roaming “field” reporters throughout the spectacular event. The live culinary battle will feature local chefs Kyle Bailey (The Salt Line), Autumn Cline (Rappahannock Oyster Company), Alex McCoy (Lucky Buns), and Kevin Tien (Himitsu) who will prepare dishes featuring surprise secret ingredients and compete for the votes of these celebrity judges. The event takes place on November 8, 2018. The Anthem – 901 Wharf Street.
Rock the Block – Eat at the top restaurants in Old Town for Rock the Block and help rescue children through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Each guest will received a wristband at their reserved “starting restaurant” and enjoy unlimited food and drink at all participating restaurants, including Vermilion, Columbia Firehouse, Pizza Paradiso, Auggie’s Mussel House, various food trucks at Market Square, Mia’s Italian Kitchen, The Majestic, Urbano 116 and Virtue Feed & Grain. From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m; tickets cost$125; $300 for VIP and includes reception from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and after-party 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.