Celebrate the wonders of Peruvian cuisine at China Chilcano’s upcoming festival, Passport to Peru. Each evening during the festival, you can make selections from a special dinner menu featuring dishes from Peru’s distinct and flavorful regions: Coast, Andes, Selva, and Lima. Chef Carlos Delgado will feature dishes such as Patarashca, Asado Cusqueno, Papa a la Huancaina, and Ceviche Amazonico on the Passport to Peru menu. Additionally, a selection of wines and cocktails will be offered at a special price. You are invited to stop in and experience the diverse culinary offerings of Peru – right here in Washington, DC. For more information, please click here.
Estadio will once again become 14th Street’s destination for haunting eats and drinks this October, as the restaurant transforms into “Espookio” for the third year in a row, celebrating the spooky holiday with ghoulish décor, a special menu of festively decorated pintxos, tapas, desserts and “boos”y drinks. Espookio will run from October 15-31, capping off the month with Estadio’s 4th Annual Halloween Spooktacular Bash.
Estadio’s Executive Chef Rufino Bautista and Pastry Chef Rene Abarca have created 14 haunting savory and sweet bites for the two-week celebration.
Please join Chef Jacques Haeringer of the famed L’Auberge Chez François and Jacques’ Brasserie for their continuing exciting Culinary Adventures, “A Sparkling Rendezvous on the River Seine”, along with friends at Tauck Tours.
That’s Chef Jacques Haeringer’s philosophy: delectable cuisine, Champagnes, French wines, dancing and enjoying old and new friends in a most relaxing and beautiful environment with tastes to be savored and culinary adventures to be experienced…how much better can life get?
Travel with Chef Jacques as your Parisian Rhapsody flows through the heart of the city of l’amour, meanders through painted landscapes and flowers with romance in seaside villages and exquisite gardens along the Seine on this oh la la Paris to Normandy river cruise aboard the intimate ms Sapphine.
Passengers joining Chef Jacques along the Seine will enjoy numerous special culinary perks, including on- board cooking demonstrations featuring products of the region and locally sourced Chef Dinners aboard (think the region’s culinary masterpieces including delectable seafood, lamb, cheeses, butter, Calvados, Cider, Apples and more).
Don’t forget our lively Champagne and Wine Tastings, from L’Auberge Chez François’ many winemaker friends, who will be joining us at different ports, from a country that’s home to some of the world’s most exceptional wines.
Chef will also lend his expertise on all things French, culture and even French language speaking lessons to assist you in your meandering through the beautiful countryside and local towns. For the entire cruise route and pricing, please click here.
It’s DC Food Recovery Week, the DC area’s annual push to address the approximately 40 percent of America’s food that gets dumped every year—is put on by the DC Food Recovery Working Group. A full list of events is available here. Folks eager to learn can take classes covering topics like low-waste cooking, plastic-free shopping, and assessing whether produce is still good to eat. Those looking for a sustainable bite should head to the annual happy hour at Truxton Circle’s ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar, which will feature specials made from underutilized ingredients. For anyone craving a side of entertainment with their food waste awareness, multiple film screenings are on offer. For more information, click here.
City Works extends its weeknight offerings with the start of trivia night every Wednesday. City Works’ team trivia is hosted by District Trivia of the Washington, DC metro area. The weeknight trivia offers winners weekly prizes of $10 and $25 gift cards, as well as a chance for guests to qualify for District Trivia’s community tournament and a grand prize of $5,000 cash. 7:00 p.m.
Join ChurchKey as they welcome Panama’s Casa Bruja Brewing Company to the District. On this night, they’ll pour 9 drafts from this leader in the Latin American brewing scene. Casa Bruja was the first craft brewery in Panama. Many consider it to be responsible for starting what is now a multi-billion dollar craft beer industry in their home country. ChurchKey is excited to feature a stellar lineup of Casa Bruja’s tart & funky ales — including Diez Manos, Flower Sour, Sereno & a variety of fruited Goses! There is no admission fee for this event. The event is from 4:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Photo Credit: ChurchKey.