11 fun foodie events around the capital this weekend

Image courtesy of Dog Haus.

Rieslings have a moment, and you can see why while blindly tasting white wines from around the world Friday 15 July 6:30 pm. Capital Wine School will host Virtual category and features wines from Australia, New Zealand, Washington State, Austria, France, Alsace, Germany and more. Tickets are $85, and you can pick up samples Thursday 14 July.

next chapter of Sami confrontation Competition in Baker’s Daughter (1201 K St., NW; 1402 Okie St., NE; 675 I St., NW) start in Friday 15 July With new sandwich creations. This month’s competitors, two seasoned journalists, are serving up a fried bologna sandwich with Zapp potato chips that will go from bread to bread with a vegan pie. Head to Baker Daughter to buy the sandwich of your choice – the one with the highest sales wins.

Try the taste of El Salvador as you learn to make pupusas and loco loco in this Interactive cooking lessons in the galleria (1280 Fourth Street, Northeast). on me Friday 15 July At 6:30pm, participants will be guided through the process of making traditional masa cakes filled with chicharron, as well as Salvadoran corn, and can eat all the creations at the end. Tickets are $59 and can be purchased over here.

Calling all cocktail lovers to Mixology class on H . Street (1427 H Street, North East) Where you will learn how to make classic cocktails, whipped and whipped. Patrons are invited to go on their own at the end and make their own cocktail; The best drink will get a glass. The event takes place in Friday 15 July And the tickets Starting at $60.

Get your bivalve filling at The Eleanor Oyster Festival (931 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring) on me Saturday 16th July From 1 pm to 4 pm. AUD 29 a ticket It includes a dozen fresh shelled oysters from the War Shore Oyster Company and cold beer from Silver Branch Brewing. Partial proceeds go to No Kid Hungry.

Join DC Bartender Chantal Tsing Saturday 16th July on tour Literary Cocktails in Gibson (2009 14th Street, Northwest). Tseng crafts a menu of three drinks inspired by Annalee Newitz’s “Another Timeline Future,” a feminist science fiction novel. The event has seating at 6pm and 8:30pm and includes snacks when you buy a a ticket for $55.

Fried chicken or ice cream? You can find out during National Ice Cream Day on Sunday. Image courtesy of Honeymoon

It’s National Ice Cream Day Sunday 17 July Lots of local ice cream stores celebrate with freebies, specials, and even ice cream that looks like fried chicken. See our guide to all the fun here.

Sweet Tooth can enjoy a five-course dessert tasting menu at Michelin-starred Gravitas (1401 Okie St., NE), which hosts Progressive pastry experience From Chef Aisha Momani Sunday 17 July. Try fresh and frozen fruit chunks with toasted cherries and almonds, peaches with toasted corn cake, and blackberries three ways with chocolate fondant – all made with the local fruit of Black rock orchard. tickets $82, and an optional wine pairing can be added for $60.

Heading to next week…

Looking for some Funday action on Monday? Swingers Golf Bar in Dupont Circle celebrates its first birthday Monday 18 July 3 p.m. to midnight with drink deals like $35 bottles of Prosecco, $12 specialty cocktails like a cherry and lemon martini, and a complimentary Mah-Zi Dar cake.

National Hot Dog Day is Wednesday 20 July. In honor of the occasion, all Dog Haus locations (7904 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda; 644 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg; 933 Elsworth Dr., Silver Spring) A free hot dog will be given to anyone who signs up for “Haus Hook Up” (text messages included). If you can’t make it on July 20, Dog Haus is extending buy one, get one free on hot dogs through Thursday July 21.

Three barbers will compete in the Battle of Broad Street cooking competition at Harvey’s (513 West Broad Street, Falls Church) on me Wednesday 20 July Support for Falls Church Educational Foundation. Both barbers and chefs prepare a dish, such as Beyond Beef Kofta with Pickled Pineapple, or Poblano Peppers Rolled with Bacon. The most popular dish will be featured on Harvey’s menu for one month. The loser even agreed to get a permanent tattoo replica of the winning platter. The event is free to attend; Food and drinks start at $8.

Sophia Young

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