Kraut Rocks is a month long, gastronomical experience hosted by Spike Mendelsohn.

Kraut Rocks DC – All Month in September

This September, a band of influential chefs will rock the Washington D.C. food scene with a multi-sensory gastronomical experience called “Kraut Rocks.” Top Chef alum and Washington D.C. restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn will host the month-long culinary experience that puts sauerkraut, the classic fermented cabbage, on center stage (yes, you read that correctly).

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Market Fresh Sunday Brunch at Todd Gray’s Muse

Market Fresh Brunch at Todd Gray’s Muse at the Corcoran Art Gallery: Try the award-winning chef Todd Gray’s expertly curated menu has been designed exclusively for the Corcoran. Taking inspiration from the Corcoran Collection and the Gallery’s special exhibitions, and distinguished by seasonal, local ingredients—many sourced from the nearby FreshFarm Market, by the White House—Muse is a unique culinary experience. Offered every Sunday.

Sunday Sangria - El Centro DF

El Centro D.F. Sangria Sundays!

Enjoy Sangria Sundays at El Centro D.F.! Dinner is served on the rooftop one day a week … that’s Sunday. To make supper on the rooftop even more tasty, Carafes of Sangria are 1/2 price throughout the meal. 5 PM-Close. Note: limited seating | tables are available on a first come, first serve basis (no reservations for rooftop)


Chile Relleno Festival Extended!

The Chile Relleno Fest at La Sandia has been extended! Until September 16th, Chef Richard Sandoval will continue his popular culinary festival of Mexico’s most signature dish, Chile Relleno, or “stuffed chile.” Until the 16th of September, guests can taste four bold, new preparations of Chile Relleno that showcase modern adaptations of this traditional dish.


Great Grapes Food & Wine Festival

6th Annual Great Grapes Food & Wine Festival in Reston, VA. Saturday, September 8-9th (12-6 p.m.). Come and Get Your Bacchus on with 200 Great Virginia Wines from over 20 area wineries. For two days, Uncork The Wine, Uncork The Flavor, Uncork the Fun… a portion of proceeds are donated to the Spirit of Hope Foundation.

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Taco Tuesdays at El Centro D.F.

Taco $2 Tuesdays: Every Tuesday, in the Taqueria & Tequileria at El Centro D.F. (1819 14th St., NW), Richard Sandoval and his team offer authentic Mexican comfort food and fine Tequilas in three vibrant spaces, including an open rooftop (all year round)! Wash it down with happy hour bevs, like $4 beers, wine, and margaritas. Ole!

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H Street Festival

H Street Festival 2012: The Atlas District’s rocking out their 9th annual street-extravaganza, especially since they have so much to  celebrate this year – the completion of the streetscape project, the opening of many new businesses along the corridor, and the survival of the businesses that have been part of their thriving community for years.

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37th Annual Virginia Wine Festival

37th Annual Virginia Wine Festival: The Virginia Wine Festival  is one of the area’s largest and is considered the premiere Virginia wine tasting event. What began in 1975 by the Vinifera Wine Growers Association to educate the masses about the merits of Virginia wine has now become an awesome party with good imbibes. Those looking to get [...]


Vintage Crystal 2012

Vintage Crystal: Wine festivals near Metro stops are pretty much nonexistent, which might be why this Dionysian street fest in the middle of Crystal City has become so popular in just a few short years. Again this year, the fest is Latin themed, which means there aren’t just 30 wines, but tequila tastings. The spice is back with [...]

Sept. 16-22, 2012

Share Our Strength Great American Dine-Out:

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Great American Dine-Out: Hundreds of DC area restaurants are offering great promotions, featuring special dishes, and donating part of their proceeds to participate in the Great American Dine-Out from September 16th to September 22nd.

During that week, participating restaurant will donate a portion of their proceeds to Share Our Strength, a national non-profit working [...]


Zengo’s Lunch: Quick/Slow

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If you work in Chinatown or Penn Quarter, you don’t have to stand in line for substandard food any longer! Hooray! Busy lunchtime crowds have a delicious new option in the newly renovated, street level Lunch Bar at Zengo (Located at 781 7th St. NW).

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Kaz Sushi Bistro Offers Omakase

In Japanese cuisine, tasting menus are called omakase which traditionally, the chef designs the menu for you, based on the very best ingredients available. Kaz Sushi Bistro, one of DC’s most popular and well-regarded sushi destinations due to veteran chef, Kazuhiro “Kaz” Okochi’s reputation for composing beautifully crafted fresh seafood offers several omakase menus.

The DC State Fair: Sept. 22

DC State Fair will be joining The Barracks Fall Festival on Saturday, September 22. The festival takes place at 8th Street, Southeast, below Pennsylvania Avenue. Join us for a festive day displaying and celebrating DC residents’ agricultural, culinary, crafty, and artistic talents! More details about our partners, the judging schedule, and education.

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Monthly Vegan Brunch at Todd Gray’s Muse

Once a month, local Chef Todd Gray offers an exclusively vegan brunch menu expertly curated and designed for the Corcoran. Taking inspiration from the Corcoran Collection and the Gallery’s special exhibitions, and distinguished by seasonal, local ingredients–many sourced from the nearby FreshFarm Market, by the White House–Muse is a unique culinary experience.