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DC-Area Restaurants Support Food & Friends Annual Dining Out for Life

On Thursday, April 25th, diners across the Washington, DC area will join hundreds of thousands of others from across North America to stand up against HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by sitting down and enjoying a meal at one of the many restaurants participating in this year’s Dining Out for Life® fundraiser.
More than 100 [...]

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The DC Brewer’s Ball: Serving up hope, one pint at a time

This past weekend some of DC’s most generous residents raised their pints and uplifted spirits at the 9th Annual Brewer’s Ball presented by Airwatch. The annual event looking to serve up hope, one pint at a time, was held at the National Building Museum, is hosted by the Metropolitan Washington, DC chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF).
Both regional and national Breweries were on [...]

Charity and Cocktails: An Interview With “The Cocktail Guru” Jonathan Pogash

Craft cocktail programs are no longer a fringe element in DC. Rarely weeks go by without a bar with new cocktails that are a celebration of the experience and creativity of the bartenders serving them. While many bartenders differ in their own personal interests and influences, one thing unites them: an appreciation of and pursuit [...]

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Taste of the Market Fundraiser: February 10

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation DC will host ‘Taste of the Market’ to officially kick off this year’s culinary event. The event will feature Taste of the Nation DC restaurants creating dishes using ingredients found at Union Market. Participating restaurants such as Bibiana, Cashion’s Eat Place, Graffiato and The Source will utilize products found daily [...]

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Painting the Town Red, Green, & Purple for Charity

The upcoming holiday season often allows food and fun to take on special purpose by also incorporating the spirit of giving. With this in mind, look for Dining in DC posts over the next few months that honor local charities through special events to see not only how readers can and have enjoyed themselves but [...]

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Slice of Life: Provide Meals for a Neighbor in Need. It’s as Easy as Buying a Pie!

SLICE OF LIFE is the only DC area pie sale allowing you to purchase your Thanksgiving pies while making an impact in the lives of thousands in need in your community. All proceeds from sales go to Food & Friends. Their mission is to prepare and deliver specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition [...]

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7th Annual Crab Cake Competition

It’s that time again! The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) is holding its 7th Annual “I Love Crab Cakes!” competition at Phillips Flagship Restaurant (900 Water St., S.W) at the Washington, DC Southwest Waterfront honoring Karen Cathey.
The annual competition and fundraiser featuring the Chesapeake’s finest and remembrance of Karen Cathey will take place on Monday, [...]

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Hank’s Oyster Bar to Host DC Food Bloggers to Take a Bite out of Breast Cancer

Aww Shucks! Chef Jamie Leeds and Hank’s Oyster Bar in Dupont Circle  (1624 Q Street, NW) will graciously host the upcoming October DC Food Blogger Happy Hour on Wednesday, October 3rd (6-8 pm) in conjunction with Take a Bite out of Breast Cancer!  Do you need a reason to come out and have a sip and a slurp with your favorite [...]

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Washington, DC Area Restaurants Help Take a Bite out of Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and once again, for the entire month, DC area chefs and restaurateurs have committed their establishments for one day, a week, or the entire month, and will donate a portion of their food and beverage sales for the 2nd Annual Take a Bite out of Breast Cancer. Focused on reaching [...]

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50 Chefs Team Up for Food & Friends 22nd Annual Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction

On Tuesday, June 26, the Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Ave. NW,) ballroom will be filled with over 50 of the DC area’s most notable chefs will are generously donate their time and talent to sserve special tastings of their signature dishes at the 22nd Annual Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction in order to raise money for Food & Friends, one of [...]

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9:30 Club hosts street fusion of beats, eats, and booze

Two of DC’s boldest cultural aspects – tasty food and “groovy” music – came together for the 3rd Annual Soundbites, a local charity event last Sunday, May 20th at the 9:30 Club (815 V St., NW). The annual fundraiser which raised more than $50,000 was bigger than ever and took up over half of [...]

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Ticket Giveaway to Soundbites: Food + Music + Charity

DC Central Kitchen and the 9:30 Club will host the 3rd Annual Sound Bites charity concert featuring food you crave and music that you love with proceeds benefiting DCCK, a national leader for combating hunger and creating opportunities for individuals in need. The event will be held at the 9:30 Club (815 V St., NW). [...]

The Safeway Barbecue Battle: June 23-24

The Safeway Barbecue Battle: June 23-24, 2012 This year will mark the 20th Anniversary of Safeway bringing great food, music and fun to the streets and people of the Nation’s Capital.
The two-day festival (Saturday: 11 AM to 9:00 PM; Sunday: 11 AM to 7:30 PM) includes delicious barbecue and tasty treats of all kinds from [...]

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Foodie Itinerary: Delicious To-Do Events May 9-21

Dining in DC’s Foodie Itinerary or To-Do List: Looking for some food-related events for this week or upcoming weeks? Summer is almost here and May is chock full o’ fun and delicious things to do and … eat! Below is a compilation of various, food-related events, such as tastings, festivals, and workshops or classes throughout [...]