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 [...]
DC’s hottest foodie event of the year, The RAMMY Awards, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s annual restaurant industry awards gala, is here in less than five weeks and DC metro-area residents once again have a chance to score a pair of coveted tickets to the highly-anticipated gala by simply sipping a cocktail (or this year, a locally brewed [...]
TGIF! It is time for the weekend and time to get out and about. The Nationals may be out of town, but the Navy Yard is still the place to be thanks to the one-day gastronomical celebration that is Bite of D.C.!
This Saturday, May 18, five elite chefs will be serving up elegant dishes to [...]
There is an old D.C. saying that I just made up that says “April showers bring May growlers.” The sun comes out and people begin to venture outside for a season worth of outdoor events complete pints full of beers. For many this means patios and barbecues. For LivingSocial, this means a celebration worthy of [...]
From fests to parades, there’s always something going on in the nation’s capital in the summertime. Us locals are a little spoiled, especially since visitors often save for months or spend their life savings to come here when we have access to the greatest tastings, festivals, fairs, and events year round. Don’t be afraid to [...]
When you think of Earth Day events and activities, many such things come to mind, such as planting trees, cleaning up a watershed, or recycling, or as Mr. Dining in DC says, “Some other nature thing.” Us foodies (that includes You) always include food in everything that we do — including Earth Day. On Monday, [...]
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 [...]
Lamb. It’s not just for gyros and it’s not something to silently contemplate about over some nice fava beans and a good Chianti. Sheep are the oldest domesticated meat animals. Unfortunately, lamb is an often overlooked meat in America. A USDA study from 2000 showed that Americans consumed less than a pound of lamb per [...]
Hundreds of the Washington, DC metropolitan area’s restaurant industry players gathered tonight at The Hamilton as the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the nominees for its 31st Annual RAMMY Awards, which honors the exceptional ability and accomplishments of the DC area restaurant industry. The nominations party is a highly anticipated yearly event, second only to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has announced the dates for its upcoming winter Restaurant Week promotion. From Monday, February 4 to Sunday, February 10, area eaters will be able to enjoy the best that the region has to offer at incredible rates; three-course, prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus are priced at $20.13 and $35.13, [...]
It was four years ago that Washington, DC took its first steps down a wonderful and historic path. Now, I am not talking about the election of a politician or the signing of a bill. No dear readers, I am talking about a glorious week known as Meat Week. For 2013, this annual tradition will [...]