Washington food event listings

THURSDAY

COOKING DEMO: Gardening and cooking writer Adrienne Cook and nutritionist and cooking instructor Danielle Cook share ideas for cooking with tomatoes. Noon and 12:45 p.m. Session repeats July 25, noon and 12:45 p.m. Free. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. usbg.gov.

WINE DINNER: Five courses paired with wines from Sonoma County. 6:30 p.m. $89.95, including tax and gratuity. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine St., Herndon. 703-787-8880. www.russiahouserestaurant.com.

FRIDAY

ROOFTOP PARTY: “East meets West” theme with sushi, sake, seviche and pisco cocktails. 6-9 p.m. $65, including tax and gratuity. Del Campo, 777 I St. NW. 202-289-7377. delcampodc.com.

SATURDAY

COCKTAIL CLASS: Mixology class led by Angel Cervantes, followed by canapes and a three-course meal with cocktail pairings. 6 p.m. $150, not including tax and gratuity. Rye Bar, 1050 31st St. NW. 202-617-2424. www.theryebar.com.

COOKING CLASS: Chef Gerard Pangaud leads a class on the classics of French cuisine. 11 a.m. $85. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org.

COOKING CLASS: Techniques and recipes for backyard grilling. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $69. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148. www.openkitchen-dcmetro.com.

DC SCOOP: Ice cream competition with samples and sales from area shops, plus demonstrations and raffles. 1-4 p.m. Free. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. www.unionmarketdc.com.

THAI VILLAGE: Food from Thai restaurants, musical performances, art exhibitions, food demonstrations and traditional Thai massage. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. www.thaiembdc.org.

SUNDAY

BRAINFOOD GRILL-OFF: Fundraiser featuring a chef competition, food, drinks and beer. 3:30-6:30 p.m. $75. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. 301-529-2679. www.brain-food.org.

FARM DINNER: Five courses with wine, using ingredients from the farm. 6 p.m. $125, including tax but not gratuity. East Lynn Farm, 19955 Airmont Rd., Round Hill, Va. www.capitaltaste.com.

MONDAY

MASON DIXON MASTER CHEF TOURNAMENT: Single-elimination competition. A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. 5:30-9 p.m.; Tuesday, 5:30-9 p.m. $35 ($25 in advance), including tax; $55 ($45 in advance) for judging experience. Inn at the Colonnade Baltimore, a Doubletree Hotel, 4 W. University Pkwy., Baltimore. www.masondixonmasterchef.com.

TUESDAY

FARMHOUSE SUMMER SUPPER: Dishes feature local fruit and vegetables. 6:30-9 p.m. $59, not including tax and gratuity. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148. www.openkitchen-dcmetro.com.

PROGRESSIVE DINNER: Fundraiser for the Olney Farmers & Artists Market with stops at four Olney restaurants. 6 p.m. $65. 202-257-5326. www.olneyfarmersmarket.org.

RESERVE NOW

JULY 26

COOKING CLASS: Cuisine from the Campania region of Italy. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $85. Osteria Marzano, 6361 Walker Lane, Suite 140, Alexandria. 703-313-9700. www.osteriamarzano.com.

GROW IT EAT IT OPEN HOUSE: Classes and demonstrations on tomatoes, seeds, tool care and food preservation, as well as seed and recipe exchanges. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Rd., Derwood. 301-590-9638. extension.umd.edu/
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JULY 28

BEER DINNER: Four-course meal with domestic and foreign brews. 7 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. WK Hearth, 130 Purcellville Gateway Dr., Purcellville. 540-751-9919. www.thewinekitchen.com/hearth.

Becky Krystal

Event listings can be submitted online only at www.washingtonpost.com/gog/talk-to-us.html, at least 14 days in advance.

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.
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