Washington food events: A beer dinner, beer festival and more

FEB. 7

WINE TASTING: Monthly event featuring several wines. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101, Arlington. 703-300-9746. www.onemorepagebooks.com.

FEB. 9

COOKING CLASS: Focused on plant-based comfort foods with a healthful slant. 9302 Hallston Ct. Fairfax Station. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $55; $100 per couple. 703-643-2713. www.veggourmet.wordpress.com.

FOOD SWAP: Participants trade homemade food items. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. Register at alexandria.food.swap@gmail.com.

LOVE LESSONS FROM JANE AUSTEN: Program on Regency Era etiquette and Jane Austen, followed by a traditional English tea. 1-3 p.m. $29. The event repeats Feb. 16. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria area. 703-941-7987. www.greenspring.org.

FEB. 10

STREET FOOD INDOORS: The Source sets up its dining room to resemble a Chinese street food market, with five stations and a special menu. 7 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-637-6100. www.wolfgangpuck.com.

FEB. 11

BEER DINNER: Five courses paired with beer from DC Brau Brewing. 7 p.m. $65, not including tax and gratuity. Zaytinya, 701 Ninth St. NW. 202-638-0800. www.zaytinya.com.

DESTINATION & TRAVEL FOUNDATION DINNER: The group honors the James Beard Foundation with the 2014 Spirit of Hospitality Award. Chefs recognized by the Beard Foundation cook for a reception and three-course wine dinner. 5:30 p.m. $395. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. destinationtravel.cvent.com.

FEB. 14

PRESIDENTS’ DAY BEER FEST: Samples of more than 50 beers, live entertainment and food trucks. 7 p.m.; Feb. 15, noon-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight. $50 ($40 in advance). Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. drinkthedistrict.com.

WINE DINNER: Five courses featuring wines from Fabbioli Cellars. 6 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Airlie Center, 6809 Airlie Rd., Warrenton. 540-347-1300. www.airlie.com.

Becky Krystal

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Becky Krystal is a member of The Post's Food and Travel staffs. In her spare time she loves to, of course, travel and cook.
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