Washington food events calendar

Correction: An earlier version of this story listed incorrect dates for events scheduled for March 13-March 18. This version has been updated.

MARCH 13

COOKING CLASS: Basics on making fermented foods. Course No. 45841. 7-9 p.m. $28 ($21 for Rockville residents), plus $12 supply fee. Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8620. www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation.

WINE CLASS: Information on how wine ages, including a taste test comparison of a current release with an older one. 7:15 p.m. $25. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

MARCH 14

SCOTCH WHISKY DINNER: Four courses featuring single malt scotch from the Macallan. 6:30-9 p.m. $125, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110. www.wildfirerestaurant.com/mclean.

MARCH 15

BEER DINNER: Four courses paired with craft beer. 6:30 p.m. $87, including tax and gratuity. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148. www.openkitchen-dcmetro.com.

COOKING CLASS: Mediterranean dishes cooked in a high-temperature oven. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $65. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org.

COOKING CLASS: Dishes from the movie “No Reservations” paired with wine. 7-10 p.m. $95. Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna. 703-865-7920. www.culinariacookingschool.com.

OYSTERFEST: Unlimited oysters served with beer. Noon-4 p.m. $25. Brasserie Beck, 1101 K St. NW. 202-408-1717. www.beckdc.com.

SHAMROCK BEER BASH: Samples of more than 75 beers, plus food trucks and live entertainment. 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. $50 ($40 in advance). Across from Nationals Park, 130 N St. SE. shamrockbeerbash-goingoutbeer.eventbrite.com.

MARCH 16

COOKING CLASS: Plant-based sushi and international cuisine. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $55; $100 for two people. 9302 Hallston Ct., Fairfax Station. 703-643-2713. www.veggourmet.wordpress.com.

MARCH 17

BOURBON DINNER: Five courses paired with Van Winkle bourbons. 6 p.m. $300, not including tax and gratuity. Bourbon Steak, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-944-2026. www.bourbonsteakdc.com.

MARCH 18

BEER DINNER: Five courses paired with beer from Finch’s Beer. 6:45-9 p.m. $65, including tax and gratuity. Farmers Fishers Bakers, 3000 K St. NW. 202-298-8783. www.farmersfishersbakers.
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WINE TASTING: Launch party for Taste Around Town wine week. 6-8 p.m. $40. Veritas, 2031 Florida Ave. NW. www.bottlenotes.com/taste/dc-2014.

MARCH 19

SPANISH WINE TASTING: Spanish wines paired with tapas from Taberna del Alabardero. Hosted by the Woman’s National Democratic Club. 6-8 p.m. $25. Whittemore House, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 202-232-7363. www.democraticwoman.org.

WINE DINNER: Dinner with Michael Honig of Honig Vineyard and Winery. 6:30 p.m. $100, including tax and gratuity. Assaggi Osteria, 6641 Old Dominion Dr., McLean. 703-918-0080. www.assaggiosteria.com.

MARCH 27

WINE CLASS: Students learn about pinot noirs and chardonnays from Burgundy. 7 p.m. $40. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

Becky Krystal

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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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