Washington food events calendar

MAY 1

ROSÉ AND CHARCUTERIE TASTING: Four wines paired with Virginia charcuterie. 6 p.m. $28. Trummer’s on Main, 7134 Main St., Clifton. 703-266-1623. trummersonmain.com.

WINE SPECTATOR’S GRAND TOUR: Samples of more than 200 wines. 7-10 p.m. $225. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. grandtour.winespectator.com.

MAY 2

WINE DINNER: Five courses paired with Barboursville Vineyards wines. 7:30 p.m. $125, not including tax and gratuity. Old Hickory Steakhouse, 201 Waterfront St., Oxon Hill, Md. 301-965-4000. www.gaylordnationaltickets.com.

MAY 3

BAMBA BOWL: Food and drink from area Mexican restaurants, including a taco competition. Noon-3 p.m. $30. Del Campo, 777 I St. NW. 202-289-7377. delcampodc.com.

DERBY DAY PARTY: Southern-inspired feast, music and games. A portion of the proceeds goes to Brainfood. 3-7 p.m. $75. Poste, 555 Eighth St. NW. 202-783-6060. www.postebrasserie.com.

GREEK OUTDOOR MARKET: Vendors visit the pop-up agora in honor of Greek Easter. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Zaytinya, 701 Ninth St. NW. 202-638-0800. www.zaytinya.com.

MASTER GARDENER OPEN HOUSE: Workshops including garden planning and techniques, soils and composting. Master gardeners provide gardening advice. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Rd., Derwood, Md. 301-590-9650. www.extension.umd.edu/montgomery-county.

NATIONAL HARBOR WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: Cooking demos, live music and unlimited beer, wine and spirits. 1-6 p.m.; May 4, 1-6 p.m. $49 per day ($39 in advance); $30 for designated drivers. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. www.wineandfoodnh.com.

MAY 4

COOKING CLASS: Covers stock making, braising, poaching, sauteing and knife skills, as well as kitchen and food safety. 1-4 p.m. $69. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148. www.openkitchen-dcmetro.com.

CULINARY HISTORY DISCUSSION: Joy Frasier, assistant English professor at George Mason University, talks about haggis and how it became Scotland’s national dish. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. 301-320-6979. www.chowdc.org.

MAY 6

WINE TASTING AND BOTTLE SIGNING: With Champ de Rêves Vineyards. 6-8 p.m. Free. Wegmans, 11620 Monument Dr., Fairfax. 703-653-1600. www.wegmans.com.

RESERVE NOW

MAY 7

BISCUIT BASH: Fundraiser for Hospitality High features five chefs in a biscuit competition. 6-8 p.m. $55. Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. 202-393-7777. biscuitbash.eventbrite.com.

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with seven Peter Michael wines. 6:30 p.m. $195, not including tax and gratuity. The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. 703-917-5496. www.ritzcarlton.com/tysons.

WINE SEMINAR AND TASTING: Focuses on French wines. 6:30-8 p.m. $20. Wegmans, 11620 Monument Dr., Fairfax. 703-653-1600. www.wegmans.com.

MAY 8

SPIRITS TASTING: Stories of fruit trees on the estate and samples of spirits from Bloomery Plantation Distillery. 6 p.m. $20. Tudor Place, 1644 31st St. NW. 202-965-0400. www.tudorplace.org.

WINE CLASS: Compares varietals and blends from Europe with “new world” wines made from the same grapes. 7:15 p.m. $25. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

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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