Washington Post food calendar for April 12-23

April 10, 2012
THURSDAY

WINE DINNER: The four-course meal features wine from Chateau Mukhrani of the country of Georgia. 8 p.m. $60, including tax and gratuity. Agora, 1527 17th St. NW. 202-332-6767. www.agoradc.net.

SUNDAY

LADIES’ TEA: A special tea blend, period food and a museum tour are included. 2-3:30 p.m. $30. Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. www.gadsbystavern.org.

MONDAY

TURKISH CUISINE: Les Dames d’Escoffier sponsors a lecture by cookbook authors Sheilah Kaufman and Amy Riolo, which will be followed by a Turkish buffet dinner. 6:30 p.m. $75, including wine, valet parking, tax and gratuity. Westchester Restaurant, 4000 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-973-2168. www.lesdamesdc.org.

TUESDAY

BURGUNDY FOR BEGINNERS: An interactive class and tasting demystify the French region. 7 p.m. $40. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

WINE DINNER: The five-course meal showcases sparkling wines from Thibaut-Janisson Winery and champagnes from Janisson & Fils. 7 p.m. $200, not including tax and gratuity. Restaurant Eve, 110 S. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-706-0450.

WEDNESDAY

BEER DINNER: Washington Post sports writer Dan Steinberg is the guest host for the baseball-themed event. 6:30 p.m. $45, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110. www.wildfirerestaurant.com/mclean.

WINE DINNER: Calvert Woodley Wine & Spirits hosts a four-course meal featuring Benziger Family wines. 7 p.m. $95, including tax, gratuity and parking. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-966-0445. www.calvertwoodley.com.

RESERVE NOW

APRIL 20

WINE DINNER: The five-course meal paired with Loudoun County wines. 6:30 p.m. $125, not including tax and gratuity. Goodstone Inn and Estate, 36205 Snake Hill Rd., Middleburg. 540-687-4645. goodstone.com.

APRIL 22

COCHON 555: Chefs Ed Witt of 701, Nicholas Stefanelli of Bibiana, Mike Isabella of Graffiato, Wes Morton of Art and Soul and Scott Drewno of the Source compete to break down a full heritage pig and prepare dishes using all its parts. 5 p.m. $125-$250. The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. www.cochon555.com.

APRIL 23

WINE DINNER: A four-course meal with wines from Oregon’s Elk Cove Vineyards. 6:30 p.m. $125, not including tax and gratuity. Ris, 2275 L St. NW. 202-730-2500. www.risdc.com.

Becky Krystal

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