Washington Post food calendar for Feb. 15-26

February 12, 2013
FRIDAY

WINE TASTING: Attendees sample French wines from family farms and grower-owned co-ops. 7 p.m. $20. Alliance Francaise -Dupont, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW. 202-234-7911. www.francedc.org.

SATURDAY

COOKING CLASS: Marilena Leavitt teaches how to make artisan bread at home. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $75. Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna. 703-865-7920. www.
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SUNDAY

CULINARY EDUCATION CRAWL: Restaurants and shops in Barracks Row offer 21 classes that range in length from 30 to 90 minutes. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $15-$30. Barracks Row, Eighth Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street SE. 202-544-3188. www.barracksrow.org.

WINE DINNER: Four courses with wines from Domaine du Pas de l’Escalette and Domaine des Roches Neuves. 7 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. Ici Urban Bistro, 806 15th St. NW. 202-730-8418. www.iciurbanbistro.com.

TUESDAY

AUTHOR TALK: Beth Kanter discusses her book “Washington, DC Chef’s Table.” Adam Bernbach, bar manager at Proof; Daniel Bortnick, executive chef at Firefly; and Elizabeth Hutter, executive pastry chef at Sunflower Bakery, also appear. 7 p.m. $10. Sixth &I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org.

WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Burgess Cellars. 6:30 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.capitalwinefestival.com.

WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Domaine La Bastide Saint Dominique. 6:30 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. Bistro Vivant, 1394 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-1700. bistrovivant.com.

RESERVE NOW

FEB. 20

WINE FUNDRAISER: Actor Danny Glover appears at the launch of African Passion Wines, a new South African wine. The event and nationwide wine sales raise funds for TransAfrica Forum. 6 p.m. $125. Eatonville Restaurant, 2121 14th St. NW. www.transafrica.org.

FEB. 26

BEER DINNER: Four courses paired with beer from Lost Rhino Brewing. 7 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. Virtue Feed & Grain, 106 S. Union St., Alexandria. 571-970-3669. virtuefeedandgrain.com.

COOKING CLASS: Four-course Italian meal paired with wines. 10:30 a.m. $90, not including tax and gratuity. Amici Miei, 1093 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac. 301-545-0966. www.amicimieiristorante.com.

CRAFT BEER SOCIAL: Four Flying Dog Brewery beers paired with small plates. 6-8 p.m. $30. J. Paul’s, 3218 M St. NW. 202-333-3450. j-pauls.capitalrestaurants.com/georgetown.

WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Miner Family Winery. 7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.capitalwinefestival.com.

Becky Krystal

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To find more calendar items, go to www.washingtonpost.com/gog/dc-events.html and click on “Food Events” at the bottom of the page.

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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