Washington Post food calendar for Feb. 25-March 2

February 19, 2013
SATURDAY, FEB. 23

COOKING CLASS: Students learn to make three gluten-free and dairy-free winter soups, including Rosemary White Bean Soup. 2-4 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Cooking & Company, 10579 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. 703-352-0331. www.cookingandcompany.com.

MONDAY, FEB. 25

NEW NORDIC CUISINE DEMONSTRATION: As part of Nordic Cool 2013, chefs Petteri Luoto of Finland and Hakon Mar Orvarsson of Iceland conduct a cooking demonstration. Attendees can also watch on large screens in the Grand Foyer. 6 p.m. Free. Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org.

TUESDAY, 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.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

CRAFT COCKTAIL DINNER: Five courses paired with six cocktails. 6:30 p.m. $120, including tax and gratuity. Ris, 2275 L St. NW. 202-468-3792. www.aiwf.org/dc.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

WINE DINNER: Six courses featuring Texas wines. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $70, including tax and gratuity. Mayfair & Pine, 2218 Wisconsin Ave. NW. www.tastedc.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

WINE DINNER: Featuring Patz & Hall. 6:30 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.
capitalwinefestival.com
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WINE DINNER: Four courses featuring Tuscan cuisine paired with Casanova di Neri Brunello Cerretalto. 7 p.m. $100, including tax and gratuity. Cesco Osteria, 7401 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-8333. www.cesco-osteria.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

COOKING THE BOOKS: Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray discuss their book, “The New Jewish Table.” 7 p.m. $15. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

COOKING CLASS: Students cook Irish dishes for St. Patrick’s Day. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $65. Butterfly Gourmet, 148 N. 21st St., Purcellville. 540-441-7094.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

CHILDREN’S COOKING CLASS: Kids make cookies. A portion of the proceeds goes to Food for Others. 3-4 p.m. $15, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110. www.
wildfirerestaurant.com/mclean
.

TEA TASTING: Teas paired with cheese. 1-3 p.m. $25. Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-2771. www.
greatfallsteagarden.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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