Washington Post food calendar for Jan. 17-23

January 11, 2012
TUESDAY

BEER DINNER: Granville Moore’s hosts a six-course dinner paired with beers from Heavy Seas. 7 p.m. $70, not including tax and gratuity. 1238 H St. NE. 202-399-2546. www.granvillemoores.com.

POP-UP PALADAR: Cuba Libre brings in Cuban chef Luis Alberto Alfonso Perez for six four-course dinners through Thursday as part of its “Pop-up Paladares” cooking series. Seatings at 6 and 8:30 p.m. $39, not including tax and gratuity. 801 Ninth St. NW. 202-408-1600. cubalibrerestaurant.com/i/washington-dc.

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JAN. 18

WINE DINNER: Calvert Woodley Wine & Spirits hosts a four-course dinner featuring wines from Chateau Cos d’Estournel, Chateau Pontet-Canet and Tokaj Hetszolo. 6:30 p.m. $189, including tax and gratuity. Park Hyatt Washington, 24th and M streets NW. 202-966-0445. www.calvertwoodley.com.

WINTER WHITE & PIG DINNER:
PS 7’s hosts a five-course dinner featuring pork and white wine. 7 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. PS 7’s, 777 I St. NW. 202-742-8550. www.ps7restaurant.com.

JAN. 19

CAPITAL WINE FESTIVAL: The annual event kicks off with a grand-opening reception featuring the 10 participating wineries. 7-10 p.m. $65. A series of wine dinners (all at 7 p.m., $125-$145) will be held as well: Jan. 25 (Beringer Vineyards); Feb. 1 (Frog’s Leap Winery); Feb. 8 (Heitz Wine Cellars); Feb. 15 (Argyle Winery); Feb. 22 (B.R. Cohn Winery); Feb. 29 (Cakebread Cellars); March 7 (Cain Vineyard & Winery); March 14 (Chappellet Winery); March 21 (Martinelli Winery); and March 28 (Cliff Lede Vineyards). 2100 Prime, Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. capitalwinefestival.
com
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JAN. 20

HISTORIC BEER DINNER: Gadsby’s Tavern Museum hosts a four-course dinner paired with history-inspired beers from Yards Brewery of Philadelphia. 7 p.m. $85, including tax and gratuity. Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. www.gadsbystavern.org.

JAN. 21

SATURDAY NIGHT SIPS: Jose Andres, Joan Nathan and Alice Waters co-host an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres featuring 15 local and national celebrity chefs and bartenders. The event benefits Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $125. Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-328-6608, Ext. 232. 2012sips.eventbrite.com.

JAN. 22

SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPERS: Celebrity chefs Alice Waters, Michael Anthony, Spike Mendelsohn, Ris Lacoste and others will host and serve dinner to 20 guests at 20 private homes to benefit Martha’s Table and D.C. Central Kitchen. 7 p.m. $550. 202-328-6608, Ext. 232. 2012suppers.eventbrite.com.

JAN. 23

FIRESIDE CHEESE & WINE: The Cheese Course holds a class on seasonal cheeses and how to pair them with wine. The Seasonal Pantry’s Dan O’Brien will provide accompaniments. 7 p.m. $45. Seasonal Pantry, 13141 / 2 Ninth St. NW. 202-681-4809. www.cheese-course.com.

WINE DINNER: Bazin’s on Church hosts a five-course dinner featuring wines from Hendry Ranch. 6:30 p.m. $100, not including tax and gratuity. 111 Church St. NW, Vienna. 703-255-7212. www.bazinsonchurch.
com
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Becky Krystal is a member of The Posts Food and Travel staffs. In her spare time she loves to, of course, travel and cook.
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