Washington Post food calendar for June 3-15

May 31, 2012
SUNDAY

BEER DINNER: Pairing meal with nine beers from Firestone Walker Brewing. 7 p.m. $73, not including tax and gratuity. Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW. 202-567-2576. birchandbarley.com.

COOKING CLASS: Slow Food D.C. hosts a sausagemaking class with White House Meats. 3:30-5:30 p.m. $12. St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St. NW. info@slowfooddc.org.www.slowfooddc.org.

TASTE OF DEL RAY: More than a dozen restaurants participate in a competition for judges’ and people’s choice awards. 1-3 p.m. $10; children $5. Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria. visitdelray.com.

WEDNESDAY

WINE DINNER: Four-course meal with wines of Veiga Serantes from Rias Baixas, Spain, with the winemaker Honorio Serantes. 6:30 p.m. $68, including tax and gratuity. Mediterranee, 10123 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-255-5425. www.oaktonwineshop.com.

WINE DINNER: Featuring Doukenie Winery. 7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. 2100 Prime, Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.2100prime.com.

RESERVE NOW

JUNE 7

TAPAS WINE TASTING: Choose the best wines that go with a series of tapas. 6:30 p.m. $75, including tax and gratuity. Taberna del Alabardero, 1776 I St. NW. 202-429-2200. www.alabardero.com.

JUNE 8

INFORMATION SESSION: The session is designed for prospective pastry arts students. 6:30 p.m. Free, reservations required. L’Academie de Cuisine, 16006 Industrial Dr., Gaithersburg. 301-670-8670. www.lacademie.com.

JUNE 9

BREWERS’ BRUNCH: With guests Sam Caligione of Dogfish Head, Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada, John McDonald of Boulevard Brewing, Jason Oliver of Devils Backbone and Megan Parisi of Bluejacket. Also featuring a first taste of Bluejacket’s collaboration with Devils Backbone. Noon. $55, not including tax and gratuity. Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW. 202-567-2576. birchandbarley.com.

FARM TOUR: Slow Food D.C. sponsors a tour of several farms in the Montgomery County Agriculture Reserve, with a picnic lunch at Rocklands Farm. 10 a.m. $15, including lunch. Starting location will be sent to ticket-holders. info@slowfooddc.org. www.slowfooddc.org.

JUNE 11

WINE DINNER: The wines of Italy’s Orsolani paired with the meal, with winemaker Gian Luigi Orsolani. 7 p.m. $95, including tax and gratuity. Geranio Ristorante, 722 King St., Alexandria. 703-255-5425. www.oaktonwineshop.com.

JUNE 15

WINE DINNER: Featuring Notaviva Vineyards. 6 p.m. $130, not including tax and gratuity. Goodstone Inn and Estate, 36205 Snake Hill Rd., Middleburg. 540-687-4645. goodstone.com.

Becky Krystal

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Becky Krystal is a member of The Post's Food and Travel staffs. In her spare time she loves to, of course, travel and cook.
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