COCKTAIL AND SPIRITS TASTING: Features the Leopold Bros. line of liqueurs, bourbon, gin and more. 5:30-8 p.m. Free, advance registration required. Paul’s Wine and Spirits, 5205 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-1900.


COOKING CLASS: Chef Spike Mendelsohn leads a session on Vietnamese cooking. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $85. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172.

BOOK SIGNING: Washington Post Food editor Joe Yonan will autograph copies of his latest book, “Eat Your Vegetables,” at the H Street FreshFarm Market, 625 H St. NE (parking lot across from H Street Self Storage). 10 a.m.-noon.


ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Food, drinks and live tango entertainment. 7-10 p.m. $55. Del Campo, 777 I St. NW. 202-289-7377.

WINE CLASS: Tasting of five or six organic wines with food pairings. 7 p.m. $40. Vinoteca Wine Bar & Bistro, 1940 11th St. NW. 202-332-9463.



CELEBRITY CHEF TOUR DINNER: Chef Mike Isabella hosts a fundraiser for the James Beard Foundation in which chefs from Washington and around the country will team up to serve a five-course Mediterranean dinner. 7 p.m. $200, including tax and gratuity. Kapnos, 2201 14th St. NW. 202-234-5000.


WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Paradise Springs Winery. 6:30-9 p.m. $89, not including tax and gratuity. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148.

WORLD FESTIVAL: Fundraiser for Common Threads, with more than 20 chefs from around the country preparing ethnic-inspired bites. 6-9 p.m. $150. The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW.

Becky Krystal

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