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Washington food events: A beer dinner, beer festival and more

FEB. 7

WINE TASTING: Monthly event featuring several wines. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101, Arlington. 703-300-9746.

FEB. 9

COOKING CLASS: Focused on plant-based comfort foods with a healthful slant. 9302 Hallston Ct. Fairfax Station. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $55; $100 per couple. 703-643-2713.

FOOD SWAP: Participants trade homemade food items. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. Register at

LOVE LESSONS FROM JANE AUSTEN: Program on Regency Era etiquette and Jane Austen, followed by a traditional English tea. 1-3 p.m. $29. The event repeats Feb. 16. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria area. 703-941-7987.

FEB. 10

STREET FOOD INDOORS: The Source sets up its dining room to resemble a Chinese street food market, with five stations and a special menu. 7 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-637-6100.

FEB. 11

BEER DINNER: Five courses paired with beer from DC Brau Brewing. 7 p.m. $65, not including tax and gratuity. Zaytinya, 701 Ninth St. NW. 202-638-0800.

DESTINATION & TRAVEL FOUNDATION DINNER: The group honors the James Beard Foundation with the 2014 Spirit of Hospitality Award. Chefs recognized by the Beard Foundation cook for a reception and three-course wine dinner. 5:30 p.m. $395. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW.

FEB. 14

PRESIDENTS’ DAY BEER FEST: Samples of more than 50 beers, live entertainment and food trucks. 7 p.m.; Feb. 15, noon-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight. $50 ($40 in advance). Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE.

WINE DINNER: Five courses featuring wines from Fabbioli Cellars. 6 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Airlie Center, 6809 Airlie Rd., Warrenton. 540-347-1300.

Becky Krystal

SEND NOTICES to: To Do, Food, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071, or e-mail, 14 days in advance. To find more calendar items, go to and click on "Food Events."

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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