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Washington food events calendar


ARMENIAN FOOD FESTIVAL: Featuring traditional Armenian cuisine. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church, 4125 Fessenden St. NW. 202-363-1923.

GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION: Dinner featuring selections from the new restaurant’s menu, with all of the proceeds going to Food for Others. 6:30-8 p.m. $45, not including gratuity. Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, 1934 Old Gallows Rd., Suite 110, Vienna. 703-854-1728.


BBQ, BLUES AND BREWS: Four styles of craft beer paired with regional barbecue. 6:30-9 p.m. $49. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148.


INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR: Food, crafts, rugs and more from Islamic nations for sale. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Islamic Center, 2551 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

OF ALE AND HISTORY BEER FESTIVAL: More than 50 beers, live music, tours of the historic manor and food and crafts for sale. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25 ($20 in advance); $10 for designated drivers and attendees younger than 21. Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, Va. 540-869-2028.


WINE CLASS: Featuring biodynamic wines from Italy’s Manincor winery. 7 p.m. $25. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500.


MAY 15

EMBASSY CHEF CHALLENGE: Small plates prepared by more than a dozen embassy chefs, as well as live and silent auctions. 6-9:30 p.m. $250. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-661-7581.

Becky Krystal

Event listings can be submitted online only at, 14 days in advance.

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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