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COOKBOOK TALK: Post Food Editor Joe Yonan discusses and signs his new book, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.


EPICURIENCE VIRGINIA: Wine and food festival with tastings, chef demos, music and more. The grand tasting is Friday,
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Other events take place through Monday in the area. $95 for grand tasting admission; price varies for other events. Morven Park Estate, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. 855-771-3742.


BAKE BETHESDA A PIE CONTEST: Amateur pie baking contest. Registration required. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $5 donation per entry goes to the Manna Food Center. Bethesda Central Farm Market, 7600 Arlington Blvd. at Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301-775-6402.



FARM DINNER: Four-course, health-conscious meal of local ingredients to benefit the Fit for Hope Challenge, a chef weight-loss competition to benefit the American Cancer Society. 7 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. Ripple, 3417 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-7995.


BEER DINNER: Five-course meal with beers by Flying Dog Brewery. 6:30 p.m. $70, including tax and gratuity. Carmello’s, 9108 Center St., Manassas. 703-368-5522.

PAELLA CLASS AND DINNER: Learn how to make paella. Includes dinner and drinks. 6-9 p.m. $65, including tax and gratuity. La Tasca, 722 Seventh St. NW. 202-347-9190.


COOKING CLASS: Chef Scott Drewno teaches a class on Chinese dishes to benefit the Fit for Hope Challenge. Lunch follows . 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. The Source, 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-637-6106.

SUMMER SIPS: Beverages and small plates featuring house-grown produce and historically inspired recipes. Reserve by Aug. 30. For age 21 and older. 3 p.m. $30. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420.

Becky Krystal

SEND NOTICES to: To Do, Food, Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20071, or e-mail Find more at
(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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