In celebration of Ireland's 100 year anniversary, The Kennedy Center will be hosting an array of musical and cultural events, and naturally some culinary ones too. From May 17 through June 5 the Center's KC Cafe will feature Irish cuisine, along with several food events detailed below.Read More
It's been four years since Chefs for Equality made its debut, and still remains one of the best events on the DC calendar, and not just food events. On October 20th chefs and mixologists from across the region will gather at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC to raise money and awareness in the continuing fight for equality, this years theme is "RFRain from Discrimination!"
If you can't make it to the actual event you can show your support by heading to one of DC's local eateries: Taylor Gourmet, Shake Shack, Cava Grill and &pizza, for during the month of October they will each be donating proceeds from certain menu items to Chefs for Equality.
Taylor Gourmet: 10% of proceeds from the sale of its risotto ball appetizer
Shake Shack: for every "Pumpkin Pie Oh My" concrete sold they'll donate $2
Cava Grill: a portion of proceeds from each of its seasonal Greek minestrone soup sold
&pizza: for each Kiss + Fire pizza sold they'll donate a portion of the proceeds
Image: Chefs for Equality/HRC
This Saturday the Celebrate Logan will take over the neighborhood with "a celebration of the food and flavor of 14th Street" benefiting N Street Village, a non-profit community for homeless and low-income women.
Partnered with TTR Sotherby's, restaurants along 14th Street from as far north as Kapnos to as far south as The Pig will be offering up dishes throughout the afternoon, which depending on the ticket you purchase will be judged on by participants.
Other participating restaurants include: Doi Moi, Compass Rose, Cafe St. Ex, Tortilla Coast, Pearl Dive, Logan Tavern, Rural Society, Masa 14, Sette Osteria, Cork, Tic, B Too and Ghibellina.
Week Ahead: a look at what DC restaurants have to offer over the coming week.
Middle of August means only one thing, Restaurant Week. There's always plenty to be said about the semi-annual event whether you're for or against it. Go make yourself a reservation if it isn't already too late, $35 for three courses.
Mad Fox Brewing Company finally opens its first DC outpost, in Glover Park no less. The British pub themed restaurant will feature 16 beers on tap and opens its doors on Monday.
They're being heralded as the next best thing, the kolache. Republic Kolache sets up shop at American Ice Co. on Saturday, both savory and sweet pastries are available - such as jalapeno, egg and cheese or a cherry kolache.
As if Blue Duck Tavern couldn't get any fancier, it just did. BDT has commissioned its own oyster in collaboration with True Chesapeake Oyster Co., the Blue Chesapeake. The new oyster is available on the dinner menu at $18 for a half-dozen.