The new year is upon us, which means there is much going on in the world of food and drinks in DC. By now, your new year’s resolutions to diet have been cast to the wind, so why not check out one of these fun DC food events? Remember to check and see if you need tickets or reservations.
Barmini by José Andrés is serving the following warm cocktails to help guests stay warm and cozy throughout the season. The three wise men of the west made with bourbon, all spice dram, hot chocolate, tres leches espuma, the campfire in shenandoah comprised of butter rum, apple butter, marshmallow and the rom cremat, a combination of rum, cinnamon, coffee, orange, and lemon.
Park Hyatt Washington will host a Winter 2016 Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine, a seasonal culinary & beverage experience on Saturday, February 6. The event will feature an exploration of rich artisanal chocolates and bold wine pairings. Priced at $65 per person, the event includes a tasting of four wines paired with four decadent chocolate treats. Guests will take home chocolates made by Chef Collier to pair with suggested wines to replicate the experience for their loved one this Valentine’s Day. This intimate event is limited to 14 guests and reservations are required.
L’Hommage Bistro Francais, located at 450 K Street, NW, 20001, within the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood, is pleased to debut a new breakfast special offer, available exclusively for dog walkers with canine companions. Stop by L’Hommage Bistro Francais’ cozy Boulangerie between 7 AM to 11 AM, and select a freshly baked croissant of choice, along with a 16-ounce coffee and receive a complimentary house-baked biscuit for the pooch in tow. This exclusive offer is available daily for $4 through March 31st and the ample outdoor patio provides seating year round to take a break and enjoy the treat.
Vinoteca has just announced an experiential, immersive ‘dinner & a show’ series called “Tintos y Guitarras”, featuring live flamenco dancing and music paired with Spanish wines, sherries & snacks, biweekly on Sunday evenings. Every other Sunday from 7-10pm. Table reservations are $5 per person, which secures guests a front-row seat to the show and Spanish-inspired snacks from Chef Zoeller. The event is also open to bar guests at no cost, first-come, first-serve
The “Royal Knights” event series at the The Royal, where on the second Monday of each month, they focus on a new batch of craft spirits, lesser-known liqueurs, and the creative people who make them, hosting guest-bartenders from around the country and introducing guests to creative new brands in the booze industry.Next month’s “Royal Knights” will take place on Monday, February 8th, themed around all-things-amari and bitter.
Veloce has new offerings for the new year which include feature personal pizzas that are now sized at 10-inches from both the “Curated” and “Custom” sections of the menu. Pricing has also changed, with the “Curated” menu offering selections as low as $6 per pie. The Veloce, for example, comes with Veloce marinara sauce and mozzarella on a white crust and is now $6, with additional toppings at $1 each. The “Curated” section of the menu has other new selections including the Odyssey ($9) made with Veloce marinara sauce, mozzarella, feta, cherry tomatoes, sweet red peppers, olives, zucchini, garlic, oregano, and the Decoy ($7) organic tomato sauce, mozzarella, red onions, sun-dried tomatoes, hot cherry peppers, parsley and roasted garlic. “Custom” pies are now $9 and guests can choose from a variety of crusts, sauces and cheeses, and up to four different toppings.