Over 35 embassy chefs compete, and the winner is…

Have you ever wanted to try authentic food from different cultures and countries? How about trying over 35 all in one night? Enter: the 2017 Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA. Over 35 chefs representing their embassies descended upon the Ronald Readon Building on Wednesday for a little (friendly) competition. They each created one…

Yona’s Jonah Cochon555 DC Prince of Porc!

Jonah Kim of Yona wins the Prince of Porc at the 2016 Cochon 555 in Washington, DC! Cochon 555 is one of my favorite events, period. “The 2016 tour continues to further the conversation of heritage pigs on dinner tables across the nation.” It takes the idea of farm-to-table to a whole new level. The…

Chefs Behind Bars is Back! And the Winner is…

Drinking for a cause. It’s a pretty great concept. Pay some dollas. Drink delicious cocktails. Vote with some more dollas. And bam! You’re not only buzzed, but you’ve also contribute to benefiting No Kid Hungry. No Kid Hungry is Share Out Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger. Find out more about that, and how you…

The 5 Highs (and Lows) of Dine n Dash 2015

DC is a mecca for Jose Andres restaurants, and they all are conveniently located in the downtown/Chinatown area of the city. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could try them all in one night. Enter: Dine n Dash! Now in its third year, Dine n Dash includes all of Jose’s DC restaurants (except minibar, for…

Round-up: Taste of the Nation DC!

Eat, drink, and socialize for a great cause? Sign me up! Share Our Strength’s Annual Taste of the Nation DC for No Kid Hungry was last night, bringing together over 100 restaurants, bars, mixologists, sommeliers, & chefs! The event was hosted by Food Network’s Melissa de’Arabian, and there were lots of other famous chefs present,…

Round-up: Best of DC 2015 Celebration

There are so many restaurants in DC! Wouldn’t it be cool if you could try a bunch of them all in one night? Enter: Washington City Paper’s Annual Best of DC Celebration! Now in it’s 3rd year, this event celebrates the top 50+ restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and musicians in the DC area, as voted by…

Scott Drewno of The Source Wins Cochon 555 for the Third Time!

This past weekend, the 4th annual Taste of DC brought hundreds of restaurants, beers, and wines to Pennsylvania Avenue. Look at all those people! Food was tried, drinks were imbibed, and lots, LOTS, of fun ensued. Two additional long-standing, delicious events took place at Taste of DC this year– Punch Kings & Pigs and Cochon 555…

30 Beers, 30 Bites – NOM!

Did you know… It’s the 30th Birthday of Sam Adams’ Beer?? Celebration = totally necessary. As part of DC Beer week, the Washington City Paper hosted 30 Beers for 30 Years last Tuesday. The event featured 30 different Sam Adams Beers, paired with food from 30 DC area restaurants. Party-goers got to vote for their…

Drinking for a Cause = Chefs Behind Bars #2

It’s a Wednesday, work’s out—> time for happy hour! Drinking for a cause? Even better! No Kid Hungry hosted their second Chefs Behind Bars event this past Wednesday. The first one was outstanding, and this one was equally great. The drinks were creative, unique, and delicious. The premise? Local DC chefs take a turn behind…

Chefs Behind Bars = Drinking for Charity

 There are lots of great mixologists in this city, as well as impressive chefs. What would happen if those amazing chefs took a turn at the bar for a night? Well, Chefs Behind Bars was the way to find out! This event featured 8 DC chefs, each taking a turn to create and serve a…

Prosciutto-Rimmed Cocktail Wins Pisco Competition!

Do you like drinking delicious cocktails? On rooftops? In the beautiful sunshine? By a pool? If yes (who would say no?), you would have loved this event! This past  Tuesday, Washington City Paper hosted the first Pisco Fest cocktail competition on the Liaison Capitol Hill Rooftop. There were mixologists from 6 DC restaurants each creating a…

2nd Annual Dine n Dash = Delish!

What do you get when you combine Jose Andres, 10 of Penn Quarter’s top restaurants, 5 food trucks, and live music, all supporting a great cause? Dine n Dash!  What a fun, well organized, entertaining, and DELICIOUS event! Now in its 2nd year, food lovers purchased tickets to this unique evening full of creative bites and…