Table to Table: This Week in Food Events
Every week we fill you in on our favorite wine and food events.
Slow Food DC presents an evening of braised comfort food at Zola (800 F St., NW). The event includes a tour of the kitchen, a talk by chef Bryan Moscatello about the history and lore of braising, and a meal highlighting the cooking technique. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of wine, a copy of one of Moscatello’s favorite recipes, and tips on braising at home. The event, which starts at 6:30, costs $45 for Slow Food members and $50 for nonmembers. For reservations, call 202-654-0999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, January 6
Head to ACKC Cocoa Bar (1529 14th St., NW) for a two-hour chocolate-truffle-making class at 6:30. Call 202-387-2626 or click here for reservations; $35 per person.
Wednesday, January 7
Tuscarora Mill (203 Harrison St., Leesburg) hosts a Beers of Winter tasting which includes samples of Samuel Smiths Winter Welcome, Sierra Celebration, and Troegs Mad Elf. Chef Patrick Dinh will prepare a five-course meal to go with the brews. The dinner starts at 7 and costs $75 per person. For reservations, call 703-771-9300; click here for more information.
Friday, January 9
The cider happy hour at Equinox (818 Connecticut Ave., NW) has officially switched to a chocolate theme. Creative cocoa-accented cocktails and complimentary snacks will be offered at the bar every Friday through March 20th. The happy hour runs from 5 to 7. Reservations are not required. Call 202-331-8118 or click here for more.
Saturday, January 10
Learn about the history of Scotch during a tasting of the spirit at DC Coast (1401 K St., NW). Wine and beverage director Scott Clime will lead the afternoon tasting, which runs from 1 to 3. For reservations, call 202-408-0201; $75 per person.
Sunday, January 11
Tired of cooking for your kids? Maybe it’s time to teach them a few skills. Old Town's La Cuisine (323 Cameron St., Alexandria) presents “Asian New Year,” a class for children aged seven to 11. The menu includes teriyaki peanut noodles, chicken skewers, fruit sushi, and cinnamon tea. The class is $55 per student. Call 703-836-4435 for reservations; click here for more.