Monday, December 22
The Redskins finally won! While your spirits are still high from the win, stop by Morton’s steakhouse in Bethesda (7400 Wisconsin Ave.) for a meet-and-greet with players before Monday Night Football. The event is open to all ages, so come get an autograph and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres from 7 to 8. For more information, call 301-657-2650.
Tuesday, December 23
Capitol Hill’s Belga Café (514 Eighth St., SE) is hosting another winter beer dinner after the success of last month’s tasting. Beer sommelier Jens Piferoen will lead the sampling, which includes an entrée and dessert. The event starts at 6:30 and costs $49 per person. Call 202-544-0100 for reservations.
Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25
Please see our extensive holiday dining guide.
Friday, December 26, and Saturday, December 27
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in McLean (1960-A Chain Bridge Rd.) is hosting its seventh annual Champagne-and-sparkling-wine supper for two nights. The five-course meal will feature Champagnes from France and domestic sparkling wines. The dinner starts at 6:30 and costs $90 per person. For reservations, call 703-442-8384.
Saturday, December 27
Roberto Donna, a onetime Iron Chef winner, will teach budding culinary stars how to prepare shrimp and lobster during a hands-on cooking class at his Bebo Trattoria (2250-B Crystal Dr., Arlington). The class will be followed by a five-course lunch featuring the tasty crustaceans and a selection of wine. The cost is $140 per person, including an apron and a set of recipes. Call 703-412-5077 for reservations. 11 AM.More>> Best Bites Blog | Food & Dining | Restaurant Finder