Saturday June 18th
The 15th annual Reston Taste of Town is from 12 to 10:30 PM. Tastes will cost $1 to $5 and there will be live music and givaways as well. Look here for the full event information.
TasteDC hosts the "Hot New Chef's Series" of cooking classes with Executive Chef Christophe Poteaux of Aquarelle Restaurant from 11:30AM to 2:30 PM. Tickets are $70. Get the full details here.
Sunday June 19th
TasteDC hosts the Introduction to Indian Cooking at Heritage India. Tickets are $65 and a four-dish tasting lunch with wine pairing is included. You'll learn to cook Subz Shahi Korma (A mild mixed fresh vegetable curry), Dum Ka Murgh (cubes of chicken marinated in sesame and poppy seeds delicately stewed in its own juices), Yakhani Gosht (cubes of lamb simmered in yogurt and saffron),
and Gulab Jamoon (Soft milk dumplings soaked in rose flavored sugar syrup). Buy tickets and learn more here.
McCormick and Shmicks will be donating a portion of the days sales to cancer research at The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center. The restaurants will donate a portion of sales from a specially created health menu. A list of participating restaurants and full details is here.