Foodie To-Do List: Upcoming Events
Mar 25, 2009
As part of an ongoing effort to alert you, the readers of DC Foodies, to all of the really cool food-related events, classes and opportunities throughout the Washington Metropolitan area, we're going to be launching a new weekly "Foodie To-Do List." Each Wednesday, we'll give you a heads-up on a few of the upcoming events that we think look particularly interesting.
And without further ado, the first list includes:
TasteDC's 3rd Annual Single Malt Scotch and Whisky Festival - Only 30 Tickets Remaining!
An opportunity to sample over 90 single malt scotches and whiskies from all parts of Scotland
Tomorrow (March 26th), 6:30 to 9:00 PM
The Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Ave., NW
(Just off Dupont Circle near Q St., Metro Red Line)
This is a terrific chance to taste and purchase some truly rare single malt scotches and whiskies and to purchase them afterwards at discounted rates.
$115 per person, inclusive of all tastings and a buffet dinner
To purchase tickets, click here
Cheesetique Cheese and Wine Bar Tasting Classses - Raw Milk Rules!
A learning and tasting event covering a wide range of raw milk cheeses, from soft to hard and with a variety of aging techniques
Sunday, March 29, 6:00 PM
Monday, March 30, 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 5, 6:00 PM
Monday, April 6, 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 12, 6:00 PM
Monday, April 13, 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 19, 6:00 PM
Monday, April 20, 7:00 PM
Cheesetique Cheese and Wine Bar
2411 Mount Vernon Ave.
To broaden your cheese horizons and learn about what makes some raw milk cheeses acceptable and what leaves others out in the cold
$35 per person, inclusive of a tasting of roughly 10 or 12 cheeses and accompaniments
To purchase tickets, email [email protected] with your list of available dates
"Spanish Vanguard Cuisine and Its Influence on the United States and the World" - a Dialogue with Jose Andres and Wylie Dufresne
A conversation between two of the most creative chefs on the East Coast who are using techniques from Spanish Vanguard Cuisine (think El Bulli) to rave reviews
Tuesday, April 7th, 7:00-8:00 PM
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
Part of the Preview Spain series of events taking place all across town this year, this is a great opportunity to hear about Ferran Adria's genius from the perspective of two of his best-known adherents
Though admission is free, you should plan to show up early to get a seat. The doors open at 6:30.
Know of any big events that shouldn't be missed? Please let us know so we can include them in a future Foodie To-Do List. You can email me at [email protected] to let us know what else is going on.