Thursday, November 17, 2011

Upcoming Food Fun: Martha Stewart and More...

Tonight, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in an exclusive interview for the Smithsonian Associates, Martha Stewart will discuss her influences and inspirations and the continuing evolution of American domestic culture. Stewart will also make a special presentation on entertaining in the home. The event will be held at DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D Street N.W.  Can't wait!

Oyster Roast (November 18, 7:00pm)
The social event of the season in South Carolina’s Lowcountry and other coastal regions, oyster roasts bring communities together to gather around a hot bonfire, keep away the chill of the late autumn and enjoy the local bounty. Watershed sources its own oysters directly from eastern Virginia’s Rappahannock River.

Thanksgiving Brunch in The Willard Room and Crystal Room: This traditional Thanksgiving feast will display a tasty array of autumnal offerings on our plentiful buffet. Children have their very own Thanksgiving Buffet and entertainment. Seatings are at 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Price is $85 per adult, $35 for children ages 4 through 12, and free for children under 4. Price excludes tax and gratuity. 

On Sunday, November 27, 2011, from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m., Proof will host a fundraiser in honor of “Movember,” the month formerly known as November, which is dedicated to moustache growing and raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. Tickets are priced at $50 per person, with 100% of the proceeds from the event donated to the cause. 

Acqua Al 2 is celebrating the launch of their new Italian Craft Beer Program with a week of complimentary tastings and a special December 5th Italian Beer Dinner. From Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 1st , the restaurant will offer complimentary tastings at the bar from 530 p.m. to 7 p.m. of Italian craft beers 

Bring your party to the Willard on Wednesday, December 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and enjoy dinner and dancing with an all-inclusive price of $2000, for a 10-person table. This spectacular party offering includes: a one-hour reception serving hors d’oeuvres, wine and Champagne by the glass, a three-course plated dinner including wine service, a live band and photographer for individualized portraits, all amidst the Willard’s spectacular holiday décor. Reserve your table by Friday, November 18 to receive the special pricing. Reservations may be made by calling (202) 637-7325 or via email to

Goose Roast (December 16, 7:00pm)
A hearty goose roast tops the list of December’s holiday festivities. Full of old-world charm, a goose roast was the centerpiece of a Christmas Day meal in England until the Victorian era, when the turkey grew in popularity. Watershed’s wintry feast features community-farmed, regionally-sourced fowl.  

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