Thursday, November 21 – Fall Beaujolais Tasting at Cork: Join Rosenthal Wine Specialist Trey Stephenson and Potomac Selections Owner Ryne Hazzard to enjoy five tastes with five bites at Cork’s Market and Tasting Room this Thursday starting at 7:00pm. This special event will explore the wines, Crus and terroir of Beaujolais. We will explore Domaine Pascal Granger and Domaine de la Chapelle des Bois and pair wines from these Domaines with a Special Holiday Menu from Cork Executive Chef Kristin Hutter. The BEAUJOLAIS Tasting is $50 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity). Space is limited so to RSVP, email Tastings@CorkDC.com.
Get funky this Friday with Smash Mouth at the Howard Theatre. Be an "All Star" and check out this nostalgia lovin' show at the historic theater in the Logan Circle area. Make a night of it with dinner at one of the hot new restaurants in the nearby U Street Corridor. For tickets or VIP booths go to TheHowardTheatre.com. The show starts at 8 PM, doors open at 6 PM.
On Sunday, November 24th from 3-5 pm, plan a visit to Last Exit (3155 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW) and explore the sweet flavor of bourbon with bartender and cocktail historian Luke Johnson. You'll talk about sour mash and just what makes bourbon different from other American whiskeys. $50 tickets include cocktails and three 1-oz tastings of the bourbons. E-mail Darcy Gill at email@example.com to reserve you spot.
In anticipation of the gluttonous feast of turkey and pie that awaits this Thanksgiving, the classic Belgian French bistro will host a “Stretch Your Belly” party. Guests will have the opportunity to stuff their faces with unlimited Blue Bay Mussels, Belgian Fries and Blanche de Bruxelles Belgian White for an affordable $29.95 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Fans won’t want to miss these mussels-focused preparations: Mussels with a garlic white wine sauce; Mussels with coconut milk, curry, shallots and lemon grass; Mussels with tomatoes, shallots and lobster bisque, as well as Mussels with tomatoes, shallots, garlic and saffron. This special offering will be available exclusively during dinner service from 5 PM to 10 PM on Wednesday, November 27th.