Thursday, April 9 - Best of DC Celebration. Join Washington City Paper for the 3rd Annual Best of D.C. Celebration. Each year Washington City Paper readers choose their favorite people, places, and services in over 300 categories. This event celebrates those winners. Starting at 6pm, the Best of DC party at the Carnegie Library features over 50 top restaurants, local breweries, distilleries and musicians for the season's best event! A portion of ticket sales benefits Brainfood & Girls Rock! VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now at http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/events/bestofdc.
Sunday, April 12 -- Greek Easter Brunch at Zatinya. Celebrate Greek Easter Brunch at Zatinya on April 12 with delicious treats from Chef Michael Costa. Enjoy a special $35 pre-fixe brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring items like spring pea tzatziki with pistachios, Greek yogurt and mint; mayiritsa, a traditional egg and lemon soup with lamb neck, smoked lamb's liver and caramelized onions; and spit-roasted lamb shoulder hash with Cretan barley rusks, feta and avgolemono sauce. Get your reservations now for a brunch you won't want to miss!
Monday, April 13--Looking to launch your own food and beverage concept? If so, then you won’t want to miss Launchology – the business behind the food – on Monday, April 13. Hosted by industree, this full day features visionaries from the food and beverage industry that will provide a comprehensive look into the industry, covering topics from operations to media. Launchology is being moderated by Jeff Black of Black Restaurant Group, Bonnie Benwick of The Washington Post, and Mark Haidet of Orderly. The event begins at 11:00am (there are multiple sessions over the course of the day) and is being held at Penn Social. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launchology-washington-dc-tickets-15815532684
Tuesday, April 14--On Tuesday, April 14, El Centro DF will be hosting its “Spring Rooftop Party” (14th St location) and “Spring Patio Party” (Georgetown location). Bask in the sunshine at either location and be the first to taste their new dishes inspired by Guadalajara, Mexcio. Guests will enjoy light passed hors d’oeuvres featuring five new dishes and two drinks, and be able to vote for their favorite at the end! Guests will also receive a voucher for a complimentary “Best New Dish” (with the purchase of another dish) to be used on a return visit (the winning dish from the voting)! The event is $25 pp and will be held from 6-9pm. For more information, please visit http://www.richardsandoval.com/elcentrodf/