Thursday, January 12, 2012

Upcoming Events: Masters of Food and Wine this weekend

DC Restaurant Week: through  January 15th.  Still a couple of days left.  Choose your favorite restaurant from this list of participating restaurantsLunch: $20.12 per person, Dinner: $35.12 per person.

1201 24th Street, NW (corner of 24th and M Streets, NW) Washington, DC 20037
  • In the Kitchen with Blue Duck Tavern Chef de Cuisine John Melfi from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
  • Winter Tea Blend Tasting from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
  •  Local Microbrew Tasting from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
For more information on other Park Hyatt Masters events in renowned destinations around the world, please visit

MLK Jr. Memorial Brunch and Celebration
Sunday, January 15, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Todd Gray's Muse at the Corcoran Gallery of Art will host a special MLK Jr. celebratory brunch on Sunday, January 15. Guests can enjoy selections such as citrus cured salmon graulax with chive creme fraiche and toasted brioche, honey glazed spiral ham with stone ground mustard and brown sugar sticky buns. The menu includes complimentary coffee, tea and juice, and brunch cocktails are available a la carte for $8. After brunch, guests can see the 30 Americans exhibition before it closes at the end of the month. 

On Monday, January 16, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will be open and offering free admission, and Muse will be open for regular lunch hours. Ticket/Reservation Info: Brunch is $25 (adults), $12 (kids). With the purchase of brunch, guests also receive half off admission to the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Reservations are recommended, and can be made by emailing or by calling 202.639.1786. In addition to this special brunch, Muse market brunch takes place every first and third Sunday of each month, except for some holidays. 

Washington Humane Society Sugar and Champagne Affair February 1st:  Tickets to the general reception are $90. VIP tickets to the Chefs’ Tasting Room are $150; these include a special 90-minute savory reception prior to the unveiling of the desserts. All proceeds from the Sugar and Champagne Affair benefit the animals and the critical programs and services of the Washington Humane Society. For more information, visit

February 11-12th,  the 13th Annual Washington DC International Wine and Food Festival (IWFF) will celebrate the world of wine, food and culture, and shine a light on DC's diversity and prominence as a world-class destination for wine and food.

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