Thursday, February 23, 2012

Upcoming Events: Chesapeake Oyster and Beer Festival

The Chesapeake Oyster and Beer Festival comes to the National Harbor Feb. 24-25 all-you-can-taste oysters, beer and wine.

Station 4 Toasts the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Oscar Sunday, February 26th.  From 5 PM to 11 PM, regular dinner service will be available along with a variety of drink specials in the 52-seat bar/lounge.  Guests can watch the awards on the restaurant’s TVs at the bar while enjoying thirst-quenching beer specials including Miller Lite, Peroni, Pilsner Urquell, Blue Moon and Batch 19 for $4, as well as featured wines by the glass for just $5.  A Red Carpet Mimosa, made from a combination of Lambrusco sparkling wine, Ciroc Red Berry, tonic and garnished with an orange slice will also be available for just $7.

Catoctin Creek Tasting (J and G Steakhouse) Monday, Feb. 27, 6:30 - 9:00 pm: J and G Steakhouse and Catoctin Creek Distilling Company will host an exclusive tasting event in the Wine Bar. Chef Philippe Reininger will pair sumptuous bites such as Rice Cracker Crusted Tuna and Bacon Wrapped Gulf Shrimp with four of Catoctin Creek's certifiably organic spirits, including Pearousia Pear Brandy and Roundstone Rye. Catoctin Creek owners Becky and Scott Harris will be on hand to present the spirits and discuss the distillery process. An added treat - guests will go home with stainless steel flasks, courtesy of Catoctin Creek. Ticket/Reservation Info: $46/person (all inclusive).

February 29, Cakebread Cellars: Owner, Dennis Cakebread will host an evening featuring a variety of their sauvignon blanc, merlot and reserve wines from the Napa Valley.

Embassy Chef Challenge: Join Cultural Tourism DC for the 4th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge: DC’s premier international culinary competition on Thursday, March 8 from 7:30 – 10 pm, VIP Reception 6:30 pm. Co-hosted by Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004.

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