8 fun food events around DC this weekend

Munch on smoked salmon avocado toast at All Set during Lady Gaga-themed drag brunch. Photo courtesy of Wayne Chinnock.

The Irish duo behind London’s Homeboy Bar arrive at the Dupont Circle Hotel (1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW) tonight, November 18th. They will serve $ 16 vodka and gin cocktails, including a variety of martinis. One is made with blue cheese tincture and another mixed with apricot brandy and lime juice.

Get free coffee and a tumbler from Taco Bamba this week. The three-day campaign is in honor of the local taco chain’s new all-day breakfast menu. Get your caffeine fix from Springfield (6691-A Backlick Rd., Springfield) and Vienna (164 Maple Ave. W, Vienna) locations today, November 18thand from Ballston (4000 Wilson Blvd., Suite C, Arlington) and Rockville (1627 Rockville Pk., Rockville) locations on Friday, November 19th.

All weekend, the plant-based chicken company Daring Foods and & Pizza are taking their new partnership around DC. Look for four new pies (and free slices) – including a vegan riff on grilled chicken pizza – on their food truck. It will be located at Kelvin’s Complex (1250 Half St., SE) today, November 18th; at the children’s hospital (111 Michigan Ave., NW) on Friday, November 19th; in Tenleytown on Saturday, November 20th; and at Tanger Outlets (6800 Oxon Hill Rd., National Harbor) on Sunday, November 21st. The truck will be at each location from kl. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winter Village at Cameron Run (4001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria) is hosting an Ice & Lights festival starting Friday, November 19th. There is plenty to do in the village: ice skating, check out the light exhibitions and see the art installations. There is also plenty to eat and drink, such as pizza, hot dogs, donut holes, hot chocolate and coffee.

The annual Downtown Holiday Market opens in the Penn Quarter (between Eighth and F streets, northwest) d. Friday, November 19th. Get your holiday shopping done, plus take part in several food options. They include empanadas, Capital Candy Jar treats and mini donuts. Look past the bodega at Dirty Habit (555 Eighth St., NW) to warm up with hot toddies, mulled wine and cocoa. The holiday market is open daily from noon to 20:00.

Silver Spring restaurant everything in order (8630 Fenton St.) hosts a Lady Gaga-themed drag brunch Saturday, November 20th with artists from the Haus of Stone. A $ 10 ticket gives you admission, and you can buy a la carte brunch specials, such as smoked salmon / avocado toast or a black ribeye and egg. Add the $ 30 All You Can Enjoy Package for unlimited coffee, juice, rail drinks, beer, wine and brunch cocktails. The show is on from noon to 2pm and the doors open at. 11.30.

Caribbean-inspired Navy Yard mocks Bammy’s (301 Water St., SE) hosts a daytime party Saturday, November 20th. It will coincide with the launch of the restaurant’s new brunch menu, and local DJs will play Caribbean music. The party runs from noon to noon.

Learn how to make your own tea in a class presented by Shop Made in DC. The $ 30 ticket includes a cocktail from the Roost bar Show of Hands. Outdoor classes take place at the store’s Union Market location (325 Morse St., NE) on Sunday, November 21, and runs from 13.30 to 15.30.

Maya Pottiger

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