The coming week brings cuisine from the Brazilian state of Bahia, and the vast charity food moves Dine-N-Dash and European rosé slowly. Or if you’re feeling rowdy, watch D.C. And Baltimore brewers face off in a ping-pong match.
Bring an empty belly to Dine-N-Dash tonight, in which you’ll hit 30 of D.C.’s greatest popular restaurants in a single nighttime of limitless food and drinks — all within the name of charity. Transportation is supplied among three neighborhoods (Penn Quarter, the Wharf, and 14th Street) where collaborating eateries and bars encompass Jaleo, Taco Bamba, Kith/Kin, Tiki TNT, Doi Moi, Colada Shop, Bresca, Officina, and Daikaya. Spring for a VIP ticket, and you’ll get to visit Del Mar de Fabio Trabocchi, Denson Liquor Bar, and Flight Wine Bar. The VIP price tag also receives you reception and afterparty with celebrity chef and humanitarian José Andrés and unique guests, consisting of Kwame Onwuachi, executive chef of Kith/Kin, and Antonia Lofaso, a cookbook creator, California-based chef, and tv persona. The occasion advantages Andrés’ World Central Kitchen, which has served more than 10 million meals to herbal disaster survivors and others around the globe. (Various locations, Wednesday, 6 p.M.-10 p.M., wellknown admission $125, VIP admission $four hundred)
Beat the Metro shutdown blues
WMATA commuters can take the edge off today’s round of Metro closures in northern Virginia at Bastille, wherein you’ll enjoy satisfied-hour pricing till 9 p.M. On weekdays and ten percentage off lunch while you flash your SmarTrip card. Prix fixe menus aren’t included inside the merchandising, which runs now via Sept. 8. Otherwise, you’ll be rating $2 off all small plates and beers. (Bastille, $5 for residence wine and $6 for residence cocktails)
A taste of Brazil
Sip caipirinhas and chow down on feijoada carioca Friday throughout Festival Afro-Bahia’s Taste of Bahia, celebrating food from that Brazilian state. The competition itself runs Thursday via Sunday. However, Friday is all about food.
Look forward to the feijoada mentioned above carioca (a black bean stew), vatapá (shrimp stew), or indulge your candy teeth with flan and coconut candy known as a cicada. Burn the energy off with a samba party beginning at 7:30 p.M. (Fundaçāo Internacional de Capoeira Angola, 6:30 p.M.-eight:30 p.M., tickets $42)
Happy hour for a motive
Enjoy happy hour expenses all night Friday at herbal wine bar Dio in the course of its For A Cause occasion. Twenty-five percent of sales and one hundred percent of raffle proceeds will benefit A Wider Circle, a nonprofit fighting local poverty. The gadgets getting raffled off include jewelry, a herbal wine competition, and of course, wine. (Dio, satisfied hour beverages are $8 every)
Baltimore vs. D.C.
Who does ping pong better, Baltimore or D.C.? Found out Saturday when The Berliner in Georgetown hosts a single-elimination Ping Pong Challenge among Baltimore’s Diamondback Brewing Company and D.C.’s Right Proper Brewing Company. Several beers from each company are on the faucet all day. Patrons can also sign on to venture the brewers to a healthy: The tournament winner rankings constrained-version prizes from each company. (The Berliner, 12 p.M. To five p.M., free entry)
Popping rosé bottles
Hit up Roofers Union on Wednesday at some stage in the fourth annual War of the Rosés wherein you’ll sip rosé from all over the world by the glass or the 1/2-priced bottle. Countries represented are Austria, France, Italy, and Spain, and bottles from every one are to be had on all three levels, such as the rooftop. The rosé voted maximum popular scores a spot at the menu at Roofers Union and its sister wine bar Jug & Table. (Roofers Union, Wednesday, five p.M.-near, the Spanish rosé charges $18/bottle for the event, French rosé costs $20/bottle, the Italian rosé prices $22/bottle, and the Austrian rosé prices $24/bottle)