November 1st / Art on Tap
Art. Beer. Food…FUN! Enjoy local craft beers, original artwork, and amazing food at The Art League’s eighth year of Art on Tap! Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complementary…and complimentary appetizer! Enjoy the brew, bite, and artwork trifectas on Friday, November 1 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at The Art League’s Art on Tap event. This year we’ll be co-hosting with Port City, Rocket Frog, Starr Hill, Oskar Blues, Lostboy Cider, Brothers Craft and Wild Kombucha breweries. Featured Old Town Alexandria restaurants include Meggrolls, Hank’s Pasta Bar, Redrocks, Pizza Paradiso, Whiskey & Oyster, Northside 10, and Old House Cosmopolitan Grill. Each will bring their best bites to win the coveted Art on Tap Popular Choice Award. Sample the creative combinations while drinking from a take-home Art on Tap beer tasting glass, and then vote for your favorite at the end of the event!
November 2nd / Taste of H
The Taste of H is the one incredible night each year when you can sample the best of H St. NE cuisine all in one place, enjoy an open bar throughout the evening, be entertained, and come away with unique items and experiences purchased at the live auction. Proceeds from ticket sales, donations, and live auction sales go to GrantEd to fund teacher grants for the following year. Attending and giving at Taste of H means hundreds of teachers throughout DC can receive the funds they need to outfit classrooms, create out-of-classroom experiences for their students, and attend professional development workshops.
November 8th-10th / The Emporiyum
With over four dozen new vendors from 12 states, 2 coasts, and 2 countries, The Emporiyum is back and better than ever! Join us on November 8-10, 2019 at Dock5 @ Union Market in Washington, DC. Grab all your savvy foodie friends and for this one-of-a-kind food marketplace featuring the tastiest treats from around the country. Discover delicious foods and purchase thoughtful gifts and top-quality products from a lineup of artisans you won’t find anywhere else. There will be tunes, sips, and samples.
November 16th-17th / Metro Cooking Show
Join us for the 14th annual Metro Cooking DC Show! The ultimate foodie outing returns to the Washington Convention Center November 16-17, 2019. Whether you’re an aspiring home cook or expert entertainer, the two-day culinary extravaganza provides a one-of-a-kind experience for all food and entertaining enthusiasts. Enjoy cooking demos and book signings with top Celebrity Chefs. Sample from over 50 local restaurants in the Grand Tasting Pavilion. Wash down your fare with a local brew from the Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden. Learn new home cooking techniques and tips in the Taste Talks. Sharpen your culinary skills in the pop-up cooking school. See your favorite James Beard award-winning chef and see them whip up delicious dishes live on the James Beard Cooking Stage. Plus, shop from hundreds of specialty food vendors in the exhibitor marketplace! Chances are, you’ll discover a new favorite hot sauce!