August arrives in D.C. With the opportunity to flavor conventional Swiss dishes, take pleasure in savory seasonal mushrooms, and take hold of reductions on oysters. There’s also the release of a local fall beer, global-inspired warm dogs, and greater in this week’s food and drinks calendar.
Chanterelle and truffle dinner
Nail your midweek dinner with tonight’s special menu at A Rake’s Progress. Chef Opie Crooks will crew up with Bourbon Steak chef Drew Adams to cook up a 5-course menu proposing cakes and chanterelle mushrooms. Indulge in a crab and chanterelle okonomiyaki (a savory Japanese pancake) or even a few chanterelle ice cream. The restaurant will provide non-obligatory wine pairings and a constrained a la carte menu. (1770 Euclid St. NW, Wednesday, 6 p.M.-11 p.M., $80 plus tax, tip, and beverages).
A can’t pass over Swiss party.
Thursday is Swiss National Day, and H Street’s Stable has put together a celebration complete with cheese, cocktails, and traditional dishes. Party guests can snack on roasted chicken, vol-au-vent puff pastry, chocolate mousse, and other hearty handed meals. Drinks will glide too: everything from rosé to beer and Stables frozen “schnapsicles.” Tickets are available online. (1324 H St. NE, Thursday, 7 p.M.-10 p.M., $ forty-nine)
Oktoberfest in August
Summer remains robust, but that’s not stopping Atlas Brew Works from rolling out its fall seasonal Festbier German-style lager. If you head to The Midlands beer garden on Thursday, you may be a number of the first to get hold of a pint of the quaffable brew. The bready, orange blossom notes are made to pair with the approaching cooler climate. (3333 Georgia Ave. NW, Thursday, five:30 p.M.-eight:30 p.M., a la carte)
Beer and hot pairings
Georgetown beer corridor The Berliner hosts Maine’s Allagash Brewing Company on Thursday nighttime, serving 5 of its brews with a menu of the world’s over-stimulated hot puppies. The U.S. Can be represented via a traditional Coney Dog of chili sauce, yellow mustard, and onions. More interesting alternatives encompass a Korean canine with kimchi and a French dog with caramelized onions, raclette, and dijon. (3401 Water St. NW, Thursday, 6 p.M.-nine p.M., a la carte)
Evening eats in Ballston
Ballston Quarter Market is teaming up with Yelp on Friday for an evening of bites and enjoyment with its meals hall vendors. The donation event will boost cash for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, a nearby charity imparting assistance to the ones in need. Anyone involved must register online and have a legitimate Yelp account to wait. (4238 Wilson Blvd., Friday, nine p.M.-eleven p.M., unfastened with advised $10 cash donation)
Dance it out at D.C. Brau
Saturday is the 0.33 edition of the Braustomp music competition, a day of nearby and visiting performances and brews in the Northeast. The parking zone opens up at 1 p.M. With an all-day lineup of ska and DJs. Food vans and DC Brau beer may be had for a Los Angeles carte buying in the event, and tickets are to be had online. (3178 Bladensburg Rd. NE, Saturday, 1 p.M.-nine p.M., $30)
Celebrate 15 years of marvel
Raise a glass this Sunday afternoon to fifteen years of beverages, shows, and exact instances at The Wonderland Ballroom. The bar’s quinceanera guarantees masses of festivities: a free pupusa bar, a mariachi band, a pinata, and different random fun. (1101 Kenyon St. NW, Sunday, 4 p.M.-1:30 a.M., a la carte)
Oysters for a buck
Head downtown to Oceanaire on Monday for $1 oysters all day long on the bar. The bivalves are sourced from throughout, often ranging from Prince Edward Island to Rhode Island and Virginia. (1201 F St. NW, Monday, eleven:30 a.M.-10 p.M., $1)
Eat the South of Spain
Mola eating place is conserving a summertime tapas dinner on Tuesday, honoring Spain’s Andalusia location, acknowledged for its Moorish impacts and proximity to the coast. The multi-path tapas menu can have lots of bites best for hot temperatures—suppose cold soups, salads, and fresh seafood. A non-compulsory beverage pairing will be to be had as nicely. Spots are up for booking online. (3155 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Tuesday, 7:30 p.M.-9:30 p.M., $ forty-nine plus tax, tip, and drinks)
Osteria Morini returns
Pasta fanatics, rejoice. Business is returned this week at Osteria Morini, which were shuttered given that being damaged in an early June fireplace. The restaurant serves up a few new summertime dishes, offering timber-grilled seafood like prawns and razor clams and tortellini of creamed corn, chanterelle mushrooms, and chives. (301 Water St. SE)