Happy summertime, everyone! Are you ready to get your pre-weekending started? Mark your calendars on June 14-15! The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 23rd Annual Taste of Reston, produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on June 14-15, 2013. Taste of Reston is the largest outdoor food festival in the area and was voted “2012 Best Food Festival” by Virginia Living magazine.
Now! 1789′s annual Summer Special menu is available now through September 13. Executive Chef Anthony Lombardo is showcasing a 4-course tasting menu for $50, which includes 2 appetizers, 1 entrée and a tempting dessert. A 3-course wine pairing is available for $20.
Today: 201 Bar is having a Goose Island 25th Anniversary party with limited release beers and free appetizers.
Friday: InternsROCK! returns with a week of discounts and free food and drinks from participating businesses to area interns! It’s free to join.
Saturday: Sun, surf, and the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival–everything you want this weekend, all rolled-up together.
Sunday: Israel turns 65! Union Market is hosting Israel@65: A Food, Wine and Music Festival, a street festival with Israeli artists, music and performers, food and wine, and an Israeli Beer and Wine Garden!
Korean restaurant Mandu is celebrating Chef Yesoon Lee’s birthday at 7 pm, with a special six-course Korean, Japanese, Thai and Chinese dinner featuring chefs from The Source, Proof/Estadio/Doi Moi, Pabu, and Vermilion. $50, email email@example.com to reserve. 50% of proceeds will be donated to the DC Youth Orchestra.
Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.