When Halloween falls between two weekends, it only means one thing–Halloween all week long! Be sure to strap in your Twerkin’ Miley panties and check out our Halloween round-up. In the mood for something less controversial? Check out these gnarly events this week:
Today: Dust off that costume for Rex or Fifi because the Park Hyatt Washington and the Washington Animal Rescue League are planning a Halloween costume dog happy hour October 23 from 6-8 pm.
Tomorrow: industree is hosting the F*CK FORKS pop-up October 24 from 6-9 pm with a line-up of notable chefs and mixologists (translation: fork-free bevs and bites). Also, ArtJamz
will be doing a live, large-scale interactive art demo with DJ Kid Cannibal spinning live.
Since Halloween falls between two weekends this year, it means only one thing–Halloween all week long! Check out our Halloween Party Guide here.
Saturday: Don’t miss the Georgetown Shuck It! Oyster Festival at Tony & Joe’s October 26 from 2-6 pm! Highlights include oysters from the local Chesapeake, Northeast, West Coast, and Gulf regions, beer, wine, a live surf band and silent auction to benefit the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
Feastly will be co-hosting a localvore event with Julie of Evensong Farms October 26 at the gorgeous Louise Hand Laundry in Logan Circle.
Curbside Cook-off returns for the last time this year at St. Elizabeth’s East, with 20 food trucks, a cash bar, and a children’s area.
Get cookin’ at Osteria Marzano’s Italian cooking class, and then sit down to dine on what you made. Complimentary champagne will be served.
Sunday: The folks from Gristle are popping up at 3 Little Pigs to host Marrow Brew n’Que October 27-29 with an overdose of roasted meats, BBQ, and southern comforts ranging from macaroni & cheese en croute, andouille sausage, smoked briskets, roast shoat, collard greens, and much, much, more alongside kegs of home brew and hot cider.
Hill Country is hosting Barbecue Bingo October 27 from 1-4 pm. Get 10 free game boards when you buy $10 worth of food and drink, or buy individual boards for $1. Win Hill Country swag and gift certificates.
Monday: Through Friday, La Tagliatella will be offering lunch sized pizzas for $1 from 4-7 pm. Best of all, every dollar you spend on the $1 pizzas will be donated to No Kid Hungry, a non-profit making its mission to help end childhood hunger.
Tuesday: Zaytinya welcomes Brooklyn Brewery for a 5-course dinner October 29 at 7:15 pm with specialty beers from Brooklyn Brewery and menu pairings from Zaytinya’s Head Chef Michael Costa. Limited seating, $75. Call (202) 638-0800.
Photo: Jane Yang
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.