Friday: Mix, mingle and raise awareness for crucial men’s health issues at Del Frisco’s Movember kick-off party while enjoying drink specials, complimentary mini-shaved steak sandwiches, mo-shroom flatbreads and Philly fuzz cheesesteak eggrolls, as well as entertainment of the mustache variety from 3-7 pm.
Saturday: This is the last month to enjoy The District Flea, the outdoor bazaar that&#
8217;s a runaway hit started by the folks at Brooklyn Flea. Find vintage threads, artisanal foods and brews, reclaimed wood furniture, original art, crafts and jewelry November 2 from 10 am – 5 pm and every Saturday this month. 945 Florida Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
Sunday: Thrive DC is hosting the Thrive 365 gala at Howard Theatre from 10 am – 2 pm to help raise money for the homeless. Enjoy a buffet of heavy hors d’oeuvres, plus live music by Tomika Arnold, who’s sung for Clinton, Bush, and Obama. 620 T Street NW, Washington DC.
Monday: have you gotten your tickets yet? Join Girl Meets Food at 7:30 pm as we co-host dinner with Chef Matt Hill of Range at CB2 in Georgetown to benefit No Kid Hungry! $50 buys you dinner, drinks and 1-hour free parking!
Tuesday: Bar TNT’s Todd Thrasher will welcome David Laird, Brand Ambassador of Scotland’s Balvenie Distillery, for an informative evening of Scotch tasting: Balvenie 12 Double Wood. Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask and Balvenie 17 Double Wood, $25. Reserve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.