10.26.2005

On the Calendar

A few food-related events of note...

• Po'Boys Part Deux
When: Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
See previous post.

• FRESHFARM Markets 2005 Farmland Feast
Why: To celebrate local foods and the farmers who produce them
When: Nov. 7, 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton at 1150 22nd St. NW
Price: $150 ($100 of which is tax deductible)
Bonus: An auction will be held, offering prizes like dinner with Phyllis Richman at Michel Richard's chef's table and a week at the Golden Door Spa in Escondido, Calif., and the talented chefs contributing to the evening include Fabio Trabocchi of Maestro, John Wabeck of Firefly, Eric Zeibold of CityZen and Cathal Armstrong of Eve. [Note: RSVPs were requested by Monday, but there still may be tickets available.]
For more: Click here.

• Book Release Parties for José Andrés' First Cookbook
Why: José Andrés releases his eagerly anticipated cookbook, "Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America."
When: Nov. 10, 7 p.m. at Jaleo in Crystal City; Nov. 14, 8 p.m. at Jaleo in D.C.; Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Jaleo in Bethesda
Price: The seated dinners, hosted by Andrés, cost $85 per person.
For more: Call (202) 638-1910 or click here.

• Wines of France with Best Cellars co-founder Joshua Wesson
Why: Have Wesson (that's him at right) take you on a gastronomic tour through the French countryside to sample his personally selected lineup of French wines paired with French cheeses and other accompaniments at this National Geographic Live! event.
When: Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Where: National Geographic Dining Hall, 1600 M St. NW
Price: $70 for members, $80 for non-members. Must be 21 or older to attend.
For more: Call (202) 857-7700, or click here.

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