August arrives in D.C. With the possibility to taste conventional Swiss dishes, indulge in savory seasonal mushrooms, and seize reductions on oysters. There’s additionally the launch of a nearby fall beer, international-stimulated hot puppies, and more on this week’s food and drink calendar.
Chanterelle and truffle dinner
Nail your midweek dinner with this night’s unique menu at A Rake’s Progress. Chef Opie Crooks will accompany Bourbon Steak chef Drew Adams to cook a five-path menu featuring truffles and chanterelle mushrooms. Indulge in a crab and chanterelle okonomiyaki (a savory Japanese pancake) and even a few chanterelle ice cream. The restaurant will offer non-compulsory wine pairings and a limited a la carte menu. (1770 Euclid St. NW, Wednesday, 6 p. 11 p.M., $80 plus tax, tip, and beverages).
A can’t pass over Swiss celebration.
Thursday is Swiss National Day, and H Street’s Stable has prepared a celebration of cheese, cocktails, and classic dishes. Party guests can snack on the roasted hen, vol-au-vent puff pastry, chocolate mousse, and other hearty pasta meals. Drinks will glide too: the whole lot from rosé to beer and Stables frozen “schnapsicles.” Tickets are to be had online. (1324 H St. NE, Thursday, 7 p. 10 p.M., $49).
Oktoberfest in August
Summer is still strong, but that’s not stopping Atlas Brew Works from rolling out its fall seasonal Festbier German-fashion lager. If you head to The Midlands beer lawn on Thursday, you may be the first to get hold of a pint of the quaffable brew. The bready, orange blossom notes are made to pair with the imminent cooler weather. (3333 Georgia Ave. NW, Thursday, five:30 p.M.-8:30 p.M., a Los Angeles carte).
Beer and warm pairings
Georgetown beer corridor The Berliner is web-hosting Maine’s Allagash Brewing Company on Thursday nighttime, serving 5 of its brews with a menu of internationally-stimulated warm puppies. The U.S. Can be represented using a classic Coney Dog of chili sauce, yellow mustard, and onions. More exciting alternatives encompass a Korean dog with kimchi and a French dog with caramelized onions, raclette, and dijon. (3401 Water St. NW, Thursday, 6 p. 9 p.M., a Los Angeles carte)
Evening eats in Ballston.
Ballston Quarter Market is teaming up with Yelp on Friday for a night of bites and leisure with its food hall vendors. The donation occasion will boost money for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, a local charity providing help to those in need. Anyone involved should register online and feature a valid Yelp account to attend. (4238 Wilson Blvd., Friday, nine p.M.-eleven p.M., unfastened with cautioned $10 cash donation)
Dance it out at D.C. Brau
Saturday is the third edition of the Braustomp Track Festival, a day of local and touring performances and brews in the Northeast. The automobile parking space opens at 1 p.m. With an all-day lineup of SKAs and DJs. Food vehicles and DC Brau beer could be had for an l.a. A. Carte purchase for the duration of the event, and tickets are available online. (3178 Bladensburg Rd. NE, Saturday, 1 p.M.-nine p.M., $30)
Celebrate 15 years of wonder.
Raise a pitcher this Sunday afternoon to 15 years of drinks, suggestions, and true instances at The Wonderland Ballroom. The bar’s quinceanera guarantees many festivities: an unfastened pupusa bar, a mariachi band, a pinata, and different random a laugh. (1101 Kenyon St. NW, Sunday, 4 p.M.-1:30 a.M., a Los Angeles carte)
Oysters for a buck
Head downtown to Oceanaire on Monday for $1 oysters all day at the bar. The bivalves are sourced throughout, 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 preserving a summertime tapas dinner on Tuesday, honoring Spain’s Andalusia area, recognized for its Moorish influences and proximity to the coast. The multi-path tapas menu could have many bites ideal for decent temperatures—think bloodless soups, salads, and clean seafood. A non-compulsory beverage pairing may be to be had as nicely. Spots are up for booking online. (3155 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Tuesday, 7:30 p.M.-nine:30 p.M., $ forty-nine plus tax, tip, and liquids)
Osteria Morini returns
Pasta fans, have fun. Business is returned this week at Osteria Morini, which had been shuttered because of damage in an early June fireplace. The eating place serves up some new summer dishes, presenting grilled seafood like prawns, razor clams, and tortellini of creamed corn, chanterelle mushrooms, and chives. (301 Water St. SE)