We hope you took advantage of the lovely long weekend in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and are feeling rejuvenated! We’re here to help you plan your short week in the District.
For a suggested donation of $5, The Bike Rack hosts a Tuesday evening vinyasa flow yoga class. The sequence and intensity of the class is adjusted to the personal experience of each individual student, so you never have to feel left behind. Self care is important this new year, and so is helping those in need.
Join Navy Seal Clint Emerson at the Spy Museum for a crash course in restraint defeat. He will help you discover how to pick locks, break out of handcuffs, and generally escape an attacker. You can now be more badass than ever before; you’ll receive a 10-piece lock-picking kit and practice padlock, so you can keep your newfound skills sharp when you return to your – hopefully – ordinary life.
Head over to 880 P to Shaw’s newest luxury residences at City Market as they kick off their new Soundbites Series – featuring a curated pairing of music, drinks and bites. They’re celebrating “Southern Rhythm & Rye,” with a tasting of an exclusive Catoctin Creek Rye by 880 P and a soul-stirring musical performance by Justin Jones. Check it out, here.
The widely-celebrated, intimate dining experience at Goat Underground returns on Thursday, January 18th at 7 p.m. with guest chef, Adam Greenberg, of the soon-to-open Coconut Club. Chefs Adam and Nathan will collaborate a creative and eclectic menu of island-inspired dishes with inventive drink pairings from bar director JD Quioco. The full tasting menu will be revealed upon arrival and guests have the option of opting for $125 ticket including drink pairings or $95 without. Purchase tickets, here.
Join Via Umbria along with Chef Simone from Umbria for a special dinner that focuses on wine pairings. Tabarrini Winemakers produce wines with elegance and harmony that can pair with the boldest main dish or a subtle primo. Tabarrini pride themselves on producing five different wines from the single Sagrantino grape varietal. This four course dinner will feature an extraordinary menu. You can get tickets for this hearty meal, here.
2018 Ice Yards is bigger than ever with all your favorites – icy cocktails, local D.C. brews, interactive ice activities, and a dazzling array of expanded frozen fun! Enjoy the ice bar, food vendors, live ice carvings, and D.C.’s largest group shotski attempt! Even if you’re not a drinker, this may be a sight to see. Find more info and get tickets, here.
Toki Underground will host Marcella Kriebel for an “Art You Can Eat” watercolor workshop inspired by a Japanese meal on Sunday, January 21st. Marcella is a DC-based food illustrator, artist, and cookbook author known for her watercolor pieces of recipes and dishes. She has created a special graphic featuring a Toki Underground dish for guests to practice watercolors on. Guests will learn basic watercolor techniques from Marcella while enjoying bites from Toki Underground including homemade dumplings and pickles. The class will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Toki Underground. Tickets cost $75 each, and include all supplies and food, and can be purchased, here.
While the Bitches Who Brunch write this post independently, compensation is received from partnerships with Via Umbria.