Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events and promotions going on around the city:
1) Hill Country's Barbecue Bingo
When: Sunday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Hill Country Barbecue Market
410 7th St NW
What: Restaurantgoers can spend a $10 minimum tab on either food and drink, and that gets them 10 bingo cards to play throughout the event (extra cards are $1 each). Prizes like Hill Country gift certificates, live music tickets and more go to the winners.
2) DGS's Anniversary Prime Rib Dinner
When: Saturday, all night long
Where: DGS Delicatessen
1317 Connecticut Ave NW
What: In honor of its one year anniversary, DGS is offering a Saturday night Prime Rib special. It's a three-course dinner featuring a house salad, a 12 oz steak, potato latkes, sauteed spinach, horseradish sauce and chocolate cake with coffee and kahlua cream. The special will continue on Saturdays after the anniversary — it's $29.95. There's also a special beverage menu, and they're offering a Twomey Cellars Silver Oak Merlot 2006 for $35.
3) City Blossoms Hot Sauce Launch Party
When: Saturday at 2 p.m.
Where: Dacha Beer Garden
1600 7th St. NW
What: City Blossoms is hosting a launch party for its locally made fish pepper hot sauce. There will be live bluegrass music, whole roasted pigs from Red Apron and more. Additional info here.
4) El Centro D.F.'s Mole Festival
When: Through Nov. 30
Where: Both El Centro locations (Logan Circle and Georgetown)
What: El Centro is hosting its first mole festival this year, and this weekend is a prime time to try it out. They're making such dishes as Enmolada Quesadillas, mole roja and mole poblano for the occasion.
5) Brew and Bourbon Classic
Where: Laurel Park
Route 198 and Racetrack Road Laurel, Md.
What: The festival will include live music, a bunch of food trucks, bourbon tastings and more. Additional info here.
Also this weekend: There's a DC Brau tap takeover with a multi-course dinner and beer pairings at Sonoma...Art & Soul has a holiday cooking camp on Saturday.