Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events and promotions going on around the city:
1) Tree Trimming at The Gibson
Where: The Gibson
2009 14th St NW
When: 6 p.m. Friday
What:The party will take place on the patio, giving The Gibson the chance to show off their decorated patio (usually not open during the winter) and serve holiday cocktails. There are ornaments available to buy on-site (proceeds benefit Toys for Tots). No reservations are needed.
2) Jazz Brunch at Rialto
2915 M St NW
When: Starting Saturday this weekend
What: Rialto has added a brunch with live jazz music and dishes like breakfast pizza. Brunch runs 11:30 to 3 p.m.
3) Home Alone Party at Pilar
Where: Bar Pilar
1833 14th St NW
When: Sunday at 6 p.m.
What: For $25 per person, watch "Home Alone", enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of comfort food items, and get a free drink ticket. Reservations can be made on CityEats.
4) Ugly Sweater Party at the Ugly Mug
Where: 723 8th St. SE
When: 9 p.m. to close
What: Get decked up in the ugliest holiday apparel possible and then head to the Ugly Mug for a chance to win cash prizes. There are seasonal drink specials like spiked hot cider, too.
5) Feast of the Seven Fishes
2201 14th St. NW
When: All weekend
What: G is serving up an epic take on the Feast of the Seven Fishes every night this weekend, with dishes like snow crab arrabbiata and roasted oysters. It's $65 per person.
Also this weekend: Holiday carolers will appear at the Clyde's Group of restaurants; schedule varies by location...Jaleo's Clementine Festival has been extended through Dec. 30...There's a Santa Brunch being held at the Strathmore...it's the last weekend to hit up Mango Mike's before it closes.