Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events and promotions going on around the city:
1) Take a Brewery Tour
300 Tingey St. SE
When: Kicking off Saturday
What: Bluejacket offers a variety of tours of its facility, beginning this weekend. There are free tours, $22 Tasting Tours and $75 Beer and Food Experience packages. Some require reservations, so check the website for details.
2) Chili Cookoff
Where:Hill Country DC
410 7th St. NW
When:Saturday at 1 p.m.
What: Hill Country is hosting a chili cookoff as kind of a pre-gamer to the Super Bowl. The event is being held in the Boot Bar. It costs $10, proceeds benefit charity, and attendees get ten tasting tickets to try the various chilis. More info here.
3) Beer Dinner at Trademark
2080 Jamieson Ave.
When:Saturday at 7 p.m.
What: Trademark is hosting its first ever beer dinner, with beer and food pairings for $45. The dinner features pours from Devil's Backbone. Reservations are required. More info here.
4) Get takeout for the Super Bowl
What: D.C. restaurants have Super Bowl fans covered with a variety of offers. Standouts include buy one, get one free pizzas at Pizzeria Orso, takeout wings from Duffy's, taco packages from Taco Bamba and more. Here's the rundown.
5) Chocolate Lovers' Festival
Where:City of Fairfax (various locations)
When:Saturday and Sunday
What: The annual chocolate festival takes place throughout the city of Fairfax. There are events like the Taste of Chocolate, a Chocolate Chip Pancake Breakfast, a Chocolate Challenge cooking competition and more. Here are the details.
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Chinese New Year events continue at The Source...Black's Bar & Kitchen has revamped its brunch menu...$5 Langston Coolers at all Busboys & Poets locations to celebrate Langston Hughes' birthday.