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Pirate Promo, Celeb Chef Takeover, and More Weekend Events

Do something this weekend that involves food

The Village Market at The Inn at Little Washington
Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

1) Morning football at Ventnor Sports Cafe

What: Since the Redskins are playing the Bengals at London’s Wembley Stadium on Sunday, that means kickoff time is 9:30 a.m. here in D.C. To accommodate, come for breakfast and booze at the Adams Morgan sports bar at 9 a.m. Food goes until 1 p.m.

Where: 2411 18th St. NW

When: Sunday

2) Pirate Promotion in Shaw

What: Eat the Rich will host a pirate weekend with $10 rum drinks and dark and stormy cocktails on tap. Pirate-themed treats include Rice Krispy treats infused with “dark and stormy” flavors and meaty “cannonballs” with Thai pork sausage. Pirate costumes earn patrons 15 percent off their checks.

Where: 1839 7th St. NW

When: Friday through Sunday

3) Last 2016 farmer’s market at Inn at Little Washington

What: The Inn at Little Washington, which just took home two Michelin stars, will close its inaugural season of The Village Market with pop ups from RdV Vineyards, Rappahannock Oyster Company, and more. Also expect live bluegrass music, North Carolina-style barbecue, and a pumpkin carving contest.

Where: 309 Middle St., Washington, Va.

When: Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

4) Pizza Party at Pizza Paradiso

What: ·Ahead of the Smithsonian Food History Weekend, Pizzeria Paradiso chef Ruth Gresser created a Beef Bourguignon Pizza, a spin on one of Julia Child’s most well-known dishes. Take a tasty trip back in time with a small ($14) or large ($20).

Where: All three locations

When: Through Monday

5) Celebrity Chef Brunch Takeover at MXDC by Todd English

What: The first chef featured in the inaugural brunch series is Jacoby Ponder, winner of The Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen.”

Where: MXDC, 600 14th St. NW

When: Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Along with a slew of Halloween festivities to choose from, there’s a Game of Thrones-themed prix fixe menu at All Set on Oct. 29.... another set dinner that night is at the new Dacha Loft, with a Dia De Los Muertos theme.