1) Tacos and Taps
What: Taco specials and an appearance from guest chef Christian Irabien are on the docket for this Beuchert's Saloon event Sunday. Expect plenty of beer on draft, too.
Where: Beuchert's Saloon, 623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
When: Sunday at 4 p.m.
2) Pizza-Eating Contest
What: Flying Dog and Pizzeria Paradiso in Alexandria are teaming up for a pizza-eating contest. They'll see who can down a large pizza the quickest, and who can eat the most pizza in ten minutes. There are prizes.
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso, 124 King Street, Alexandria, Va.
When: Friday at 5 p.m.
What: It's the last Truckeroo of the season, which means the food trucks descend upon Navy Yard today.
Where: The Fairgrounds at Half Street
When: Friday at 11 a.m.
4) Rock and Roll Hotel Anniversary Party
What: This H Street venue celebrates ten years with live music for days
Where: Rock and Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE
When: Beginning Sunday
5) Alexandria Restaurant Week begins
Where: Various Alexandria restaurants
When: Starting Friday