Carriage House Gallery Art of Beer Panel Discussion: D.C. Beer Week

D.C. Beer Week has added a panel discussion on The Art of Beer, an exhibit at the Heurich House’s Carriage House Gallery. The D.C. Beer Week Educational Series event will be hosted by Phil Runco of Brightest Young Things on August 21 and is a ticketed event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Art of Beer artists include Mike Van Hall, Kendra Kuliga, Andy Sides, David Kammerdeiner, and Graham Jackson. Carriage House Gallery Art of Beer Panel Discussion: D.C. Beer Week

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Astro Doughnuts releases tasty, colorful treats for August

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has released its August seasonal flavors. The August selections are an explosion of color, with the addition of the Sangria doughnut, Banana Guava Smoothie, Chocolate Mochachino, and Key Lime Pie. The Sangria doughnut is topped with a fruity red wine sangria glaze that has a touch of orange and brandy, and is garnished with orange segments and is priced at $3.25. Astro Doughnuts releases tasty, colorful treats for August

Culinary star and D.C. favorite: Carla Hall

Carla Hall, who has co-hosted the ABC network show “The Chew,” which saw its final season this year, and a featured guest in D.C.’s Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show for the past two years, has deep Washington, D.C. roots and an impressive career. Take a look at some of her career highlights and close ties to the nation’s capital: Culinary star and D.C. favorite: Carla Hall

MetroCooking D.C. 2018 returns in December with wave of award-winning chefs

The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show is returning to Washington, D.C. December 1-2 in full form. Emeril Lagasse will headline the show, flanked by TV Host Carla Hall in encore appearances. MetroCooking D.C. welcomes Emmy-winning Chef Lidia Bastianich. Hall co-hosted “The Chew” on the ABC TV network, which saw its seventh and final season this year, and Bastianich is a celebrated chef. MetroCooking D.C. 2018 returns in December with wave of award-winning chefs

Brewers on the Block returns August 2018: D.C. Beer Week

Washington, D.C. Beer Week is just around the corner and a popular event, the Annual Brewers on the Block, is returning for its fifth season. The coveted beer event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. August 25 at Suburbia in Union Market. Twenty of the region’s top brewers, cideries and meaderies will be participating. Brewers on the Block returns August 2018: D.C. Beer Week

Diner en Blanc returns to Washington, D.C., marking fifth year anniversary

Le Dîner en Blanc is returning to Washington, D.C. August 25. This year’s event celebrates the fifth anniversary in D.C. The Davis Group, LLC, which also hosts the events in Boston, New York and in Charleston, S.C., is a full-service event and design company, and has increased the guest count this year to 5,000, from the 4,500 it had last year. Typically, Dîner en Blanc D.C. is a sold-out affair and by invitation only or selection from the waiting list, and runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at an undisclosed location. Diner en Blanc returns to Washington, D.C., marking fifth year anniversary

JINYA Ramen Bar opening at Pike and Rose

The Jinya Ramen Bar Grand Opening at Pike & Rose is August 7, 2018

JINYA Ramen Bar is opening at the Pike & Rose luxury, mixed-use, lifestyle development in North Bethesda, Md., August 7, the company has reported. The much-anticipated debut will be August 7; the store will be the chain’s third in the Washington, D.C. area. JINYA already operates locations on 14th Street in D.C. and at the Mosaic Development in Fairfax County. The ramen chain is known for specializing in Tonkotsu ramen, and its take on ramen is medley of influence from both eastern and western cultures. JINYA Ramen Bar opening at Pike and Rose

Kimco begins work on $22M upgrade to Kentlands Market Square

Work recently began on the reconstruction of Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, Md. to revitalize it into an open-air town center. Kimco acquired the shopping center in 2016 for $95M, according to GlobeSt.com. After $22M in redevelopment expenditures, the updated Market Square will convey an updated feel, featuring wood, stone and brick facades, with metal accent. Kimco begins work on $22M upgrade to Kentlands Market Square

Rising star Sasha Felikson tapped for Julii, an upcoming French-Mediterranean concept at Pike and Rose

The French-Mediterranean concept from the founders of fast-casual CAVA and Cava Mezze should be opening by September at Pike and Rose. Ted Xenohristos, Ike Grigoropoulos, and Dimitri Moshovitis—the same three innovators who founded the CAVA and Cava Mezze concepts—are launching Julii. Their new project, Julii, is a sit-down restaurant and the CAVA founders have hired Sasha Felikson of Doi Moi fame as executive chef, according to Bethesda Magazine. Rising star Sasha Felikson tapped for Julii, an upcoming French-Mediterranean concept at Pike and Rose

Sasha Felikson is a culinary mover and shaker in Washington, D.C.

Chef Sasha Felikson is now headed to French-Mediterranean Julii at Pike and Rose

Eatery Pulse News interviewed Sasha Felikson last year while he was in contention for the Rising Culinary Star of the Year Award at the RAMMYS 2017. Sasha Felikson is now headed to Julii, a French-Mediterranean concept created by the founders of the popular fast-casual CAVA chain, Ted Xenohristos, Ike Grigoropoulos, and Dimitri Moshovitisand. Julii is slated to open at the end of this summer at Pike & Rose. See an abstract of Felikson’s story below, appearing in our sister publication. Sasha Felikson is a culinary mover and shaker in Washington, D.C.

Lager Fest to kick off D.C. Beer Week 2018

D.C. Beer Week is back, starting August 19. The D.C. Brewers’ Guild and City Winery will be kicking off the celebration for 2018 with Lager Fest. The area’s best lagers will be on display in a collaboration that is forged by the local brewing community. Sample lager-style beers, pilsners and summer faves, in addition to exclusive and hard-to-find brews. Lager Fest to kick off D.C. Beer Week 2018

Chiko After Dark Series continues in July with Adam Greenberg, Brandon Langley from Coconut Club

Fine-casual Chiko, fusing Chinese and Korean dishes with upscale creativity, will be hosting its After Dark Series with an event July 20, 2018. Featured on this date will be special guests Chef Adam Greenberg and Bartender Brandon Langley of the upcoming Coconut Club in D.C and it’s a walk-in affair. The special menu starts at 9:30 p.m. and continues through midnight. Chiko After Dark Series continues in July with Adam Greenberg, Brandon Langley from Coconut Club