Weekend Round-Up: January 28 and 29
José Andrés, Joan Nathan and Alice Waters proudly present Sips & Suppers: two extraordinary evenings featuring the country’s finest chefs and mixologists in support of DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table. Since its inception, the event has raised $2.5 million for the essential programs run by these organizations.
Sips will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Newseum and includes an evening cocktail reception that gathers culinary experts to share signature dishes and drinks . The next day, Suppers features renowned chefs working in pairs to host intimate dinners all over DC that include delicious food and wine and discussions about health and maintaining a sustainable environment. Tickets are $150 for Sips, $600 for Suppers, and $675 for both.
It’s time to usher in 4716, the Year of the Rooster. The District’s annual Chinese New Year Parade will take place this Sunday, Jan 29. The parade will kick off at 2 p.m. on H Street, N.W. in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood. More than 50 parade entries are expected — making this year’s parade the largest ever. The traditional giant firecracker lighting will take place at 3:45 p.m.