Oh The Days of May!

Washington, DC (May 7, 2015) – May! Can’t believe it? There are a lot of things to do, and of course, great places to have dinner. Check out all these great dinner events at some of our favorites restaurants. Plus! Look at what the 9:30 Club has to offer, all below!

Shake Shack
4th Annual Great American Shake Sale benefiting No Kid Hungry
Nation-wide locations
May 1 through May 31
Giving is sweet! All month long, Shake Shack will hosts its The Great American Shake Sale, a company-wide cause initiative at all U.S. Shake Shacks (excluding stadiums and airports) to raise awareness and funds for No Kid Hungry in its effort to end childhood hunger. Donate $2 or more to No Kid Hungry will receive a card for a complimentary hand-spun shake—valued at $5—redeemable on your next visit. One hundred percent of donations will benefit No Kid Hungry. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Met Restaurant Group’s
10th Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival
30 Ways in 30 Days
7101 Democracy Boulevard, Unit 3200, Bethesda, MD 20817
May 13 through June 11
We are happy to bring the festival to Bethesda this year! Hailing from Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, soft shell crabs have tantalized the taste buds of seafood lovers across the globe. At THE MET, we are celebrating our tenth annual soft shell crab festival during the height of the short but sweet season. The MET has explored a variety of flavors and techniques that reveal the best of this culinary crustacean and will offer a special soft shell crab dish each night from mid-May to mid-June. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Spanish Wine Dinner
3418 11th Street Northwest
Wednesday, May 13
Join Maple and Brian Armstrong from Elite Wines for a tour of Spain! Brian will be on hand to discuss the grapes, regions and winemakers of the five different wines paired with the four-course dinner. Maple’s Spanish Wine Dinner is priced at $65/person (exclusive of tax & gratuity.) Seating is limited; please e-mail events@dc-maple.com to reserve your spot. MORE INFORMATION HERE.


Walk Off The Earth Saturday, May 16 w/ Scott Helman

7:00pm Doors Open $25 Tickets are here: TicketFly.com #WOTE930

#Repost @lpruem ・・・ Always amazing and beautiful. love Joe’s on Grand!A photo posted by Joe’s (@joesseafood) on

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe’s Sommelier Series
750 15th Street Northwest
May 18 through May 24
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab will unveil its third installment of Joe’s Sommelier Series, which features rotating world-class wines made available by the glass. This month, Joe’s will take guests on a tour of one of Spain’s top wine regions: Rioja. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Cafe Saint-Ex
Memorial Day Crawfish Boil
1847 14th Street Northwest
Monday, May 25
Begins at Noon The boil includes all-you-can-eat crawfish with corn, potatoes, red beans & rice for $50 (plus tax). They’ll also have an a la carte menu from the grill including burgers (meat & veggie), sausages & chicken, as well as buckets of beer for sale. No reservations are required, though crawfish quantities are limited. The fun starts at NOON!

Cashion’s Eat Place
20th Anniversary Collaboration Dinner with Ann Cashion and John Fulchino
1819 Columbia Road Northwest
Wednesday, May 27
The first time in nine years since Ann has been back in the Cashion’s kitchen, the 55-seat dinner will feature a six-course tasting menu created by Cashion and Manolatos, paired with wines selected by Fulchino and current co-owner Justin Abad. Guests are invited to stick around for an after-party with punch specials and passed plates. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Del Campo
Swineface (Early ’80s Miami attire is encouraged)
777 I St Northwest
Friday May 29
Del Campo’s series of monthly rooftop happy hour parties returns May 29 with a pork extravaganza. Chef Victor Albisu is revisiting his Cochon 555 theme, Swineface, to kick off the al fresco dining season. The food and beverage offerings will feature dishes from this year’s competition and cocktails from Del Campo’s Mary Kelly, along with music and magnificent views of the city. Early ’80s Miami attire is encouraged. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Gorgeous night on the @blueducktavern terrace for our #ParkHyattMasters Autumn Harvest Table A photo posted by Park Hyatt Washington (@parkhyattdc) on

Park Hyatt Washington Masters of Food & Wine Event
Beauty and Bounty of the Bay: Set Sail on the Liberté
300 Second Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Saturday, May 30 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Park Hyatt Washington will host the spring 2015 Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine, a seasonal culinary & beverage experience on Saturday, May 30. This culinary gathering salutes the ingredients, flavors, and talents of local chefs, regional artisans and sommeliers, and it will take place aboard Liberté, a custom-designed 74-foot schooner. Guests will take pleasure in the breathtaking views of Maryland’s Eastern Shore while enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres prepared by Blue Duck Tavern Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche, along with wines and spring-inspired cocktails selected by Blue Duck Tavern’s General Manager Joseph Cerione. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

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