Oktobeerfest and A Scavenger Hunt

[ 1 ] September 27, 2010 |


Wikipedia PhotoIt’s here:  Fall.  A couple of October activities to look forward to as the leaves change color…:

>Oktobeerfest is back.  Neighborhood Restaurant Group (*You know the folks behind Evening Star Cafe and Tallula in Northern, VA) is hosting its Fourth Annual “Oktobeerfest” on October 9, 2010 from 12 pm to 5 pm.  Think close to 30 seasonal beers, fresh squeezed lemonade and food galore.  For the kids there will be face painting, pumpkin decorating and cookie decorating. 

The Where:  Rustico at 827 Slaters Lane in Alexandria, VA. The non-profit organization viaVélo will be running bike cabs to and from the Braddock Metro Station, allowing guests the option of leaving their cars at home. Limited street parking is available.

>The New Vintage is hosting a Scavenger Hunt around the District.  On Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 2 pm-6 pm, teams of four (*or individuals) will scrounge the city searching through landmarks such as Madame Tussauds, the Spy Museum and Clyde’s Restaurant & Bar for clues to reach the final destination.  The winning team gets the bragging rights and a nifty little prize to take home. 

More Details:  Register in a team of four for $100 or as an individual for $25…Be creative with your team costume and let me give you a hint toward the first clue…”the lonely mouse sits close to the clock at midnight”…Just kidding, have fun and win!

Category: Announcements, Food.Fun.Stuff., Washington D.C.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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