Archive for November, 2012

Mayfair & Pine (2218 Wisconsin Ave.) will serve a six-course wine-and-champagne dinner on December 7 at 7 p.m. Each course features wine pairings from Charlottesville’s Thibaut-Janisson Winery. Courses include pumpkin bisque, samosa pie with date sauce, and braised short ribs. The dinner costs $85 per person (including tax and tip), and a representative from Wide World of Wines (2201 Wisconsin Ave.) will be on hand with bottles of the showcased wines for sale. For reservations and tickets, visit cityeats.com.

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Renovations to the Guy Mason dog park should be complete and the park reopened by early December, the Georgetown Patch reports. The park, adjacent to the recreation center parking lot at 3600 Calvert St., closed in mid-October for construction after its designation as an official D.C. government dog park.

Quoting an email from Adriana Cordero and Amanda MacKaye, coordinators of the all-volunteer Dogs of Guy Mason Alliance (DOGMA), the Patch states:

“The ground has been leveled, the trees and shrubs carefully marked so as not to be disturbed, and the five-foot-tall fence is up. The infrastructure and foundation for the water fountain is in place. When all is done we will have a nice, updated dog park, with four benches, two trashcans, and two poop bag dispensers. [The Department of Parks and Recreation] has ok’d for the use of mulch as ground cover as we had before, instead of gravel.”

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Vietnamese restaurant Sprig & Sprout (2317 Wisconsin Ave.) will be opening at 11 a.m. on Monday December 3, 2012!!! Pass it on!

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