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Here's the Plan

hello cupcake!

The key to the heart is through the stomach.

SNACK
You Had Me at Hello Cupcake
What:
Share your best (or worst) pick-up lines on the Web and get a free cupcake in-store.
Why: Is that a pastry in your pocket?
When: Thru Feb. 15. Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1361 Connecticut Ave. NW, at Dupont Cir. (202-861-2253).

BUY
Caramel Sale
What:
Up to 50 percent off lines like Toggery, Joe’s Jeans, and Fly London.
Why: Get sticky fingers.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1603 U St. NW, b/t 16th & 17th Sts. (202-265-1930).

DRINK
Culinary Cocktails
What:
Todd Thrasher introduces drinks like Veritas (calvados, Bénédictine, apple bitters and cider, walnut water) and Butternut Craig (squash, winter spice bitters, Grand Marnier).
Why: Get in the spirit.
When: Wed.-Sat., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: PX Lounge, 728 King St., Alexandria.

EAT
Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar Power Lunch
What: Three courses of French classics like smoked salmon terrine, duck leg confit, and charcuterie.
Why: It’s just twenty smackers.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 1736 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t R & S Sts. (202-333-0111).

RESERVE
So Others Might Eat Junior Gala
What:
Drink and dance to support Anna Cooper House, which provides affordable housing for formerly homeless adults.
Why: Feed your soul.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1805). Tickets online at some.org.

Correction: Due to inclement weather, the Old Town Boutique District Warehouse Sale mentioned in the Weekend Guide has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 13.

Photo: Courtesy of Hello Cupcake

LOCATIONS
1736 Wisconsin Ave NW
bt R & S Sts
Washington, DC 20007
202-333-0111
728 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-299-8384
1361 Connecticut Ave NW
@ Dupont Cir
Washington, DC 20036
202-861-2253
500 17th St NW
@ New York Ave
Washington, DC 20006
202-639-1700
1603 U St NW
bt 16th & 17th Sts
Washington, DC 20009
202-265-1930
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