The Weekend Guide

cookies & corks!

Take a bite outta this weekend.

Cookies & Corks
Sweet and savory varieties like white cheddar rosemary and apricot sage make the new line of locally baked, bite-size treats ideal for wine pairings.
Why: Each box ($7) contains vino recommendations and three flavors.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: Calvert Woodley Wine & Spirits, 4339 Connecticut Ave. NW, at Windom Pl. (202-966-4400).

What might currently be the best (and nicest) band in D.C. unleashes its Americana garage rock tunes at a too-rare show at the pizza joint-slash-late-night music venue.
Why: Good Omens (with a few former Measles Mumps Rubella members) and Dennis Kane and the Hoarders are also taking the stage.
When: Sat., 10:30 p.m.
Where: Comet Ping Pong, 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW (202-364-0404). Admission is $10.

Holiday Decorations That Jingle Your Bell

What: Spruce up your digs with a made-to-order garland, snowflake mobile, 3-D paper mistletoe ball, or Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
Why: No one likes a Grinch.
When: Before the first snowfall.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

BUY (and SELL)
Ella Rue Opens
Peruse Georgetown’s newest consignment store brimming with gently used, high-end clothing and accessories and overstock from local boutiques ($10-$600).
Why: Score lines like Trina Turk, Milly, Nanette Lepore, and Tory Burch or sell four items (or less) without an appointment.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 3236 P St. NW, b/t 32nd & 33rd Sts.

Uptown Deli Opens

Traditional Jewish-style shop specializes in classics ($1 and up) like brisket, pastrami on rye, matzo ball soup, knishes, bialys, bagels, and NY cheesecake.

Why: Go for the carryout; stay for the DIY egg creams and co-owner Howard Wasserman’s jokes.

When: Mon.-Wed., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: 7905 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda (301-961-5787).

Photo: Courtesy of Cookies & Corks

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Calvert Woodley Wine & Spirits
4339 Connecticut Ave NW
@ Windom Pl
Washington, DC 20008
Ella Rue
3236 P St NW
bt 32nd & 33rd Sts
Washington, DC 20007
Uptown Deli
7905 Norfolk Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
5037 Connecticut Ave NW
bt Fessenden St & Nebraska Ave
Washington, DC 20008