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Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

the copper pot food company!

If the way to one’s heart is through the stomach, get ready to feel some love.

OBSERVE
National Tortellini Day
What:
Never heard of it? You can still celebrate with free pasta from The Copper Pot Food Co.
Why: Taste your choice of ten varieties, stuffed with beets and goat cheese, smoky bacon and Parmesan, hay-smoked pheasant, duck confit, or wild boar.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Dupont Circle Freshfarm Market, 20th St., b/t Massachusetts Ave. & Q St.

RESERVE
Cuisine Contra
What:
Top Chef All-Star Mike Isabella cooks up a multicourse meal at an undisclosed location.
Why:
The Pink Line Project ups the ante with live music, art, performances, special guests, and games.
When:
Buy tickets now. Dinner, Mon., 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Where:
You’ll get an e-mail Monday telling you where to go. Tickets ($125) online at brownpapertickets.com.

GIVE
Salted Butter Caramel Hearts
What:
Present your crush with Artisan Confections candy in that festive V-Day shape.
Why:
Round out your order with passion fruit and hazelnut chocolates filled with creamy praline.
When:
Thru Mon.
Where:
1025 N. Fillmore St., Arlington (703-524-0007).

DRINK
Love Potions
What:
Grab a companion — romantic or otherwise — and pub crawl through eighteen Georgetown spots serving cocktails mixed with natural aphrodisiacs (two for $14).
Why: Sip on a Roselle martini (St-Germain, vodka, hibiscus syrup, and edible flower garnish) or Cupid’s Arrow (rum, lavender-infused raspberry syrup, grapefruit juice, and champagne).
When: Fri.-Mon., 5-11 p.m.
Where: Participating bars online at georgetowndc.com.

Photo: Courtesy of The Copper Pot Food Co.

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LOCATIONS
1025 N Fillmore St
Arlington, VA 22201
703-524-0007
20th St
bt Massachusetts Ave & Q St
Washington, DC 20036
202-362-8889
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