By Nicole Bayne
Today Gypsy Soul begins a menu-less happy hour Off The Cuff: trust your bartender to whip up a drink with your desired spirit and flavor for $8. Snacks will be $4, including the famed chicken skins. This special is at the bar only, 5-6:30 p.m.
Get tickets for the Virginia oysters and Virginia cocktails pairing event at Catoctin Creek Distillery, November 19 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Win a free cooking class by entering Culinaria Cooking School‘s Holiday Recipe Contest.
Try more than just a splash: these cocktails actually use vermouth as a base. [Saveur]
Join award-winning chef Sean Brock in celebrating his new cookbook at America Eats Tavern on November 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. [Eater]
How some food specialists believe Alan Martin managed to lose weight by taking advantage of Olive Garden‘s Never-Ending Pasta-Pass. [NYMag]