On the Menu

On the Menu

North County Food & Drink Listings

McLean High School all-night graduation party benefits from 10 percent of sales at Five Guys in the Tysons Corner Center Food Court, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays during March.

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse is hosting a Carnival Celebration, a 5-day-long festival celebrating the Brazilian culture, March 12 to 16 at Tysons Corner Chima, 8010 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna. The restaurant serves dinner Monday through Thursday from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Friday 5:30-10 p.m., Saturday 5-10 p.m. and Sunday 2-9 p.m. Call 703- 639-3080 or visit www.chimasteakhouse.com.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a snack and enjoy stories and songs. Age 3-5 with adult. Thursday, March 13, 11 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

A Night of Comedy: Herndon High School Drama and Gourmet Foods join to present the second annual dinner theater, Thursday, March 13. Shows include: The Readiness is All, Day Six, Midsummer Night's Dream and Bobby Wilson Can Eat his Own Face. Students in Drama 1, 2, 3 and 4 are featured. Dinner starts at 6:15 p.m.; shows start at 7:30. Tickets for both dinner and shows are $20, tickets for show only are $5. Visit www.herndondrama.org.

Puglia – Festa Regionale at Il Fornaio, 11990 Market St., Suite 106, Reston Town Center. Monthly culinary expeditions through the regions of Italy highlight food and wine from each area. Puglia is featured through Sunday, March 16. Call 703-437-5544 or visit www.ilfornaio.com.

Sushi Class. Learn to make sushi with a Japanese sushi chef. Take home what you make; all materials provided. Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m. at Obi Sushi, 1771 Library St., Reston Town Center. $50 per person. Limited classroom, adults only. Call 703-766-7874 for information and reservations. Visit http://obisushi.com.

Nowruz Celebration. Celebrate the eve of the Iranian New Year - music, dancing, food. All ages. Tuesday, March 18, 6 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Giant Food calls all aspiring chefs ages 7 to 14 to enter the Kitch’N Kids recipe contest for the chance to win a $10,000 savings bond. The Kitch’N Kids contest inspires the chef inside every child to create a delicious, nutritious original breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack recipe that includes at least one serving of milk, cheese or yogurt from Dannon, Cabot, Lehigh Valley or Giant. The chefs of the top five recipes will compete for the grand prize in a “cook off” at Stratford University in Falls Church on April 27. Four first prize winners will each receive a $1,000 savings bond. All Kitch’N Kids contest entries must be received by Saturday, March 22. For complete contest details, entry information and rules, visit the customer service desk at a Giant store or visit www.giantfood.com and click on the Kitch’N Kids link.

Cake and Candy Tasting. Preview some new flavors. Free tasting the last Friday of the month, including Friday, March 28, 5-8 p.m. at Edibles Incredible, 11919-A Freedom Drive, Reston Town Center. Visit www.ediblesincredible.com.