Appetite: Dates to Circle in March

Appetite: Dates to Circle in March

Kids and sushi, lifting a glass to Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’ Day two ways — it’s all here this month. Get out your calendar and make some plans for a March filled with foodie events for all palates.

Celebrate Women in Wine at Sonoma Cellar, March 12

In honor of Women’s History Month, Sonoma Cellar is showcasing the best in California wines owned, influenced or made by women. The tasting price gets you a flight of half a dozen wines to try, compare and contrast. All that tasting make you hungry? Stick around and have a bite to eat from Sonoma Cellar’s food menu too. 207 King St. 6:30-9 p.m. $25.

St. Patrick’s Day Bingo at Stomping Ground, March 17

The biscuit purveyor’s popular Bingo night is back for another round – and this time, the restaurant is ready to get into the Irish spirit. Corned beef and charred cabbage with soda bread are the watchwords of the night (drinks are available a la carte). Pick up some Bingo cards, sit down to dinner and hope you get a little luck of the Irish on your side. 2309 Mount Vernon Ave. 6-9 p.m. $25; advance purchase recommended.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Murphy’s, March 17

Looking for a more “traditional” way to commemorate the holiday? Murphy’s opens its doors at 9 a.m. to kick off the revelry bright and early. Live music launches at 10 a.m. and goes till closing time; dancers from the Boyle School of Irish Dance will make their way through intermittently during the day to keep everyone in a festive spirit. 713 King St., 9 a.m.-2 a.m. No cover charge.

Kids’ Sushi Class at Bon Vivant Café, March 23

Just in time for Washington’s Cherry Blossom Festival, help the whole family get into Japanese cuisine. Make it easy for your kids develop a taste for sushi early by teaching them to make it themselves. Together We Cook is teaming up with Bon Vivant Café and Farm Market to help children learn how to make miso soup, sushi rice, maki and California rolls. 2016 Mount Vernon Ave. 4-6 p.m. $45. Preregistration at

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