Latest Happenings

Take a lunch break to Renaissance Florence, Italy with CiaoDC! Enjoy a private gallery tour of the Florentine Exhibit, Verrocchio at The National Gallery of Art followed by lunch al fresco. Enjoy Senior Lecturer, Eric Denker explore the Florentine master behind the art and the influence he had over the Renaissance. Lunch is optional.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

National Gallery of Art
6th & Constitution Ave, NW
4th St Entrance on Main Floor, West Building
Washington, DC, DC 20565

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Wine & Pasta Tasting
Sunday, September 15
The Italian Place
621 Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA  22314

The Italian Place hosted another Taste of Italy event on Sunday, September 15, 3-5 offering Southern Italian Wines and Pasta in Box sampling with RED, WHITE and GREEN sauces!  Patrons enjoyed house-made sauces of marinara, alfredo and pesto with sparkling, crisp white and robust red wines.  It was a beautiful afternoon at The Italian Place and looking forward to next months complimentary tasting!  I stocked up on dolci gelati and pizzelles for dessert while I was there!  CiaoDC in collaboration with the Italian Place have created these boutique style monthly tasting events to offer a “taste of Italy” to everyone!  Stay tuned for more tasting events coming soon!


Enjoy wines and Italian delicacies from the Italian Place, as well as seasonal flavors of gelato and sorbetto!  The Italian place is located in the heart of Old Town at 621 Wythe Place, Alexandria, VA.