Coming Up: Culinary Education Crawl on Barracks Row

Barracks Row

a view of Barracks Row

If you haven’t had the chance to meander down Barracks Row (aka the Main Street of Capitol Hill), you are missing out on a charming part of this hood which BTW, is accessible via the Metro (in case you’d like to have a few sips here, there, and everywhere). One Sunday, January, 22nd, from 9:30am to 5pm, Hello Cupcake (which is a locally-born and based cupcakery) owner Penny Karas  and ten other Barracks Row businesses are welcoming friends and strangers by opening their doors, sharing their recipes and teaching tricks of the trade during the first Barracks Row Culinary Crawl.

All under $20, classes explore a spectrum of expertise including cupcake baking, oyster shucking or cooking a Belgium feast. Co-hosted by Barracks Row Main Street, participating businesses include: Matchbox, Senart’s Oyster and Chop House, Hello Cupcake, Spring Mill Bakery, Chat’s Liquor, Zest Bistro, Lavagna, Hill’s Kitchen, Capitol Hill Tandoor and Belga.  Several participants chose to donate instructor fees to charities such as Barracks Row Main Street, Oyster Recovery Project and CH Village.

Penny Karas

Penny Karas


Times and details the Barracks Row Culinary Crawl Classes can be found below or online at  Participants must register online by Saturday, January 28 at 5 pm; once classes are full they will be closed to new registrations. All classes are 50-60 minutes in length unless otherwise noted.

About Pamela Sorensen:
Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a platform for profiling people who "make it happen" in the Capital region, reviews & topical blog posts. She launched Punch Enterprises, a connector consulting business in 2015 and Pacific Punch based in LA, in 2012. Pamela comes from an extensive background in sales and business development from a variety of industries, has been involved with charities and fundraising for a number of years and holds several Board and leadership positions. She currently resides in Arlington, VA. Follow her on Twitter at @pamelaspunch.
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