With Thanksgiving just a few days away (you have started brining your turkey already, right?), there’s one thing we’re not thankful for.  The holiday weekend is making it difficult for us to promote the next DC Food Blogger Happy Hour.

Next Wednesday, December 2nd, we’ll be gathering with dozens of our fellow DC food writers for our fourth monthly happy hour.  Last month, we hit the Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan.  Before that, we visited CommonWealth in Columbia Heights and Poste in Penn Quarter.  This month, we’re ending the year in style with a visit to the Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s newest offering, ChurchKey.

Whether this will be your first visit or you’re well on your way to becoming a regular, ChurchKey (along with its conjoined twin, Birch & Barley) offers plenty of beers and other beverages for you to experience for the first time.  Their food has been earning solid praise as well.

Come out to 1337 14th Street, NW (near the corner of 14th and Rhode Island) next Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM and see what all the fuss is about.  If you’re a food blogger – or even if you’re just thinking about starting your own blog – this is a great opportunity to meet your fellow writers and put faces to names.  Our previous gatherings have averaged close to 50 people each; you can bet on a good crowd.

This month, we’re trying to do ourselves a huge favor and consolidate the responses for the event.  To that end, we’re encouraging everyone who plans to stop by to let us know in one central location: Beerspotter Orr Stuhl’s post announcing the happy hour over at the Washington City Paper’s Young & Hungry blog.  If you haven’t done so already and are planning to attend, please click over there quickly and let us know so we can give the folks at ChurchKey a rough estimate of the number of people we’ll be expecting.

As in the past, this monthly Food Blogger Happy Hour (I’m still calling it a FoBloHaHo until someone suggests something better) is the work of several of our friends and colleagues: Jenna from Modern Domestic, Cathy from We Love DC, Mary from The Arugula Files, Lisa from Dining in DC, Amelia from Gradually Greener, Lauren from Capital Cooking, and Orr.  And a special thanks goes out this month to Amanda at Metrocurean for letting us use her photo for the flyer.

We hope to see you next Wednesday.  And if you’ve got ideas for locations for future FoBloHaHo’s post a note, send us an email or suggest it when you see us at ChurchKey.  We’re always open to good suggestions, and we know most DC food bloggers have plenty of them!