Whether your culinary interest runs to making Spanish tapas, Indian curries, or Italian pasta dishes, you’re sure to find something to stir your inner chef at CulinAerie, an informal cooking school in the heart of Washington, D.C. State of the art kitchens are set up with spanking new commercial equipment, plus flat screen TVs at each cooking station for optimal learning. Everything you need to unleash your inner Julia Child is provided, including aprons, ingredients, and cooking utensils. Wine flows throughout the fun classes and when you’re finished cooking, you get to feast on your culinary creations. 3-hour classes are $85 for singles and $175 for couples. See their website for schedules and registration.