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Nycci Nellis is Your Restaurant Week Chick
As your unofficial Restaurant Week chick, Nycci always knows when the weeks are happening, where the best offers are being served and what restaurants are serving something special. Stay tuned here for an ever evolving list of delicious ways to expand your palate. First, know before you go: The Do’s & Don’t of Restaurant Week-DO your homework and look at menu offerings and prices on line. Some places offer the whole menu and some offer special RW menus-DO leave generous gratuity, people are working just as hard.-DON’T Show up without a reservation-DON’T be unkind , staffing shortages are still real-AND DO know that many restaurants extend their price offerings past the official restaurant week dates. Always, check websites for details.Savor! Bethesda Restaurant Week, February 16th-25th: “Savor Bethesda” Restaurant Week is back and takes take place from Friday, Feb. 16 – Sunday, February 25, 2024. If you don’t know. Downtown Bethesda is home to a diverse selection of restaurants ranging from international flavors such as Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Spanish and Vietnamese to American favorites like barbecue, continental cuisine, delicious desserts and more. Participating downtown Bethesda restaurants offer lunch, dinner and special treat menus at $10, $20 or $35 for dine in and take-out customers. bethesda.orgFairfax City Restaurant Week, February 26th-March 3: Oh it’s back (and so is Nycci as the official spokeswoman!) Fairfax City welcomes diners to experience cuisine from all over the world within the city’s six square miles from Monday, February 26 through Sunday, March 3, 2024. Showcasing Fairfax City’s largely locally-owned restaurants and diverse culinary scene, the event has something for everyone. Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menu experiences at set prices of $25 for brunch/lunch and $40 for dinners. AND, specialty restaurants offer a Two for $10 Deal, providing the opportunity to explore all the flavors of Fairfax food and drink purveyors. fairfaxcityrestaurantweek.com Town of Vienna Restaurant Week,  March 3 - March 10: Chefs and eateries all across the Town of Vienna are ready to roll out their restaurant week menus during Vienna Restaurant Week from Sunday, March 3 to Sunday, March 10, 2024. Vienna’s variety of cuisine offerings really please every palate. From Asian to Italian, French to Lebanese, Indian to Latin American, burgers to baked goods and so much more. From fast-casual to fine dining, the nearly 50 participating restaurants offer special deals for dine-in, delivery, or takeout. DO NOT MISS: Town of Vienna will be hosting a drop-in social event on Tuesday, March 5 from 4-6 p.m. near the Town Green adjacent to Maple Ave with restaurant week promos, giveaways, and live music. exploreviennava.com/restaurantweek Not in the DMV, but worth the trip! Antigua & Barbuda Restaurant Week May 4th-19th: The list of celebrity chefs and culinary arts professionals participating in the second annual Antigua & Barbuda Restaurant Week (ABRW) starting May 4 has been announced and we are here for it. During the two-week-long celebration, enjoy a variety of special and discounted dining and event experiences that showcase the twin-island nation’s delicious cuisine and culture. Just a few of the participating chefs to whet your appetite: Chef Kareem Roberts  • Cookbook Author Althea Brown.• Chef Angel Barreto• Chef Shorne Benjamin• Chef Digby Stridiron  Sommelier Nadine BrownThere’s a few DC faves on this list! The schedule of events for Restaurant Week will include Prix Fixe menus and discounted dining packages ($25USD - $75USD) inclusive of lunch, dinner, wine, and cocktails from more than 20 restaurants.  antiguabarbudarestaurantweek.com
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Celebrating Women All March Long, Regarding Her
Regarding Her, the national organization of women entrepreneurs in the food and beverage space with hubs in Los Angeles and Washington, DC, is ready for Women’s History Month.  More than 40 local woman-owned food and beverage establishments are participating in the March festivities.  that include an incredible offering of classes, collaborations and events.  Regarding Her helps bring awareness to the diverse array of woman-owned food and beverage businesses in the DMV. The classes, ticketed dinners, pop-ups and collaborations will run throughout March, and encompass local woman-owned food and beverage establishments, ranging from longtime favorites such as Ben’s Chili Bowl, Centrolina, Hank’s Oyster Bar, Pizzeria Paradiso, Purple Patch, Ris, Thip Khao, and El Tamarindo, to more recent additions like as La Patrona, Rice Market, Borek-G, Lei Musubi.  Now get out there and support our local Women in Food! The full schedule of events and collaborations is available here. 
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Delish Dining Around the DMV: The List’s Weekly Food Roundup
 Brrr… it’s cold out there! But that won't stop us from heading out to the buzz-y, busy restaurants that make our hearts sing. Fill your bellies with these new dishes and feed the beast with new menus and winter fare at area restaurants that you do not want to miss:NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Levantine Flavors in Bethesda: ala restaurant debuts its second location in Bethesda, MD.  Located in the former Positano restaurant space, the menu will be similar to ala in Dupont, where the cuisine melds the flavors of Turkey, Syria, Israel, Lebanon, and beyond (known as the Levant region), an area of the world that has both a long history and a colorful past. The kitchens of both locations are led by Corporate Chef Zachary Baker, a Maryland native, who has worked at Jose Andre’s Think Food Group, Del Mar, and most recently as Chef de Cuisine at Xiquet. Menu highlights will include mutabal (roasted vegetable and tahini spread) and hot mezze like biber dolma (stuffed bell pepper). The traditional Turkish favorite Adana kebab will be prepared with minced rib eye.  Bottomless brunch will be offered every weekend. 4948 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD; ala-dc.comNuevo on The Hill: Pascual has been in the works since before the pandemic, and is a dream for both The Popal Family and couple executive chef Matt Conroy and pastry chef (and Mexico City native) Isabel Coss, who met while working in NYC’s best Mexican restaurants. All the dishes from the savory menu touch or rest above the wood grill, giving dishes a smoky flavor profile. You can expect an emphasis on whole roasted vegetables complimented by sauces like moles and pipianes, guacamole with eight different accompaniment options like pickles and roasted seeds, and a large selection of proteins “al fuego” including a lamb neck barbacoa and skate zarandeado. The menu also centers around local and Mexican heirloom corn in varying masa forms in dishes like tlayudas and an upscale taco al pastor cooked on the fire. For desserts, highlights include a Mexican chocolate cake and membrillo. As a whole, Pascual prioritizes sustainable, seasonal ingredients — the team even spent the last two years working with local farmers to grow Mexican ingredients such as hoja santa and various chiles to use in their dishes. 732 Maryland Avenue; pascualdc.comLovely Lunching (Lunch Alert): ilili DC is now open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Enjoy a quick power lunch with handheld options like the duck shawarma and lamb burger, or enjoy a leisurely meal with friends over mezze and shareable plates like the new Lebanese paella. 100 District Square SW; ililirestaurants.comMenu Reimagined: L’Avant Garde: Georgetown's elegant French restaurant, L'Avant-Garde, has partnered with chef Sébastien Giannini. Born and raised in Toulon. France, Giannini's first culinary experiences were shopping at the seaside fresh food markets with his grandmother. His culinary career started at Michelin starred restaurants on the French Riviera and Courchevel, and his career took him on an international journey until his arrival to DC in 2017. He served as Executive Chef at the St Regis, Watergate, and Four Seasons hotels here, as well culinary director for a private family and foundation. Menu highlights include the royal seafood tower, tuna tartare, duck confit, diver sea scallops, and la fraise - strawberry served four different ways, an ode to summers in Provence. Strawberry sorbet, strawberry jelly, guimauve, and chocolate ganache, baked meringue topped with gold leaf. lavantgardedc.com  Cluck Cluck: A backyard bar that just so happens to serve tasty tenders and fried chicken sandwiches, Little Chicken at The Wharf has 60 indoor and outdoor seats plus TVs. Chef Chris Morgan (Joon, Yasmine), Chef Gerald Addison (Grazie Nonna, Grazie Mille) and Casey Patten (Grazie Nonna, Grazie Mille, Grazie Grazie) have fine tuned tenders, saucy sandwiches, wings, substantial salads, stand out sides and soft serve creations that scream “Summertime” every day. Menu highlights include hand breaded to order tenders, available regular or spicy in three, six, nine, or a fifteen piece “bucket o’ tendies" with six sauces, wings with your choice of dry rub, bbq, or buffalo with house ranch or blue cheese, saucy sandwiches, and the Pinkies Out, a fried or grilled piece of chicken with house crispy garlic sauce, Duke’s mayo, cilantro, and pickles. Don’t miss their summery cocktails and specialty soft-serve cones available year-round. Open 11:00 a.m. daily. 11 Pearl Street SW; justlittlechicken.comWhat’s Your Mood?: DC’s youngest restaurateur, Taj Sohal, and her team have announced the opening of Mood Swings Food Hall. Designed to put an end to the age-old dilemma of deciding what to eat, Mood Swings Food Hall promises to satisfy the city's diverse culinary cravings by offering a brand new menu with a different type of cuisine, cocktail list, and events schedule, every month. The concept revolves around the rotation of different monthly menus, each featuring a distinct cuisine, that the public can vote on. From Asian delicacies to European classics, and everything in between, patrons can indulge in a casual culinary journey that satisfies their ever-changing cravings. Each monthly cuisine will also be accompanied by a paired cocktail list too. During the week, Mood Swings Food Hall will also serve as a hotspot for those working remotely by offering coffee, tea, baked goods, and wifi to all patrons looking for a change of scenery while working, or some place to sip on a cocktail and grab lunch. 1625 1st Street NW; moodswingsfoodhall.comYou Had Us at Banana Beignets (Brunch Alert): St. James, the modern Caribbean restaurant on 14th Street, has just unveiled a new weekend “mid-day” menu featuring a lineup of dishes perfect for both lunch and brunch, highlighting the restaurant’s signature Caribbean flavors and dishes. The menu offers breakfast staples like Chicken and Waffles ($18) served with the Caribbean-inspired twist of ‘plantain’ waffles, fried chicken, and topped with pineapple syrup, and Coconut French Toast ($9) made with brioche and topped with coconut cream custard, coconut flakes, and bananas - not to mention the banana beignets! 2017 14th Street NW; stjames-dc.com Sticky Goodness: Sticky Fingers’ latest retail outlet and flagship commercial kitchen “soft opened” late last month in the Takoma neighborhood of DC, across from the Takoma Metro Station, and has been mobbed ever since. The vegan bakery, begun by Doron Petersen,  took over the space formerly occupied by Soupergirl, and will carry Soupergirl soups in its grab-and-go section. The new production facility for Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats in Takoma, DC, and all items baked in the Takoma kitchen are certified kosher pareve by Star-K. In addition to a state-of-the-art production facility to meet the growing demand for its mail order and wholesale bakery items and mixes, the Takoma retail bakery offers its top sellers including chocolate chip and Cowvin Cookies, brownies, and seasonal and classic cupcakes, as well as custom cakes. The retail space also has a vegan grab-and-go section, and brews coffee from Alexandria-based Swing's Coffee. The bakery meets most dietary needs, including vegan, dairy free, and kosher pareve. It is a peanut- and shellfish-free facility, and has gluten-free options. Open to the public 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. weekends. 314 Carroll Street NW; stickyfingersbakery.comNOT NEW, BUT NOTEWORTHY: By the Slice : AP Pizza has pizza options by the slice like the buona, All Purpose’s beloved pizza with Bianco di Napoli tomatoes, mozzarella, pepperoni, grana, Calabrian chili honey, and basil; Sedgewick with whipped ricotta, mozzarella, taleggio, zingy truffle honey; and Fungi with parm fonduta, fontina, mozzarella, wild mushrooms, cipollini onions, rosemary, and black truffle sauce. allpurposedc.com A Bit of Rome in Bethesda : Aventino , named after one of the seven major hills in Rome, showcases vibrant and traditional Roman cuisine with nods to the Roman-Jewish ghetto and Mid-Atlantic seasonal ingredients, alongside classic cocktails, including a selection of spritzes and negronis, as well as a spanning, Italian-leaning wine list. The 130-seat, inviting, bi-level space is anchored by a large, emerald, and marble-clad bar and features large glass windows that fill the space with natural light. The menu begins with apertivo, a selection of snacks including carciofi ‘alla Romana’, pizza rossa, and suppli ‘al telefono. Follow with antipasti such as gnocco fritto or crispy veal sweetbreads. 4747 Bethesda Avenue; aventinocucina.com  Round Ramen (Lunch Alert): Lunch time just got better! Crane's now has a ramen lunch offering. Try everything from red miso ramen to seafood ramen and snack on bento box offerings like grilled shrimp and marinated tofu. 930 H Street NW; cranes-dc.com Cellar Finds: The Dabney Cellar is now open on Sunday and Monday from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. featuring 24 seats. Enjoy regional oysters, cheeses, country hams and dishes including scallop crudo and bacon cheddar & buttermilk biscuits. Beverage highlights include 20 wines by the glass, bottles from The Dabney’s wine list, and specialty cocktails. Walk-ins only.  DabneyCellar.com Fairfax City Restaurant Week: Fairfax City welcomes diners to experience cuisine from all over the world within the city’s six square miles from Monday, February 26 through Sunday, March 3, 2024, as Fairfax City Restaurant Week returns for its 7th annual program. Showcasing Fairfax City’s largely locally-owned restaurants and diverse culinary scene, the event has something for everyone. Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menu experiences at set prices of $25 for brunch/lunch and $40 for dinners. Additionally, specialty restaurants offer a Two for $10 Deal, providing food lovers the opportunity to further explore the rich variety and eclectic flavors of Fairfax food and drink purveyors. fairfaxcityrestaurantweek.comBodacious Brunch (Brunch Alert):  The Grove is offering weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Delight in our $16 Pancakes with a choice of Blueberry, Chocolate Chips, or Plain, served with eggs, bacon, potatoes, or French Toast, complete with Whipped Cream and Syrup. Explore offerings like the Salmon Omelette for $21 or the Crab Benedict for $22. 7747 Tuckerman Lane; thegrovemd.com  Reaching New Heights: The Heights is an elevated culinary experience that includes one full-service restaurant (Urbano), a full-service bar (The Heights Bar), a speakeasy (The Turncoat), and eight local chef driven concepts. From Cuban-inspired delights at Saoco to a creative twist on Thai cuisine at Sky Lantern, and the Mediterranean-inspired Yasmine by Michelin Star Chef Chris Morgan, there's something for every palate. But The Heights Food Hall isn't just about food; it's a platform for local talent and aspiring food enthusiasts to shine, with two stalls dedicated to up-and-coming concepts. 5406 Wisconsin Avenue; theheightsfoodhall.comMaking It in Cathedral Commons: Family-run and minority-owned hospitality company, Thompson Restaurants, has announced the opening of Makers Union at Cathedral Commons. The menu at Makers Union Cathedral is an elevated blend of tradition and flare. Executive Chef Dan Logan curated a menu featuring handmade pastas, savory dinner entrees and a lunch menu both for those on-the-go and others looking for leisure. A few standouts include a black n’ white clam linguini, grilled branzino, and Southern surf n’ turf which includes blackened filet, butter poached Maine lobster, and corn succotash. This location will also highlight a chef-driven brick oven menu featuring a variety of oven-fired oysters, baked brie, flatbreads, and French onion soup. On the weekend, brunch takes center stage, boasting a family-style menu. 3701 Newark Street NW; makersunionpub.comGet One, Give One (CSA Charity Alert): Moon Valley Farm, a local, organic vegetable farm, has launched a new 2024 subscription donation program in response to startling recent headlines. 1 in 3 Marylanders are facing food insecurity. The farm's mission is to help more of our communities get access to high-quality, healthy produce year-round, no matter their economic situation and help many families living in local  food deserts with little or no access to locally grown organic food. Moon Valley Farm also partners with the Gleaning Project, a non-profit working toward a more equitable food system in South-Central PA, and has donated on its own over $24,000 of produce in 2023 alone. The farm offers its Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) members the opportunity to donate their box when they’re out of town instead of skipping it, and year-to-date over 118 boxes have been donated by their members in 2023 to the Frederick Food Security Network. moonvalleyfarm.netSunday Brunch? Oui! (Brunch Alert): Opaline is now offering brunch every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chef Kevin Lalli has curated a menu of his own take on brunch classics made with fresh ingredients. Some menu highlights include crab cake Benedict with sauce choron and home fries, petit Belgian waffles with banana, walnut, and Nutella mousse, and blackened shrimp & grits with cheddar cheese and cajun chimichurri. You also have the option to add bottomless mimosas for $25 per person. 806 15th Street NW; opalinedc.comOh-Ma-Kase : Wren has re-launched one of their highly exclusive Omakase dining experience. You will be seated in a limited six seat semi-private bar area and be immersed in learning about Japanese cuisine through a prepared 18-20 course culinary journey led by Executive Sous Chef Hobin Kim for $175 per person. Additionally, guests will also have the chance to enjoy beverage pairings such as sake, wine and Wren’s signature cocktails for $75 per person. 1825 Capital One Drive; wrentysons.com
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One Day More: The List’s Weekly Beverage Roundup
Oh the weather outside may be frightful, but the cocktails sure are delightful... Warm or shaken over ice, boozy or alcohol-free, join us around the DMV to sip on drinks that will warm you right up:  NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Middle Eastern Pours: Ala has recently opened up in Bethesda. ala’s cocktail menu will be carefully curated with wines from the likes of Georgia, Israel, Lebanon, and Italy and will feature cocktails adorned with everything from turmeric, sumac, fig, rhubarb and dill. 4948 Fairmont Avenue; ala-dc.comLeap Year: In collaboration with Al Thompson, Masseria is crafting unique cocktails that showcase the traditional and innovative taste of Hardy Cognac for Leap Year. Their 4-course menu compliments the rich aromas and complex flavors of our specialty crafted cocktails. 1100 17th Street NW; exploretock.comNational Margarita Day Alert: The Saga: Celebrate National Tequila Day at Seven Reasons Group’s Spanish/Latin hotspot with cocktails from Beverage Director Carlos Boada. Their creative “Fluffy Margarita” is made with Patrón Reposado, hierbas de Galicia, Bonanto, Italicus, white peach, lime, and cloves. 931 H St NW; sevenreasonsgroup.comBackyard Chickens at The Wharf: Little Chicken is back with some new drinks for you to try. Endlessly sippable and summery cocktails include the Orange Crush (fresh oranges, vodka, triple sec, sprite), Big Green Tonic (gin, midori, cucumber, tonic), Wharf Water (vodka, blackberry, lemon, thyme) and a full line up of Frozen options (Hawaiian Punch and Pina Colada).11 Pearl St, SW Washington D.C; justlittlechicken.comBoth Barrels: Maverick Distilling is releasing a limited-edition Samuel Maverick Double Barrel Bourbon Rodeo Edition, a Certified Texas Whiskey in celebration of the San Antonio Rodeo. The Samuel Maverick Double Barrel Bourbon Rodeo Edition is pot-distilled, aged in the Lone Star State steps from the Alamo, and finished for an additional 18 months in a barrel previously used to mature Samuel Maverick Private Reserve Bourbon Whiskey. Purchase here. Natty Wine Happy Hour : You can now have a unique wine experience at a great price. Get Michelin Quality sommelier wines for just $45 from 5-7 daily at the Queen's English. 3410 11th St NW; queensenglishdc.comPrivate Cocktail Hour: The Hay Adams is curating a unique cocktail experience for travelers to enjoy cocktail hour in their room. So now you don't even have to leave your hotel room to enjoy happy hour. Enjoy drinks like gin tequila cocktails and more. 800 16th St NW; hayadams.comNOT NEW BUT STILL NOTEWORTHY: Maker’s Makes a Mark : A new Makers Union is opening up in cathedral commons. In true Makers Union fashion, the menu will embody the essence of timeless cuisine infused with a modern flair. Unique to this location, Makers Union will feature new menu items focused around the property’s brick oven. Makers Union also takes pride in its curated beverage offerings, championing the finest local makers and breweries featured on tap with cocktails meticulously crafted to enhance your dining journey. 3701 Newark St. NW; makersunionpub.comImmunity in a Shot: Khamsa Tonic takes 8 proven, immune boosting ingredients and packs them into one super shot great for boosting immunity.  Some ingredients included have also been proven to treat symptoms of common illnesses and hangovers. Rooted at Washington DC's Union Kitchen, Khamsa Tonic is available select retailers such as all Union Kitchen locations, Rodman's and Yang Market and is available nationwide at khamsatonic.com. Beverage Diversity: The Urban Grape has recently opened in DC. he new, 4,352-square-foot store offers more than 800 bottles from 25 different countries presented in an iconic “wine wall,” an enormous, locally milled tasting table and a separate, dedicated space for corporate and community events. The Urban Grape thoughtfully curates wine, beer and spirits with an emphasis on the representation for diverse makers, regions and varietals. 1301 9th Street; theurbangrape.shop
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Appetite Builders: The List’s Seasonal Activation Roundup
Photo credit: Artechhouse Winter has come! And with it, so many fun & exciting ways to celebrate the season. The best way to warm up? All these winter activations:  NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Claude Monet, the Immersive Experience: Immerse yourself in the beauty of Claude Monet's masterpieces like never before. Exhibition Hub's award-winning 4K digital mapping techniques will envelop you in Monet's brilliant and contemplative works. This breathtaking experience goes beyond traditional exhibitions, placing guests in stunning re-creations of Monet's creative atelier and the luscious gardens at Giverny. Find out more info here. Claire Sharp and the Connecting Series: The Waldorf Astoria has unveiled a latest art piece in the lobby called the ‘Connecting Series’ by Claire Sharp. A British immigrant to Washington DC, Claire Sharp studied Fine Art at Chelsea and Westminster College in London. She studied Art History under the highly regarded feminist, Griselda Pollock, at Leeds University. But it’s not particular artists or movements that Claire thinks of when she paints, it’s the people she encounters in her daily life. They may be strangers to her, but she is drawn to the lines, the light, and the colors they reveal, and of course, to the story behind the moment she is witnessing.  1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW;.hilton.comWhitlow’s on the Water: The guys who brought DC’s only pedal party cruise boats, the Potomac Paddle Club, and only floating tiki bar party boats, the Potomac Tiki Club, will be back on the water for  the 2024 season with  a 48-passenger Tiki Boat in collaboration with iconic DC and former Clarendon bar, Whitlow’s. The 50-foot floating bar, Whitlow’s on Water,  will sail  from Georgetown Harbour and Navy Yard  beginning St. Patrick’s Day weekend 2024. Whitlow’s on Water will have an 18-foot U-shaped bar surrounded by stool seating. The vessel will be fully covered allowing cruises in all kinds of weather. It will have two televisions, an on-board bathroom and plush seating couches. Find out more info here. GRAB YOUR SKATES:   Ice Skating at Cameron Run: Looking for a unique winter activity? Enjoy outdoor daytime ice skating in Alexandria, just minutes from Old Town. Enjoy skating on weekends from 10am-4pm. Purchase tickets here. Sculpture Garden Ice Rink at The National Gallery of Art: A beloved winter tradition returns! The 2023-2024 Sculpture Garden Ice Rink season runs through March 3rd. During the ice rink season, Pavilion Cafe hours are Sunday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration for group and private lessons as well as season passes is open. For more information, click here. Ice Skating Rink at The Washington Harbour: Enjoy scenic views of the Potomac River, Kennedy Center, Key Bridge, and historic Georgetown while ice skating at the Washington Harbour. The ice skating rink is even more magical at night with twinkling snowflakes and decorations lighting up the rink. Enjoy a nice meal or drinks at the surrounding restaurants before or after skating. Georgetown ice skating rink offers skate rentals, lessons, and open skating in 90 minute increments. Tickets cost $11 per adult and $9 per child (12 years old and under). The rink is open through Sunday, February 25th. For more information, click here.WHERE ELSE YOU'LL FIND US:Building Stories at The National Building Museum: Building Stories is a new long-term exhibition that will bring kids and adults alike on an immersive exploration of the world of architecture, engineering, construction, and design found in the pages of children’s books. Occupying 4,000 square feet of prominent exhibition space on the Museum’s ground floor, Building Stories is the most ambitious exhibition ever undertaken by the Museum and will be on display for ten years. Purchase tickets here. Fun at ColorBurst Park: As the temperatures drop, Color Burst Park in Downtown Columbia is the perfect place to kick off the winter season. The Merriweather District has transformed into a winter wonderland filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy including the grand opening of Color Burst Ice Rink, where visitors will be surrounded by festive decorations as they skate through Downtown Columbia. Tickets here. Bourbon Steak x Macallan Chalets: Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC is once again becoming a winter wonderland with festive chalets on the Bourbon Steak DC patio in partnership with single malt Scotch whisky brand, The Macallan. Inspired by the brand’s Speyside, Scotland estate, the three custom-built chalets, adorned with rich wood tones and cozy accents, will feature exclusive Macallan pours, thoughtfully paired with new seasonal offerings from the Bourbon Steak menu - as well as a decadent Macallan Hot Chocolate topped with a Macallan milk foam, marshmallows, cinnamon dust, a chocolate tree, edible gold leaf and marshmallow twigs. 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; fourseasons.comThe Garden at Hook Hall Transformed Into Northern Lights: The garden at Hook Hall has been transformed into its winter theme, Northern Lights, paying homage to the dancing waves of lights of the Aurora Borealis. The entire garden is draped in iridescent fabrics, accented by large pine trees, fire pits, and thousands of twinkling lights throughout. Highlighting the space is a private cabana with a hot tub that may be reserved for up to 8 guests. For more information, click here.Disney’s Encanto x Camp at Tyson’s Corner Center: - CAMP,  The Family Experience Company, is bringing its beloved shop-and-play retail experience to the DC area ahead of the holiday season with a 10,730 square-foot permanent retail location at Tysons Corner Center. Families are invited to join La Familia Madrigal, from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning Encanto, in their highly celebrated experience: Disney Encanto x CAMP, an enchanting and exciting hour-long visit to the Madrigals’ Casita, filled with candlelight, cumbia and magic. Tickets are available here. Dinos Alive!: Step into a world of wonder at Dinos Alive, an immersive exhibition that transports you back millions of years to the land of giants. Walk alongside more than 80 realistic, life-sized moving replicas of famous dinosaurs, where you can marvel at some of the largest creatures to ever roam the Earth. The venue is fully themed to recreate the dense jungle of the Jurassic era, providing a captivating glimpse into the natural habitat of these ancient giants. Purchase tickets here. Artechouse: Beyond the Light: Ignite your imagination beyond what is visible and step into the unseen depths of our universe in Artechouse's new Beyond the Light exhibition. Beyond the Light, an original artistic expression of scientific discoveries, is the story of how human innovation has enabled us to see beyond our imaginations and into the furthest reaches of the cosmos. ARTECHOUSE worked in collaboration with NASA scientists to interpret the frontier-pushing data NASA collects about our universe, then brought it to life in the highest resolution possible utilizing today’s latest creative technologies and experiential storytelling. The exhibition submerges you into the timeless story of light and aims to inspire your curiosity for what else is possible. Get tickets here. Hip Flask Rooftop Igloos: Inspired by Colorado’s snowcapped peaks, Hip Flask Rooftop , situated a top Marriott Bethesda Downtown, offers you to transport themselves to a cozy mountainside chalet via the exclusive igloo experience on the Hip Flask Rooftop Terrace. You can cozy up in one of two heated eight-person private igloos Tuesday through Thursday for a 1.5-hour window and Friday and Saturday for 2 hours. 7707 Woodmont Avenue; hipflaskrooftop.comMercy Me's Pop-Up Winter Chalet Pop-Up Bar: Mercy Me has transformed into a Winter Chalet Pop-Up Bar through Friday, March 1st. You can enjoy Fireside Hot Cocktails, Projected Holiday Movies, and Aprés Ski DJ Sets. You are invited to enjoy this pop-up Tuesdays - Sundays from 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. For more information, click here.The Sandbox VR:  The Boro has opened the Sandbox VR, a full-body virtual reality entertainment experience. Sandbox VR uses patented motion-tracking technology to capture the movements of a player’s entire body. This, combined with their custom, high-quality haptic system, provides players with unprecedented realism and complete immersion. Experiences are designed to make each player feel like they have been transported into their own action movie. The fully immersive experiences are heart-pounding and thrilling – players will forget they’re in a game. Find out more information here. 
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Warm Up from the Inside
Photo: Hawkeye JohnsonAs winter sets in, sipping on warm cocktails becomes a delightful way to cozy up and ward off the chill. The comforting blend of flavors and the soothing warmth can turn this frigid cold into a delightful experience, making it a perfect choice for the season. You know the DC Area has plenty of ways to soothe while you sip: Looking for other ways to warm up this winter? Look no further than our soup-er soup round up, here. In search of other sips, but necessarily warm ones? There's always something fun in our drinks round up, here. Bourbon Steak: The $295 Macallan Hot Chocolate…need we say more?El Chalet at Mercy Me: South American inspired Cocoa a la NaranjaDauphine's: For a hot twist on a classic, the Hot Pimm's ToddyThe Salt Line Ballston: St. Charles Punch, featuring apple brandy and ruby port Tabard Inn: For a classic warm cocktail, try the Tabard Mulled WineZeppelin: Mi So Chai, their play on a hot buttered rum
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Hot in Here
Brrr it's cold out there. Let's get all cozy and snuggle up. Find us around town indulging in posh winter chalets and luxe igloos and we know where to warm up our bods by the fire. You know we have a curated list showcasing the best way to enjoy these cold winter months: Igloos & Chalets:Bourbon Steak x Macallan chalets, reservations available here  Hook Hall hot tub cabana, reservations available hereIgloos at Hip Flask Rooftop, reservations available here  Outdoor Firepits & Winter Patios:Camp WharfChaplin’s Ivy City SmokehouseMasseria Residents Café & BarSmoke & MirrorsTreehouse RooftopZeppelin   Indoor Fireplaces:Blue Rock InnIrongateThe JeffersonMaydanThe Ritz GeorgetownTabard Inn1789 
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Mm, Mm, Good
Brrr ... It's cold in here. Nothing that a bit of soup can't warm up. With these dreary, chilly days, it's the perfect time for a steaming bowl of something something. Fortunately, there are plenty of area restaurants that have just what we're looking for. #ServeUsSoupLooking for warm sips instead of soups? Check out our winter warmers roundup~Alta Strada: Fagioli con salsicca, made with slow cooked cannellini beans, smoked tomato, and fennel sausageBalos: Greek Avgolemono Soup, created with chicken, lemon, and riceBistro Du Jour: Soupe À L'Oignon with gruyère and baguette croûtonsCentrolina: Seasonal “zuppa”  on rotating four course menu, currently honey spiced butternut squash soup with amaretti and chives Hi-Lawn Soup For You: Soups include roasted tomato, roasted chicken, and more accompanied by an assortment of breads and toastiesImmigrant Food (Planet Word and White House): Butternut Squash Soup made with date-sherry caramel and caramelized almonds JOY By Seven Reasons: Vichyssoise made with potato, cauliflower-leeks, chile guajillo oil, sea bean & rosemary oil Lapis: Aush made with rice noodles, kidney beans and ground beefMichele’s: Beef Bourguignon with bacon lardons, pearl onions, Cremini mushrooms, pommes purée Nama Ko: Miso soup featuring silken tofu, scallion, and wakameParlour Victoria: Cream of crab soup, featuring jumbo lump Maryland crab meat, cream, and sherry  Quadrant: Creamy cauliflower soup served with house made truffle crouton, topped with comte cheese
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Lucky Dragon
The dynamic celebration of the Lunar New Year in the DC area is almost upon us. As we embrace the Year of the Dragon, the city comes alive with vibrant events, parades, and activities. Immerse in cultural performances, traditional dragon dances, and mesmerizing lantern displays. Savor all the delicious offerings at local eateries featuring iconic Lunar New Year specialties that promise to tantalize your senses and bring you some luck.龙马恭祝,岁岁有余 (Lóngmǎ gōng zhù, suì suì yǒu yú) - With the dragon's blessing, may you have abundance year after year.There are so many festivals, classes, and dining events happening throughout the month of February - don't miss a single one, in our events calendar. Chang Chang: The famed chef's first and only restaurant in the District has a special menu of Lunar New Year dishes available now through the end of February. The Lunar New Year menu includes a Chinese New Year Six Delight Sampler (crispy flounder roll, shrimp har gao, vegetable dumpling, red chili wonton and char siu bao), Stone Pot Pickled Curry Beef or Chicken, Claypot Lion's Head Meatballs, Tofu Money Pockets, and more. The menu is available a la carte and can be found here. Chang Chang will also be offering Lunar New Year banquet dinners on February 8 and 22. Reservations can be made via Tock.Fried Rice Collective: The Fried Rice Collective, founded by chefs Danny Lee and Scott Drewno, invites you to join in the vibrant celebrations of Lunar New Year 2024, marking the Year of the Dragon. The festivities will run from Friday, February 9th, to Saturday, February 17th, varying among each of their three locations featuring a series of unique events and special menus, including a ChiKo dumpling class, a Lunar New Year dinner at The Shell, and more. Look for their kick-off event on February 9, along with these other special events in our calendar this month. In addition, all ChiKo locations and Anju will offer a Tangsuyuk special on February 13. Tangsuyuk is a Chinese sweet and sour pork or beef dish adapted for Korean taste. On February 16, ChiKo Capital Hill will offer a Lunar New Year tea service, featuring Cap Hill Jill and Sweets by Caroline. All Chikos will serve a cocktail special (Tteogyuk) from the 10th through the 17th. Plus, explore Lunar New Year catering packages with special offerings for lunch drops, dinner, and reception packages featuring dumplings and dim sum. Celebrate the spirit of Lunar New Year on Monday, February 12th, with ChiKo's exclusive Lucky Package, available for both take-out and dine-in. Immerse yourself in a culinary journey that brings prosperity, longevity, and good fortune to your festivities. For $75, indulge in an array of symbolic dishes carefully crafted to usher in good luck and abundance, including dumplings, chicken spring rolls black bean clams, shrimp toast, spicy beef noodles, and gold chocolate coins. As a special treat, 10 random guests will receive a red envelope containing a $25 ChiKo gift card. For more information, menus, and reservations, visit ChiKo’s website.Ice Cream Jubilee: Ice Cream Jubilee is celebrating the Year of the Dragon and Lunar New Year by launching four new Asian-flavor inspired ice cream flavors. They are offering either scoops or tasting flights of these Lunar New Year flavors so you can try them all. The tasting flights cost $11.95 and come in either scoops or mini cones and can be enjoyed in either of their shops. Featured flavors include Red Bean Almond Cookie, Strawberry Matcha Latte, Mango Sticky Rice, and vegan sorbet, Mega Mango. Lunar New Year flavors will be available for local delivery as well as in-store, at 301 Yards Street SE and Ballston Quarter.MGM National Harbor: Celebrate in a variety of ways at the MGM National Harbor. At The Conservatory – The Lunar New Year-inspired display was designed to wish good luck, strength and health to all who enter. You can experience the festive display through March 17. And, celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a special lion and dragon dance on Saturday, February 10 at 6:00 p.m. The performance will begin in the Casino Valet and continue throughout the Conservatory, casino and National Market. The lion dance is a traditional celebration for the holiday bringing prosperity and good luck for the upcoming year. At Ginger – MGM National Harbor’s signature pan-Asian restaurant invites you to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a special Lunar New Year menu available February 8-18. Highlights include crispy fried crab claws, shrimp and scallops, golden egg yolk lobster and more. Nue & Chasin’ Tails: Sibling restaurants Nue and Chasin' Tails will be offering Lunar New Year fun through February 29,as both restaurants will feature five different dragon-themed cocktails for each of the elements: fire, water, earth, metal, and wood. They will also offer $24k in prizes. Guests that spend $202.4 or more at each restaurant will receive a li xi, which is a red envelope with "lucky money" that will hold their prize. Li xis are offered as part of the lunar new year tradition in Vietnam to offer good luck and prosperity. Philippe Chow: In addition to their February 9th celebration featuring dragon dancers and drummers, Philippe Chow will be offering a special cocktail in honor of the New Year. Sip on the Kiss of the Dragon Sidecar, made with Hennessey VSOP, Grand Marnier, Cocchi di Torino sweet vermouth, agave, and lemon. Tiger Fork: Hong Kong-inspired Tiger Fork in Blagden Alley is once again celebrating Lunar New Year from February 9 through February 18. Tiger Fork will serve a special a la carte menu of symbolic Cantonese dishes for both dine-in and takeout, each representing a specific virtue to bring good luck for the coming year. And during dinner service on two Saturdays, February 10 & 17, the restaurant will host traditional Lion Dancers, performing ceremonies to bring prosperity and good fortune in 2024. In addition to most of Tiger Fork’s regular menu offerings, Executive Chef Simon Lam has created several dish specials, each designed to bring good luck in the New Year (traditional examples include dumplings symbolizing wealth, noodles for long life, and fish bringing surplus). Available either a la carte (ranging from $9-$35) or as a tasting menu for two ($136). 
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We Are Ready for the Football
The Super Bowl, an annual spectacle that transcends sport, brings people together in celebration - no matter which team you're rooting for (will it be the Chiefs or the Niners this year?!). As we eagerly anticipate the clash of titans on the field this February 11th, the festivities off the gridiron are equally captivating. Super Bowl parties have become a cultural phenomenon from spirited gatherings to unique culinary creations. All the Super Bowl festivities and delish food offerings accompanying this iconic event are here for you. Wings, BBQ and Nacho Ready. You know the drill: As we learn more, we will share the information with you here. Gameday Viewing Out: Where to Watch:*NEW* Nick's Riverside Grill: Head over to Nick's Riverside Grill for unbeatable game day specials and atmosphere this Super Bowl Sunday. Some specials include Draft & Bottle Beers ($5), All Rail Drinks ($5), and Mini Corn Dogs & Totchos ($5); 202.342.3535. 3050 K Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.*NEW* Atlas Brew Works Navy Yard Brewery & Tap Room: Join Atlas Brew Works' Navy Yard Brewery & Tap Room on Sunday, February 11th, for an in-house game day special. For just $40 per person at the door, indulge in bottomless draft beers and unlimited slices of Andy’s Pizza from kick-off until the final whistle. Upon arrival, choose your team (49ers or Chiefs) and all victorious fans will receive a complimentary celebratory shot at the game's conclusion; 202.525.2001. 1201 Half Street SE #120. For more information, click here.Calico: For those looking for low-key not-a-sports-bar bar vibe, Calico will show the game on TVs, with all-day happy hour specials, and offer its beloved Philly-style tomato pies for takeout and delivery for those hosting parties at home. And if you’re more cat-lover over football fan, Calico will be showing the Kitten Bowl from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.; 202.791.0134. 50 Blagden Alley NW. For more information, click here.Hard Rock Cafe: Enjoy The Big Game with sound in Hard Rock Cafe DC's private Legends Room. For Superbowl Sunday, Hard Rock Cafe is offering not just specials at the bar, with its huge television to see the game, but also an all you can eat appetizer buffet Including items such as Nachos, Sliders & Wings, as well as a Welcome Drink in the private Legends Room. Tickets start at $50 per person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; 202.737.7625. 999 E Street NW. To purchase a ticket, click here.*NEW* Jack Rose Dining Saloon: Jack Rose Dining Saloon will host their annual Super Bowl Viewing Party on Sunday, February 11th. Hosted on two floors, the all-you-can-drink party features bottomless brews, rye cocktails, a limited-release whiskey tasting, and game day snacks from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tickets to the Super Bowl Viewing Party are priced at $65 per person; 202.588.7388. 2007 18th Street NW. To purchase a ticket, click here.Lincoln Restaurant: Join Lincoln Restaurant on Super Bowl Sunday for their pre-game brunch extravaganza. Their dining room Chef’s table turns out made-to-order omelets & Belgian waffles, featuring all of your favorite fillings & toppings. Additionally, their winter berries bar displays an array of preferred winter berries and house-made whipped cream. Guests will have 2 hours to enjoy their unlimited brunch small plates. Wash all this food down with endless mimosas and a variety of flavored bellinis. DJ Vallas will provide entertainment  from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Brunch is priced at $59 per person; 202.386.9200. 1110 Vermont Avenue NW. For more information, click here.*NEW* Shelter: Join Shelter for the big game. Watch the Super Bowl on all four of their TVs with the full sound on while drinking the best in craft beer. They are offering an unlimited draft & cask beer and pizza package for the big game. For $75 per guest, enjoy access to any and all of their 50+ drafts and casks as well as pizza and other bites from their many food vendors. This deal will be available from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11th; 202.661.0142. 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. To purchase a ticket, click here.Yardbird DC: Don’t fumble this year’s Super Bowl plans, Southern food haven Yardbird has created a special menu this Sunday, February 11th to celebrate the game. Yardbird has a stellar lineup of comfort food classics sure to satisfy any football fan’s appetite. Say goodbye to dingy dive-bars, guests can celebrate the game in style, sitting below the floating second-floor bourbon room containing sought-after bottles of dark liquor, a great way to revel in a win, or commemorate a game well fought. Some highlights include End-Zone Wings, Game Day Deviled Eggs, The Great American Burger, and more; 202.333.2450. 901 New York Avenue NW. For more information, click here.Gameday Viewing In: On Your Couch:*NEW* ChiKo: get ready for the Super Bowl with ChiKo's Wing & Dumpling Packages. Indulge in ChiKo-Wing Buckets, Soy Glaze, Buffalo, Blue Cheese, Ranch, and Pig Skin Dumplings. Choose from their $50 (wings) + $50 (25 dumplings each) packages, available for order in buckets or catering pans; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.*NEW* I Egg You: I Egg You is offering a special package for Super Bowl Sunday. The package includes 20 Traditional Buffalo Wings, 2 Chopped Italian Sammies, and 1 Panzanella Salad priced at $75 per package; 202.621.7480. 517 8th Street SE. To place an order, click here.*NEW* The Roost: The Roost has curated Super Bowl Boxes, so you can focus on cheering while they take care of the food. Options include the Red Apron Box ($60), the HiFi Box ($40), and the BYO Taco Box ($60). Highlights from these boxes include Burgers, BBQ, and Tacos; 202.661.0142. 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. To place an order, click here.Astro Beer Hall: Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with Astro Beer Hall’s dining spread for up to four people. The package includes one order each of Bavarian Soft Pretzels, Mac and Cheese Bites, and Loaded Nachos. Also included is the choice between Chicken Wings or Chicken Fingers (25 pieces each), and a sweet ending with the choice of either six football shaped doughnuts or six baked to order cookies. Guests can also enjoy any of Astro’s 24 on-tap beers such as Woke Up Sexy Again, a hazy IPA or a spicy Apollo Paloma made with Espolon tequila, Aperol, grapefruit cordial, lime juice, and spicy bitters; 202.450.1790. 1306 G Street NW. To place an order, click here.Ben's Chili Bowl: Ben's Turkey Touchdown Bundle brings their best mix of sweet and savory to you for the big game. The bundle includes 20 Turkey Dogs, 3 Pints of Turkey Chili, 6-Pack of Virginia's Favorite Banana Pudding, and more. The Bundle is priced at $120.95. Orders must be placed by Monday, February 5th; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Call Your Mother Deli: For the Super Bowl, Call Your Mother is offering catering specials for the big game, available for pick-up and delivery. Some specials include Bagel Dogs ($30), Ranch Everything Bagel Chips ($6), Buffalo Cheez-It Schmear ($9), and more. Pick-up dtaes are available on Saturday, February 10th and Sunday, February 11th during normal store hours; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Dos Toros: Elevate your Super Bowl party with the perfect quartet of dips. Whether rooting for the San Francisco 49ers or the Kansas City Chiefs, Dos Toros will be the MVP of your Super Bowl spread! Small orders feed 15 people for $34.94 and a large order feeds 35 people for $119.95. Some highlights include Guacamole, Queso Blanco, Taqueria Salsa, and more; 202.688.8005. 1350 Connecticut Avenue NW. To place an order, click here.Fryer's Roadside & Money Muscle BBQ: Kick off the Super Bowl with Money Muscle BBQ’s chicken wing sampler platter, priced at $39. Each Football Wing platter includes 24 of Money Muscle’s specialty wings served with celery, carrots, ranch, and bleu cheese. In addition to the specialty wing platter, guests will be able to order large-batch sides for 10 with options including 2.5 pounds of Texas Brisket ($80), Money Muscle’s famous Mac & Cheese ($45), and 2.5 racks of BBQ Pork Ribs($110). Pizza fans can enjoy Chef Ed Reavis’ recently launched pizzas available at Fryer’s Roadside. This new style of New York meets Italy pizza features options like Carolina Pulled Pork Pizza, Buffalo Chicken Pizza, and Slow Smoked Salt & Pepper Texas Brisket Pizza as well as classic options such as Three Cheese and Pepperoni. Orders can be picked-up on Sunday, February 11th between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at All Set, Money Muscle BBQ, or Fryers (pizza will only be available at Fryer’s); To place an order, click here.*NEW* Gatsby: Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with mumbo chicken wings, guacamole, artichoke & spinach dip from Gatsby. The all-inclusive package serves 4 - 5 people priced at $60, or order each option a la carte. Orders must be placed by Saturday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m; 202.817.3005. 1205 Half Street SE. To place an order, click here.*NEW* The Grill: Host your Super Bowl party with The Grill’s takeout options. Their all-inclusive package includes bacon-wrapped dates, caramelized onion dip, and BBQ pork ribs priced at $90. Options are also available a la carte. Their signature Grill Punch will also be available for takeout for $62.50. Orders must be placed by Saturday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m.; 202.916.5996. 99 Market Square SW. To place an order, click here.*NEW* Honeymoon Chicken: Get Bib Gourmand buckets for the Big Game with a Huddle Up with Honeymoon Package. Their new Buffalo Style Wings are the perfect match for Game Day. Load up your roster with bone-in and jumbo wing & drum buckets, as well as rollsOrders must be placed by Thursday, February 8th for pickup on Sunday, February 11th; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.*NEW* ilili DC: Elevate your Super Bowl spread with a Lebanese feast. Ilili DC is offering takeout of their signature dishes including homemade Pita and Hummus, Labne, Chicken Taouk, Beef Kebabs, Grape Leaves and more; 202.918.7766. 100 District Square SW. To place an order, click here.Lulu's Winegarden: Lulu's Winegarden has curated Super Bowl Party Packs designed for groups of 6 - 20 ($115 - $375). The Packs are filled with some of the bar's most popular eats including party dips, mini slider versions of its sandwiches, spiced-up mac & cheese, and sweet-spicy glazed wings. Guests can also add on bottles of wine and cans of craft beer to takeout packages. The regular a la carte menu will also be available to order; 202.332.9463. 1940 11th Street NW. For more information, click here.*NEW* Mi Casa: Mi Casa will offer a signature Party Pack for Super Bowl Sunday. Grab some guacamole, pastor tacos, and a variety of fajitas for the all-inclusive experience priced at $130, or order a la carte. They’ll also be offering takeout options of their Ponche de La Casa and Sangria to serve 4 - 5 people. Orders must be placed by Saturday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m.; 202.450.4595. 1647 20th Street NW. To place an order, click here.*NEW* Mi Vida: Pick up one of Mi Vida’s “Big Game Party Packs” on Super Bowl Sunday for the ultimate fiesta. Their catering package includes guacamole, adobo-rubbed chicken wings, carnitas tacos and carne tacos priced at $115 or a la carte for $28 - $38 per item. They’ll also be offering a shareable portion of their signature Ponche de Lola cocktail. that serves 4 - 5 people. Orders must be placed by Saturday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.*NEW* Pupatella: Pupatella’s signature pizzas are available for takeout all day for Super Bowl Sunday. Visit any Pupatella location to pick up their handmade Neapolitan pies for the perfect snack for the big game. Their appetizers like the arancini, mozzarella balls, and bruschetta are great shareable options for kids and adults alike; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Sticky Fingers Diner: Sticky Fingers Diner is making it easy to order your Super Bowl feast on Sunday, February 11th. The plant-based diner has created money-saving combos to enjoy at home or at the Diner, where the match between the Chiefs and the 49ers will be screening at the bar.  Super Bowl specials feature fan favorites like Southern Fried Chicken Wings, Nachos, and Cheesy Mac, in combos from “You need a First Down” to “Grub in This Club” (a reference to a hit song by halftime performer Usher), to “The Swiftie” (a combo of some of the mega pop star’s fast food favorites). The Super Bowl combos are available from 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; 202.367.9600. 406 H Street NE. For more information, click here.*NEW* Succotash: Succotash’s “Big Game Party Pack” is perfect for your Super Bowl party at home. Order their package with smoked chicken wings, chicken and waffles, and spicy pork ribs priced at $135 or a la carte for $26 - $62. They’ll also serve their Belle’s Punch for 4 - 5 people for $54. Orders must be placed by Saturday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m.; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Taco Bamba: Just in time for the Super Bowl, Taco Bamba is bringing back its Big Game Platter. The package feeds four for $89. The package includes 18 Bamba Wings (served with Bamba Buffalo, Chili Garlic, and Cotija Poblano Ranch), and Bamba Nachos (with choice of traditional meats); Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Titan Catering: Get ready for your game day party with Crofton-based Titan Hospitality’s Touchdown Bundle. The Touchdown Bundle includes three flatbreads, two dozen wings, one dip, one grazing board, one sandwich platter and one dessert platter. The bundle is priced at $350 and feeds 10-12 people. Additionally customers can receive a free flatbread or dip when they order for a playoff game or Super Bowl Sunday; To place an order, click here.Unconventional Diner: Unconventional Diner has created a Super Bowl Party “6 Pack” that’s sure to make hosting game-day gatherings a breeze. Their culinary team has pulled together a range of tailgating classics that includes both finger foods and hot dishes. Priced at $150 and designed to feed 6, this party pack will keep the squad happy well beyond halftime. Orders must be placed by Friday, February 9th; 202.847.0122. 1207 9th Street NW. To place an order, click here.Wiseguy Pizza: Wiseguy Pizza has curated the perfect game day deals that will be a touchdown of taste. Mouthwatering pizzas, appetizers, and unbeatable deals will make your watch-party the talk of the town. Pre-orders are available starting Sunday, February 4th; Multiple Locations. To view all the offerings and place an order, click here.
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