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Up On The Roof! The List's List of Rooftops in the DMV (2024 Edition)
Look up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No … it’s the DC skyline now dotted with a fabulous array of rooftop options. Dining and drinking outside … with a view? Yes please. Now, it’s still early in the season so not every spot is open just yet. Be smart and check the property’s website and know before you go. As more spots unfurl their umbrellas we’ll post that info here ~ *NEW* 801: 801 Florida Avenue NW; 801dc.com Betsy: 514 8th Street SE (Back alley); thebetsyusa.com Buena Vida Gastrolounge: 2900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington; buenavidagastrolounge.com Ciel Social Club: 601 K Street NW; cielsocialclub.com Colada Shop: multiple locations; coladashop.com CUT Above at The Rosewood: 1050 31st Street NW; rosewoodhotels.comDeck 11 at Yotel: 415 New Jersey Avenue NW; deck11rooftop.comThe Delegate: 901 L Street NW; thedelegatedc.comEl Techo: 606 Florida Avenue NW; eltechodc.comThe Ellipse Rooftop Bar in Hyatt Place: 1522 K Street NW; theellipserooftopbar.comHell's Kitchen: 652 Wharf Street SW; gordonramsayrestaurants.comHi-Lawn: 1309 5th Street NE; hilawndc.comHive Bar in The Hive Hotel: 2224 F Street NW; hotelhive.comHush Rooftop Bar: 1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW; viceroyhotelsandresorts.com The Imperial: 2001 18th Street NW; imperialdc.comIvy City Smokehouse: 1356 Okie Street NE; ivycitysmokehouse.comJack Rose Dining Saloon: 2007 18th Street NW; jackrosediningsaloon.comLady Bird Rooftop Bar at Kimpton Banneker: 1315 16th Street NW; thebanneker.comLost Society: 2001 14th Street NW; lostsociety-dc.com  Lucha Rosa at The Moxy: 1011 K Street NW; atlasrestaurantgroup.com/properties/lucha-rosa *NEW* Madam’s Organ: 2461 18th Street NW; madamsorgan.comMoonraker at the Pendry: 655 Water Street SW; pendry.comO-Ku DC: 1274 5th Street NE; o-kusushi.com  Officina: 1120 Maine Avenue SW; officinadc.comThe Perch at The Watermark: Dog friendly; 1805 Capital One Drive, Tysons; capitalonecenter.com/the-perch Perry’s: 1811 Columbia Road NW; perrysam.com Pupatella: Varies; pupatella.com *NEW* Roofers Union: rooftop closed until 6/25; 2446 18th Street NW; roofersuniondc.com Rooftop Kitchen: 14 Ridge Square NW; rooftopkitchendc.com Roof Terrace Restaurant: 2700 F Street NW; resy.com/rtr-at-the-kennedy-centerThe Rooftop DC: 476 K Street NW; therooftopdc.comThe Rooftop at The Graham: 1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW; thegrahamgeorgetown.comRooftop at the Riggs: 900 F Street NW; riggsdc.comSalazar: 1819 14th Street NW; salazardc.com  Sauf Haus Bier Hall: 1216 18th Street NW; saufhausdc.comSmoke & Mirrors: 867 New Jersey Avenue SE; smokeandmirrorsrooftop.comSUMMIT at The Conrad: 950 New York Avenue NW; conradwashingtondc.comTakoda: 715 Florida Avenue NW; takodadc.com Tiki TNT: 1130 Maine Avenue SW; tikitnt.com Top of the Gate at The Watergate Hotel: 2650 Virginia Avenue NW; thewatergatehotel.com Upstairs at The Morrow: 222 M Street NE; themorrowhotel.com *NEW* Vagabond: 1836 18th Street NW; vagabonddc.comThe Ven at Embassy Row: 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW; thevenembassyrow.com VUE at Hotel Washington: 515 15th Street NW; thehotelwashington.comWhiskey Charlie: 975 7th Street SW; whiskeycharliewharf.comWild Days at The Eaton: 1201 K Street NW; wild-days-dc.com Wilson Hardware: 2915 Wilson Boulevard; wilsonhardwareva.comYara at Washington Marriott Capitol Hill: 175 L Street NE; @yara_caitol_hill12 Stories at the Intercontinental: 75 District Square SW; 12storiesdc.com
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Your Private Dining Needs, Met
Party Planning Made Easy! TheListAreYouOnIt.com & RAMW have partnered up to create a list of EVERY private dining space in the DC Metro Area. This is just the beginning - as we learn of new options, we will add them here. So, whether you want an intimate dining experience for 12 or a dinner party for 200, the accommodations you want to know about are here .. on our List of Private Dining options:  2941 Restaurant -  Private dining rooms can accommodate an intimate gathering of 2 to larger private events of up to 100. The main restaurant and outdoor terrace are also available for events up to 200. Phone: 703-270-1511 Website: 2941.comAlta Strada City Vista - Private event capacity is 50 for a seated dinner and 70 for a reception Semi-private or private dining and reception options for smaller groups available. Phone: 202-629-4662 Website: altastradarestaurant.comAlta Strada Mosaic - Private event capacity is 90 for a seated dinner and 150 for a reception. Semi-private or private dining and reception options for smaller groups. Phone: 703-280-0000 Website: altastradarestaurant.comBirch & Barley - Private dining available for reception or dinner in the Chef’s Room.The Semi-Private Space holds up to 16 guests seated or 20 guests for a standing reception. Phone: 202-567-2576 Website: birchandbarley.comBistro Cacao - Private dining options include six different spaces and restaurant buy-out options to host between 12 and 100 guests for plated or reception-style occasions. Phone: 202-546-4737 Website: bistrocacao.com Bourbon Steak - Accommodating intimate gatherings for 12-30 guests,  standing receptions for up to 50 attendees, or a full restaurant buyout. bourbonsteakdc.comBrasserie Liberté - Two small private rooms that seat 35 guests or a large private room that accommodates 80 seated guests. Phone: 202-878-8404 Website: libertedc.com Cafe Du Parc at Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. - Private dining capacity of 50 seats and a reception capacity of 110. Phone: 202-942-7000 Website: washington.intercontinental.com Cafe Riggs - Cafe Riggs located in the Riggs Hotel is a modern take on the graceful European brasserie’s. The restaurant has many different private dining experiences to offer. The Private Dining Room is discreetly placed around the corner of the cafe and seats 18-24 guests, perfect for dining and meetings.  The Semi-Private Dining room is tucked behind a large curtain and is great for small receptions and intimate gatherings. The Riggs Suite includes a dining room, living room, and bar and can accommodate up to 16 guests. The Cabinet Room which sits within the bar; great for private parties or chatting over a cocktail. riggsdc.comCaruso’s Pike & Rose - Multiple private dining options. Room One can fit up to 14 people.  Room 2 is a larger room with a kitchen view that can seat up to 65 people. Pricing varies depending on day of the week and time of year. Phone: 301-245 1226 Website: carusosgrocery.com Centrolina - Five-time James Beard nominee Amy Brandwein, chef and owner of Centrolina, offers various private dining event spaces including their warm and intimate private “Wine Room” ($100 rental fee) and “Chef’s Salon” ($200 rental fee),  which includes an interactive open kitchen. The Wine Room can accommodate up to 10 people and the “Chef’s Salon” can seat up  to 30 guests. Both spaces are available for lunch and dinner.  Pre-fix menu options and bar packages are available. Private dining room bookings require a minimum food & beverage spend. centrolina.comCheesetique - Private dining rooms to semi-private seating to full buyouts in two locations. Private dining rooms can accommodate 8 to 36 seated. Three unique options including the Wine Library. Raclette scraping table-side, hands-on mozzarella-making classes, and expert-guided cheese & wine-tasting education. Phone: 703-706-5300 Website: cheesetique.com China Chilcano: Private dining capacity of 150 seats and a reception capacity of 200. Phone: 202-638-1910 Website: chinachilcano.comCity-State Brewing - Private event capacity is 125 for a seated dinner and 250 for a reception. Phone: (202) 525-4410 Website: citystatebrewing.comClyde’s of Chevy Chase - Private dining capacity of 110 seats and a reception capacity of 250. Phone: 301-951-9600 Website: clydes.comClyde’s of Gallery Place: From the intimate Conservatory for a party of 25 to the Fully Private Piedmont Room for parties of over 100 guests. Several settings available Phone: 202-719-1900 Website: clydes.comClyde’s Willow Creek Farm - Private dining capacity of 150 seats and a reception capacity of 250. Phone: 571-209-1200 Website: clydes.comCork Wine Bar & Market - The whole restaurant along with the Cafe, Tasting Bar, and Private Dining Room are available for private events.  Accommodations can be made  between 15-150 people. The Cafe and Tasting Bar can be reserved separately for groups of 35 as well as the Main dining space upstairs and the Private Dining Room. . Phone: 202-265-2675 Website: corkdc.comCuba Libre - Private dining capacity of 200 seats and a reception capacity of 400. Phone: 202-408-1600 Website: cubalibrerestaurant.com CUT - Cut D.C. located at the Rosewood in Georgetown, is an evolved version of the classic steakhouse created by celebrated chef, Wolfgang Puck. The restaurant offers full restaurant buyouts for up to 70 guests, as well as a Private Dining Room that can seat up to 22. cutdc.comDistrict Winery - The Portrait Room, the new private dining room offers guests full waterfront views of Navy Yard and can be booked for family-style dinner service, brunch or private wine-tasting experiences for up to 40 guests. Phone: 202-484-9210 Website: districtwinery.comdLeña - Private dining room, lush outdoor patio, or expansive dining room, dLeña offers a diverse space that can be customized to meet all needs for groups of 10-200. Phone: 703-861-0698 Website: dlenadc.comDovetail - Private dining capacity of 80 seats and a reception capacity of 150. Phone: N/A Website: viceroyhotelsandresorts.comThe Eleanor - 200 guests for buyouts. Phone: 202-525-2126 Website: eleanordc.com Ellington Park Bistro - Ellington Park Bistro is a quaint corner restaurant with upscale twists on French classics, perfectly situated inside the St. Gregory Hotel. The bistro’s European-inspired club room accommodates up to 24 guests and will be offering three different pre-fixed menus for all your hosting needs. ellingtonparkbistro.comEra Wine Bar -Private dining capacity of 20 seats and a reception capacity of 50. Phone: 301-787-0038 Website: erawinebar.comFigleaf Bar & Lounge - Private dining capacity of 80 seats and a reception capacity of 150. Phone: 202-379-3787 Website: viceroyhotelsandresorts.comThe Freshman - Semi-private space for cocktail style receptions up to 50 people. Seated dinners for up to 30 people. Full buyouts available; max of 150 people. Phone: 571-257-7250 Website: thefreshmanva.comFounding Farmers & Distillers - In the heart of downtown DC is one of the city’s best-kept private dining secrets: the General’s Parlor at Founding Farmers & Distillers. Privately located on the lower level of the restaurant, this room seats up to 16 guests. They offer prix fixe menus, served or buffet style, which can be tailored to provide the perfect meal and experience for the guests and their budget. This private dining room also comes with A/V equipment and a television available to customize the room to the needs of the event; 202.464.3001; 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW; click here for more info.Founding Farmers Fishers & Bakers - The charming and comfortable private dining room in Georgetown is the perfect spot for a celebration with friends & family, a casual gathering, a birthday party, and more. Adjacent to the main dining room, tables can be arranged in multiple configurations to accommodate guests. Stocked with speakers and a hidden television, they can accommodate all your digital special event needs. The private dining room seats up to 28 guests and is separated from the hustle & bustle of the main dining area by a curtain; 202.298.8783; 3000 K Street NW; click here for more info.Founding Farmers Reston Station - A unique, private dining space, the Potting Shed is full of garden vibes, warm lighting, and an overarching cozy feel. This private dining room seats 50 guests (up to 70 standing room) and sits adjacent to the main dining area. A/V equipment is available for those looking to have a working session while they dine. The Potting Shed is a beautiful and eclectic choice for private dining in Northern Virginia; 703.988.7333; 1904 Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, VA; click here for more info.Hank’s Cocktail Bar - Private dining capacity of 22 seats and a reception capacity of 60. Phone: 240-665-1309 Website: https://hankscocktailbar.comHank’s Oyster Bar - Old Town - Private dining capacity of 60 seats and a reception capacity of 100. Phone: 240-665-1309 Website: hanksoysterbar.comImmigrant Food - Private dining capacity of 60 seats and a reception capacity of 85. Phone: 301-778-8606 Website: immigrantfood.comIl Piatto - Private dining capacity of 35 seats and a reception capacity of 50. Phone: 202-506-3833 Website: ilpiattodc.comIrregardless - Available for partial and full-sized buyouts. A first-floor buyout includes seating for 25 people with the option of adding 12 additional seats at the bar, while a second-floor buyout can seat up to 35 people and a full buyout accommodates 60 guests for a seated dining experience. Phone: 202-741-1741 Website: irregardlessdc.comIvy City Smokehouse - Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining options available for groups semi-private to private including up to100 guests seated or 350 guests standing.Phone: 202-529-3300 Website: ivycitysmokehouse.comJaleo DC - Private dining capacity of 145 seats and a reception capacity of 175. Phone: 202-638-1910 Website: jaleo.comKarma Modern Indian - Private dining capacity of 35 seats and a reception capacity of 60. Phone: 202-898-0393 Website: karmamodernindian.com The Kennedy Center - The Kennedy Center is famous in its own right for its incredible productions, international events and long standing history, but what many don't know is that its distinctive venues can be booked by the public for a variety of meetings, receptions and events with world class catering from Restaurant Associates. The Kennedy Center and Restaurant Associates operate a total of 18 unique event spaces that can accommodate anything from a small, intimate dinner to large receptions of up to 1,000. kennedy-center.orgL’Ardente - Two private dining rooms are accessible through the Bar and Lounge or via a discrete rear entrance. These spacious, crimson-accented rooms each accommodate 35 seated and 55 standing, or 70 seated and 110 standing when combined. L’Ardente is also available for full restaurant buyouts for lunch, dinner, and everything in between for 170 seated and 300 standing. Phone: 917-617-4722 Website: lardente.com La Collina - Private dining capacity of 80 seats and a reception capacity of 100. Phone: 202-998-2799 Website: lacollinadc.com La Sandia - Private dining capacity of 225 seats and a reception capacity of 400. Phone:  703-861-0698 Website: eatlasandia.com Little Blackbird - 3309 Connecticut Avenue NW; littleblackbirddc.comLulu’s Wine Garden - Private dining capacity of 120 seats and a reception capacity of 150. Phone: 302-228-2291 Website: luluswinegarden.com Lyle - Lyle’s neighborhood restaurant inside the Lyle Hotel is the epitome of casual sophistication and offers several different spaces that are available for private bookings. The Parlor is on the ground floor and is perfect for exclusive dinner parties and/or meetings, The Study which is also a great place to host a meeting, and The Private Dining room also located on the ground floor which is a colorful and abstract room, great for any dining experience. Lyle also offers a Gallery and a Drawing Room which are open spaces that are great for mingling and hosting cocktail hours. The Conservatory is also offered; giving an outdoor ambiance it is a nice area to sit comfortably, dine, and chat. The pantry is the final room, ideally for breaks between meetings and quick refreshments. lyledc.comLyon Hall - Completely private room that can accommodate 36 seated guests for a coursed meal, or up to 40 guests for a standing reception. Phone: 571-265-5010 Website: .lyonhallarlington.comNAMA - Private event capacity is 20 for a seated dinner and 40 for a reception. Phone: 202-414-7066 Website: namadc.comNama Ko - Private event capacity is 100 for a seated dinner and 300 for a reception. Semi-private or private dining and reception options for smaller groups available. Phone: 202-319-1400 Website: nama-ko.comNick's Riverside Grill - Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining options available for groups semi-private to private including up to 88 guests seated and 100 guests reception style. Phone: (202) 342-3535 Website: nicksriversidegrill.comNicoletta Italian Kitchen - Private dining capacity of 18 seats and a reception capacity of 24. Phone: 202-697-6888 Website: nicolettakitchen.comNobu DC - Private dining of 12 to buy out of 300 guests. Phone: 202-871-6565 Website: noburestaurants.comNorthside Social Coffee & Wine - Private reception capacity of 60. Phone: 571-265-5010 Website: northsidesocialva.comNorthside Social - Entire Upstairs Wine Bar which includes the  Wine Nook and outdoor patio in the warmer months and host receptions for up to 70 guests.. Phone: 571-265-5010 Website: northsidesocialva.com Ocean Prime - The Chevy Chase Room accommodates up to 10 guests; The Georgetown Room accommodates up to 12 guests, The Arlington Room 1 accommodates up to 26 guests and The Arlington Room 2 accommodates up to 20 guests. The Arlington Rooms may be combined to accommodate up to 50 guests. The lounge is also available for semi-private events for up to 35 guests. Phone: 202-393-0313 Website: ocean-prime.comOfficina - Private dining capacity of 230 seats and a reception capacity of 450. Phone: 301-616-1955 Website: officinadc.comOfficina Cafe - Private dining capacity of 68 seats and a reception capacity of 90. Phone: 301-616-1955 Website: officinadc.com Old Ebbitt Grill - Private dining capacity of 250 seats and a reception capacity of 600. Phone: 202-552 5000 Website: ebbitt.com/ Osteria Morini - Private room that can accommodate a maximum of 36 seated guests or up to 45 guests for a reception-style event. This fully enclosed private room comes equipped with a 60" plasma television.  Additionally, guests can reserve the entire restaurant for a full buyout of up to 110 guests comfortably seated or 200 for a full reception-style event. Phone number: 202-484-0660 Website: osteriamorini.comOsteria da Nino - Private dining capacity of 45  seats and a reception capacity of 45. Phone: 703-820-1128 Website: osteriadaninova.comOttoman Taverna -A  small private room, which seats 32 guests, and 3 large private rooms which seat a maximum of 120 guests. Phone: 202-847-0389 Website: ottomantaverna.comOyamel - Private dining capacity of 160 seats and a reception capacity of 175. Phone: 202-638-1910 Website: oyamel.comPennyroyal Station - Indoor capacity is 80 guests seated and 120 standing with flexible arrangements for either option. An expansive, mural-adorned patio seats an additional 60 guests. Phone: 240-770-8579 Website: pennyroyalstation.com Philippe Chow - The Beijing-style hot spot has flexible choices to cater to the needs of all. The team at Philippe Chow works closely with guests to ensure every detail is meticulously planned, resulting in a seamless experience. Impeccable service, authentic flavors like the iconic tableside Peking Duck and an ambiance that’s second to none, makes this venue a perfect place for your next gathering. philippechow.comThe Point - Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining options available for groups semi-private to private up to over 200 guests Phone: 202-948-2522 Website: thepointdc.comProvost -Private dining capacity of 88 seats and a reception capacity of 100. Phone: 202-200-9852 Website: provostdc.comQueen’s English: Private dining capacity of 32 seats and a reception capacity of 40. Phone: 480-205-1976 Website: queensenglishdc.comSequoia - Private dining capacity of 220 seats and a reception capacity of 500. Phone: 202-333-3011 Website: sequoiadc.comShilling Canning Company - Private dining capacity of 75 seats and a reception capacity of 100. Phone: 202-554-7474 Website: shillingcanning.comSpanish Diner: Private dining capacity of 170 seats and a reception capacity of 200. Phone: 301-284-3700 Website: spanishdiner.comStation 4 - Host up to 50 guests seated and 70 standing. It can be arranged to your event style whether you’re looking for a seated dinner, standing reception, or more. Phone: 202-790-1448 Website: station4dc.comStellina Pizzeria - Private dining capacity of 50 seats and a reception capacity of 75. Phone: 703-606-7400 Website: stellinapizzeria.comStop Smackn Restaurant & Lounge: Private dining capacity of 30 seats and a reception capacity of 30. Phone: 202-748-5987 Website: stopsmackndc.comThe Duck & The Peach - The space is designed for dinner parties. Accommodate celebrations from 8 to 20 guests in a semi-private space and the bar alcove is ideal for entertaining 10-15 guests. Phone: 202-431-1913 Website: duckandpeachdc.comThe Hamilton -  Two spaces with opportunity for live entertainment – from the Loft to the expansive The Hamilton Live concert venue - The Hamilton offers a private dining capacity of 250 seats and a reception capacity of 600. Phone: 202-787-1000 Website: thehamiltondc.comThe Henri - Six flexible private dining rooms for up to 80 guests and cocktail receptions from 30 - 250 guests. Phone: 202-993-3936 Website: thehenridc.comThe Liberty Tavern - Second-floor Dining Room can accommodate up to 80 guests for a seated meal or reception-style event with seating for up to 60 for a buffet-style meal. Phone: 571-265-5010 Website: thelibertytavern.comTony & Joe's - Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining options available for groups semi-private to private including up to 120 seated and 200 standing reception. Phone: (202) 944-4545 Website: tonyandjoes.comTrummer’s - Private dining capacity of 85 seats and a reception capacity of 85. Phone: 703-266-1623 Website: trummersrestaurant.comUrbano of Alexandria - Private dining can accommodate 40 guests for a private sit down dinner or about 50 guests stand up reception buffet style. Phone: 571-970-5148 Website: urbano116.comVilla Yara - 14 person private room (22 person including covered balcony), or option to rent the second floor for up to 45 guests. The large outdoor garden can also be rented out for events with an option to cover in case of weather, capacity 40-60 guests. Full restaurant buyouts also available. Phone: 202-506-3675 Website: villayaradc.com Wildfire - Six private room options to host any breakfast, lunch, or dinner event. The Stardust Room seats 34, the Avalon Room seats 28, the Buckingham Room seats 36 and Savoy Room seats 28 individually or up to 120 people together and are equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. The Wine Room seats 15 and the Club Room seats 36 individually. Together they can accommodate up to 50 people. Phone: 703-442-9110 Website: wildfirerestaurant.comZaytinya - Private dining capacity of 220 seats and a reception capacity of 300. Phone: 202-638-1910 Website: zaytinya.comXiquet - Xiquet now offers the option to host your own private dining experience in their “cellar” on the first floor. You can host up to 18 guests and have the option to create your own menu. Find out more details here. 
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Your Pride is Showing & Growing
What's that? Your PRIDE is showing. And ICYMI, June is Pride Month. The LGBTQ communities & their allies from around the world come together to celebrate the freedom to just be. Amid all the festivities, it is important to remember that these gatherings have a tough history. The LBGTQIA+ community has struggled mightily with mistreatment, prejudice, and recognition. This is a time to show support, observe, and listen. TheListAreYouOnIt.com is an incredibly loud & proud ally and committed to protecting civil liberties for everyone All. Year. Long. AND All month long around the DC area you'll see rainbow flags waving, drag queens shaking their tailfeather and various ways to celebrate. No surprise, the plethora of Pride events welcomes everyone #WereHere #SayGayGayGay -*NEW* Pride Specials at ChurchKey: To celebrate DC's Pride Parade, ChurchKey and Birch & Barley are offering drink specials galore on Saturday, June 8th starting at noon. They will be serving up PROUD cocktail pouches, beers, wines, ciders, teas, and more. They will also have a hotdog cart out front for the day; 1337 14th Street NW. For more information, click here.Pride Drag Brunch Benefitting SMYAL at All-Purpose Capitol Riverfront: All-Purpose Capitol Riverfront will host its final Monumental Drag Brunch of the season during Pride month on Saturday, June 22nd, hosted by Darcy de la Cuadra. Your $20 ticket grants admission to the event with the option to add bottomless Bellinis, Mimosas, and Aperol Spritzes on the day of for $19. Proceeds from the brunch will be donated to SMYAL (Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders), a nonprofit that supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning LGBTQ youth in the DC area; 79 Potomac Avenue SE. To purchase a ticket, click here.*NEW* Pride Cookies for a Cause at Bisnonna Bakeshop: Enjoy Bisnonna's Bakeshop's Italian Rainbow Cookies, all gayed up for Pride Month. 100% of profits will be donated to Safe Space NOVA, a queer-youth focused community organization creating safe spaces for youth to grow-up healthy and happy no matter how they identify; 10782-D Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, VA. For more information, click here.Pride Pass Punch Card & Rainbow Cocktails from Top LGBTQ Mixologists at Buffalo & Bergen, Last Call, and Suburbia: In celebration of Pride month, pick a color and start on a spirited path with the Pride Pass Punch Card. Buffalo & Bergen, Last Call Bar, and Suburbia will offer a vibrant cocktail menu at each location, featuring flavors inspired by the colors of the rainbow. The Pride Pass Punch Card can be used to redeem free offers along the way (when you reach four drinks, the fifth is free).Capital Pride Parade: Presented by The Capital Pride Alliance, they welcome you to celebrate with the LGBTQ+ community and its allies at the historic Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8th. This beloved tradition honors their history and acknowledges the evolution of LGBTQ+ neighborhoods in DC, while respecting the origins and importance of taking to the streets in their fight for equality; For more information, click here.*NEW* Pride Paw-Parade Brunch & Costume Contest at The Darcy Hotel: The Darcy Hotel is hosting a Pride Paw-Parade Brunch and costume contest to celebrate Capital Pride on Sunday, June 9th. Dress up your furry friends in their best Pride costumes for a pet parade around the hotel for a costume contest. The contest will be judged by the hotel’s Pride Month artist-in-residence, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, who will have LGBTQ+ inspired murals displayed throughout the hotel this weekend. Winners will receive special prizes, including an overnight staycation and dinner and brunch for two at Gerrard Street Kitchen. Registration begins at 12:00 p.m., and the parade starts at 1 p.m. The brunch will feature a 3-course prix-fixe menu for $25 per person with an option for $25 bottomless mimosas. A special dog menu will also be available for our star participants; 1515 Rhode Island Avenue NW. To make a reservation, click here.All-Day Happy Hour for Capital Pride Parade Weekend at Dauphine's: On Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th, Dauphine's will offer all-day happy hour from 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Happy Hour offerings include New Orleans-inspired cocktails such as Pimm's Cup, Lion's Tail Highball, Tequila Roffignac, and more. Food offerings will also be available; 1100 15th Street NW. To view the full menu, click here.Pride Garden at Fairmont DC: Fairmont DC is honoring Pride Month by transforming the courtyard in to a beautiful Pride Garden. Beginning on Saturday, June 1st, rainbow pillows, signage and flags will be the backdrop for the month long celebration.  Featured cocktails created with Assembly Gin and CIVIC Vodka are from DC’s Republic Restoratives Distillery. For each Pride Cocktails purchased, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown, we will donate $3 to the National LGBTQ Task Force; 2401 M Street NW. For more information, click here.*NEW* DC Front Runners Pride 5k: Join for the 12th Annual DC front Runners Pride 5k at The Historic Congressional Cemetery on Friday, June 7th. Registrations costs $45 per person and includes a commemorative T-Shirt, Medal, After Party with a Live DJ, Drag Performances, and more; 1801 E Street SE. For more information, click here.Golden Girls-Themed Pop-Up at Hank's Oyster Bar: Step back in time to party with your favorite ladies from Miami at Hank Oyster Bar's Golden Girls-themed pop-up bar. From Saturday, June 1st - Sunday, June 30th, Q Street at Hank's Dupont Circle transforms into a retro oasis paying homage to Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia. Enjoy craft cocktails like the St. Olaf Spritz, Picture It! Sicily, How About a Slice of Cheesecake?, Shady Pines Ma, The Stanley, and Blanche Was a Baddie, while surrounded by decor that brings the Golden Girls' iconic living room to life; 1624 Q Street NW. For more information, click here.*NEW* “Pride High” Cocktail at all KNEAD Hospitality + Design Restaurants: All KNEAD Hospitality + Design restaurants will be offering a “Pride High'' cocktail featuring Tito's Vodka, Giffard Abricot du Roussillion, Cinnamon, Orange, and Lime. As a LGBTQ+ owned and operated restaurant group, KNEAD is proud to support their community as they actively raise awareness towards diversity and inclusion. With every purchase of the Pride cocktail a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Trevor Project; Multiple Locations. For more information, click here.Reston Pride Festival: SHINE! at Lake Anne Plaza: The Reston Pride Festival: SHINE! is back on Saturday, June 1st at Lake Anna Plaza. The doors open at 12:00 p.m., providing you with unforgettable entertainment until 6:00 p.m.. The festival will offer you access to vendors, performances, speakers, fun, festivities, and much more; 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA. For more information, click here.*NEW* Love is Love at Love, Makoto: Throughout June, Love, Makoto is offering a couple of picnic baskets perfect for any Pride celebration. Meant to feed two, the baskets cost $60 (Pride Picnic) or $75 (Pride Party Picnic). Some highlights from the baskets include 2 Maki Rolls, 2 Mild Wagyu Buns, 3 Rainbow Vanilla Donuts, and more; 200 Massachusetts Avenue NW. To place an order, click here.Pride Offerings at Lyle: Every June, Lyle celebrates Pride Month with special programming, activations and more. The hotel is offering a Pride hotel package. Lyle’s Pride includes: Welcome Cocktail (Lyle’s signature Glitta Fades), In-room slice of rainbow cake and glass of champagne, Complimentary postcards from artist Lisa Marie Thalhammer. Your hotel fee will be waived and donated in your name to Capital Pride. Additionally Lyle will have a Pride Mural from Lisa Marie Thalhammer, Pride Queens Brunch on Saturday, June 8th, and Queen Trivia on Wednesday, June 5th; 1731 New Hampshire Avenue NW. For more information, click here.Mercy Me x Team DC: Mercy Me, within the Yours Truly Hotel, has partnered with Team DC and is donating 10% of sales from the signature Caipi Lychee to the organization. Team DC aims to highlight the benefits of sports participation, dispel discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals in sports, award scholarships to student-athletes, and provide a network of sporting outlets for the LGBTQ+ community in the DC area; 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW. For more information, click here.3rd Annual Pride Parade at The Mosaic District: On Saturday, June 1st, The Mosaic District is hosting its 3rd Annual Pride Parade from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m. You can get excited for the parade, storytime with Tara Hoot, DJ and drag performances, and more; 2910 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA. For more information, click here.Celebrate Post-Pride Parade at Never Looks Better: Keep the party going following the DC Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8th at Never Looked Better. Just 4 blocks off the parade route from 14th street, Never Looked Better will be decked out in all the colorful decor to celebrate Pride Month and rainbow colored jello shots may even make an appearance. Sip on cosmopolitans, listen to lively music, and party into the night at downtown’s colorful speakeasy; 130 Blagden Alley NW. For more information, click here.Pride Crawl in Old Town Alexandria: On Saturday, June 22nd from 4:00 - 12:00 a.m., paint Old Town Alexandria rainbow. Join for a Pride-themed pub crawl where every step is a celebration of love, acceptance, and diversity. Tickets start at $15 per person; Multiple Locations. For a full list of participating restaurants and to purchase a ticket, click here.Pride Specials at Pizzeria Paradiso: During June, all 4 Pizzeria Paradiso locations will serve a Pride Pizza that was dreamed up by a proud LGBTQ+ employee. Like many members of the Puerto Rican diaspora, Alec Rivera was born in the mainland US to parents who were raised on the island. Puerto Rican culture, music, and food were an integral part of Alec’s upbringing. Escabeche de gandules,a traditional dish of pigeon peas and veggies, is commonly eaten as a side, a topping with plantains, or a dip for chips, and make an appearance on his signature Pride Pizza. They will also be offering a Pride Palmer all month long; Multiple locations. For more information, click here.*NEW* Cheers to Love and Inclusivity at Skydome for Pride Month: Join Skydome throughout June to celebrate Pride month with their featured cocktail, “Taste of the Rainbow”. The cocktail is shaken up with Empress 1908 Indigo Gin, lavender syrup and lemonade and is garnished with a lavender sprig with a Pride flag. Guests can enjoy the cocktail along with Skydome’s newly refined summer menu that features a variety of light and fresh dishes. The featured cocktail will be served from Tuesday - Saturday from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.; 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA. To make a reservation, click here.Specialty Pride Cocktail Menu at Swingers Crazy Golf: In partnership with Absolut Vodka, Swingers, The Crazy Golf Club created a specialty Pride cocktail menu for the month of June. Some highlights include Ginger Spice, Anything but Vanilla, Queen Bee, and more. Swingers also partnered with the local LGBTQ+ charity, Pride 365 Fund, to donate a portion of the proceeds to the charity. The Pride 365 Fund is committed 365 days a year to provide direct financial support to local community organizations for programs that celebrate and enrich the lives of the LGBTQ+ community; 1330 19th Street NW. For more information, click here.3rd Annual Takoma Pride: The 3rd Annual Takoma Pride Day will be held on Sunday, June 9th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The day will kick off with the Pride parade and all are welcome to march with messages of Pride down Carroll Avenue. The parade ends at Laurel Avenue where the Takoma Pride Street Fair will take place. The street fair hosts LGBTQ+ organizations sharing info, food vendors, plus a giant Pride flower photo board for taking pictures to celebrate the day; 6929 Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, MD. For more information, click here.Walk On The Wild Side Pride Party at Union Market: Don't miss Wild Side Media's first annual Walk on the Wild Side, a massive Pride block party in the Union Market District celebrating the District’s diverse LGBTQ+ community through the lens of their vibrant arts and culture scene on Saturday, June 15th; 1309 5th Street NE. To purchase a ticket, click here.*NEW* Pride & Paws at Viceroy DC: Join Viceroy DC on Sunday, June 16th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. for Pride & Paws, a vibrant celebration where you and your furry friends can enjoy a fun-filled day featuring local vendors, complimentary pup cups, and special drink offers. Come together to celebrate community and diversity with great company, delightful treats, and refreshing drinks; 1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW. To make a reservation, click here.*NEW* 5th Annual Pride at The Pier at The Wharf: The 5th Annual Pride on the Pier waterfront event will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. and includes a DJ, dancing, fireworks, and more. Admission is free; 970 Wharf Street SW. For more information, click here.Pride Offerings from Yours Truly Hotel: Yours Truly Hotel has designed a limited edition Pride LOVE tote bag, which will be distributed to hotel guests dining on property. The hotel will also have a booth during the DC Pride Parade, where the limited edition tote bags containing branded goodies, including water bottles, granola bars, lip balms, and sunscreen, will be distributed to parade attendees complimentary; 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW. For more information, click here. For even more Pride Activations throughout the month of June, check out The List's Calendar here!
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No Soap On a Rope: Make Dad’s Day Delish
Why is honoring Dad fraught with so much chintz? No soap on a rope, boring tie, or goofy apron should be given to the person who provides you with all that fatherly love and support. Brothers, uncles, fathers, and friends should all be celebrated for the gift of love that they share. Per usual, the team here at TheListAreYouOnIt.com has you covered. This upcoming Father's Day, Sunday, June 16th, make Dad say, "That's exactly what I want!":Brasserie Liberté: Celebrate Father's Day with a signature brunch menu featuring dishes like Steak and Eggs, Eggs Benedict, Beef Bourguignon Skillet, Classic Liberté Burger, and more. For dinner, enjoy French classics such as Beef Bourguignon, Steak Frites, Fettuccine Bolognese, and additional delectable options. They are open on Father's Day from 9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. for brunch and from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for dinner; 202.878.8404. 3251 Prospect Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.Boxwood Winery: Celebrate Father's Day at Boxwood's Barbecue! Treat Dad to a delectable lunch and upscale feast catered by Monk's BBQ, complemented by live music in the Vineyard Pavilion. Enjoy slow-cooked, smoked meats that blend the best BBQ styles. Sides include cornbread, mac & smoked gouda cheese, and collard greens, plus a delicious dessert. Enjoy music by Rook Richards and your choice of Boxwood red, white, or rosé wine in half bottles with ticket purchase. Special pricing is available for kids' tickets, which include a soft drink; 540.687.8778, 2042 Burrland Lane, Middleburg, VA. To purchase a ticket, click here.Bresca: Join Bresca for a luxurious Father's Day celebration. Treat Dad to an exquisite 4-course dinner, starting at 5:00 p.m. Each dish is thoughtfully paired with premium Penfolds wines. Enjoy a curated culinary experience designed to delight and indulge, perfect for wine aficionados and food lovers alike. A sneak peak of what they'll be pouring: Penfolds Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay, Penfolds St. Henri Shiraz, and Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz; 202.518.7926. 1906 14th Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.Call Your Mother Deli: Call Your Mother Deli is on the phone with Mom 364 days a year, so it’s only right to treat Dad to something extra special on Father’s Day. Opt for the Lil' Dolph Platter or go colossal with the Big Papa Platter. Both options are guaranteed to satisfy your hunger and make Dad, and anyone else, as happy as a hippo. Orders must be placed by Friday, June 14th with pick-up/delivery available on Sunday, June 16th; Multiple Locations. To place an order, click here.Equinox on 19th: Chef Todd Gray and wife / co-owner Ellen Kassoff are serving up flights of premium bourbon paired with bites for Father's Day weekend. Flights feature a trio of the pair's current three favorite bottles, including Uncle Nearest 1801 Premium Whiskey, Willet Pot Stilled Small Batch Bourbon, and Jefferson Reserve, paired with Eastern Shore Soft Shell Crab Bites with Lemon Aioli, Smoked Duck Breast Slider, and Pork & Fennel Sausage with Sweet and Sour Red Onions. On Sunday, June 16th, the plant-based brunch bites will be Heart of Palm “Crab Cake” Slider, Sweet Potato Sausage with Caramelized Onions, and Heirloom Beet Tartar on Sesame Crostin.  202.331.8118. 900 19th Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.Ilili: Let ilili DC take the guesswork out of Father’s Day this year and treat Dad to a Lebanese-inspired feast. Menu highlights include signature mezza along with the Mixed Grill featuring chicken shish taouk, beef kebabs, lamb chops, toum, harissa, and seasonal grilled vegetables and Seared Striped Bass with confit tomato and Aleppo tahini. ilili will be open for dinner from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m, and for brunch from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m; 202.918.7766. 100 District Square SW. To make a reservation, click here.Imperfecto: Imperfecto will be open for a special Father’s Day brunch from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Highlights from Executive Chef René González’s menu include a Wagyu Burger, a Wild Mushroom Omelette, and premium add ons like caviar and caviar service, burrata, and truffle fries; 202.964.1012. 1124 23rd Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.JÔNT: Treat dad to open fire cooking from Chef Ryan Ratino’s hearth and a luxury tasting menu with treats featuring seafood & meats sourced locally and beyond; 1904 14th Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.Joon: Two-time James Beard semifinalist and Michelin-starred Chef Chris Morgan has curated packages exclusively for Father’s Day gifting in collaboration with Made In cookware. Package options include “Backyard Burgers with Dad” featuring a Joon burger kit for 4 people, a Build Your Own Shawarma kit complete with halal shawarma and seasonal vegetable sides from local Moon Valley Farm, and a Steak Dinner kit with optional add ons including a Made In grill press, griddle, griddle tools and grill fry pan. Orders can be placed for pickup until Sunday, June 9th; 571.378.1390.  8045 Leesburg Pike, Suite 120, Vienna, VA. To place an order, click here.JOY by Seven Reasons: JOY by Seven Reasons will be open for Father’s Day brunch from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chef William Morles will have several brunch favorites available like Corn Pancake “Cachapas,” their famous $65 “Colossal Short Rib Sandwich,” and Guava Cheesecake Waffles. Plus, dads can bring their best friend to dine with the family on JOY’s outdoor patio. Pups can also enjoy dog-friendly bites from the “Yappy Hour” menu like “Pupsicles” and “Mini Burgers”; 202.417.8968. 5471 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD. To make a reservation, click here.Kinship: Join Kinship on Father's Day and enjoy their three-course Father's Day supper from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Menu highlights include Baked Potato Chowder, Grilled Beef Ribeye, Frozen Key Lime Pie, and more. The menu is priced at $75 per person; 202.737.7700. 1015 7th Street NW. To make a reservation, click here.Lutèce: For Dads that are more into lunch than brunch, Lutèce’s weekend lunch is the perfect option for Father’s Day. Highlights include a Fried Skate Sandwich, Amish Chicken Sausage, and a Dry Aged Cheeseburger. To drink, Dads will love the New Amsterdam made with rye and bourbon and Brasserie de la Pigeonelle “Loirette” beer. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m; 202.333.8830. 1522 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information, click here.Melting Pot: Starting on Father’s Day, Melting Pot locations in Arlington, Fredericksburg, Reston, and Gaithersburg are offering a special promotion called Forever Fondue. This 3-course fondue experience includes a salad, an endless entrée (choose between Land & Sea, Classic, or Steak Lovers), and chocolate fondue for dessert. It's the perfect way to treat dad to endless protein for Father’s Day. 3-courses start at $53 per person and 4-courses start at $63 per person (price varies by location); Multiple Locations. For more information, click here.Primrose: On Father's Day from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m, Primrose will be offering a Father's Day Brunch special for just $25 that includes an alcoholic beverage paired with a Primrose Smash Burger. The usual French-focused brunch menu will also be available during Father's Day service; 202.248.4558. 3000 12th Street NE. To make a reservation, click here.Seranata: Honor fathers and father figures with Serenata and The King’s Service Experience from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tickets include complimentary cigars, a complimentary cocktail and small bites. Guests can also enjoy music and good vibes provided by DJ LALEE; 202.920.7373. 1280 4th Street NE. To purchase a ticket, click here.Spain Wine Bar: Looking for a weekend getaway to celebrate dad this Father’s Day? Look no further than Ocean City, Maryland. Spend the holiday on one of the town’s acclaimed golf courses for some bonding tee time, then finish the day with a rooftop dinner at Spain Wine Bar with sunset views across the water. Spain’s downstairs hotel, the Cambria, are the perfect accommodations for the trip; 410.520.4541. 13 St. Louis Avenue, Ocean City, MD. For more information, click here.Surreal: Surreal has something for the whole family this Father’s Day, from their pizzas and pastas like the Pepperoni Honey pie and Bucatini Alfredo to brunch favorites like Shakshuka & Queso Fundido and Airy Waffles. Brunch is available from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with patio space available; 703.249.9618. 2117 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. To make a reservation, click here.The Saga: In addition to regular a la carte offerings, Chef Mile Montezuma will have a special 3-course $75 Father’s Day brunch menu at The Saga. To begin, highlights include an Empanada Gallega and Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes. Second course options include Steak & Eggs and a Fried Chicken sandwich. To finish, options include Coconut Flan and Rose Mango and Coconut Creme Brulee. Additionally, Bolivian guitar duo Duende Camaron will be performing live at the restaurant during dinner service starting at 7:30 a.m.; 202.480.9892. 1190 22nd Street NW. To make a reservation, click  here.Thrasher’s Rum: Thrasher's Rum is celebrating Father’s Day with a special bundle for the “First Father” of the household. Thrasher's Rum offers a variety of flavors for every palate, from the flagship Green Spiced Rum to the tropical Coconut Rum. Guests can pick up the Father’s Day Bargain Bundle, featuring any two rums with a 16% discount, in honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16th; 1130 Maine Ave SW. For more information, click here.Truluck’s: Father’s Day is the time to recognize all that Dad does by surrounding him with everything he loves. That means family, of course, but also all of his favorite dishes. Treat him to show stopping seafood preparations like whole Mediterranean Branzino. Revel in the remarkable freshness of King Crab or South African Lobster Tails. Or if Dad is more of a meat eater, invite him to indulge in Truluck’s Prime Steaks, cut and aged in-house, then broiled to perfection. Hours of operation for Sunday, June 16th will be 12:00 - 9:00 p.m.; 202.898.0680. 700 K Street NW. For more information, click here.
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The List’s List of Area Eats, Summer Ready
 Let's embrace the vibrant spirit of spring in DC. Join us as we delve into the lively culinary scene. We savor all the seasonal delights and have the 411 on the latest menus prepared by your local faves - and maybe some there’s a name or two that’s new to you. We are ready for spring on a plate — you?  NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Chef Update: Jenn Castaneda-Jones at Apéro: Chef Jenn Castaneda-Jones, formerly of Marcel’s, will be executive chef at Apéro and La Bohème restaurants in Georgetown. Castaneda-Jones’ arrival marks the creation of a female and Latina-led team, with owner and advanced sommelier Elli Benchimol directing the beverage & cocktail programs and chef Castaneda-Jones leading the kitchen. Chef Castaneda-Jones previously served as Chef at DC’s fine dining destination, Marcel’s, which closed earlier this month after 25 years. She is also a 2024 finalist for the RAMMYS Rising Culinary Star of the Year award, and Apéro is a finalist for Wine Program of the Year. 2622 P Street NW; labohemedc.com   Ampersandwich Returns at Shilling Canning Co.: Ampersandwich, the fast-casual pop up by Sara Quinteros and Chef Reid Shilling is back at Shilling Canning Company. The new Ampersandwich menu adapts the ethos of Shilling with a casual menu featuring high quality, from-scratch ingredients. Expect new items like the breakfast burrito, made with braised pork belly, crispy potatoes, black beans, farm fresh eggs, pickled corn, fresnos, and fire roasted salsa, all wrapped in a hand-made flour tortilla. Returning favorites include the Baltimore pit beef sandwich, the Chivito, and the McReid. Sides include hand cut fries, house made chips and cookies, and fries apple pie. Order through UberEats, Grubhub, Doordash, or via Toast. Catering is also available through their website. 350 Water Street SE; ampersandwichdc.com Jersey People Know the Sloppy Joe: The newly opened Beresovsky’s Deli in Navy Yard is launching a series called “Chefs on a Roll'' starting this month. Each month, the deli will feature a signature sandwich from a well known DC chef. This month, the Beresovsky’s team partnered with Chef Mikey Freedman of Red Hen, All Purpose, Aventino Cucina, and AP Pizza Shop to create the ultimate summertime sammy: “The Jersey Joe.” This is a Jersey Thing, and you can only get this month! A triple decker with marble rye coleslaw, corned beef, pastrami, swiss cheese and Russian dressing. PLUS, the Deli is popping up now at Mi Casa in Dupont Circle. beresovskys.com  Cornettos & Express-oh (Brunch Alert): Inspired by the pastry shops and cafes in southern Italy, Caffè Morini brings bruschetta to brunch with offerings like a smashed avocado bruschetta, and Italian takes on classic breakfast delights like the Morini Morning breakfast with scrambled egg, avocado, and roasted tomato grilled ciabatta. Sweet offerings include authentic, filled-to-order housemade cornettos that will transport diners to the sun kissed shores of Italy. Fillings include nutella and toasted hazelnuts, and pistachio cream and crumble – the perfect complement to their Express-Oh! Martini, or the new brunch libation, the Thunderbolt Spritz featuring Malfy, limoncello, A’sicilia Limonata, & espresso. Brunch is available Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 901 4th Street NW; cucinamorini.com  Giant BBQ Battle: The 32nd Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle will kick off the summer on historic Pennsylvania Avenue on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 this year. This two-day food and music festival showcases BBQ excellence, live entertainment and more. Enjoy free products and food samples from over 100 brands in multiple pavilions, including the Taste of Giant Sampling Pavilion, the Giant World of Flavors, and Alliance Smoke Show, and try micro-brews and wines in the Giant Corks to Caps Tasting Tent. You will also experience the best of BBQ as top pitmasters from across the country compete for over $45K in cash and prizes in contests such as:● Giant BBQ Championship,● Roseda Best Beef Contest, Sanctioned by SCA,● Impossible Foods BBQ Championship,● National Turkey Federation Turkey Smoke Contest,● Bachan’s Chef’s Choice BBQ Contest,● Perdue Sizzlin’ Chicken Contest,● Smithfield BBQ Rib Championship,● The National Pork BBQ Championship,● USO Military Chef Cook off sponsored by the National Pork Board● America’s Best SauceThere will be live music performances on three stages, including Experience Unlimited, White Ford Bronco, The Reagan Years, The Crank Crusaders, Be’laDona, and Chuck Brown Band. Watch the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, Art to Go-Go’s Spoken Word to Go-Go contest finals, and the BBQ competition award ceremonies. On the Giant Fresh Ideas Cooking Demo Stage, top chefs will provide live cooking demonstrations. There will also be BMX and skateboarding freestyle shows..The Giant BBQ Battle has raised millions of dollars for District charities over the years including the USO Mid-Atlantic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area, and has provided annual food donations to the Capital Area Food Bank. The full schedule of events and link to purchase tickets can be found at bbqindc.com Late Night Service: Whoever says there aren’t any “good” late night dining destinations in DC clearly hasn’t paid a visit to The Golden Age, yet. Dupont’s stylish cocktail den is open for dinner service nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on weekdays, and 5:00 p.m. to  on Friday and Saturday. Find an elevated late-night dinner menu amongst a sea of Dupont’s Jumbo Slices with TGA’s sumac lamb kebabs, their “crucial” burger, shrimp cocktail, golden crab fritters, or even a roasted half chicken to satisfy the late night cravings. thegoldenagedc.com A Jeffersonian Taste (Lunch Alert): The Jefferson’s bar, Quill, is now open for lunch, and The Greenhouse now has new coastal Italian dishes to celebrate the summer season. Quill’s familiar favorites, like the caviar deviled eggs and the Jefferson burger, are now available for lunch on the patio or in the cozy lounge amidst the glass bar and the framed historical celestial maps featured on the walls. Quill’s extended hours are from noon to midnight, with the kitchen closing at 11:00 p.m. Don’t miss chef Fabio Salvatore’s new seasonal offerings at The Greenhouse, including black ink risotto with Maine lobster, homemade Amalfi coast “n’Dunderi'' gnocchi with eggplant, and Royal Dutch milk-fed veal chop with sweet potato thyme timbale. Dessert offerings include sea salt caramel pear frozen vacherin and the quinoa pudding with mango saffron pistils chutney. 1200 16th Street NW; jeffersondc.comForever Fondue: Through August 1st, local Melting Pots are running a special promotion called Forever Fondue – a three-course fondue experience complete with a salad, endless entrée (choose between Land & Sea, Classic, or Steak Lovers entrée), and chocolate fondue to balance out those savory flavors. For an extra special occasion, you can add on a cheese fondue course to the experience as well. meltingpot.comPatty Oh!: An ode to the journey that shaped chef Patrick O'Connell, Patty O’s, a sidewalk cafe and European-style pastry shop located by The Inn at Little Washington, showcases reimagined classic American dishes inspired by O'Connell's childhood. New items include the return of homemade ice cream - flavors rotate daily. Now an annual tradition, the arrival of the Frosé slushie at Patty O’s Café marks the unofficial start of summer in Little Washington - featuring crisp rosé, peaches and lime. 389 Main Street, Washington, VA; pattyoscafe.com The Ritual of Tea (Tea for Two Alert): The ritual of afternoon tea at St. Regis dates back 120 years when the hotel’s founding patroness and gilded age society fixture Caroline Astor began hosting tea at the flagship St. Regis hotel in New York City. Today it stands as a hallmark of the St. Regis brand and signature of The St. Regis Washington, D.C. Two key dishes from the afternoon tea include the Midnight Supper Entremet, infused with mango, lime, and coconut, evokes the tropical flowers that would have decorated the infamous Midnight Suppers, and the Capital Bloody Mary Sandwich, which features a Bloody Mary-poached jumbo prawn, Bloody Mary cream, and celery salt, inspired by The St. Regis Washington, D.C.’s famed signature cocktail, the bloody mary. Served in the lobby lounge, St. Regis Rituals Afternoon Tea is available Thursdays through Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. with pricing starting at $109 per person. marriott.comWell, Isn’t This Swell: The team at Vagabond has introduced a special prix fixe menu series, Swell Season Menu, kicking off with a journey through the flavors of Indonesia. This exclusive menu will be available until early July and offers a curated selection of dishes and cocktails inspired by Beverage Director Gio Maramis' native country. Next on the culinary journey will be Tahiti, which will host the Olympic surfing events in July at the world-renowned heavy wave, Teahupo’o. Menu options include sate rembiga (marinated beef skewers), Balinese shrimp pepes, and Pandan Pukis cake. Sip on a mezcal cocktail or Bajigur espresso martini alongside your meal. The special prix fixe menu will be available until early July, alongside Vagabond's regular menu. 1836 18th Street NW; vagabonddc.com The $100,000 Pork Chop: The Virginia Pork Council with support from the Iowa Pork Producers Association, North Carolina Pork Council, and the National Restaurant Association are calling all chefs in the capital area for this #100KPorkChop competition. This competition aims to identify the best pork chop in the Washington D.C. area, with the winner receiving a $100,000 cash prize. Additionally, pork producers will donate $100,000 worth of pork products to local food banks. Restaurants in the Capital Beltway area can sign up until June 17 at 100kporkchopchallenge.com . Then, you can vote for your favorite chop from June 19 to July 3, with finalists competing in front of a panel of culinary professionals and pork producers in July. The winner of the #100kporkchop challenge will be announced on July 23 during the food bank donation presentation. Details of participating restaurants and how to vote can be found here. NOT NEW, BUT NOTEWORTHY: Pranzo! (Lunch Alert): Chef Mike Friedman is rolling out lunch at Bethesda’s Aventino. Lunch service will be available Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The lunch menu is a mix of dinner favorites and new additions, including a panini caprese with roasted cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, arugula, basil &  pizza bianca, the Aventino burger featuring a dry-aged beef patty, smoked red onion, fontina & black truffle aioli on a potato bun, and capesante with pan-roasted scallops, ‘risi e bisi,’ spring peas, brown butter, lemon, capers & fresh herbs. 4747 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda; aventinocucina.com Summer Sensations: Chef Ryan Ratino and the kitchen team at Bresca share their latest seasonal dishes, prepared with summer’s bounty and warmer weather in mind. The a la carte menu includes kampachi crudo with strawberry and green tomato "aguachile,” basil oil, compressed celery and pickled green strawberry; as well as fried hen egg with pea puree, buttered peas, with a touch of shallot and chive and bearnaise; and a sharing dish for two of their brioche stuffed chicken with brioche panade (whole D'artagnan Amish) with spring onion and roasted apricot, chicken jus, and a salad sidecar. 1906 14th Street NW; brescadc.com  Chef Update: Mary Mendoza at Centrolina: Centrolina welcomes back chef Mary Mendoza as executive pastry chef of Centrolina and Piccolina. Chef Mary creates traditional Italian desserts that highlight seasonal, local ingredients. Mary's love for baking comes from creating unexpected sweet and savory pairings. She believes in just one bite of dessert you can experience the feeling of the person making it. Mary is a Finalist for the 2023 RAMMY Awards for Pastry Chef of the Year. She was previously the pastry chef at Tonari. 974 Palmer Alley NW; centrolinadc.com An Ice Cream Trail: The Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail is a free digital passport encouraging you to visit ice cream locations throughout Cumberland County, PA through Labor Day. This year’s trail includes 18 locations, many of whom create and make their own ice cream. Locations include Dough & Arrows (Carlisle), Hanna's Ice Cream Shoppe (New Cumberland), Kristy's Whistle Stop (Enola), Shirley Rae's Ice Cream (Mechanicsburg), The Inside Scoop (Shippensburg), Twirly Top (Gardners), and more. You can use your mobile’s location to check-in to each location and earn points along the way. Points can be used to select Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail prizes, including a pin, water-proof pouch, and bucket hat. To learn more about the Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail and sign-up, go to VisitCumberlandValley.com  The Duck for Lunch (Lunch Alert): The Duck & The Peach has begun counter service lunch. It will be available on Fridays only, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with a to-go menu of sandwiches, salads, sides and drinks. All orders are packed to-go, or can be enjoyed indoors or on the patio, as well as ordered for pick-up and delivery. Menu highlights include a chicken salad sandwich with grated tomato, pickled onion, caper, pan de cristal; egg sandwich with fried egg, sriracha aioli, arugula, pan de cristal, and cobb salad with egg, bacon, tomato and green goddess dressing. 300 7th Street SE; duckandpeachdc.com Show Your Pride 🌈 (Immigrant Food): Immigrant Food (White House & Planet Word locations) is showcasing a new dish for Immigrant Heritage and Pride Month throughout June, in partnership with one of their Impact Partners, AsylumWorks. The team chose a Greek dish, the “Greek Rainbow Salad,” in celebration of their recent strides for LGBTQ+ equality. Greece legalized same-sex marriage in February, becoming the first Southeastern European country to do so. Chef Ben Murray’s Greek dish features watermelon, feta, cucumber, cherry tomato, olive, bell pepper, & red wine vinaigrette. In honor of the month, Immigrant Food will donate 25% of June sales from the dish to AsylumWorks. 925 13th Street NW; 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; immigrantfood.com Let’s Meet at Delbar (Patio Update): Delbar, the new lounge and patio space at Joon, is now open. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails alongside dishes from James Beard nominated chef/owner Chris Morgan such as fried calamari with torshi remoulade, Joon hot wings with lime buffalo sauce, and housemade advieh seasoned potato chips paired with dips. 8045 Leesburg Pike, Vienna; eatjoon.com Chef Update: Josh Hunt at Modena: Ashok Bajaj has announced Knightsbridge Restaurant Group’s Modena has a new exec chef, Josh Hunt. Most recently, Hunt served two years as the executive sous chef at L’Ardente. Before moving to the nation’s capital, Hunt worked in Memphis, Tennessee as executive chef of Biship, 8 & Sand for two years, as well as as a sous chef for Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen. His Italian culinary experience includes an apprenticeship at Frosio in Almè, Italy, a one-star Michelin restaurant.  You will want to partake in the restaurant’s tableside service with a trolley carte of antipasti served family-style with six to eight selections available until the dishes run out during service. At lunch service, enjoy the Pranzo Esecutivo, a two-course experience with an antipasto and a secondo for $30. 1100 New York Avenue NW; modenadc.com   Moon View at Lunch (Lunch Alert): Dine with a view at Moonraker, in the Pendry Hotel. The newly launched lunch menu features Japanese-inspired light bites such as the pan-fried shrimp dumplings and Tokyo fried chicken served with Kanzuri mumbo aioli. Enjoy a selection of maki rolls, as well as Donburi rice bowls with four different protein options, including a Sashimi bowl with hamachi, tuna, salmon, ikura, oshinko, wakame, and sesame scallion ponzu, and an Unagi bowl with oshinko, wakame, and scallion. On the sweeter side, indulge in Moonraker’s signature Sakura profiteroles stuffed with cherry blossom cremeux, vanilla anglaise, and strawberry chocolate. Sip on Moonraker’s new signature cocktails, like the Man on the Moon featuring Suntory Toki Whisky, and the Shio Kosho Margarita with Clase Azul Reposado. 655 Water Street SW; pendry.com  Indian Gastro Bar in Columbia Heights: Tamashaa is the brainchild of restaurateur Rajiv Chopra (Bombay Velvet in Reston), chef Manoj Goel, and their beverage director/GM, Satyam Rai. This upscale Indian establishment will offer a unique tapas-style menu. The menu embraces the full multicultural span of Indian cuisine. Small plates include multigrain sev puri, with avocado and cranberry chaat, flaky biscuits and spicy mint emulsion and ghevar chaat, with sweet and tangy chickpeas, honeycomb and tamarind sauce. Mains include the seasonal soft shell crab with mild coconut curry, tawa branzino, chili vinegar marinated fish with lemon rice, and Pondicherry duck, a grilled duck breast served with curried lima beans and goan chorizo.  Seven chutneys are available. Satyam Rai’s cocktail collection reflects fond recollections and favorite elements from his formative years. In addition to cocktails, Tamashaa also has a dedicated section for mocktails, inspired by the rich heritage of Indian literature, specifically the epic tale of Mahabharata. 3115 14th Street NW; tamashaa.us  
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Rosé All Day: Celebrating National Rosé Day on June 8
Every year, on the second Saturday of June, wine enthusiasts come together to celebrate National Rosé Day on June 8. This beloved pink drink, known for its versatility and refreshing taste, has become a staple of summer sipping, inspiring the famous mantra "Rosé All Day." There are so many hot spots in the DC Metro Area where you can sit back and raise a glass to this favorite wine. Apéro: aperodc.com    Barrel Oak Winery: barreloak.com  Brasserie Liberte: libertedc.com Cheesetique: cheesetique.com Cork Wine Bar: corkdc.com  Era Wine Bar: erawinebar.com Fiola Mare: fiolamaredc.com Le Diplomate: lediplomatedc.com Lena's: lenaswoodfire.com Little Blackbird: littleblackbirddc.com Lulu's Wine Garden: luluswinegarden.com Lutèce: lutecedc.com  Maxwell Park: maxwellparkdc.com Patty O's: pattyoscafe.com Planet Wine: planetwineshop.com The Point: thepointdc.com Pop Fizz Bar: popfizzdc.com Primrose: primrosedc.com Sixty Vines: sixtyvines.com  St Vincent: stvincentwine.com Urban Grape: dc.theurbangrape.shop  
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The List’s List of Area Drinks, Summer Ready
Spring has sprung, so let's raise a glass with delightful drinks of the season. With warming temperatures, we are ready for the refreshing over-ice concoction, and we found you delish libations that promise to add a touch of warmth to your spring evenings: NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Show Your Pride 🌈 (Swingers): In partnership with Absolut Vodka, Swingers, The Crazy Golf Club in Dupont Circle has created a specialty cocktail menu for Pride Month. Swingers Dupont Circle has also partnered with local LGBTQ+ charity Pride 365 Fund to donate a portion of the cocktail menu's proceeds to the charity. swingers.clubShow Your Pride 🌈 (Mercy Me):  Mercy Me is now partnered with Team DC, a local organization dedicated to working within the LGBTQ+ community.Mercy Me will donate a portion of sales from the signature Caipi Lychee (crafted with Italicus Rosolio Di Bergamotto Liqueur, rectified lime juice, lychee cordial, Sake, Cachaça Prata, and fresh raspberries) to the organization. 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW; mercymedc.comPoteaux Picks: Bastille Bar has just started a wine program. With a passion for discovering exceptional wines, Chef Michelle wants to share her love for fine wines with you through this exclusive club. Each month, members receive a rotating collection of wines specially curated by Chef Michelle. Combining old and new world styles, the club features bottles that will quench your thirst, refresh your palate, and introduce you to hidden gems. Look forward to favorites from domestic producers in the Willamette Valley, along with many others. bastillerestaurant.comUp at the Bar: Enjoy signature drinks from Truluck's new summer cocktail menu, like the tropical and tart TruStory with blanco tequila, or the refreshing Lake Como Cooler, made with Amaro Averna, ginger beer, and mint. Indulge in a variety of classic and contemporary Dips, Snacks & Bites in the sophisticated comfort of our bar area. 700 K St NW; trulucks.com60 Vines in Foggy Bottom: Sixty Vines is opening a new location in Foggy Bottom. Sixty Vines will also offer seasonal vineyard-inspired dishes designed to be shared among friends.With a deep commitment to sustainability, Sixty Vines’ industry-leading wine on tap system offers the closest “from the barrel” tasting experience outside of the vineyard and the most eco-friendly way for guests to enjoy wine. As its name implies, the restaurant offers 60 different wines on tap selected from wine country regions around the world. 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue; sixtyvines.comJust a Little Spritz (Happy Hour Alert): La Collina has an all new happy hour to get your summer started. Enjoy $8 Spritzes al fresco at La Collina. The new Aperitivo Hour is available every Tuesday through Saturday from 5pm – 6:30pm. 747 C St SE; lacollinadc.comTropicalia Cocktail Garden: Throughout June, in the spirit of community and shared purpose, Mercy Me and Swingers, The Crazy Golf Club, are partnering with local charities by offering specialty cocktails. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support the LGBTQIA+ community. Mercy Me has partnered with DCEndsHIV and is donating 10% of sales from the signature Caipi Lychee (crafted with Italicus Rosolio Di Bergamotto Liqueur, rectified lime juice, lychee cordial, Sake, Cachaça Prata and fresh raspberries) to the organization. 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW; mercymedc.comNOT NEW, BUT NOTEWORTHY: Atlas Brew Works x Patagonia Provisions: Atlas Brew Works is introducing Kernza® Lager in partnership with Patagonia Provisions, the food and beverage division of outdoor apparel company Patagonia. Atlas Brew Works, along with 10 additional breweries, joins this second cohort of partners in the movement to scale regenerative and organic ingredients that improve soil health, restore ecosystems and help fight the climate crisis. The Patagonia Provisions x Atlas Brew Works Kernza® Lager will be available in both Atlas taprooms. 1201 Half St SE; atlasbrewworks.comKiss on the Rose: Primrose is debuting an all-new, seasonally-focused cocktail list of French-inspired libations under $17 each. Highlights include the “Fleur de French 75” made with rose and hibiscus gin, lemon juice, and sparkling wine ($14), “The Gardener” made with vodka, St Germain, pineapple shrub, lemon ($15) and the Moloko Clarified Milk Punch perfected with bourbon, Oolong tea, Centum Herbis ($16). 3000 12th St NE; primrosedc.comHole (Happy) in One: Inspired by the green turf that surrounds the stalwart restaurant's new location, co-owners Ellen Kassoff and Todd Gray will launch a new summer happy hour with seasonal fritters, beer flights, small bites (including jumbo lump crab cake sliders, beef short rib empanadas, and yellow tomato gazpacho) and a pop-up putting green. The 19th Hole Happy Hour debuts on May 21 and will take place every Tuesday this summer from 4 to 7 p.m. on the patio and at the bar. 900 19th Street; equinoxrestaurant.comForget the Mimosa: Residents has two refreshing and approachable cocktail for those summery sunny days. The Maracuya Royale ($18) is an elevated, tropical cocktail meant to be adored by mimosa lovers and tiki cocktail fans alike. Residents also put a spin on the Aperol Spritz with the Arroyo Spritz ($18), an elevated version of an aperitivo and digestivo cocktail made with grapefruit soda, Pamplemousse liquor, and finished with Double Gold-winning Amaro Arroyo. 306 18th Street NW; residentsdc.comWe Love an Aperitif (Happy Hour Alert): Bresca has a new happy hour for your to unwind during the week. For $9, youcan enjoy Lead Bartender Sara Chaudhuri’s Espresso Mini with Plantation Barbados 5 Year Rum, or a Coconut Martinez with Gin, Maraschino, Vanilla and Sweet Vermouth. 1906 14th street; brescadc.comBourbon, Bed & Breakfast: Ironclad Distillery purchased the Kenmore Inn and will now serve up beds alongside their bourbon. The bed, breakfast, and bourbon Inn is now taking reservations for overnight stays and to host special events. The bourbon tasting room is the central hub of the Inn. It serves bourbon tastings, cocktails, and a light snack menu until 8 p.m. There are also sitting areas on the property where people can relax and unwind.ach room has its bourbon cart for tastings, and guests can have breakfast each day with a selection of sweets and savory items with a Southern flair.1200 Princess Anne St.; ironcladinn.comAperitivo at Red Hen: The Red Hen's bar-only happy hour-style menu returns for the summer on Memorial Day. Aperitivo Hour will offer guests a rotating list of cocktails and beers alongside snacks from the kitchen. Try the Aeperol Spritz, negroni and more. 1822 1st Street; theredhendc.comIt’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Tea Party (High Tea Alert):  You can embark on a journey down the rabbit hole and indulge in the Waldorf Astoria's senses in a delightful array of delectable treats at A Mad Tea Party (Afternoon Tea) set in the elegant surroundings of Peacock Alley. Indulge in a new and special cocktail offered at Peacock Alley,The Curious Cat,  made with Empress Gin, Crème de Violette, Egg White, Lemon Juice.  1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; hilton.comShaken, Not Stirred (Happy Hour Alert): Capitol Hill gin bar, The Wells, is showing its love for the martini in its new Ode to a Martini Hour. Every Tuesday through Saturday, enjoy $10 specialty martinis from 4pm – 5:30pm. 727 C St SE; thewellsdc.comDown in the Cellar: The Dabney’s wine bar is a hidden and intimate English basement space that serves a wide variety of wines by the glass, cocktails, oysters, country hams and other various food preparations. Open Sundays & Mondays, The Cellar is a more casual offspring of The Dabney’s Michelin Guide award winning bar program. 122 Blagden Alley NW; thedabney.comJust Peachy (Happy Hour Alert): They have a new happy hour at The Duck & The Peach. Enjoy $10 daiquiris plus a choice of a $10 Rosé of the Day, featuring a rotating selection of women-owned or made rosés, every Tuesday through Saturday from 4pm-6pm. The happy hour menu is available on the patio or at the bar. 300 7th St SE; duckandpeachdc.comDenizens x Brookland’s = Anniversary Collab: Denizens Brewing Co. is known for its high quality beers and collaborating with other small businesses. Brookland’s Finest is known for its high quality comfort food and for being the heart of its community. It’s been 10 years since they both opened their doors in 2014, and they couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate their 10th anniversaries than collaborating on a beer together. Good Neighbors Lager is a 6.0% Dortmunder Export Lager that is golden in color, malty, but with a smooth and clean finish. It is a style of beer that lends itself to a variety of palates and is an extremely approachable and easy drinking beer. denizensbrewingco.comAn American Oak Maverick: Maverick Distilling has released the second batch of their highly anticipated and exclusive Samuel Maverick Straight Triticale Whiskey Bottled in Bond edition (SRP $135/bottle). This Samuel Maverick Straight Triticale Whiskey Bottled in Bond is produced in accordance with the criteria established in the 1897 Bottled-in-Bond Act. The Act was created to protect the integrity and authenticity of aged spirits in the United States. The designation ensures that the spirit is the product of one distillation season, by one distiller, at one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for a minimum of four years, and bottled at 100 proof. Order here. Raise a Glass : To celebrate spring, La Bohème is offering 4 course cocktail or wine pairings on Tuesday - Thursday evenings, and 6 course pairings for $45, for a limited time. At La Bohème, each seasonal menu is inspired by the works of a groundbreaking artist, from Giacomo Puccini (who composed the opera La Bohème), to film director Tim Burton, to the current “artist in residence”, playwright William Shakespeare, which is live through July, 2024.  2622 P Street; labohemedc.com
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What You’re Doing When You’re Not Eating: The List’s Seasonal Activation Roundup
Spring has sprung! And with it, so many fun & exciting ways to celebrate the season. The best way to soak in the sunshine? All these springtime activations:  MUSEUMS:Marcela Hazan x Smithsonian American History Museum: Marking the centennial of Marcella Hazan’s (1924–2013) birth, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has received a donation from the family of the influential cookbook author and legendary teacher of regional Italian cuisine in the United States and United Kingdom. Hazan is widely known for her six cookbooks on the cuisines of Italy, published between 1973 and 2004. Her husband Victor Hazan, an authority on Italian food and wine, and son Giuliano, a chef and cooking teacher, donated 20 of her specialized Italian cooking tools, including a passatelli press, garganelli pasta comb, a mattarello for rolling out pasta, her wood cutting board, lasagna pan and her cotton apron to the museum’s food history collections. The donation also includes a selection of her recipe notebooks, written in Italian, that will be housed in the museum’s Archives Center. Hazan immigrated to the United States from Cesenatico, Italy, with her husband in 1955, and they made their home in New York City where she opened a small cooking school in her apartment in 1969 and published her first cookbook, The Classic Italian Cookbook, in 1973. Hazan was the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Association of Culinary Professionals Lifetime Achievement Award (2004), Cavaliere della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana Award (2003) and the James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award (2000).Constitution Avenue NW, between 12th and 14th streets; americanhistory.si.edu Subversive Skills, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women at the Renwick: The thirty-three artworks in Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women, now open at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, piece together an alternative history of American art. Accessible and familiar, fiber handicrafts have long provided a source of inspiration for women. Their ingenuity with cloth, threads, and yarn was dismissed by many art critics as menial labor. The artists in Subversive, Skilled, Sublime took up fiber to complicate this historic marginalization and also revolutionize its import to contemporary art. They drew on personal experiences, particularly their vantage points as women, and intergenerational skills to transform humble threads into resonant and intricate artworks. Book visits here. Mother Earth Exhibition at Meridian International Center: The Mother Earth exhibition is drawing importance to real realities that we are facing in this climate crises. The exhibition Mother Earth considers these pressingissues through the vision of women artists. Ranging from drawings, paintings, textiles, works on paper, photographs to sculptures, installations, and video, the featured works harness the power of art to evoke emotions, spark conversations, and inspire meaningful action. By confronting this uncomfortable truth through artistic expression, together we can foster a deeper connection to the environment, a greater sense of urgency to protect our natural world, and a more holistic vision for a sustainable future. More info here. Capital Brutalism at National Building Museum: The National Building Museum has opened a provocative new exhibition, Capital Brutalism.  Capital Brutalism pairs beautifully with another new exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright's Southwestern Pennsylvania (located just across the Great Hall) which presents both realized and unrealized projects from the famed architect. Learn more here.  New Worlds: Women to Watch 2024: Now open, the exhibition New Worlds at the National Museum of Women in the Arts highlights the work of 28 visionary artists from around the globe who reimagine past, present and alternate realities at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Works by the 28 artists featured in New Worlds: Women to Watch 2024 explore these ideas from perspectives that shift across geographies, cultural viewpoints, and time. Learn more here. DMV THEATER: The Matchbox Magic Flute:  Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes Mary Zimmerman back to D.C. with her innovative production, The Matchbox Magic Flute. Based on Mozart’s beloved family-friendly opera, Zimmerman’s magical production runs at STC’s Klein Theatre through June 16. Find out more info here . Studio Theatre 2024-2025 Season: Studio Theatre's 2024-2025 season is here. The 2024-2025 season slate demonstrates Studio’s ongoing commitment to advocating for uncompromising contemporary artists and providing a home for plays that get you to think by asking you to feel. The lineup includes Summer, 1976, and more. More info here. Long Way Down at Olney Theatre Center: Olney Theatre Center is rolling out a roster of events for the community on its campus, including live performances, parties, and talkbacks with Black artists and business owners to celebrate Black excellence and to highlight the many themes in and calls to action inspired by the world premiere of the musical Long Way Down. Long Way Down runs through June 23 in Olney Theatre’s Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab in association with TheaterWorksUSA and Edgewood Entertainment. More info here. Metamorphosis at Folger Theatre: Folger Theatre is concluding its 2023/24 season with Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. The tales of Ovid here are placed in a modern-day setting with an all-Black cast of eleven and directed by Psalmayene 24 (Tempestuous Elements at Arena Stage and Good Bones at Studio Theatre). Metamorphoses is on stage at the Folger through June 16. Staged as a series of interwoven vignettes, the play showcases the transformative power of myths through a rich tapestry exploring themes of love, loss, and the human experience. LET'S GET INTERACTIVE:King Tut's Tomb: An Immersive Experience: “Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures,” the most in-depth and historically accurate recreation about King Tut and his treasures ever mounted, and it has never previously toured in Washington, D.C. Produced by Exhibition Hub and Semmel Exhibitions in partnership with Fever, this hands-on experience offers guests the chance to explore ancient Egypt with unprecedented detail and scale, mirroring Egyptologist Howard Carter's discovery right in Washington D.C. Find out more info here. OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES:Alden Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park: Due to the renovation of McLean Central Park, The Alden at the McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park will be held at Lewinsville Park this year. The free concerts will be presented on the porch of the historic house in the park at 4 p.m. on Sundays, June 16 through July 28. The park is located at 1659 Chain Bridge Rd. Featured artists include Backtrack vocal, and more. More info here. Heist Summer Series: Capitol Edition: Back by popular demand, HEIST Summer Series returns for another season of unrivaled open-air events following groundbreaking activations at the Kennedy Center and The Wharf DC. Every Sunday through June 30, HEIST will take over D.C.'s most prestigious rooftop address, 101 Constitution Ave NW. Eight VIP tables will offer prime vantage points and premium bottle service paraded out by themed performers, while general admission tickets start at just $20. Drinks will flow from two lively bars on site to fuel the festivities from 4 PM to 9 PM. More info here. Rock the Dock Series: The Wharf has kicked off it's summer series and you can kick back on Transit Pier for free concerts featuring local bands playing a variety of genres such as R&B, Country, Pop and more (Wednesday nights starting May 29, 7:00 - 9:00 PM). wharfdc.comReston Concerts on the Town: Reston Concerts on the Town featuring Sip & Stroll occur every Saturday at the Reston Town Center Pavilion, through Aug. 24, 7:30-10:00 pm. Concert lineup includes: June 15 - Herr Metal (80s Hair Metal)June 22 - Lee Rocker + DJ (Rock)June 29 - Lao Tizer Band (Blue-Eyed Soul/Jazz/R&B)July 6 - La Mafia Del Guaguanco (Salsa)July 13 - Big Sam’s Funky Nation (Funk)July 20 - Deanna Bogart Band (Boogie-Woogie/Jazzy Blues)July 27 - The Reflex (80’s tribute)August 3 - Sam Grow Band + DJ (Country)August 10 - Three Sheets to the Wind (Yacht Rock)August 17 - Right On Band (Disco)August 24 - Magic! + DJ (Reggae Fusion)Jazz in The Garden: Jazz is officially back in the DC Sculpture Garden for summer. Musical performances include jazz, Latin fusion, zydeco, and more. The concert series will run through August 9. More info here. Jazz @ Met: National Landing is hosting their second Jazz festival. Enjoy music outside on a comfy blanket all summer long. Dates include: June 13: Siné Qua Non (Neo-classical jazz fusion)June 20: Akua Allrich & The Tribe (Pan-African)OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHTS:Sunset Cinema Movies: A great movie night is taking place this summer at the Wharf. Enjoy a wide range of fan-favorite movies showing on the big screen (Thursday nights 7:30 - 9:30 PM). Full lineup here. Smithsonian Summer Movie Series: Come to the Zoo for an unforgettable cinematic experience! Introducing Summer Film Nights at the Zoo, a free outdoor summer event series set to dazzle and entertain. To see the full summer movie lineup, look here. Cabin John Movie Nights: Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to the Village Green at Cabin John. Enjoy movies like top gun maverick and more all summer long. More info here. The Drive-In at Union Market: The Drive-In at Union Market is back for the 12th season.  Get ready for a  blend of movies and munchies with concessions. From street food to Michelin-starred fine dining, experience it all at Union Market District. Bring your chairs and blankets for a cozy picnic-style setup in front of The Market. No tickets are needed to watch on Neal Place. More info here. EXPERIENCES:Gardening Workshops at Halley Rise: Halley Rise, Northern Virginia’s largest, has a busy summer of outdoor gardening events and workshops for you to enjoy at The Farm! From Growing in Small Spaces 101 to yoga to bouquet making, there's something for everyone. Info here. I’ll Have What She’s Having at CJM: The Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum is pleased to announce the special exhibition “I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli, on view at the Museum through Sunday, August 18, 2024. The exhibition, organized by the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, explores how American Jews imported traditions, adapted culture, and built community through the experience of food. In addition to showing how Jewish deli forged an entirely new, quintessentially American cuisine by combining Central and Eastern European dishes with ingredients abundantly available in the United States, the exhibition traces the larger arc of the Jewish experience in the US during the twentieth century. Find out more information here. Dancing on the Waterfront: Dancing on the Waterfront is a free weekly outdoor dance class with the Potomac as your backdrop! This event takes place in Georgetown Waterfront Park, where participants of all ages and skill levels gather to embrace the joy of dancing. Every week, a DJ will spin a mix of music, blending various genres and beats. From salsa to square dancing, bachata, country line dancing and kizomba, you’ll get to try an array of dance styles. Info here. Sea Table: Discerning connoisseurs can partake in an extraordinary sensory experience as LOUIS XIII Cognac and Petrossian Paris unite to present an exclusive tasting event aboard the luxurious sailing vessel, Cru Classé. The experience will be hosted by Michelin award-winning Chef Troy Knapp, the owner of Sea Table D.C., who will be joined on this charter experience by LOUIS XIII Cognac and Petrossian. This exceptional guided tasting experience is tailored for up to six guests seeking the pinnacle of luxury on the scenic local waterways of the nation’s capital for a two-and-a-half-hour exclusive journey. Available from June 1 through October 2024, this luxurious adventure costs $65,000. Info here. Capital Wheel 10 Year Anniversary : The Capital Wheel at National Harbor has been spinning for 10 years. To celebrate the decade you are invited to enjoy 10 months of special offers, events, packages and, of course, unparalleled views. The events include “Dad Rides Free” with a paying adult, plus enjoy an IPA flight for only $10 on Father's Day weekend. For more information, click here.Riverdale Artisan Market: The Riverdale Artisan market is back for the summer. Enjoy locally crafted fresh goods, artisanal crafts and live music at monthly markets from May to October. Markets will be held on the last Saturday of each month, featuring a variety of local vendors offering everything from paintings and jewelry to vintage clothes and even ice cream. More info here. Perch Putt at the Watermark Hotel: Putt into spring with the re-opening of Perch Putt. The 18-hole putt putt golf course located at The Perch – a 2.5 acre sky park has reopened. The Perch offers guests rounds of golf with live entertainment accompanied by a Greyhound and a double decker bus that have been converted into food trucks, including a new addition this year, Bap-Bowl. Rhum Rhoost, a vibrant tiki bar, will also be serving special festive drinks for Easter, including Peeps Hot Chocolate and mimosa buckets. perchputt.comWhitlow’s on 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. 
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Patio Pleasures: The List's List of Outdoor Settings (2024 Edition)
The moment we get that first 75 degree day it’s al fresco dining for us. Fortunately, most restaurants in the DMV agree. Find us soaking in our much needed vitamin D (or, sometimes, tucked under an umbrella) on our favorite patios all season long. Look here, there, and everywhere for all the new outdoor settings - and not just your tried & true spots - many of the new restaurants and bars have outdoor options as well. And, if you looking for a place with a view, you know we got you, check out our rooftop listing in our Up On The Roof round up: Al Dente: Dog friendly; 3201 New Mexico Avenue NW; aldentedc.com  All Purpose: 79 Potomac Avenue SE; allpurposedc.com All Set: Dog friendly; 8630 Fenton Street, Silver Spring; allsetrestaurant.comApéro: 2622 P St NW; aperodc.comArt & Soul: Dog friendly; 415 New Jersey Avenue NW; artandsouldc.comAstro Beer Hall: Dog friendly; 4001 Campbell Avenue, Arlington; astrobeerhall.comBastille: 606 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria; bastillerestaurant.comBlue Duck Tavern: 1201 24th Street NW; blueducktavern.comBourbon Steak: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; bourbonsteakdc.comBrasserie Liberte: Dog friendly; 3251 Prospect Street NW; libertedc.com Bronze: 1245 H Street NE; bronzedc.comCafé Riggs: 900 F Street NW; riggsdc.comCalico: 50 Blagden Alley NW; calicodc.comCentrolina: 974 10th Street NW; centrolinadc.com Chaplin's: 1501 9th Street NW; chaplinsdc.com Cheesetique: 2411 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria; cheesetique.comThe Commentary: Dog friendly; 801 N. Glebe Road, Arlington; thecommentaryarl.comConvivial: 801 O Street NW; convivialdc.comCork: Dog friendly; 1805 14th Street NW; corkdc.comDacha: Dog friendly; Shaw & Navy Yard; dachadc.com Dauphine's: 1100 15th Street NW; dauphinesdc.comDel Mar: 791 Wharf Street SW; delmardc.com dLeña: 476 K Street NW; dlenadc.com Electric Cool-Aid: Dog friendly; 512 Rhode Island Avenue NW; electriccool-aid.comFairmont Courtyard Bar: Dog friendly; 2401 M Street NW; fairmont.com/washington Fiola Mare: 3100 K Street NW; fiolamaredc.com The Fountain Inn: Dog friendly; 1659 Wisconsin Avenue NW; fountaininndc.com Hell's Kitchen: 652 Wharf Street SW; gordonramsayrestaurants.comHook Hall: 3400 Georgia Avenue NW; hookhall.comIron Gate: 1734 N Street NW; irongaterestaurantdc.com  Joon: 8045 Leesburg Pike, Vienna; eatjoon.comJoy by Seven Reasons: Dog friendly; 5471 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase; sevenreasonsgroup.com  King Street Oyster Bar: Leesburg, Middleburg, NoMa, City Ridge, Potomac; kingstreetoysterbar.comLapis: 1847 Columbia Road NW; lapisdc.com Le Clou: 222 M Street NE; lecloudc.comLe Diplomate: 1601 14th Street NW; lediplomatedc.comLulu’s Wine Garden: 1940 11th Street NW; luluswinegarden.comLupo Marino: 40 Pearl Street SW; lupomarinodc.comLupo Verde: 1401 T Street NW; lupoverdedc.com Maiz.64: 1324 14th Street NW; maiz64.com Maker's Union: Cathedral Commons; makersunionpub.com/cathedral-commonsMaketto: 1351 H Street NE; maketto1351.comMasseria: 1340 4th Street NE; masseria-dc.commatchbox: Dog friendly; Locations vary; matchboxrestaurants.com Maxwell Park: 1336 9th Street NW; maxwellparkdc.comMGM National Harbor: 101 MGM National Avenue, Oxon Hill, MD; mgmnationalharbor.comMidlands: Dog friendly; 3333 Georgia Avenue NW; midlandsdc.com Milk & Honey: Bowie, College Park, Fairfix; milknhoneycafe.comMi Vida: 98 District Square SW; mividamexico.com  Nina May Patio Pop Up: 1337 11th Street NW; ninamaydc.comNobu: 2525 M Street NW; noburestaurants.comOld Town Pour House: 212 Ellington Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD; oldtownpourhouse.com  Omateo: 1640 Capital One Drive, Tysons; ometeotexmex.comOpaline Bar & Brasserie: Dog friendly; 806 15th Street NW; opalinedc.comOttoman Taverna: Dog friendly; 425 I Street NW; ottomantaverna.com Pascual: 732 Maryland Avenue NE; pascualdc.comPerry's: 1811 Columbia Road NW; perrysam.com Petite Cerise: 1027 7th Street NW; petitecerisedc.comPhilippe Chow: 653 Wharf Street SW; philippechow.comThe Point: 2100 2nd Street SW; thepointdc.com Pop Fizz Bar: 2108 Vermont Avenue NW; popfizzdc.comQ Street at Hank’s Oyster Bar: 1624 Q Street NW; hanksoysterbar.com/dupont-circle  The Royal: 501 Florida Avenue NW; theroyaldc.comThe Rub Chicken & Beer: 801 King Street, Alexandria, VA; cluckinhot.comThe Salt Line: 79 Potomac Avenue SE; 4040 Wilson Boulevard; thesaltline.com  Seamore's: 2815 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA; seamores.comSfoglina: Downtown DC; Rosslyn, VA; Van Ness Street NW; sfoglinapasta.com   Shilling Canning Co.: 360 Water Street SE; shillingcanning.comSt Anselm: 1250 5th Street NE; stanselmdc.com Steak Frites DC: 1324 H Street NE; stabledc.comStellina: 508 K Street NW; stellinapizzeria.com Taco Bamba: Some dog friendly; Locations vary; tacobamba.comTaberna del Alabardero: 1776 I Street NW; alabardero.com THRōW Social D.C.: 1401 Okie Street NE: throwsocial.com Tony & Joe’s: 3000 K Street NW; tonyandjoes.comUnconventional Diner: Dog friendly; 1207 Ninth Street NW; unconventionaldiner.com Zeppelin: Dog friendly; 1544 9th Street NW; zeppelindc.com
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Glowing Hour: The List’s List of the Happiest Hours
Whether you call it 'cocktail hour' or 'happy hour', you're looking for the same thing: friends, a drink or two (or three), perhaps something to nosh on...somewhere to sit back, relax, & connect. You know the team here at TheListAreYouOnIt.com has been busy compiling a list to make sure that the hour is indeed happy:ala: Weekdays, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1320 19th Street NW; ala-dc.comAl Dente: Sunday through Thursday, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Friday through Saturday, 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.; 3201 New Mexico Avenue NW; aldentedc.comApero: Tuesday through Thursday ; 3:00 - 10:00 p.m.; apero.comAll Set: Weeknights, starting at 4:00 p.m.; 8630 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, Md; allsetrestaurant.comANJU: Monday through Friday; 1805 18th Street NW; anjurestaurant.comAlfreda: Monday thru Friday from 4pm - 6pm for a Spritz Happy Hour; alfredadc.comAny Day Now: 2 I Street SE; anydaynowdc.comAssembly: 1700 Moore Street, VA; assembly-va.comApero Caviar: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 2622 P Street NW; exploretock.comAtlas Brew Works: Navy Yard: Weekdays, noon to 6:00 p.m.; Ivy City: Thursday, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.; atlasbrewworks.com Balos: Monday through Friday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1940 N Street NW; balosrestaurants.com Brookland Pint: Wednesday through Thursday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. 716 Monroe Street NW; 202.758.2757; brooklandpint.com BLT Steak: Friday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.; 1625 I Street NW; bltrestaurants.comBresca: Wednesday through Friday; 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.; brescadc.comBistro Du Jour: Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 99 District Square SW;.bistro-dujour.comChaplin's: Daily 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 1501 9th St NW; chaplinsdc.comCharlie Palmer Steakhouse: Monday through Friday; 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.; charliepalmersteak.comCity Swing: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 901 New York Avenue; cityswingdc.comCrooked Run: Daily; 22455 Davis Dr; crookedrunfermentation.comCrane's: Daily from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; resy.comEllington Park Bistro; Daily 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 2033 M St NW; ellingtonparkbistro.coGhostburger: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. every day and late night on weekends 9:00 p.m. - close; 1250 9th Street NW; 202.827.5237; ghostburgerdc.comThe Fairmont: 2401 M Street NW; 202.457.5019; fairmont.com/washingtonFight Club: Weeknights; 633 Pennsylvania Avenue SE; fightclubdc.comHello Betty: 940 Rose Avenue, North Bethesda, MD; 301.389.5840; hellobettybethesda.com Hi- Lawn: 1309 5th Street NE; hilawndc.comKing Street Oyster Bar: Daily 3:00 - 6:30 p.m.; Multiple locations; kingstreetoysterbar.comJ Hollinger’s: Tuesday through Sunday, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; jhollingers.com Il Canale: Weeknights, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1065 31st Street NW; ilcanale.comThe Imperial: Wednesday through Friday. 2001 18th Street NW; imperialdc.comImmigrant Food: Tuesday through Saturday 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.; immigrantfood.comJOY by Seven Reasons: Daily; 5471 Wisconsin Avenue; joybysevenreasons.com The Landing Kitchen + Bar: Daily + themed specials Monday-Thursday 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. 2399 Richmond Highway, Arlington; hilton.com Last Call: Saturday and Sunday noon - 4:00 p.m.; 1301-A 4th Street NE; lastcallbardc.comLupo Verde: Monday through Friday. 1401 T Street NW; lupoverdedc.coThe Majestic: 911 King Street, Alexandria, VA; themajesticva.comMi Vida: 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1901 14 Street NW; mividamexico.comMeli: Tuesday through Saturday 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 1630 Columbia Rd NW; melidc.comModena: Monday through Friday, various hours; 1199 H Street NW; modenadc.comNama Ko: Weeknights 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; nama-ko.comNick’s Riverside Grill: Monday through Friday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 3050 K Street NW; nicksriversidegrill.comOfficina Cafe: 1615 L Street NW; officinadc.com Opal: Weeknights 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 5534 Connecticut Avenue NW; opal-dc.comOpaline: Pet-friendly; Monday-Friday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.;  806 15th Street NW; opalinedc.comOsteria Morini: Weekdays 3:00 - 6:00 pm; osteriamorini.com Pappe: 1317 14th Street NW; pappedc.comThe Point:  Weeknights, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 2100 2nd Street SW; thepointdc.com Puro Gusto: Monday through Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1345 F Street NW; purogustocafe.co Queen’s English: 5:00 - 7:00 pm; 3410 11th St NW; queensenglishdc.comRoofer's Union: Tuesday through Saturday, 5:00 - 7:00 pm; 2446 18th St NW; roofersuniondc.comThe Saga: 1190 22nd St NW; .sevenreasonsgroup.comThe Salt Line Navy Yard: Weeknights, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 79 Potomac Avenue SE; thesaltline.comStable: Wednesday through Friday 5:00 - 7:00 pm; 1324 H Street Northeast; stabledc.comSt. James: Tuesday through Thursday 5:30 - 7:00 pm. 2017 14th Street NW; stjames-dc.comStellina Pizzeria: 399 Morse Street NE; stellinapizzeria.comSeven Reasons: Sunday through Thursday 5:00 - 7:00 pm; sevenreasonsdc.com STK Steakhouse: Daily starting at 3:00 p.m.; stksteakhouse.com Tabla: Various hours, Monday through Friday; 3227 Georgia Avenue NW; tabladc.comEl Tamarindo: Weeknights, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 1785 Florida Avenue NW; eltamarindodc.comThe Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse: Monday through Friday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1356 Okie Street NE; tavern.ivycitysmokehouse.com Tiki TNT: Monday 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.; 1120 Maine Avenue SW; tikitnt.comTiger Fork: Monday through Thursday, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.; 922 N Street NW; tigerforkdc.comTony & Joe’s: Weeknights, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 3000 K Street NW; tonyandjoes.comUnconventional Diner: Weekdays, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.; 1207 9th Street NW; unconventionaldiner.comWilson Hardware: Weekdays, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.; 2915 Wilson Boulevard; wilsonhardwareva.comYardbird: 901 New York Avenue NW; runchickenrun.comZeppelin: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; 1544 9th Street NW; zeppelindc.com
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