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Where to Find President’s Day Brunch Around DC

Make the most of a President’s Day Monday on February 18 with brunch dishes and bottomless mimosas at restaurants around Washington. Alta Strada 465 K St., NW; 2911 District Ave., Fairfax Start the day with eggs, bacon, or both in a creamy carbonara pasta dish, which is on the menu at both locations. In DC, [...]

2019-02-16T00:49:52+00:00February 16th, 2019|

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (January 31-February 3): The Super Bowl and Axe Throwing at Ice Yards

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 WINE Winemaking is in all 50 states from Rhode Island to Alaska. Learn the history of US wine nationwide at City Winery’s “They Make Wine Where?” event, which features a tasting of four wines from different parts of the country. 21+ only. $30, 6:30 PM. BOOKS What’s so special about Mar-A-Lago? Laurence Leamer profiles the president’s ritzy getaway [...]

2019-02-01T15:16:00+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in D.C.

This year’s Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, in Atlanta, pitting the polarizing dynasty of the New England Patriots — who have five championships — against the dynamic, youthful Los Angeles Rams. The game is sure to dominate TVs from coast to coast, and D.C. area bars and restaurants are getting in [...]

2019-02-01T15:13:01+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Salt Line Group Will Open a Huge Restaurant With a Revered New Orleans Bar Owner

The restaurant group that runs the Salt Line, the New England-style restaurant that slings sustainable seafood in Navy Yard, is teaming up with a James Beard Award-winning cocktail expert from New Orleans to open a Gulf Coast-themed restaurant downtown later this year. Washingtonian reports that the new venue, called Dauphine’s, is expected to open this fall in [...]

2019-01-19T00:30:01+00:00January 19th, 2019|

8 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Catoctin Creek in Purcelville, VA is taking Friday happy hour to the next level with this latest installment of their Art of the Cocktail series. This week, guests travel to Spain and Portugal, led by co-founder Scott Harris, with cocktails made from sherry, brandy, port, and saffron. Tickets are $35. Calling all Potterheads! The Auld Shebeen in Fairfax is transforming itself into [...]

2019-01-12T00:46:08+00:00January 12th, 2019|

Amazon HQ2 bids: The Weird Ways Cities Wanted To Woo Bezos

Amazon’s HQ2 search has ended. But the trickle of information about the contestant cities’ billion-dollar bids suggest that it’ll take a long time for local leaders to change their ways when it comes to courting corporations, in the hopes of creating new jobs and prosperity. Amazon’s initial promise of a new office and 50,000 high-paying jobs—since [...]

2018-12-28T19:16:39+00:00December 28th, 2018|

These Quick Getaways Will Make You Forget D.C.’s Cold, Gray Winter

Winter in Washington—when rain and slush replace heat and humidity along the Potomac—and when flights to Vail and Los Cabos replace flights to Nantucket and Barcelona on our airport departure boards. Here’s this year’s roster of seasonal flights from Reagan National and Dulles. Dynamic Duo Saint Martin This 34-square-mile Caribbean island (also known by its [...]

2018-12-28T19:15:02+00:00December 28th, 2018|

9 New Year’s Day Brunches to Kick Off 2019

House-made waffles at America Eats Tavern in Georgetown. Photograph by Rey Lopez. Before writing off 2019 as the Year of the Hangover Headache, try a holistic brunch and hair of the dog at one of these restaurants serving New Year’s Day brunch on Tuesday, January 1. Le Diplomate  1601 14th St. NW Celebrate the beginning [...]

2018-12-28T19:12:51+00:00December 28th, 2018|

The 26 Best Things to Eat Around DC Right Now

Foie Gras Tacos Mirabelle The bar-snacks menu at this opulent French restaurant near the White House holds many (relatively) affordable treasures. Perhaps none is more innovative, more delicious—and more evocative of chef Keith Bombaugh’s Alinea training—than these foie-gras-stuffed “tacos” served in a shell of dehydrated bananas. The presentation, over a bed of roasted pistachios, isn’t just [...]

2018-12-19T15:13:52+00:00December 19th, 2018|

Little Red Fox Turns 5 With Funfetti Chess Pie

Welcome to Eater DC’s events roundup, a weekly curated listing of dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more. Updated regularly, this is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the D.C. area that are worth the calories and expense. Every week, Eater DC editors sift through tips, emails, and listings to choose the most [...]

2018-11-30T20:28:08+00:00November 30th, 2018|