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Best Shucking Happy Hours

Did you know that there is a “National Oyster Day”? Well – in my mind, everyday should be oyster day! But if you don’t want to sell an arm and a leg to enjoy these briny bivalves, Happy Hour is the way to go. Here are some reliable bets in the DC area to enjoy [...]

Wine wine

Refreshing Wine for Summertime

Now that we are officially in summer, and especially here in D.C., it gets hot fast! Heat advisories and temps this week are above 100 and that can only mean one thing:  cool, crisp, white wine — a nice Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Gris come to mind. Here’s a listing on where you can go [...]

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Taco Tuesdays at El Centro D.F.

Taco $2 Tuesdays: Every Tuesday, in the Taqueria & Tequileria at El Centro D.F. (1819 14th St., NW), Richard Sandoval and his team offer authentic Mexican comfort food and fine Tequilas in three vibrant spaces, including an open rooftop (all year round)! Wash it down with happy hour bevs, like $4 beers, wine, and margaritas. Ole!

Enjoy [...]

Brunch

Cedar: More Than Just Fair Game

My latest dining discovery, Cedar (822 E Street, NW), located in the heart of Penn Quarter, is a contemporary, rustic American local favorite specializing in wild game fine dining in a modern upscale hunting lodge atmosphere, among scenery of nature’s wild beauty. Every dish is delicately prepared and well-executed by their new Executive Chef, Aaron [...]

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BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier offers summer happy hour on the patio.

Enjoy dining al fresco but think it’s too hot? I have the solution! BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier will host a nightly happy hour on its enclosed King Street patio, as well as at its indoor bar, adjacent to the lovely dining room from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., the perfect for enjoying [...]

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Restaurant 3 offers DC Diners a ’Week of Bacon’

Restaurant 3 , a family owned Clarendon neighborhood restaurant that gets its name from its place in the line up in the business, (after Whitlows and Mama Quans) will delight Washingtonian bacon lovers by paying homage to bacon with a week of tastings, festivities and bacon themed happy hours. Owner Jonathan Williams and Executive Chef [...]

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Hotel 'W' soft opening Happy Hour

Last Night, I joined the DC socialites and was part of the ‘Scene’ and went to the happy hour and grand opening of the Hotel W (515 15th St., NW). I was unable to get up on the roof to check out the POV (Point of View rooftop bar) so I just hung out in [...]

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in DC

It’s almost time for Cinco de Mayo! Dining in DC is making it easy to celebrate all week long with this roundup of fiestas, margaritas, and music.
Pre-Cinco de Mayo Fiestas
May 1, 2, and 5
On Tap magazine’s Cinco de Mayo Mobile Mania offers participants a four-night five-bar tour of the Washington, DC Area. Tours happen on [...]