Washington, DC (July 10, 2015) – People ask me, “Michael! How do you know what’s going on in DC?” Well, there are some great, GREAT public relations people out there who keep me in the loop. I went through my inbox this morning and sorted them by date so that you too can attend and share these upcoming events, dinners and offers available now in our city. Enjoy!
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ORGANIZED BY DATE
L’Enfant Café NoMa H Street – 11th Annual Bastille Day hosted at Wunder Garten Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 3:00-10:00pm. Entry is $7.
Le Diplomate 14th Street – Bastille Day events beginning July 11, 12, and 14, 2015 offering Large Carafe Cocktails, Mimes and specials like the Quenelles de Brochet with Nantua Sauce.
Ball Up Basketball – Summer Championship game hosted at Largo High School Sunday July 12, 2015 beginning at 3:00pm. All games are free and open to the public. More info…
Launch Pad – Union Market, Mess Hall and RIS to Host Launch Pad Grand Finale Sunday July 12, 2015 at Union Market’s Dock 5 from 1:00-5:00pm. Tickets are $25. Drinks and bites are included.
The Riggsby – Award-winning chef Michael Schlow will open his second Washington, D.C. restaurant, The Riggsby, in the Kimpton’s Carlyle Hotel July 13, 2015. 75-seat mid-century feel. General Manager is Daniel Lobsenz, Executive Chef is Philippe Reininger, and cocktail and wine program is Christine Kim.
Flywheel Dupont – 2-week Tune Up starting July 13 through 26. Tailored workouts, 14-day meal plan and FLY coach. $260-300. Each bundle consists of 5 classes per week, a total of 10 classes. Sign up here.
305 Fitness – Miami on the Mall free 45-minute workout hosted Thursday July 16, 2015 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sylvan Theater Stage. Free to sign-up.
Penthouse Pool at Vida Navy Yard – July 16, 2015 from 7:00-9:00pm is the Dar Be Dar by Tala Raassi summer fashion show featuring DeLeón Tequila cocktail specials. Free to RSVP.
Zentan Thomas Circle – Izakaya cooking class with Chef Yo Matsuzaki Saturday July 18, 2015 from 2:00-4:00pm. This Class is $40 and you get a cocktail on the rooftop (after class).
Havenly Online Interior Designer – Complimentary SoulCycle Bethesda class hosted Monday July 20, 2015 at 7:30pm. Free and free gift bag. Arrive early and RSVP here.
Black’s Bar + Kitchen Bethesda – 5-couse wine dinner served with Sonoma’s Moshin Vineyards will be hosted July 21, 2015 at 7:00pm. $85 including wine pairing.
City Perch North Bethesda – Farmer’s Market Dinner Series begins July 22, 2015 at 7:00pm. 4-course tasting is $50 and wine flight add-on is $30. Might miss? Other dinners are scheduled for August 26, 2015 and September 23, 2015.
Macon Bistro & Larder, Chevy Chase – 4-course luncheon will be served with Circle Wine & Spirits’ South African wine selections on Saturday July 25, 2015 from 2:00-4:00pm. $65.
Maple at Petworth – Wine Class: Germany and Austria. Hosted Sunday July 26, 2015 from 3:00-5:00pm. Includes 6 half glasses and antipasta. $38.
Citi Open at Rock Creek Tennis Center – 11 exciting tennis series with legends Andy Murray, Nishikori, Marin Cilic, Dimitrov, Kevin Anderson, Feliciano Lopez, and John Isner. August 1-9, 2015. Tickets start at $10 to $55 for the final tournament.
Chipotle Dupont – Will be at Dupont Circle’s FreshFarm Market from 8:30–11:30am on August 2, 2015 providing $5 toward your purchase from local purveyors.
Old Ebbitt Downtown – Craft Brewhaha to be hosted August 15, 2015 from 8:00-11:00pm. $65 bucks a ticket for a lot of awesome beer and food.
Merriweather Pavilion – Trillectro Music Festival will take place August 29, 2015. Doors open at 11am. Ticket prices vary from $58 – $135.
GOING ON ALL SUMMER
ShopHouse Dupont – Say goodbye to eggplant and make way for summer squash. Going on now and throughout, well throughout summer.
Tosca Downtown – Foie Gras and Dark Chocolate served as part of an 8-course dinner at the Chef’s Table. $125 per person (beverage is additional).
The Gibson – Summer Punches, the season’s biggest cocktail trend, is now ready and made to order and meant for sharing. The 2015 summer cocktail menu also features 26 innovative libations.
RareSweets CityCenter DC – Customizable ice cream sandwiches now available this summer for $7. Flavors and sorbets like: Mint Cacao Nib, Blueberries and Cream, Passion Fruit Jalapeno, Cucumber Watercress and Mint Julep.
Joe’s Seafood Downtown – Weekend brunch is now available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 11:30am–2:30pm. Items are ala carte.
Provision 14 U Street – Weekend brunch is now available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 11:am–3:00pm. Items are ala carte. Communal Boards and French Press Cocktails.
DCanter Barracks Row – Affordable French Wine offerings. Order online and have delivered to you.
Matchbox – Summer Happy Hour at all locations from 3:00-6:00pm Monday through Friday. $5 Beer, $6 Wine, $7 Cocktails and light bites like Mini Meatballs and Pork Belly.