Washington, DC (August 3, 2015) – Reviewing my calendar for the month of August turned out to look a little quiet in Washington, but that just means I needed to dig a little deeper. Here are some key events and hospitality-worthy snippets that should keep us going. Enjoy!
Riggsby to Serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at New Kimpton Carlyle Hotel
The Riggsby is an intimate yet refined American restaurant with European influences owned and operated by Chef Michael Schlow. Head to Dupont Circle and Walk up New Hampshire Avenue!
Old Town’s Majestic Café Announces Lisa Marie Frantz as Executive Chef
Frantz moved to Washington, DC in 2008, to assist in opening Founding Farmer’s flagship restaurant, where she was quickly promoted to sous chef, working for Executive Chef Graham Duncan, now corporate executive chef for Alexandria Restaurant Partners (ARP).
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Greek-Famous Alfa Pie House Arrives in the U.S. – D.C. Gets the First Bite
Alfa Piehouse was born of a collaboration between Alfa, Greece’s leading pastry maker, and Argiro Barbarigou, Greece’s top celebrity chef, restaurateur, and award-winning cookbook author. Location is at 1750 H Street NW (next to AKA, near the White House).
Joe’s Seafood Sells “Mostly” Raspberry Pie this Month to Benefit Martha’s Table
Throughout August, Joe’s will donate one dollar from every slice sold to Martha’s Table, dedicated to building a better future for children, their families, and many neighbors in the District of Columbia by increasing access to healthy starts, healthy eating, and healthy connections.
Citi Open Hosts Annual Tournament August 1st Through the 9th
The Citi Open Tennis Tournament is one of only 13 elite ATP World Tour 500-level events worldwide and the only one held in the United States.
Trio in Falls Church to Host National Oyster Day 3rd Through the 7th
From Monday, August 3rd through Friday, August 7th TRIO Grill will be offering a selection of local oysters at a special price.
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Daikaya to Host Ramen 101 Class August 8th After Successful Debut
Priced at $28 per person (tax and gratuity not included), each ‘Sapporo Ramen 101’ experience begins at 10AM, and lasts an hour, ending at 11AM.
City Tap House Will Host at Stoudt’s Tap Takeover August 9th
Have brunch with Carol Stoudt, founder of Stoudt’s Brewing Company out of Adamstown, Pennsylvania and will load their beer lines with the best year round, seasonal, and brewer’s reserve style beers.
‘The’ Beer Week Event Hosted at The Quarterdeck August 10th
All you can eat crabs plus $1 DC Brau Drafts and $5 pitchers. But first, tickets are $45
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Spirit of Washington Hosts Crab Leg Feast August 15th
Boarding at 11am and cruising from 11:30am to 1:30pm, with prices from $64.90 per adult, AYCE snow crab legs, sides, salads, and an assortment of desserts!
Ambar Offers 4-Courses for $35 During Restaurant Week Starting the 17th and Extending to the 30th
TRY: Grilled Duck Breast with duck “cracklins”, orange-saffron glazed onion and allspice jus; Drunken Mussels with Rakia, garlic, capers, lemon, somun and cream