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All the DC news that’s fit to eat (and drink).

This week in BYT Food:





Upcoming Food Events:

  • Wednesday, September 17 – Legal Seafoods’ Oyster Festival starts today and lasts until October 14.
  • Saturday, September 20DC VegFest will take over Yards Park and there will be more vegetables than you have ever seen in your life.
  • Saturday, September 20- In an ironic (yet magical?) case of conflicting plans, Capitol Bacon Fest will also take place on Saturday.

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  • Saturday, September 20 – Though it’s borderline impossible that you still have nothing to do on Saturday, the Food for Thought Festival will take place at Piscataway Park in Accokeek, MD. Wear your giant corn costume.
  • Saturday, September 20 – September 20: The day that will go down in Food News history as the most possible plans in one day. The DC State Fair is also happening today.
  • Sunday, September 21 – The Festicle: Midget wrestling, live music and cook-offs. Whatever.
  • Futher ahead: both HRC’s CHEFS FOR EQUALITY and CAPITAL FOOD FIGHT tickets are on sale. Great events, great causes.


Everything else that’s fit to eat (and drink):

  • Do you love sports? That’s great. Go watch them at these bars. (via Eater)
  • YELP Rants – now protected by the Congress (via In The Capital)
  • like &Pizza? You’re in luck – it seems like they’re opening new locations EVERYWHERE (via DCist)
  • Room 11 debuts the taco choco. ALL HAIL THE TACO CHOCO (via Eater)

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  • Celebrities, they’re just like us – they OVER instagram their food too (via Buzzfeed)
  • Chuy’s opened in Fairfax and Tex-Mex fans rejoiced. (via Washingtonian)