All the D.C. news that’s fit to eat (and drink).
This week in BYT Food: Taste Tests, First Looks and More
- We tried out some cocktails and southern-fried treats at Arlington’s Tupelo Honey Cafe.
- The Rammys went down on Sunday, and we were there snapping pictures of all the classy action.
- Graffiato payed homage to its roots with a special Jersey Shore menu, and we were happy to give it a shot.
- Last Friday was National Doughnut Day, and we dug up the most delicious doughy specials in town.
Upcoming Food Events:
- June 13 – Take a bourbon-soaked tour of D.C. at the D.C. Bourbon Bash! Meet at R.F.D. for check-in and live bluegrass, and then follow a trail of bourbon through the city.
- June 14 – Download the Boozy social drinking app and head to Eat the Rich for a Boozy-sponsored bar crawl with a free first drink.
- June 15 – Barrel is celebrating National Bourbon Day with a tasting and dinner menu chosen specifically for the occasion.
- June 27 – GoCrawling.com is sponsoring the Beer Olympics on U Street. Grab some friends and enter as a team for a shot at winning a fat stack of cash.
- August 9-16 – D.C. Beer Week seeks to educate all on good beer through events and seminars, kicking off with an event at Union Market featuring 20 of the region’s best breweries.
- Summer Long – Chef Christopher Morgan of The Partisan curated a new menu at McClellan’s Retreat in Dupont, featuring new bites Angostura Beef Jerky and a Pork Belly Cuban sandwich.
- Summer Long – Del Campo will be offering a fixed price traditional Argentine asado dinner.
Other Food News:
- Richard Sandoval walked away from the recently-opened Mango Tree. (via Eater)
- DGS Delicatessen is slated to open in Mosaic District, featuring Jewish deli classics. (via Eater)
- Crumbs & Whiskers, the much-anticipated cat cafe, set an opening date for June 20. (via Eater)
- In the wake of all the FIFA controversy, Boundary Stone has $5 drafts of D.C. Brau Corruption (…get it?!). (via Eater)
- There’s a new farmers market on Wednesdays in Columbia Heights from now until September 30 (PoPville).
- Petworth’s culinary incubator EatsPlace will be hosting a Filipino street-food pop-up June 12-13. (WaPo).