Fri, May 26 - Mon, Sep 04
This Memorial Day through Labor Day, Gaylord National Resort offers a vacation destination like no other. Enjoy Aquafina Summer movie matinees, music mystery scavenger hunt and the Summer PJ party featuring a silent disco party. Throughout the summer celebration, Gaylord National will play homage to American Music – including jazz, country music and more – with first-class musical performers throughout the hotel and restaurants. The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with the Gaylord National Resort. Music of America package includes accommodations, $100 resort credit, two Capital Wheel tickets, and self-parking. $299 per night. 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Md. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Jun 21 - Sun, Aug 27
The most anticipated pop-up of the summer is coming. Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery presents the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar (PUB), in the spaces formerly known as Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat the Rich. At the Game of Thrones PUB, you will visit scenes from the North, the Red Keep, Mereen, the House of Black and White, and the Throne Room. Cocktails such as What is Dead May Never Die and The Lannisters Send their Regards will be paired with the show’s soundtrack. Swords, dragons, horns, and an Iron Throne help celebrate the show’s summer return. The Red Keep features the Armory, where you can pledge allegiance to your house banners, and take a picture as the flayed man on a custom piece built by The Strong Oaks Woodshop. Just not during the show itself when the bar will be closed. Ommegang Brewery’s Bend the Knee, the official Game of Thrones beer, will be on draft. Monday – Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 1839-1843 7th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Tue, Jul 11
Every Tuesday night throughout the summer, Brookland’s Finest will offer a special crab boil menu for dinner. The crab boil, created by chef and partner Shannan Troncoso, features Maryland blue crab with sweet corn, red potatoes and andouille sausage in a spicy Old Bay® broth. $30 per meal. 3126 12th Street NE. For more information please click here.
Tue, Jul 11 - Sat, Jul 15
To celebrate Bastille Day, Central will hold a weeklong celebration of festive food and wine pairings. On Tuesday, foie gras and country pate ($16) will be available. Grilled loup de mer, heirloom tomato ($32) will be served on Wednesday and Thursday’s special is duck leg confit, herb spaetzle ($27) with French wine pairings available each day for $11. On Friday and Saturday there will be a special three-course menu for $48 with optional French wine pairings for an additional $24. This fixed menu includes grougères and fricassé d’escargots in the appetizer course, a lamb chop, piperade, baby kale and yogurt cumin sauce entree and paris-brest f
Tue, Jul 11 - Sun, Jul 16
Join Parisian natives, chef Christophe and Michelle Poteaux as they celebrate Bastille Day with French-inspired cuisine. All week long, the restaurant will offer a three-course $35 prix fixe dinner of French classics. The restaurant is open on Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. 606 N Fayette Street, Alexandria, Va. For more information and to make a reservation, please call 703.519.3776 or click here.