PRIDE IN DC 2019
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken" is celebrating Capital Pride on June 8th and 9th, the DC only location will offer a rainbow-striped Pride Doughnut
Brabo Brasserie is swirling a rainbow into their signature dessert with the colorful Rainbow Baked Alaska. The Rainbow Baked Alaska features layers of dense dark chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, cherries, and Kirsch frozen mousse, positioned inside of an airy rainbow colored meringue before being flambeed tableside with 100 proof Virginia brandy infused for thirty days with whole vanilla beans and Grand Marnier. Brabo Brasserie will donate $1 from each $13 Rainbow Baked Alaska sold to The Trevor Project, an American non-profit organization focusing on suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth.
DNV ROOFTOPâ€™S â€œGAYWATCHâ€ POOL PARTY "SUNDAY, JUNE 9 On Sunday, June 9, DNV Rooftop will round out the nationâ€™s capital Pride weekend with "Baywatch," a beach-themed pool party and hangover brunch. Special $15 large-format cocktails like the â€œMan-griaâ€ and the "Bella-lini" will be served in a beach bucket. DJ Alkimist
Le Diplomate's curbside Glaces de Diplomate ice cream cart from Michelin-star pastry chef Fabrice Bendano will feature a colorful Rainbow Cone, creamy French-style glace made in house daily, covered completely in colorful rainbow sprinkles. ALL proceeds from the $5 cone being donated to the Capital Pride Alliance.
Osteria Morini's, pastry chef, Tova Hillman, and team are celebrating Capital Pride Festival with a colorful and decadent Rainbow Italian Almond Cake. The cake, made from a fine almond flour blend, is five layers of colorful almond cake separated by sweet and tangy layers of raspberry and apricot jam and coated in a silky dark chocolate glaze. The five-layer Rainbow Almond Cake will be offered from May 31st through June 9th, for $11 with 20% of the proceeds going to Casa Ruby.
June 2, the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, Sweetgreen will be donating $1 from each bowl purchased to Covenant House, the largest provider of services for homeless youth in the world. With 25% of those youth in their care identifying as LQBTQ+, Covenant Houseâ€™s trauma-informed, resilience-focused, and culturally sensitive approach creates a safe and affirming space where homeless youth can pursue their passions and purpose, and live healthy and productive lives.