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This Week in D.C.: January 30–February 6

February is almost upon us–which means chocolate, football parties, and award shows. Get excited for a week of workouts, chocolate tastings, and parties galore! 

Mark your calendars! Grab your gals for a night of shopping, wine, and mini facials! Bitches Who Brunch and Caudalíe invite you to join our Galentine’s Day event on Tuesday, February 7th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at CityCenterDC.


Head to Cyclone Anaya’s for a jumbo sized deal–$5 jumbo sized margaritas all day long! That’s half the price of their happy hour price. What a deal. We love this Mosaic District spot for the adorable and practical neighborhood (hello, Target) and amazing drinks and quesadillas. 2911 District Ave., Fairfax VA

Monday Mashups are back with a big one! Hank’s Dupont will have Ilegal Mezcal in the house with drinks in the Up Bar and an oyster shooter competition featuring some of the best and baddest guest bartenders… and YOU get to decide the winner! The shenanigans start at 8 p.m. 1624 Q. St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Head to Tonic’s weekly trivia–it’s free to play! Join the host Peanuts (that’s what they call him) and the rest of the trivia gang every Monday at 8:30 p.m. for an epic battle of the wits. Teams of 2-8 compete in all areas of knowledge to win a $50 Tonic gift card. Enjoy food and drink specials such as $3 Miller High Life’s, $4 tots, $6 beer cheese nachos, and $,75 wings. 2036 G St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Join ChurchKey tonight as they host their friends from Oskar Blues Brewery for an exceptional evening of revelry. They are featuring thirteen different beers from the Colorado brewery, including a TEN FIDY! There is no admission fee for this event and all Oskar Blues drafts will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. pours. 1337 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Spend the night with Studio Theatre seeing The Hard Problem. The play follows Hilary, a young psychology researcher at the prestigious institute. As she and her colleagues grapple with the ‘hard problem’ of defining consciousness, a thorny decision from Hilary’s past fuels her controversial stances—and a few suspect choices. The Hard Problem explores the difference between our brains and our minds, the nature of belief, and how to reconcile hard science with lived experience. Purchase your tickets here for an 8 p.m. show. 1501 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Spend date night with DC Harvest on H Street with the farm-to-table restaurant’s date night special. Enjoy two cocktails, two entrees, and one dessert for $50. Start the night off with any one of the tasty cocktails like the BWB spritz, named after your favorite bloggers! Try entrees such as scallops or quinoa cakes. Finish off with the coconut macaron cake or the s’mores pot du creme. Take a look at their Instagram for pictures of the delicious food and daily deals. 517 H St. N.E., Washington, D.C.


Join Petworth Citizen from 6-8 p.m. for Whiskey Wednesday with the Distillers from One Eight Distilling. They’ll be pouring tastes of the Rock Creek Rye, plus the skilled bartenders will create delicious cocktails with it as well. Distilled in small batches in a copper pot still and matured in the highest quality new American oak barrels, Rock Creek Rye is bottled at 94 proof, making it ideal for enjoying neat or in a favorite cocktail. As usual, all whiskeys are half-off on Wednesday nights. 829 Upshur St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Make a reservation at Iron Gate for the pop-up Valentine’s experience. An already romantic go-to date night spot, the restaurant is kicking off Cupid’s Day with red drinks, over-the-top decor, and even an R&B soundtrack. Bar-goers will be met with decorations like red lanterns, candles, heart projections on the ceiling, and more. 1734 N St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Celebrate love at the Phillips Gallery! Create Valentine cards for friends, family, or lovers. Spark new friendships while learning about art in a speed-friending activity and explore the collection with a love-related scavenger hunt. Sip on a “Love Potion Cocktail” and swoon to the sounds of Be Steadwell, a queer pop songwriter from D.C. specializing in vocal layering and cathartic love songs. Experience the “food of the gods” with a chocolate tasting provided by The Chocolate House. This event costs only $12 for non-members and only $10 for students. 1600 21st St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Spend happy hour at Lavagna and enjoy $4 beers, $7 cocktails, 25% off wine by the glass, $5 rail drink, and daily food specials. The wine of the month is Pinot Noir, GD Vajra, Langhe. Order a bottle for dinner tonight and enjoy freshly made pasta, cheese boards, and delectable desserts. 539 8th St. S.E., Washington, D.C.


Head to the disco for Chinese Downhill: An Après Ski Party. Bundle up to buckle down at the bar, because Chinese Disco is taking this party very seriously. Ice luges, shotskis, and a dash of Mötley Crüe will set your mind right for a debaucherous D.C. weekend. To be clear, they’re encouraging everyone to dress up for the part, even if the only thing you have is a Patagonia fleece. Enjoy $20 Shotskis and $5 luge shots. 3251 Prospect St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Head to brunch with your besties. Explore U and 14th Street for brunch and try Masa 14, El Rey, Satellite Room, Kapnos, or Policy.

It’s a chocolate kind of day!

Virginia is for chocolate lovers! Head to The Chocolate Lovers Festival in Fairfax this weekend and enjoy chocolate from all around the country. The Chocolate Lovers Festival is an annual two-day festival held in February features activities for all to enjoy. Today the events are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m. Join them for the Taste of Chocolate, the Chocolate Challenge, the ever-popular Kiwanis Chocolate Chip Pancake Breakfast, open houses at historic buildings, and much more! 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax, VA  

Discover the flavors of wine and chocolate this Valentine’s Day season as you indulge in an elegant and educational chocolate experience. Ingleside Vineyards is excited to welcome Potomac Chocolate for a wine and chocolate tasting. They will be pairing their Premium and Reserve series wines with delicious handmade chocolates from Potomac Chocolate. This seated event will take place in their intimate Barrel Room. Tickets are $45 per person and reservations are required. Give them a call at (804) 224.8687 to make reservations (credit card required). 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove, VA

Spend the day where a night out meets a live art exhibit. Fathom’s featured artists will interpret a prompt as a part of the live art exhibit at the Angelika Pop Up Movie Theater through music, paint, photography, film, and more. The event is from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m. Tickets are $20. Music provided by: Philip Goyette, Jandro, Keshani, Melis Onerli, Nazih Bissat, Rahischillin, Mastamind, and NEBO. 550 Penn St. N.E., Washington, D.C.


Bitches love football! Kick off your day with an intense workout from SweatBox so you can indulge in all the beer and wings later today. Throwing a party? Check out an award winning pumpkin chili recipe, here! We also love this bacon jalapeno mac n’ cheese recipe from Bar Deco.

Kick start your new 2017 body with SweatBox! Cycle and lift your way to the best post-holiday season body yet with this new high-intensity interval class. Beginning January 1st, SweatBox 101 will be offered every Sunday at 12:45 p.m. and is free to anyone interested in becoming acclimated to the program. Attendees will receive step-by-step instructions on how to effectively use the XT trainers for a variety of SweatBox exercises. Then, your first workout is on us! Sign up here and get moving! Don’t forget to spread the love on social media with the hashtag #BitchesWhoSweat. 1612 U St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Head to Orange Anchor Dock Bar for bottomless Orange Crushes and Miller Lites for only $25. Watch the game dockside and enjoy your evening on K Street. 3050 K St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Enjoy an authentic pig roast at The Big Stick while you take in the game. Hog Wild BBQ will be roasting a full pig on their patio and there will be plenty of fixin’s to go along with it. This will be the ultimate Sunday Funday. $20 per person includes all-you-can-eat pork, corn, fries, and coleslaw. The party starts at 3 p.m. 20 M St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Lavagna, DC Harvest, SweatBox, Cyclone Anaya’s, Bar Deco, and Studio Theatre. While this post was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from those companies.


Tess enjoys all things D.C. and food related. You can find her pursing a marketing career during the week while brunching and boozing all weekend. Will work for truffle potato chips.

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