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This Week in DC: Aug 8-14

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It’s a busy and fun week in D.C.! Think tomato-centric meals, specialty cocktails, and indie movies galore! Don’t let the rest of the summer slip away from you–it’s not over yet.

Monday

It’s Tomato Week at The Pig! For $35, you will get four courses brimming with lovely tomatoes straight from the farm! Think gazpacho, seared scallops, plum and tomato tarts, and much more. Call 202.290.2821 or make a reservation on Open Table. The tomato deals will be available through August 14th starting at 5 p.m. 1320 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Dram & Grain is going “Dram & Green” for one night, featuring six eco-friendly cocktails from D&G’s Benny Hurwitz and guest bartender Justin Hampton. The one-night menu will also incorporate local spirits, produce and herbs such as lemon verbena, purple basil and tangerine sage sourced from the home gardens to help reduce all of our carbon footprints. All six cocktails will be $13 from 7 p.m. until close. 2007 18th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Tuesday

Head to the Angelika movie theater at Union Market to take in a show and munch on sweet and savory treats. Save your ticket stub to get some great deals at Righteous Cheese and Raphannock. 550 Penn St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

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Head to The Liaison Rooftop Pool & Lounge for the next Support a Cause Tuesday! They’ll donate 10-15% off food and beverage sales from 5 p.m.-close to the local non-profit, Food & Friends. The mission of Food & Friends is to foster a community caring for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling. Register here. 415 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Wednesday

Tonight, head to dinner at Lavagna for a great cause. Every Wednesday, the charming Barracks Row spot donates 10 percent of proceeds go towards a charity as part of its Dine Out for Charity night. Go for happy hour from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and order $4 beers, $7 cocktails, and 25 percent off glasses of wine. Order any of the fresh pastas, bruschetta, charcuterie and cheese, or delicious entrees. No need to feel guilty for indulging because you’re helping a great cause! Plus, they have a great dog-friendly patio! 539 8th St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

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Thursday

Celebrate summer by enjoying local treasures of craft beer and cheese at Righteous Cheese! The DMV and DC-area have become home to several brewers and cheese makers in recent years, and it’s no surprise that there are some great pairings to be found.  Through tasting four of Righteous Cheese’s favorite local brews and local artisanal cheeses, you’ll learn how to pair cheese and beer while getting the lowdown on the funky stories behind some special makers. Fromager Melissa Provinsal will delve into the story behind each cheese and beer, as well as give advice about selecting, serving, pairing, and more. Tickets are $49. 1309 5th St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

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Friday

Travel half way around the world without leaving DC. Experience Malaysia as you enjoy cultural music, dance, food, drinks, art, and more. Learn more about its land, history and culture in one fantastic evening. Join the diplomats as they experience centuries of culture from this South Asian treasure. Tickets are $50. 3516 International Court N.W., Washington, D.C.

Saturday

It’s the D.C. Mojito March! Enjoy six specialty editions of the classic rum cocktail as you explore six of Dupont Circle’s best bars during this all day mojito adventure. Tickets are $55. The party starts at Buffalo Billiards. 133o 19th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

 

Sunday

Head to brunch with the girls! Take a look at our most recent A+ reviews: Café Milano, La Boum, Belga Café, Sette Osteria, and Espita Mezcaleria.  

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with EatWell and Lavagna. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from the company.

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