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This Week in DC: August 15-21

There are some exciting happenings this week in the District! Restaurant Week is upon us, as well as bottomless mimosas, and al fresco workouts. Check out our guide for your social calendar this week. And don’t miss our fabulous party with Caudalíe on Thursday night!


Today is the first day of D.C. Restaurant Week! Take this opportunity to experience new restaurants you’ve been meaning to cross of your to-do list and explore D.C.’s culinary scene. Make sure you do your research beforehand so you can hit the best spots. We love Lavagna’s deal–for the first course, you can split a pasta or salumi board, then pick any pasta or entree, and then finally, dessert for $35. Don’t forget about Bethesda Restaurant Week as well. Silver is offering lunch and dinner options and is waiting to please you with their small plates, entrees, and scrumptious desserts.


Enjoy Commissary’s Bottomless Mondays brunch! All-you-can-drink mimosas or Bloody Marys for just $15 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. You can’t beat that! Topped off with yummy brunch and a popular patio and you have yourself the best Monday ever. 1443 P St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Shoppers can enjoy outdoor music, extended shopping hours, and in-store activations from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the north end of Shaw. Participating retailers include Landmark Theater, Kit + Ace, Riide, ServeU, Chrome Industries, Lettie Gooch, Steven Alan, Read Wall, Glen’s Market, Cherry Blossom Creative, Typecase Industries, Bazaar Spices, and Washington Project for the Arts.


Spend date night with DC Harvest on H Street. Enjoy two cocktails, two entrees, and one dessert for $50. Start the night off with any one of the tasty cocktails such as the Betty White or Swampoodle Sour. Try the new entrée options–scallops or vegan pasta. Finish off with the coconut macaroon cake or the two new dessert options as well. Take a look at their Instagram for pictures of the delicious food and daily deals. 517 H St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

Shake Shack is celebrating the opening of its 100th location worldwide with free ShackBurgers across the U.S.! The celebration comes on the heels of the Boston Seaport Shake Shack opening next week, which marks the 100th Shake Shack location around the globe. This means every Shake Shack in the DMV and Baltimore (except Nats Park) will open at 10:30 a.m. and give away free Shackburgers to the first 100 guests. 


Spend the night at Pinstripes and get in a game or bowling or bocce before dinner or with drinks. Bowling and bocce are $8 and $5 per hour per person, respectively. Sip on some craft cocktails such as the Margarita Italiano or an Old Fashion. Try some happy hour bites for $5-$7 such as flatbreads, calamari, or stuffed mushrooms. See our review of the spring menu here. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Head to Sunset Fitness in the Park–the outdoor weekly fitness classes every Wednesday in Georgetown. The series will feature free classes led by instructors from Georgetown fitness studios. Classes will take place every Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Be sure to visit the Georgetown BID for a full schedule and sign up sheets. 1055 Thomas Jefferson St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Spend the night with us Bitches and Caudalíe at CityCenter! Enjoy a night of mini facials, wine, cheese, swag bags, and shopping. The event is free–just register here. Our fabulous shopping party will take place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. See you there! 953 Palmer Alley N.W., Washington, D.C.


Can make it to our party? Detox during your lunch break. Logan 14 offers an amazing deal during the week, with their 30-minute express services including massages, facials, and blow outs. Stop in between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for 30 minutes of bliss. 1314 B 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Head to Jazz in the Garden on the National Mall at the Sculpture Garden after work tonight. We recommend getting there early and packing your own picnic to avoid the lines and prices at the café. 6th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Take a trip to Bethesda and experience Silver’s new menu! Not only do they have amazing new items to choose from as well scrumptious rotating specials, they just debuted a $5 happy hour menu! Everything from wine, to drafts, to cocktails, and appetizers are just $5. Run, don’t walk to those Buffalo Bleu cheese French fries. 7150 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD.


Hit the patio with your tribe! Check out the best patios for brunch in D.C. Think Vinoteca, Art & Soul, Bar Deco, Central, Policy, or Barcelona.

Enjoy listening to White Ford Bronco at the 930 Club tonight! The show is from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. Tickets are only $22! 815 V St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Start eating your way through our Best Brunches in D.C. list! See which one of your friends can get to the most Bitch-approved spots before the end of the summer.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Eatwell DC, Logan 14, Lavagna, Pinstripes, Silver, and DC Harvest. While this article 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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