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This Week in D.C.: January 2-8

Happy New Year! We hope you’re feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on 2017! Get back into your groove with this week’s activities.


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. SweatBox also offers introductory packages to help beginners find their stride. For just $99, users can purchase their New Client Package featuring three sessions and a MYZONE Heart Rate Monitor. The first class 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 our favorite 14th Street salon and snag yourself some great deals. Buy three services for the price of two! The services don’t expire until March so you have plenty of time to get in your facials and massages. These make the perfect gifts as well! Grab a few for yourself, friends, and family. 1314 B 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.  


It’s Taco Tuesday! Spend happy hour at Commissary and snag tacos and draft beer for $2.50 each. The tacos include chicken, pulled pork, Mahi Mahi, and avocado. Only great deals and great vibes during happy hour here. Grab a spot at the bar and enjoy! Happy hour is from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. 1443 P St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at Le Grenier’s bar. Every first Tuesday of the month, you can join a complimentary wine tasting featuring the upcoming new menu. Each tasting will offer three white wines and three red wines. 502 H St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Start 2017 by moving to fun Latin music after work at the Kennedy Center from 6-7 p.m. Zumba is one of many free New Year Resolution classes being offered in January. No tickets required! Enjoy salsa, merengue, samba, flamenco, hip hop, and more! 2700 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Spend your late night with Logan Tavern for their bonus happy hour! From 9 p.m. until close from Sunday to Thursday, enjoy $6 small plates and drinks on 14th Street. We have our eyes on the grilled cheese, Brussels sprouts, and a glass of Rioja. Cheers! 1423 P St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Treat yourself to a new painting for your apartment at Art Jamz. There are various locations all over D.C. and Virginia, so there’s no excuse not to grab a couple friends and enjoy some quality time together while you create your masterpiece to decorate your abode. Purchase a bottle of wine and you’re in for a terrific Tuesday evening.


Lavagna now has a tasting menu available with wine pairings for parties between four and eight guests. The pricing starts at $40 per person for dinner and $30 for wine pairings. Email or call 202-546-5006 for reservations. We love brunch, happy hour, and dinner from this staple Italian spot–so we’re sure to love the tasting menu! 539 8th St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

For the month of January, Cork and Fork will present three wine classes on California, Tuscany, and Champagne during which they celebrate these popular wine producing regions with a tasting and class on eight wines in the mid-tier price point of $30-$70. The class series will introduce you to a selection of higher priced wines that represent the perfect integration of aroma, palate, and overall profile, demonstrating the depth and immense complexity the wines offer. The class is $45 from 7:30-9 p.m. 1522 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


The District’s favorite underground grilled cheese sensation is back with a fresh menu for winter. Enjoy five sandwiches and two specialty cocktails–and salad so that you don’t feel quite so guilty about all that cheese and butter. All the ingredients are sourced locally (and organically) to the extent possible. Tickets are $48. Mount Pleasant, Washington, D.C.

The Bluejacket Friday Night Tasting Tour is a special brewery tour that is offered weekly. Upon arrival, guests will be treated to one of a signature drafts, followed by a full tour of the brewery and operations with three tastings throughout the tour. At the conclusion, guests will head to the Bottle Shop & Tasting Room to enjoy a flight of three additional tastings each expertly paired with snacks. Tickets are $35. The event begins at 7 p.m. 300 Tingey St. S.E., Washington, D.C.


Make today all about brunch! We love Pennsylvania 6 for the unlimited mimosa and Bloody Mary bar, $1 oysters, and $5 oyster shooters. They took home Best Downtown Brunch in our 2016 Best and Worst Brunch Guide! You’ll have a blast at this popular downtown locale. 1350 Eye St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

If you’re looking to start your New Year’s resolution on the right note, go sweat with Whole Foods at their free Feed Your Resolution Fitness Crawl. Whole Foods has teamed up with the Glover Park Washington Sports Clubs, CorePower Yoga, and Balance Gym locations to offer you a taste of some fitness options that will help you meet your health and wellness goals. Starting at Whole Foods and then walk to a thirty minute class at each club and then return to Whole Foods for a healthy snack and raffle prizes. Register here. 2323 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Take in a show at The Kennedy Center! Wicked will be playing tonight which is sure to be a stellar performance. Ticket prices are steep, but they are definitely worth it. Show times are 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Purchase them here. 2700 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Head to Georgetown for brunch today and enjoy the shops, waterfront, ice skating, and ever delicious macarons by Olivia Macaron–the perfect post-brunch treat! We love Via Umbria, Café Milano, Fiola Mare, Chez Billy Sud, and Marcel’s.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with EatWell DC, Logan 14, Lavagna, Olivia Macaron, Pennsylvania 6, and SweatBox. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from these 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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