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This Week in DC: April 25 – May 1

Enjoy the last week in April (I can’t believe it) and attend any one of these wonderful events. Choose from the theater, date night dinner, festivals, and brunch. Or, go to them all! Enjoy, Bitches.


Studio Theatre is pleased to announce the extension of Deirdre Kinahan’s family drama Moment, now playing through April 30th. “Moment is a shattering family drama, a prodigal son story set in the suburbs of Dublin,” says Artistic Director David Muse. Purchase tickets here starting at $49. Read our review of Studio Theatre’s performance of Constellations. 1501 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Espita Mezcaleria, the newly opened Southern Mexican-inspired restaurant, will kick off their new monthly “Taco Takeover” series. On the last Monday of each month, guests can sample tacos from guest chefs hailing from D.C. and New York City. Tacos will be priced starting at $12 for two to three. The event will take place from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. 1250 9th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Make a reservation at Barcelona on 14th Street for a family-style dinner. Let the chef take you through a tour of Spain by highlighting the different regions with various courses of tapas. Tickets are $35 per person. Call for reservations starting at 7 p.m. 1622 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Enjoy dinner at a D.C. institution with a view. We experienced Charlie Palmer Steak this past weekend and were stunned that we’d never dined at this steak spot before! We recommend starting with the seafood platter and then sampling one of the many cuts of steak. Plus, the wine list is great! 101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


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 scallops, tuna, fried chicken, quinoa cakes, or strip steak. Finish off with the coconut macaroon cake, and s’mores for dessert. Take a look at their Instagram for pictures of the delicious food and daily deals. 517 H St. N.E., Washington, D.C.


Spend your night at the Rooftop Happy Hour at The Graham in Georgetown. Enjoy handcrafted specialty cocktails and network with fellow Washingtonians. Come in the early evening and enjoy a clear view of the dynamic neighborhood, serene landscape, and iconic monuments. Admission is $7 with online RSVP and $10 without online RSVP. The party starts at 6:30 p.m. and the evening concludes at 9 p.m.



Find out if your favorite restaurant is among the 65 restaurants participating in this evening for Dining Out for Life. Throughout the D.C. area, participating establishments will donate between 25-110 percent of their sales from lunch and dinner to Food & Friends. The proceeds raised will directly support the many adults and children still struggling to live with HIV/AIDS in our community who need nutritional care. Your meal will provide life-sustaining meals to countless neighbors in need. We recommend any Eatwell establishment, Le Diplomate, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, or MINTWOOD Place. Check here for a full list of restaurants participating today.



Enjoy a night at the Embassy of Austria for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a reception of delectable desserts along with wine served at the open bar. Come to hear the wonderful Russsian songs by Michail Glinka, Anton Arensky, Sergei Taneyev and Sergei Rachmaninov set to 19th century Russian poetry. Tickets are $65. The event begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m. 3524 International Ct. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Spend the weekend in Georgetown for the annual French Market. Over 35 Georgetown boutiques, antique shops, restaurants, and galleries display their designer goods, art and antique home furnishings along the sidewalks of Wisconsin Avenue offerings savings of up to 75 percent off. There will be live music, family fun, children’s activities, sidewalk sales, and even a Parisian Pup Photo Booth. The event takes place from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Don’t forget to stop by Olivia Macaron and pick up some authentic Parisian treats.


Head to Pinstripes for 5-hours of unlimited crawfish, drinks, music, and a great time raising money an even better cause! There will be hundreds of pounds of crawfish and an open bar with beer, wine, and spirits.  There will also be live music throughout the day and signature cocktails featuring Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka. Purchase tickets for $80 for a limited time. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Spend the day at the Springtime Beer Festival. Venture to the Village at Shirlington where the Capitol City Brewing Company will host its third annual Spring Beer Festival. The springtime beer-tasting event will include a line-up of 35 regional breweries. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the event. The event lasts from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. 4001 Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA.

The fourth annual Broccoli City Fest returns to Gateway Pavilion DC this Saturday. The eco-friendly music festival features a lineup of stars like Future and Jhene Aiko along with The Internet, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, BJ the Chicago Kid, Sango of the Soulection collective, and more. The festival is sold out, but you can volunteer to earn a tickets For more information, click here

The Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival returns this weekend. The festival will celebrate the community, local music, food, and culture all on the beautiful Anacostia River. The Festival will include six stages and eight hours of performances by over 40 local bluegrass, folk and Americana artists, games, beverages, food trucks, outdoor bike course, free kayaking courtesy of REI, giveaways, and children’s activities. The event takes place from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. 575 Oklahoma Ave. N.E., Washington, D.C.


Spend the day at River Farm in Alexandria at the Pre-Derby Party. Lounge in the house or gardens and bring a picnic blanket to relax while overlooking the Potomac. Guests will enjoy a bourbon bar sponsored by Maker’s Mark (with mint juleps, of course!), Kentucky Fried Chicken and biscuits, country ham, beer cheese, derby pie, and live bluegrass. The dress code is Derby-chic, with colorful sun dresses, big hats, seersucker, and bow ties. A silent auction full of fun items will also be available for guests, with all proceeds going toward the Kentucky Society. Purchase tickets for $69. The event is from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. 7931 East Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, VA.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Eatwell DC, Pinstripes, Olivia Macaron, Studio Theatre, 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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