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This Week in DC: July 25-31

It’s a packed week, Bitches! Take off work early and enjoy summer! There’s only one month left … we can’t believe it either. Don’t let your summer slip by without attending any amazing summertime events. Here’s your calendar for the week.

Mark your calendars! 

Y’all know the Bitches through a fab fête! Join us Tuesday, August 2 for the Midsummer Soiree on the Gibson patio. Your $35 ticket includes all the summer cocktails and rosé you can drink, a photobooth, a braid bar from Logan 14 Aveda, a South Moon Under pop up shop, tacos from CHAIA, and more. Plus, go home with a gift bag loaded with goodies including jewelry from Rachelle Celine, treats from Olivia Macaron and Whisked! and much more. Tickets, $35, all inclusive. 6:30-9:30 p.m., August 2, the Gibson.



Kick off the week on a relaxing note and detox before all the brunching and boozing commences this weekend. Logan 14 offers an amazing deal during the week, with their 30-minute express services including massages, facials, and blow outs. We’ve been eyeing the Outer Peace Facial and the Reflexology massage. So stop in on your lunch break between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for 30 minutes of bliss. 1314 B 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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.


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.

Learn the art of cooking the perfect paella with the Barcelona Top Chef on the gorgeous patio. Tickets are $25 per person plus tax and gratuity. Please call (202) 588-5500 for reservations. 1622 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Head to dinner the night 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! So, go ahead—get that second or third glass of wine. You deserve it. 539 8th St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

Bar Dupont will raise funds for Food & Friends, a D.C. based non-profit on a mission to provide medically-specialized meals and nutrition counseling to people living with life-challenging illnesses. Beginning at 11:00 a.m., the neighborhood restaurant in Dupont Circle will donate 15 percent of its proceeds from the day’s sales to support Food & Friends. In addition, a special extended happy hour will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring live music, food, and drink specials, and a chance to learn more about Food & Friends’ work in the community. 1500 New Hampshire Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

UniverSoul Circus returns for a world-class, live entertainment extravaganza at National Harbor at the Plateau until July 31. UniverSoul Circus introduces big top thrill-seekers to phenomenal performances by the most sought-after circus performers in the world. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of global cultures and ethnicity into a stellar production that blends circus arts, theater, and music. Showtimes and ticket prices vary. 165 Waterfront St., Fort Washington, MD.


IDA ROSE is so excited to celebrate the launch of its event planning and design company! Please join them for a night of captivating entertainment, delectable treats and eats, ravishing artwork, exquisite flowers and ambiance, incredible people, and an open bar featuring tasty and exclusive IDA ROSE concoctions! 1333 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Dean & DeLuca in Georgetown is inviting guests to celebrate summer with fine wine and epicurean delights. Free and open to the public, Georgetown’s in-store event will feature three tasting areas showcasing three specialty vintners paired with delicacies from Dean & DeLuca’s catering, prepared foods, and cheese and charcuterie selections. 3276 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Tap your inner artist and sip on your favorite wine or beer with painting experts from local studio, Uncork’d Art. Whether you make it into a date night, ladies night or something casual, this two-hour event is sure to be a fantastic experience. They equip you with a canvas, painting instructors, art supplies, one complimentary alcoholic beverage, and a spread of complimentary appetizers. Tickets are $40. 4530 40th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


A four-course dinner to remember! Join Art and Soul tonight as Chef Hamilton Johnson of the forthcoming restaurant, Honeysuckle, hosts a pop-up dinner on our patio, cooking alongside Art and Soul Executive Chef Douglas Alexander. Earlier this year, Johnson participated in the Food and Fun Festival held in Reykjavik, Iceland, so they’re toasting to the Icelandic Summer theme. The menu includes four courses and four drink pairings. Tickets are $70. 415 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Join Events. BKE & International Club of DC at the Penthouse Rooftop Lounge at Vida for a sunset rooftop soiree featuring an evening of music, art, and views of the D.C. skyline. As you meet, network, and socialize with friends in an elegant setting, watch the sunset along with an art exhibition by local artists. and Live body art and various performances. The art exhibit will feature a local artist and you are able to purchase the artwork. 1612 U 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.

Drink the District presents its 5th Annual Beer Fest! This is the event that started it all. Join them as they celebrate the 5th Annual Beer Fest. Drink the District’s Beer Fest is a celebration of beer, summer, and youth in the nation’s capital. The following items are included in your ticket: three-hour session, unlimited tastings of 100+ beers, all day live entertainment and lawn games, and access to D.C.’s best food trucks. Tickets are $35. 195 L St. N.E., Washington, D.C.



Take your Bitches to brunch and check out all the amazing locales we love! Try Local 16, Convivial, Ocopa, Bar Deco, or Blue Duck Tavern.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Lavagna, DC Harvest, Pinstripes, Bar Deco, and Logan 14. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from the company.


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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