News for Restaurants in Washington DC
Firefly's new Beat the Clock happy hour features progressively timed and priced drink specials. The happy hour is available every Monday through Friday, starting at 3 p.m., when select drinks are $1; the pricing increases in increments of $1 every hour, maxing out at $4 by 7 p.m., and on Monday nights the pricing will stay at $4 until last call. Chef Danny Bortnick will also offer a selection of Seven Salty Snacks, all available for $5 throughout the 3 p.m.-7 p.m. happy hour. Sixty-four-ounce growlers of Batch 19, a special brew made from a pre-prohibition era recipe, will be available for $15 during happy hour and $20 after. Firefly, Hotel Madera, 1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202-861-1310.
A pre- and post-theater Marquee Menu is now being offered at chef-owner Ris Lacoste's RIS. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Theatre and the soon-to-open West End Cinema are just up the road. The Kennedy Center provides a free shuttle, just steps away from RIS on Washington Circle. The signature three-course Marquee Menu is $35 per person, available daily before 6:30 p.m. or after 10 p.m. For more information or for reservations call 202-730-2500 or visit http://www.risdc.com/. RIS, 2275 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-730-2500.
A new meshwi menu is now available at Neyla, featuring skewers cooked on a charcoal meshwi in traditional Mediterranean style. This method of charcoal grilling brings out the flavors of the meats and spices in each dish, and imparts a smoky, grilled flavor. Neyla's full meshwi menu is offered for $35 per person during dinner hours. Neyla, 3206 N. St. NW, Washington, DC 20007, 202-333-6353.
This holiday season, The Source by Wolfgang Puck will offer its 15-layer carrot cake made-to-order and available at the restaurant for purchase. Executive chef Scott Drewno's moist, spiced cake with cream cheese filling is available in small (4-8 people), medium (10-12 people) and large (12-20 people) sizes, and priced at $30, $60 and $90 respectively. To place an order, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-637-6100. The Source by Wolfgang Puck, Newseum, 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202-637-6100.
RIS chef-owner Ris Lacoste, a food and football fan, has unveiled a new Hang Time menu, which will be available at the bar and in the café seating areas every Sunday from noon to close throughout the NFL season. The game time specials extend behind the bar as well. All day each Sunday guests can choose from Abita Light or a Bloody Mary for only $4. Reservations in the dining room are always recommended but they are not required to take advantage of the Hang Time menu. For more information or to make reservations call 202-730-2500 or visit http://www.risdc.com/. RIS, 2275 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-730-2500.
Nage Bistro executive chef Glenn Babcock has introduced Meatless Monday menus with meat-free cuisine. Chef Babcock's menus have always featured innovative vegetarian selections. The Meatless Monday menus will feature three appetizers, four entrées and three desserts and will be available every Monday for lunch and dinner. Menu selections will rotate based on market availability and seasonality. Nage Bistro, Courtyard Washington Embassy Row, 1600 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202-448-8005.
Co Co. Sala owners Bharet Malhotra and Nisha Sidhu have opened the Co Co. Chocolate Boutique, showcasing artisanal, handcrafted retail chocolates and offering the ideal locale to pick up signature chocolates for take-away purchase. The new retail boutique also offers chocolate bars and hand-sculpted chocolate and sugar showpieces. Co Co. Sala, 929 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004, 202-347-4265.
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