Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Arabian Sights Film Festival Returns October 20-29

Blessed Benefit opens this year's Arabian Sights Film Festival

From our friends at Filmfest DC...

The 22nd annual Arabian Sights Film Festival, October 20-29, is pleased to announce its selection of diverse and thought-provoking films from the Arab world. Films are American and Washington, DC premieres. All films are screened with English subtitles.

FallBack Fridays & Retro Menus at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC

From our friends at the Westend Bistro...

The patio of Westend Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. is going retro for the fall season with FallBack Fridays each Friday evening from 4:30 - 10:30 PM, offering refined renditions of culinary favorites from the 80s and 90s.

RARE Steak and Seafood Debuts Midwestern Hospitality in Downtown DC on November 1

RARE Steak and Seafood (Photo: RARE)

From our friends at RARE Steak and Seafood...

RARE Steak and Seafood Debuts Midwestern Hospitality in Downtown DC

Wisconsin restauranteur brings an escalated dining experience just steps from the White House

RARE Steak and Seafood will bring a taste of Wisconsin to the nation’s capital when it opens its doors to the public on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 1595 I Street, NW (corner of 16th & I “Eye” Streets, NW.) The restaurant which focuses on exquisite cuts of meat, fresh seafood, and an extensive wine selection also offers a history of Midwestern family hospitality.

More Michelin Stars Arrive in Washington, DC

From our friends at Michelin...

Second Edition of Restaurant Guide Arrives in U.S. Capital, Awards Stars to Komi and M├ętier

Michelin today released the newest edition of the MICHELIN Guide Washington, DC 2018, and adds two more star selections to the nation’s capital.

La Boum Moves to St Yves, Kicks Off New Season with Celebrity Hosts

From our friends with La Boum Brunch...

La Boum Brunch Moves to St. Yves

DC’s wildest brunch kicks off a new season with celebrity hosts and new tech

DC’s favorite day party, La Boum Brunch is delighted to announce they have moved to the “extravagant” and “photographable” new Dupont Circle club St. Yves (1220 Connecticut Avenue, NW.) The move comes just in time for a string of celebrity hosted brunch parties.

Gluten-Free Takeover at GCDC, October 25th

From our friends at GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar...

GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar, Washington’s first and only grilled cheese centric restaurant and bar is going entirely gluten free for one night only in recognition of our large and loyal gluten free following. All of our sandwiches will be grilled on bread from DC’s own Rise Bakery, our mac and cheese made with GF pasta, our beer lines replaced with hard ciders from Bold Rock, and Tito’s Vodka - the gold standard in GF distilling will be featured. Rise is baking a special GF dessert as well!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sagamore Spirit to Launch New, Limited-Time Whiskies

From our friends at Sagamore Spirit...

To celebrate the fall season, Sagamore Spirit recently announced that it is launching two limited-time offer whiskey selections under its Sagamore Reserve label: Double Oak and Moscatel Barrel Finish. The releases will be available this week in stores where Sagamore Spirit products are currently sold.

Contest: Win Passes to See Suburbicon

We're giving away 25 admit-2 passes to see an advance preview of Paramount Pictures' Suburbicon, directed by George Clooney and starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac. The screening takes place on Monday, October 23 at AMC Mazza Gallerie: It starts at 7:00 PM but seats are first-come, first-served; so winners are encouraged to show up sooner than later (between 5:45 PM and 6:15 PM.) Seating is not guaranteed. Fill in the entry form below, and we'll select 25 winners to receive a pass for two. Winners will be notified by e-mail. All entries must be received before Wednesday, October 18th at 11:59 PM EST, so act fast. Good luck!

First Chesapeake Oyster & Beer Festival to Be Held at the Capitol Riverfront, October 21

From our friends at the Chesapeake Oyster & Beer Festival...

Tell Trump and Congress to Go "Shuck It" at the First Chesapeake Oyster & Beer Festival, Capitol Riverfront, October 21

The Chesapeake Oyster & Beer Festival, produced by The Trigger Agency, is coming to the Capitol Riverfront on Saturday, October 21 to benefit the Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation. The all-day Festival features over 50 wines, beers, spirits and over 30,000  oysters, plus one angry mermaid.

Mixology Fun + Haunted White House Tales at the Willard Intercontinental, October 19

From our friends at the Willard InterContinental...

Just in time for Halloween - Join Jim Hewes, legendary bartender at the Round Robin Bar and the 2017 Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year, and Ed Lengel, Chief Historian at The White House Historical Association, as they explore the historic lore and ghostly tales of Washington and its most iconic landmark, The White House. As a home with a history dating back to 1800, The White House has its fair share of supernatural stories.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Men's Soccer: #8 LIU Post 4 UDC 3

LIU Post's Vittorio Argeri scores the game-winning goal in OT

From our friends at UDC Athletics...

Upset-Minded UDC Squanders Two-Goal Second Half Lead in 4-3 Overtime Loss to No. 8 LIU Post

Leading 3-1 just minutes into the 2nd half, the University of the District of Columbia men's soccer team surrendered three unanswered goals to LIU Post, including the game-winner by Vittorio Argeri just 41 seconds into the overtime session, as the Firebirds' bid to upset the No. 8 ranked team in the country ended in a heartbreaking, 4-3 loss on Senior Day at UDC Field.

The New Mutants Movie Trailer

The New Mutants

IMDb Plot: Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves. Opens April 13, 2018