Thursday, February 12, 2015

Celebrate President's Day, Fat Tuesday & the Oscars at Boqueria

Nothing beats the holidays... especially in February. Best of all, these holidays require no gifts - unless you count unlimited tapas at one of DC's best restaurants a gift (I do!) Boqueria DC is hosting three special (very distinctive) promotions for President's Day, Fat Tuesday and the Academy Awards; so all that's left to do, is decide which one(s) to attend. Can't decide? Why not go to all three?

President's Day Unlimited Brunch (February 16, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM): This President's Day, celebrate at Boqueria DC with their special unlimited brunch tapas and drinks (usually offered only on weekends!) Guests can enjoy the bottomless tapas specials like Revuelto de Setas de Temporada, soft scrambled eggs, wild mushrooms, goat cheese, Idiazabal cheese and basil; Tortilla de Chorizo, traditional Spanish omelet of eggs, confit potatoes, Spanish onions and chorizo; Butifarra amb Mongetes, Stachowski pork sausage, baby white beans, salsa verde, red onion and cilantro; and more (full menu here: Drinks include red, white, and rose sangria, Mimosas, and draft beer. Brunch is $38 per person, and will be offered from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM on President's Day.

Fat Tuesday Celebration (February 17th, dinner hours): Keep the party going with Fiesta de Martes Gordo, or Fat Tuesday celebration. Diners can get the party started with Unlimited Tapas and Mardi Gras Sangrias for $45 per person. Tapas highlights include Pimientos de Padron, blistered Shishito peppers with sea salt; Calabaza Asada, butternut squash with hazelnuts, aged Mahon cheese and sobresada; Coliflor Rustida, Caramelized cauliflower, yogurt, mint, raisins, garlic and pine nuts; Albondigas, lamb meatballs with tomato sauce and sheep's milk cheese; and more. The celebration is $45 per person and reservations can be made by calling 202-558-9545. Complete menu can be seen here:

Oscars Viewing Party (February 22, 7 PM - midnight): Boqueria DC will be hosting an Oscars Viewing Party on Sunday, February 22nd from 7 PM - midnight. Hosted in the private dining room, guests will enjoy unlimited tapas and drinks for $45 per person. Highlights include Montados de Salmon, smoked salmon with celery, citrus, yogurt and basil on toast; Patatas Bravas, crispy potatoes with salsa brava and roasted garlic alioli; Gambas al Ajillo, shrimp with garlic and Guindilla pepper in oil; and more. Unlimited drinks include signature sangria, draft beer and cava. More information and complete menu here: The viewing party is $45 per person and reservations can be made by calling 202-558-9545.