Thursday, April 23, 2015

Et Voila! Celebrates Bastille Day with a Special Menu July 14-19

From our friends at Et Voila!...

This July, Et Voila!, a neighborhood favorite renowned for its Belgian/French fare, will celebrate Bastille Day, commemorating the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. Guests who dine from July 14th through July 19th can savor Executive Chef/Owner Claudio Pirollo’s three-course, prix fixe menu featuring classic French dishes for $39.95 (excluding tax and gratuity) per person. The menu begins with an appetizer of Croustillant Brie servi avec Salade Frisée, crispy brie with a frisée salad, followed by an entree choice of Onglet de Bœuf au Poivre Vert, hanger steak with green peppercorn sauce, Belgian fries, and a green salad, or Lapin à la Bière, braised rabbit leg with Brussels sprout stoemp, baby turnip, and cherry beer sauce. For dessert Francophiles can savor Pastry Chef Alex Malaise’s Abricot et Pistache Tarte, apricot and pistachio tart with strawberry ice cream.

WHEN:  Tuesday, July 14th through Sunday, July 19th exclusively during dinner service.  Dinner is served Monday from 5 PM to 9:30 PM, and Tuesday through Sunday from 5 PM to 10 PM.

WHERE:  Et Voila! was recently nominated by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s 2015 Favorite Gathering Place of the Year, and it is located at 5120 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Washington, D.C. 20016. For additional information please call (202) 237-2300 and visit Follow Et Voila! on Twitter @etvoiladc and on Facebook

WHY:  Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête nationale, and commonly Le quatorze juillet. The French National Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille on July14, 1789, as well as the Fête de la Fédération which celebrated the unity of the French people on 14 July 1790. Celebrations are held throughout France.