Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Watergate Introduces Retro Bikes and Gourmet Picnics

From our friends at The Watergate Hotel...

Just in time for sunny weather and National Picnic Day on April 23, The Watergate Hotel has announced their new Pedal & Picnic offering! Guests can explore the banks of the Potomac River while picnicking in style with a custom picnic basket complete with a gourmet to-go meal crafted by Executive Chef Michael Santoro paired with The Watergate Hotel’s custom-designed, charmingly retro bicycles.

The exclusive menu includes:

• Chef’s selection of cheeses and crackers
• Chef’s selection of charcuterie
• Homemade pickles and classic accouterments
• Crudité platter accompanied with hummus and tzatziki
• Path Valley seasonal marinated vegetables
• Selection of roast beef, turkey club or grilled vegetable sandwich
• Selection of brownies or lemon tartlets
• With water and juices $150 (serves two)
• With ½ bottle of Champagne $180 (serves two)
• With full bottle of Champagne $230 (serves two)

All picnic basket and bicycle reservations must be made 48 hours in advance at or by calling (202) 827-1600.