Washington DC Food and Drink

Tiki TNT rolls out specials on National Rum Day

Tiki TNT at the District Wharf is celebrating National Rum Day, Tuesday, August 16 with all-day specials. The Polynesian-style cocktail “dive” will feature owner Tod Thrasher’s award-winning rum and Happy Hour Daiquiris at half price.

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The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) celebrated local restaurant industry professionals

Here are the 2022 RAMMY Award winners

RAMMYS returns in pre-pandemic format, bringing local restaurant industry together

The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) celebrated local restaurant industry professionals Sunday, July 24 with the RAMMY Awards. The DMV food scene’s brightest were honored on stage, receiving their awards. It was the first time they were able to gather in regular fashion after a modified event in 2021 and virtual-only events in 2020.

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Tiger Fork Night Market returns in 2022

Angel Barreto of Anju, former chef of Himitsu Janny Kim take over kitchen for July event

Tiger Fork will return its Night Market in 2022. The July 28 event at the Blagden Alley restaurant will see the likes of Angel Barreto of Anju and Janny Kim of Jailbreak Brewing Company as visiting chefs. The lively Night Market, taking place from 7 p.m. to midnight, aims to take diners on a sensory trip to Hong Kong.

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Mexican restaurant dLeña opened its new patio for the summer

dLeña unveils new patio for summer

See and be seen: Sip a Dahlia Reposado Margarita on the patio during National Tequila Day

Mexican restaurant dLeña in Washington’s Mount Vernon Triangle opened its new outdoor patio for the summer. The patio will seat 80 and boasts ceiling fans and special lighting. In addition it will feature precipitation sensors to shield the patio automatically during bad weather.

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Malaysian-inspired sports bar Thirsty Crow will be hosting its Eats and Beats pop-up series

Thirsty Crow hosts Eats and Beats pop-up series

Weekly gatherings feature pop-up food, DJ music

Malaysian-inspired sports bar Thirsty Crow will be hosting its Eats and Beats pop-up series this summer. During July, Mondays will be dedicated to the special gatherings for guests from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The remaining pop-ups this month will feature dishes from Chef Marco Salierna of Churros Taqueria and Chef Matthew Gaston’s Afro-Portuguese concept ‘Frango.”

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