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Baba
2901 Wilson Blvd. | Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 312-7978
Don’t forget to breath & Beet Salad $12 Both light items.

Honey notes in each of them and contrast from grapefruit and lime acidity in the cocktail with beet earthiness and sweet and spicy walnuts makes perfect pairing.

Zastava Sidecar & Crispy Shrimp $14:

Jalapeño from orange liqueur and shrimp match very well. Floral and citrus notes are good friends of this tempura seafood dish.

Baba Sazerac & Babas Signature Slider $16: Flavorful and juicy slider is paired with powerful whiskey cocktail. Sharpness of rye whiskey balance melted gouda cheese and rich prosciutto taste. Making every sip and bite excited.

As well we will offer all 3-course paring for $38


Bar Dupont 's Fine and Brandy paired w/spicy pork belly and Asian slaw. Photo Credit: Joy Asico

Bar Dupont 's Fine and Brandy paired w/spicy pork belly and Asian slaw. Photo Credit: Joy Asico

Bar Dupont
1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20036
(202) 797-0169
Cocktail: Fine and Brandy. Drawing on the long history of US-French relations it is a marriage of American Applejack Brandy and fine French Cognac, stirred down with Van Gogh coffee liqueur and pomegranate. The Drink is finished with the addition of Applewood smoke and garnished with a dark chocolate and candied orange zest. This rich, indulgent treat is paired with spiced pork belly, Asian slaw. The pairing will be available every day at Bar Dupont from 3-11pm. $15 per person.


Bourbon & Bacon cocktail paired with maple glazed double smoked bacon at the Benjamin Bar & Lounge.

Bourbon & Bacon cocktail paired with maple glazed double smoked bacon at the Benjamin Bar & Lounge.

Benjamin Bar & Lounge
1100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20004    
(202) 695-1100
B&B - Benjamin's Bourbon & Bacon Cocktail only available at Benjamin Bar & Lounge. 
A bourbon-based cocktail shaken with fresh fruit juices, homemade winter honey syrup, and garnished with a Lagavulin misted maple leaf, lemon, and charred cinnamon. Accompanied by a small bite of maple glazed double smoked bacon. $19 for the pairing. From 4 pm, November 13-19. 


Cedar Restaurant
822 E St., NW | Washington, DC 20004
(202) 637-0012
Information coming soon!


Charlie Palmer Steak
101 Constitution Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 547-8100
The Golden Apple, made with Rock Creek Bourbon and housemade apple syrup, is a perfect pair with our Fried Chicken Slider, topped with cult-favorite Old Bay remoulade. The cocktail, with its sweet spicy, is a perfect pair with crispy buttermilk fried chicken thigh. Both are from Charlie Palmer Steak's all new cocktail and bar menu. $13 per person


Maracuya Sour with Chicken Anticucho at China Chilcano.

Maracuya Sour with Chicken Anticucho at China Chilcano.

China Chilcano
418 7th St., NW | Washington, DC 20004
(202) 783-0941
Maracuya Sour, our cocktail is made with Macchu Pisco, rocoto macerado, passion fruit puree, egg white and Amargo Chuncho bitters. It is paired with Chicken Anticucho a chicken thigh chicken skewer. $12.00 for the pairing. 


The Applejack Margarita at City Perch Kitchen + Bar.

The Applejack Margarita at City Perch Kitchen + Bar.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar
11830 Grand Park Ave. | North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 231-2310
The Applejack Margarita: Blending the flavors of Bourbon Barrel Aged Tequila, Laird’s Applejack, Local Apple Cider and Heirloom Apple Salsa; a creation by Master Barman Adam Seger and inspired by the fresh pressed cider and elegant array of local apples from the Pike and Rose Farmers Market. We've paired it with our signature loaded baked potato croquettes with a smoky espelette aioli. A combination of sweet and savory with a fall inspired taste - it’s hard to have just one. The pairing is available for $14 from 5 pm onwards in the entire restaurant.


Claudia's Steakhouse
1501 K St., NW | Washington, DC 20005 (Entrance on 15th Street)
(202) 783-8212
Spice up your life with this signature fall cocktail. With hints of Lavender and Jalapeno, this zesty tequila drink paired with a grilled chimichurri and bacon glazed calamari, is a fall necessity. $18 for the pairing per person.


A Rose by Any Other Name & Roasted cauliflower blanc-manager at Convivial.

A Rose by Any Other Name & Roasted cauliflower blanc-manager at Convivial.

Convival
801 O St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-2870
From our fall cockail list, bartender Erin Robertson's "A Rose by Any Other Name" features local Capitoline Rose Vermouth, Cherry Herring, and China China Bigellet Amer. Paired with Chef Cedric Maupillier's Roasted Cauliflower Blanc-Manager with pomegranate, mint, and za'atar. This perfect pairing is available all night in the entire restaurant for $18.00


Manhattan Twist at DBGB DC.

Manhattan Twist at DBGB DC.

DBGB Kitchen and Bar
931 H St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 695-7660
DBGB DC’s featured cocktail, a Manhattan Twist, is a fun take on the classic drink that’s perfect for the colder months ahead. The cocktail is mixed with Rittenhouse rye, Pierre Ferrand cognac, Montenegro, Amargo-Vallet, a bar spoon of cardamaro and a dash of mole bitters. The libation will be paired with a shrimp cocktail and traditional French cocktail sauce made with Brandy. Both items will be offered for $20 excluding tax and service and will be available starting at 5pm through the end of the promotion.


Dino's Grotto
1914 9th St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 686-2966
Choose any of our 8 classic to not so classic Negroni along with a mini board of bites featuring house charcuterie, artisan cheese, local produce and one of our semi~infamous Deviled Eggs.  The cocktail & antipasti board is $15

The Negroni menu features Campari of course, but we also offer a range of other bitters such as Luxardo, Aperol, Cappaletti, Peychauds and DC's own Don Ciccio e Figli 5 Aperitivo Americano, each matched with a gin and aromatized wine {vermouth or otherwise} for your aperitif pleasure. 

The Crostini will feature local produce & humanely raised local meats & sustainable seafood.  Served at the bar only. 


District Distilling Co.
1414 U St., NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 629-3787
For Cocktail week, we are offering our U Street Groves cocktail paired with Coq Au Vin entrée for $25.
U Street Groves features: Buzzard Point Colonial Style White Rum, Pur-Likor Elderflower, Apple Cider, Fresh Lemon and Clove Syrup.
Coq Au Vin:Red Wine Braised Chicken Leg, House made Garganelli, Bacon Lardons, Pearl Onions and Beech Mushrooms.


Dram & Grain
2007 18th St., NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 588-7388
Information coming soon!


Etete's Perfect Fall Cocktail and Mumbo Glazed Duck

Etete's Perfect Fall Cocktail and Mumbo Glazed Duck

Etete Restaurant
1942 9th St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 323-7600
The Perfect Fall Cocktail crafted with thai basil infused vodka, muddled figs, fuji apple juice, fresh lemon juice, maple syrup. Paired with Mumbo Glazed Duck dish features berbere spice and tops a garbanzo stew with tomato, onion and garlic. $18 for the pairing any evening at the Etete Bar or 1942DC Bar Upstairs.

 

 


Farmers and Distillers - Amaro and the Rye

Farmers and Distillers - Amaro and the Rye

Farmers & Distillers
600 Massachusetts Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 464-3001
Our Amaro and the Rye, made with Founding Spirit’s “Arroyo’s Never Bitter Amaro” and our Founding Farmers Rye Whiskey, is the perfect entry to fall. Paired with our Kung Pao Chicken dumplings, shaped by hand, fresh daily, our pairing is available all day at the bar and in our restaurant for $11 per person.


Fig & Olive
934 Palmer Alley, NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 559-5004
The Autumn Cider- a rich cocktail with a delightful texture that combines all of your favorite Fall flavors. Made with Bourbon, Apple Brandy, Apple Cider, Lime Juice, Maple Syrup, and a blend seasonal spices. The food pairing is a selection of three of our Signature Crostinis that will include options like Kabocha Squash with pickled mushrooms and Gorgonzola with apple and red pepper marmalade. The offer will be available in our bar and lounge for $16 per person.


The Im-pear-ative and agnolotti pasta pairing at Graffiato.

The Im-pear-ative and agnolotti pasta pairing at Graffiato.

Graffiato
707 6th St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 289-3600
Graffiato is offering our Im-pear-ative cocktail made with Joven Mezcal, Pear, lime, and cinnamon paired with out agnolotti pasta, traditional pasta dough filled with mascarpone and roasted squash, brushed with fall spices and brown butter served with fresh sage, cippolini onions and roasted hazelnuts. $20 for the pairing.


Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC
999 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
(202) 737-7625
For DC Cocktail Week we are featuring our Blackbush Lemonade, paired with our bite, Grilled Tangy Wings, for $20.95 + tax.


Indique
3512 Connecticut Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20008
(202) 244-6600
We are featuring our Gin + Garam Masala Tonic during DC Cocktail Week!


Kapnos
2201 14th St., NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-5000
Kapnos is offering our Living the Dream cocktail made with a light autumn twist on a classic Pimms Cup with Redemption Rye, Domaine de Canton, Pimms, Allspice Dram, Sherry, Angostura Bitters, lemon and cucumber. It is paired with Bifteki made with spiced beef and lamb over spetsofai with labne and grilled flatbread. $12.00 for pairing; available during Happy Hour only.


Jack Rose Dining Saloon
2007 18th St., NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 588-7388
Information coming soon!


El Compadre w/Chistorra envuelta en patata frita at Jaleo.

El Compadre w/Chistorra envuelta en patata frita at Jaleo.

Jaleo Bethesda
7271 Woodmont Ave., | Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 913-0003
El Compadre, our cocktail is made with Four Roses bourbon, Aperol and lemon. It is paired with our chistorra envuelta en patata frita. A slightly spicy chorizo wrapped in crispy potato with membrillo alioli. $11.00 for the pairing.

Jaleo Crystal City
2250 A Crystal Dr. | Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 413-8181
El Compadre, our cocktail is made with Four Roses bourbon, Aperol and lemon. It is paired with our chistorra envuelta en patata frita. A slightly spicy chorizo wrapped in crispy potato with membrillo alioli. $11.00 for the pairing.


Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C.'s South of the Lake cocktail w/ a fig and ratatouille. Photo credit: Nia Henry

Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C.'s South of the Lake cocktail w/ a fig and ratatouille. Photo credit: Nia Henry

Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C.
1330 Maryland Ave., SW | Washington, DC 20004
(202) 787-6064
Our South of the Lake cocktail was inspired on Hunan’s Province in south-central China, located on the lower reaches of the Xiang River, a brand of the Yangtze River.

The cocktail is prepared with China’s famous Jing’s Jade Sword tea, lychee and lavender and paired with a fig and ratatouille. $18 for the pairing.


Mazagan Restaurant & Lounge
2901 Columbia Pk. | Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 566-4173
Your Choice of one cocktail and one amuse bouche from the following for $17.00 for the pairing per person (+ tax & tip):

Mazagan Black Manhattan - A twist on the classic Manhattan made of Russell Rye with Reserve 6 year-aged small-batch whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Cynar (artichoke) infused Amaro, and spiced with Aztec chocolate bitters by Free Brothers topped with house-brandied cherries. Paired with our Taste of Morocco – chakchouka, zaalouk and bakoula vegetable dips.

Off Season – A tiki drink in the fall! The off season is a turmeric seasoned combination of Cachaca, Strega (a saffron Italian aperitif), banana, coconut and lemon juice. Paired with our Mussels Tagine – sautéed mussels with garlic, tomatoes and cilantro.

Nomad - A Mazagan favorite- Nomad is a balanced combination of Rye, Arrack (fennel and licorice liquor), Demerara syrup and Chocolate bitters. Paired with Tomate et Aubergine - Layers of sautéed eggplant, tomatoes, green peppers, mint topped with walnuts.


Mintwood Place
1813 Columbia Rd., NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-6732
The Dandridge featuring Amaro Aplomado, Redemption High Rye, Chai Syrup, Toasted Coconut Milk, Angostura Bitters. Served with a Mixed Mushroom Tart for $17


miXX Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 680-3530
Cocktail: Maple, Everything’s coming up rosemary sour. District Distilling backroom bourbon, amber maple syrup, fresh squeezed lemon, fresh rosemary paired with our shrimp taco made with a charred tortilla, spice-rubbed shrimp, cilantro slaw, avocado cream and burnt jalapeno. $18.00 for the pairing.


Nazca Mochica
1633 P St., NW | Washington, DC 20036
(202) 733-3170
Roasted Beet & Rosemary Chilcano - Our autumn Peruvian cocktail is a chilcano made with fresh rosemary and roasted beet house-infused pisco, blended with lime juice and simple syrup, and topped with ginger beer. It is paired with our yucca fries, served with a side of huancaina sauce. The pairing is $15 per person and is available only in Mochica Lounge.


Occidental's Cthulhu pairing.

Occidental's Cthulhu pairing.

Occidental Grill & Seafood
1475 Pennsylvania Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20004
(202) 783-1475
The Cocktail Week 2017 pairing at the Occidental Grill & Seafood will be our Cthulhu cocktail made with Mezcal, avocado, cilantro, lime, chili-lime bitters and garnished with lime poached Calamari and Squid Ink Tuile. It is paired with Octopus Tacos made with grilled octopus on corn tortillas accompanied by a mild and fresh salsa and savory guacamole. This pairing will be served from 3pm- 10pm Mon-Sun for the price of $16.00.


Oyamel's Naranja Tonic with Ceviche Citricos

Oyamel's Naranja Tonic with Ceviche Citricos

Oyamel
401 7th St., NW | Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-1005
Naranja Tonic, our cocktail is made with Onilikan Gin with house-made sour orange and epazote tonic over lime ice. It's paired with Ceviche Citricos featuring striped bass in a pineapple-habanero marinade with citrus, jicama and fresno chiles. $13 for pairing.

 

 


Dr. Neville pairing at Pennsylvania 6.

Dr. Neville pairing at Pennsylvania 6.

Pennsylvania 6
1350 Eye St., NW | Washington, DC 20005
(202) 769-1600
The Dr. Neville is one of our house specialty bubbly cocktails. Made with champagne, house-made grapefruit liqueur, Lillet Rose, and Peychaud's bitters, this drink is perfect for brightening up a chilly fall day.  Our cocktail week pairing is a Scallop Crudo, marinated in a chardonnay citrus reduction, served atop fresh cucumber, and garnished with grapefruit.  This will be available all day in the entire restaurant. $14 pairing per person.


Quarter and Glory's Sundown cocktail.

Quarter and Glory's Sundown cocktail.

Quarter+Glory
2017 14th St., NW | Washington, DC2 0009
(202) 450-5757
Quarter + Glory's Sundown is the perfect fall cocktail. Made with Cotton & Reed Despaccino, Tequila Blanco, Pineapple, Cinnamon, Triple Sec and finished with a float of Montenegro Amaro. We are pairing the Sundown with a duo of our Chicken Sliders, all for $15 per person.


Sally's Middle Name
1320 H St., NE | Washington, DC 20002
(202) 750-6529
Cocktail: USS Republic (Republic Restoratives Apple Brandy and Rum Barrel Borough Bourbon with Cocchi Americano, Sfumato. paired with a smoked pork shoulder croquette with apple honey-mustard. $16 for the pairing.


 Old Fashioned & ShortRibTaco at Silver. Photo credit: Richard Torres

 Old Fashioned & ShortRibTaco at Silver. Photo credit: Richard Torres

Silver Cathedral Heights
3404 Wisconsin Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20016
(202) 851-3199
Cocktail: Silver Old Fashioned. Made with Kentucky bourbon, sweetened with a house brandied cherry syrup, simple syrup and old fashion aromatic bitters. Garnished with a fresh orange slice and brandied amarena cherry paired with KoMex Short Rib Tacos with boneless short rib on two corn tortillas with Korean gochujang sauce, avocado, pickled ginger, topped with a daikon radish, peanuts, and cilantro. $15 for the pairing. Enjoy!

Silver Bethesda
7150 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20815
(301) 652-9780
Cocktail: Silver Old Fashioned. Made with Kentucky bourbon, sweetened with a house brandied cherry syrup, simple syrup and old fashion aromatic bitters. Garnished with a fresh orange slice and brandied amarena cherry paired with KoMex Short Rib Tacos with boneless short rib on two corn tortillas with Korean gochujang sauce, avocado, pickled ginger, topped with a daikon radish, peanuts, and cilantro. $15 for the pairing. Enjoy!


Sixth Engine Restaurant
438 Massachusetts Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 506-2455
Information coming soon!


Slate Wine Bar & Bistro
2404 Wisconsin Ave., NW | Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-4304
Our featured cocktail is the Rye of the Tiger. A take on two classics: the Old Fashioned and the Manhattan. We use a local ingredient, Mt. Defiance Sweet Vermouth to give it a DMV touch. Spiced Rye, Mt. Defiance Sweet Vermouth, Blood Orange and finished with a cherry. It's paired with our tasty Pork Slider with shishito pepper, chipotle aioli and a crostini. $10 for the pairing.


Stable
1324 H St., NE | Washington, DC 20002
(202) 733-4604
Enjoy our Stable PBR with Asbach Uralt Brandy, Willisauer Pear Williams, Rosemary Syrup and lemon juice paired at Roesti potato croquette with cheese, bacon and onion sauce. $15 for pairing, available during normal business hours.


Momijiko and hamachi crudo, yellow tail yellow tail sashimi.

Momijiko and hamachi crudo, yellow tail yellow tail sashimi.

Sushiko Chevy Chase
5455 Wisconsin Ave. | Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 961-1644
Enjoy our new healthy & delicious fall cocktail Momijiko, bourbon, yuzu-ginger reduction, nagaimo, agave, lemon juice paired with Sushiko signature dish, hamachi crudo, yellow tail sashimi, grapefruit segments, jalapeno, micro cilantro, orange ponzu for only $18 from Nov 13-19, 2017.


Taqueria del Barrio's Show Me Your Pepita Carnitas Tacos.

Taqueria del Barrio's Show Me Your Pepita Carnitas Tacos.

Taqueria Del Barrio
821 Upshur St., NW | Washington, DC 20011
(202) 723-0200
Our Show Me Your cocktail is made with Illegal Reposado Mezcal and our House-made spiced, toasted pepita syrup. Our pairing is our Carnitas Tacos. $10 for the pairing.


Zaytinya's Sidecar to Tangier with Turkish Style Pastirma.

Zaytinya's Sidecar to Tangier with Turkish Style Pastirma.

Zaytinya
701 9th St., NW | Washington, DC 20001
(202) 638-0800
Sidecar to Tangier, our cocktail is made with brandy infused with rose, cardamom, cumin, honey and lemon. It is paired with Turkish Style Pastirma featuring traditionally-cured loin of beef imported from Turkey. $13.00 for the pairing.


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