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Restaurant Week Aug 17-23

August 13, 2015


The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington's (RAMW)'s annual Restaurant Week is August 17th-23rd, 2015.

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe menus around town. Lunches are priced at $22 and dinners are priced at $35. Please click here for more information, menu details and to make reservations.

The Georgetown BID has compiled a list of participating Georgetown restaurants here.

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The Sovereign Belgian Bar & Bistro Coming to Georgetown

July 23, 2015

Beer director for Neighborhood Restaurant Group, Greg Engbert announced the opening of The Sovereign, a bar and bistro located at 1206 Wisconsin Avenue (at the end of the alley at M Street & Wisconsin Avenue) in Georgetown later this Fall. The two-story bar and bistro will be comprised of an 84-seat first floor dining room and 47-seat bar on the second floor.

The Sovereign will showcase the widest array of drafts and bottles from the very best Belgian brewers. With 50 drafts and 200+ bottles, the beer program will feature the work of Belgian brewers who embody the standards, techniques, and innovative spirit that underpins the fabled Belgian brewing culture.

Just as The Sovereign will be championing brewers that use simple, true recipes and let technique and patience yield complex flavors, so will the menu feature rustic ingredient-driven dishes of Belgian cuisine, which draws from French, German and Dutch cooking traditions. Executive Chef Peter Smith of PS7 and Vidalia has developed the menu –which will be available throughout the restaurant and bar– by combining his French training with experience gained while traveling through Belgium with Engert.

While dishes will change with the seasons and use local ingredients, Smith has also worked to source key products like domestically farmed, bottom harvested Dutch-style mussels. Diners will also find traditional small bites (such as Saucisse Ardennaise, anchovies and pickled onion, or gruyere with caraway seeds, a range of Flammkuchen or Tartes Flambé, and a variety of braises and stews such as Lapin a la Kriek or Rabbit in Cherry Beer.

The Sovereign is committed to celebrating the brewers –many of them little known and rarely found in the US –who are sustaining and evolving the brewing traditions and culture that created Belgium’s reputation as a beer mecca. An expansive breadth of selections will illuminate the flavor-driven, craft-brewed complexity that is the trademark of the best Belgian beers.

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Sculpture at Watergate Gallery & Frame Design

July 12, 2015

Summer scultpure at Watergate Gallery & Frame Design from Juy 11 through  August 15, 2015.

(Photo by: Watergate Gallery & Frame Design)

The artists: Richard Binder, Nancy Frankel, Dalya Luttwalk, Veronica Szalus, Alan Binstock, J Ford Huffman, Phillipe Mougne, George Tkabladze, Jeff Chyatte, Craig Kraft, Sam Noto, Ricard Vosseller

Reception: Saturday, July 11 5:00 - 8:00 pm.

Evening to meet the artists: Wednesday July 22 - 6:00 pm

Evening to meet the artists: Tuesday August 4:00 - 6:00 pm 

Watergate Gallery & Frame Design is located at 2552 Virginia Avenue NW. Tel: 202.338.4488


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