Taste of D.C.

One great aspect of D.C. is the cultural diversity that brings so much delicious international food to D.C. diners. Washingtonians cherish this diversity so much that they have several food festivals throughout the year such as Restaurant Week, and upcoming on Oct. 8, the Taste of D.C.

For one weekend, Taste of D.C. will feature tastings from more than 70 of D.C.’s best restaurants , food trucks, caterers, a Beer Garden with more than 50 local, national and international brews, and a Wine Walk with over 100 wines.

The festival will also have their usual chili eating contest with the chili provided by Ben’s Chili Bowl. Other entertainment will include live music on a main stage and a Beats and Eats Stage, as well as two zones that offer interactive games, entertainment and demonstrations from local chefs cooking up your favorite recipes.

Here are a few of the restaurants that will be present at Taste of D.C. Oct. 8th and 9th:

A restaurant located on 14th Street that offers classic American cuisine with a contemporary twist.

Ben’s Next Door
A cousin restaurant to Ben’s Chili Bowl on U Street that offers delicious shrimp po boys, jerk chicken pasta, gourmet flame-grilled burgers and more.

An Italian family-style restaurant with a 1930s dining-style hall.

District Doughnut
Hand-crafted doughnuts fresh from scratch daily using fresh and real ingredients.

Hot N Juicy Crawfish
A casual hands-on restaurant with deliciously juicy, crawfish, shrimp, lobster and other seafood dishes in gigantic portions.

Maki Shop 
A high-tech and fast sushi spot with classic rolls and variations for take out or eating in.

The Capital Grille
A fine dining restaurant and steakhouse only with the freshest ingredients.

There are so many restaurants and food trucks that will be present at Taste of D.C., so don’t miss out on your chance to fill your stomach with delicious food, beer and wine to your content!

Click here for more information on Taste of D.C. and the different restaurants that will be present.

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