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Washington, DC New Menu Report: Week of 02/02/15

Washington, DC New Menu Report: Week of 02/02/15

Bibiana Osteria Enoteca
Bibiana has always been an oasis of style and superb dining, and with new executive chef Jake Addeo in charge, the menus have been reinvented to encourage guests to explore what’s on offer, especially during happy hour. To get guests in the mood, chef Addeo has introduced a new happy hour menu that includes six housemade stuzzichini (small plates similar to tapas) for $3 each, Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. The new fare includes original Italian choices like tiny sherry vinegar-glazed lamb chops or fried artichokes with parsley and lemon. In addition, mini pizzas ,or “pizzette,” are $5 each and come in choices like wild mushroom with tomato, mozzarella, and basil, or Italian sausage baked with pecorino. For the bevande, you can choose from a glass of red or white wine, Prosecco, well cocktails, or two Italian beers, Peroni or Menabrea, each one just $6.

Daikaya
Never one to succumb to the ordinary, Daikaya has given D.C. diners a new way to travel the world with their stomachs, and the good news is they won’t have to pack one single bag. The restaurant has begun offering a series of pop-ups each Saturday, and for one month they feature a different cuisine from around the world strictly for night owls, as each is open from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. For February, the restaurant is featuring a Filipino street-food menu prepared by Daikaya’s Filipino chefs Nick Casar and Kristian Felix, spearheaded by executive chef Katsuya Fukushima. If you are homesick for the Filipino food found on the streets of Manila or just have a hankering for a favorite island dish, send your idea via social media@Daikayadc. The Daikaya team may just decide to put their twist on the dish and add it to the pop-up menu. The crowds are building, so just be sure to make a reservation because seats go fast.

Mango Tree DC
CityCenterDC’s latest addition, Mango Tree DC, recently launched for dinner, and now they are announcing their new lunch menu. Chef de cuisine Paul Kennedy’s eclectic versions of classic Thai dishes succeed in delivering the Yin and Yang of Thailand’s sacred culinary quartet of sweet, sour, spicy, and savory, and they are doing it Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. À la carte prices per dish range from $6 to $15, and you might want to consider the Chef’s Daily Executive Lunch that includes an appetizer, main, and dessert for $22 or an additional course for $26. Diners can enjoy Mango Tree’s signature stir fried rice noodle with chicken in tamarind sauce, zesty green curry with chicken and eggplant (including an option for a vegetarian version), and a kiss of the tropics for dessert that includes jackfruit with toasted coconut, peanut, sticky rice, brownie crumbs, and caramel sauce.

Mess Hall
If the recent boom in Thai, ramen, and other sizzling Asian-based eateries in D.C. has you jazzed, then you’ll be giddy at the prospect of “Ramen World,” a collaborative culinary event hosted by Mess Hall, D.C.’s latest culinary incubator. The event is being held Sunday, February 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. and will showcase ramen stars like Eric Bruner-Yang from Toki Underground and Katsuya Fukushima from Daikaya, along with tasty tidbits from Donburi, Thip Khao, and PhoWheels. The US Bartenders' Guild will offer handcrafted cocktails and dessert will be provided by Dolcezza and SnoCream Company. The event will include a Mess Hall Market Place featuring Erik Bruner-Yang's Honeycomb Grocery, and several artisan products crafted by Mess Hall members, including MISFIT Juicery's debut, a new product line by Cajun Meets Asian, Wanderlust Coffee Roaster's single-origin beans, and elixirs by True Tonics. You can purchase your tickets here.

Stella Barra Pizzeria
Last week, our What’s Happening in D.C. story shared a news flash about California chef Jeff Mahin’s foray into the D.C. restaurant scene, and at the beginning of this month, his other project, Stella Barra Pizzeria, is slated to open at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland. The restaurant’s modern industrial design combines rustic Italian touches to create a casual relaxed atmosphere. Stella Barra boasts an open pizza kitchen that focuses on artisanal pizzas made with farm-fresh ingredients complemented by a seasonal menu that includes shared small plates, salads, baked goods, and artfully crafted cocktails.

Summer Whitford is the D.C. City Guide Editor at The Daily Meal and the DC Wine Examiner.You can follow her on Twitter @FoodandWineDiva.


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Low-Carb, High Flavor Summer Recipes For The Whole Family From ‘Keto BBQ’

Sticky and sweet barbecue meats. Fluffy corn bread. Sweet tea. If you thought you&rsquod have to give up all these barbecue favorites just to be successful on the keto diet, think again! Keto BBQ, a new book from Simon & Schuster (a ViacomCBS company) by Faith Gorsky and registered dietician nutritionist Lara Clevenger, will give you lots of keto options for both family-friendly meals and guest-worthy backyard celebrations.

Take these Grilled Chicken Shawarma Kebabs paired with Jalapeno-Cheddar &ldquoCorn Bread&rdquo &mdash together they come in at only 2g net carbs per serving and are sure to satisfy all your barbecue cravings. Made with almond and coconut flours, cheddar cheese, and jalapenos, the &ldquocorn bread&rdquo is a perfect complement to the savory Middle Eastern-flavored, deliciously-marinated chicken. With more than 100 recipes for low-carb, keto-friendly marinades, barbecue sauces, and condiments grilled meats and seafood salads and sides and drinks and desserts, Keto BBQ will entice you out to the grill all summer long.

Grilled Chicken Shawarma Kebabs
Get ready for a culinary trip to the Middle East! If you want to simplify the ingredient list, instead of the cumin, coriander, black pepper, ginger, allspices, turmeric, fenugreek, cardamom, cloves, paprika, and cayenne pepper, just use 3 tablespoons of Arabic Seven Spice.

Ingredients
&bull 3 tablespoons unsweetened plain whole milk yogurt
&bull 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
&bull 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
&bull 2 medium cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
&bull 3&frasl4 teaspoon salt
&bull 1 teaspoon ground cumin
&bull 1 teaspoon ground coriander
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon ground black pepper
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon ground ginger
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon ground allspice
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon ground turmeric
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon ground fenugreek
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon ground cardamom
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon ground cloves
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon ground sweet paprika
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
&bull 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ cubes

1) In a large bowl, add all ingredients except chicken. Whisk to combine well, then add chicken. Use your hands to combine so chicken is well coated.

2. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, but up to 1 day.

3. Lightly spray grill grate with cooking oil. Preheat grill to medium heat.

4. Skewer chicken on four metal or wooden skewers.

5. Grill kebabs about 4&ndash7 minutes per side until chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165°F and is fully cooked.

6. Let meat rest 5 minutes before serving.

Per Serving
Calories: 168 | Fat: 6g | Protein: 26g | Sodium: 485mg | Fiber: 1g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Net Carbs: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Grilling Tip
If you&rsquore using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 20 minutes right before skewering the chicken so they don&rsquot burn or splinter in your meat.

Jalapeño-Cheddar &ldquoCorn Bread&rdquo
This keto &ldquocorn bread&rdquo pairs perfectly with many barbecue meats and will satisfy your corn bread cravings! The salty, tangy Cheddar is a perfect pairing with piquant jalapeno peppers. This has about a &ldquomedium&rdquo spice level, but feel free to add more or less jalapenos to suit your taste.

Ingredients
&bull 1 cup almond flour
&bull 2 tablespoons coconut flour
&bull 11&frasl2 teaspoons baking powder
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon salt
&bull 1&frasl4 teaspoon garlic powder
&bull 1&frasl8 teaspoon ground black pepper
&bull 2 large eggs
&bull 1&frasl2 cup whole milk
&bull 1&frasl2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
&bull 3 drops liquid stevia
&bull 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
&bull 2 medium jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
&bull 1 medium scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced
&bull 4 ounces Cheddar cheese, Shredded

2. Line an 81&frasl₂” × 4₁&frasl₄” loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly spray parchment with avocado oil.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.

4. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vinegar, stevia, and butter.

5. Beat wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Fold in jalapenos, scallion, and Cheddar.

6. Transfer batter to prepared loaf pan. Use a spatula to smooth the top.

7. Bake 50 minutes until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out dry or with just a few crumbs.

8. Cool completely before slicing and serving.

Per Serving
Calories: 173 | Fat: 14g | Protein: 6g | Sodium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Net Carbs: 1g | Sugar: 1g

How Long Will Corn Bread Keep?
If you wrap this bread well and store it in the refrigerator, it should keep up to 1 week. After it&rsquos been refrigerated, we like to toast the slices under the broiler before serving.

Excerpted from &ldquoKeto BBQ&rdquo by Faith Gorsky and Lara Clevenger, MSH, RDN, CPT. Copyright © 2021 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Photography © James Stefiuk. Used with permission of the publisher, Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. All rights reserved. Simon & Schuster is a ViacomCBS company.


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Washington, DC New Menu Report: Week of 02/02/15 - Recipes

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Do you have any information on COVID-19 cases in your restaurants and what you are doing to keep your guests safe?

Safety and transparency have always been paramount in our operations. When COVID-19 hit our region, we responded quickly with adapted protocols and enhanced safety measures. We have continued to share these efforts with our guests. Our current COVID-19 Health & Safety Dashboard gives our guests and team members a snapshot of COVID-19 testing for our employees, our in-house health screening results, the number of paid sick leave days, as well as other information outlining our COVID-19 health and safety operations.

Can I just arrive for a meal or do I need to make a reservation?

Reserve your table or come on in. Our full menus are available for weekday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

Are there limits to the number of people in our group?

We are following the guidelines from our local officials where there are limits for size of parties. Our online reservation system has been updated with those limits by location.

What is the 5% temporary pandemic surcharge?

In order to survive in our current COVID World, we have had to evolve our business model, which includes this temporary pandemic surcharge for dine-in only. We are working to create a long-lasting stable work environment for all of our employees with fair-paying jobs and safe environments for our diners and our teams, all the while continuing to make wholesome, scratch-made food with ingredients from farmers we know and trust. This dine-in only charge helps offset the new additional costs the restaurant has to burden during an already financially challenged time with restricted occupancy and revenue, including: added supply chain costs, health screenings for our team, PPE & corona virus killing disinfectant, food-safe fogging agent, and our ongoing and new community partnerships so we can continue to help those in need in our area, as well as people on the front lines fighting COVID-19. We’re confident once we are through the pandemic, we can simply eliminate this charge.

Will your employees be wearing PPE?

Masks are now optional for our fully vaccinated team members.

Will I be required to wear a mask at Founding Farmers DC?

Masks are optional for our guests. We hope you are following CDC guidelines and local government rules. Masks are also optional for our our fully vaccinated team members.

Do you have outdoor/patio seating?

Yes, we now have patio seating at the DC location, including heated, ventilated tents. Our outdoor tables are following the same requirements for 6 feet between tables. Our online reservation system has been updated to include these tables. Check out our detailed information on our patio dining available in DC and across our restaurants.

Will your patio and dining room have less seats to allow for social distancing?

We are following current government regulations for each location regarding capacity, size of party, indoor and/or outdoor service. Our floor plans have been modified – and in some cases expanded with new patios and tents – based on current policies by location allowing for 6 feet social distance between tables that we are seating. Some tables are being moved or will not be used. We have created patios where we didn’t have them before, and we have added tents. You may notice signage on tables that we aren’t seating. Our online reservation systems will be using our current modified floor plans and capacity requirements when you make your reservation.

How are you sanitizing between parties?

All guest tables will be cleaned, sanitized, allowed to air dry, and preset prior to your arrival. This includes table, table edges, chair backs, armrests, and seats. We are continuing to use peroxide-based, EPA-certified disinfectant against corona viruses. You will be have rolled silverware that has been sterilized and handled only with clean gloves and menus that have been sterilized and are only used once per day. Our host will provide you with detailed information on our dining protocols and what you can expect.

Do you have hand sanitizer in your restaurants?

There will be hand sanitizing stations throughout our restaurant for your use. We will also offer to sell you a small Founding Spirits hand sanitizer spray bottle you can use while you are dining and take home with you.

How will you serve us?

We are continually adapting our service in response to local and federal government guidance to protect your health and safety, as well as our other guests and our team members. We are committed to providing you with a great experience and extending our hospitality within these guidelines.

How will I pay?

When you are done dining with us, one of our servers will bring your printed check to you. We will not be using check presenters. We will take your payment – cash or card. If a card payment, we will return with a receipt and a sterilized pen for your signature, and we will sterilize your card prior to returning it to you.

Can I use your restroom?

Yes. Our restrooms are available for our dining guests only. They are being cleaned and sanitized every hour, and we are providing paper towels as an alternative to air dryers. Our restrooms are not open to the general public or third-party delivery drivers. Our restrooms are sanitized every 60 minutes, as can be seen in our Reopening Resource Guide. Of course, please continue to always wash your hands when using the restroom.

Are you doing your full menus for to go and for delivery?

Yes. We have returned to offering our full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for contact-free curbside pick up and delivery through third party delivery channels. If you arrive to pick up your To Go order, please pull up to our curbside out front and remain in your vehicle. There will be signage directing you to text us to let us know you have arrived and let us know your name, car make, and color. We will bring your order directly to your car trunk or back seat.

How can we help maintain a safe environment in your restaurant?

The best way you can help us keep everyone safe is by following our protocols, and simply be kind and considerate. We appreciate your willingness to join us again in our restaurants and hope we can provide you with exceptional hospitality and even a feeling of something familiar in an unfamiliar new day-to-day.

What are you doing differently in your restaurants now that they are open to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

We are following the continually changing guidance of our local and national health officials, as well as innovators across the world, to provide our guests with exceptional hospitality and keep all of us as safe as possible.

Where can I learn more?

For more details on how our protocols and operations have changed in response to COVID-19, please review our COVID-19 Reopening Resource Guide.

Do you have heaters and/or tents for your outdoor patio?

Find our most up-to-date patio information here. In inclement weather, our outdoor patios may or may not be suitable for outdoor dining, depending on location. In our locations with heated tents, we keep tents partially open for adequate airflow. Please check the forecast for your reserved time and contact us if you need to change your reservation to our dining room.

Do First Responders receive a 50% Discount?

Yes! We are extremely grateful for all of our First Responders, and we are currently offering 50% off our food and non-alcoholic beverages when you arrive in your uniform or show us your ID. We are also happy to extend the discount when you are dining with your immediate family. To receive the discount for to go orders, please order over the phone and show your ID or wear your uniform upon pickup.

What is your Packaging Fee for pick up and delivery?

The combination of the pandemic, technology, and society has forever changed our restaurant to go and delivery program. Our desire is to use high-quality, recyclable packaging for our guests, our business, and our planet. We’ve added this 4% packaging fee as we continue our sustainability mission to do more good and less harm for the planet across all of our operations.

Amenities

How well can Founding Farmers DC accommodate someone with a disability?

All of our restaurants are well equipped to provide excellent hospitality for all of our guests. Please let us know if you have any access concerns or needs in dining with us. You can make note when making your online reservation, contact us in advance of your reservation, or let us know when you arrive.

Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C., Founding Farmers DC has an elevator and stairs to access two floors of dining, with a full bar on the first floor. There are restrooms on both floors. Metered parking is available on the surrounding streets and a Colonial Parking garage is located directly across the street at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Multiple bus lines pass directly by the restaurant and two Metro stops, Farragut West and Foggy Bottom, are within three blocks.

Do you have an elevator?

Yes, we do have an elevator to our 2nd level and the restaurant is fully accessible. There is no bar located on the 2nd level.

Do you have WiFi?

Yes, we offer complimentary WiFi. Please check with your server or the host for the password.

Are there other Founding Farmers locations?

Yes, we hope you will visit all of the restaurants in our growing family. In making your plans, please note that each restaurant has different offerings, amenities, and operating times:

    – Foggy Bottom, 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC – Park Potomac, Potomac, MD – 1800 Tysons Blvd, Tysons II, Tysons, VA – 1904 Reston Metro Plaza Drive, Reston, VA – 255 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA – The Washington Harbour, Georgetown Waterfront, DC – 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Are there TVs in the bar area?

We have small televisions located in our bar area. However, they are not easily viewed from all parts of the bar and are not advisable for viewing sporting events.

Are you currently hiring?

Yes, we are hiring for all of our locations. Check out all available positions here.

Do you have highchairs and/or booster seats?

Yes, we do have highchairs and booster seats available for your convenience.

Do you have outdoor/patio seating?

Yes, we now have patio seating at the DC location, including heated, ventilated tents. Our outdoor tables are following the same requirements for 6 feet between tables. Our online reservation system has been updated to include these tables. Check out our detailed information on our patio dining available in DC and across our restaurants.

Do you offer private event space?

While we love celebrations, we do not offer private event space or semi-private event space. However, our Founding Farmers Reston Station restaurant has a 48-seat private dining space and our DC sibling restaurant, Farmers & Distillers located in the Mt Vernon Square neighborhood, has the General’s Parlor, a 16-seat private dining room tucked away on the lower level for a truly special experience. Also, MoCo’s Founding Farmers in Potomac, MD and Founding Farmers Tysons both have mezzanine dining areas that can be used for private dining. Please contact us for more information on the private dining options at one of our restaurants.

Do you offer valet parking?

We do not offer valet parking at our DC restaurant.

Do you validate parking?

We are not able to validate parking at our DC location.

How may I purchase gift cards?

Share the gift of Founding Farmers with friends and family. Order gift cards online or in each store at the front desk. Our gift cards, whether purchased in our restaurants or online, are available for use at any of our Farmers Restaurant Group locations.

Is there a dress code?

We like to think of ourselves as smart casual. We are what you want to make us… casual, sporty, pre-Kennedy Center show – we love it all!

Do you have heaters and/or tents for your outdoor patio?

Find our most up-to-date patio information here. In inclement weather, our outdoor patios may or may not be suitable for outdoor dining, depending on location. In our locations with heated tents, we keep tents partially open for adequate airflow. Please check the forecast for your reserved time and contact us if you need to change your reservation to our dining room.

Bar & Beverage

Are there TVs in the bar area?

We have small televisions located in our bar area. However, they are not easily viewed from all parts of the bar and are not advisable for viewing sporting events.

Do you have happy hour?

All of our DC-area restaurants will now be serving Happy Hour, including our sibling restaurants – Farmers & Distillers and Farmers Fishers Bakers.

Every Monday through Friday, join us for Happy Hour from 3:30pm-6pm at any of our DMV locations. At Farmers & Distillers, our Happy Hour is available in our bar area only.

Our Happy Hour menus vary slightly by location, but include $5 craft cocktails, Highballs, beer, and wine, plus a generous range of our guest favorites from $2-8.

Do you have bar seating?

Yes, we do! However, due to current local guidelines relating to COVID-19 we are not currently seating guests at the bar.

What is your corkage fee?

Guests may bring in one bottle of wine per party without a corkage fee. A $25 fee for each additional bottle applies after that and any wines brought into the restaurant may not be included on our current wine list.

Brunch

Do you have bottomless brunch drinks?

We do not offer bottomless drinks for brunch, but we have amazing pre-prohibition style eye-opener libations that are sure to please!

Is brunch buffet or a la carte?

Our brunch at our DC location is ordered and priced a la carte. Check out the full breakfast and brunch menu.

Desserts & Celebrations

Can I bring in my own cake?

Yes, we love celebrations! Cakes, cupcakes, or pies may be brought into the restaurant, however there is a $2 per person dessert fee for every person in your party when doing so, regardless of who is having or not having dessert.

Can I order a whole cake?

We wish you would! Yes, you can order one of our original recipe, made-from-scratch, whole cakes below, with a minimum of 48 hours notice, please. Simply email your preferred location below:

Do you offer a free dessert for a birthday or some other type of celebration?

We are not able to provide a free dessert for celebrations but when making a reservation, you can pre-order a special dessert from the menu for the guest of honor and we can provide an acknowledgement of the celebration.

How may I purchase gift cards?

Share the gift of Founding Farmers with friends and family. Order gift cards online or in each store at the front desk. Our gift cards, whether purchased in our restaurants or online, are available for use at any of our Farmers Restaurant Group locations.

Can you accommodate specific food allergies (nuts, dairy, gluten, seafood, etc.)?

Yes, in most cases. Our servers and chefs are trained to address food allergies and can offer menu variations. However, if you have a life-threatening food allergy which can be triggered by cross-contact, our restaurant may not be right for you—we cook almost everything from scratch and therefore the avoidance of cross-contact is not something we can guarantee with 100% certainty. If you have an allergy of this severity, please call ahead to discuss with us, as we may determine it is safest you dine elsewhere. For non-cross contact allergies, we kindly request that you provide your server with any allergy or dietary concerns before you order, and your server will help you select an item that does not contain your allergen we will not remove an allergen from dish as that can lead to errors, but we will absolutely help you select the best dish for you.

Do you have a kids menu?

One of the best things about our menu is that we try to offer a little something for every taste bud out there. We have many “kid-approved” items on our regular menus, and our service team is happy to help you choose the best item for the children in your party.

Do you offer vegan and vegetarian options?

Yes, we do feature meatless offerings for our vegetarian guests, and our servers can recommend vegan dishes as needed. We are also happy to make additional modifications whenever possible. Please be sure to mention any dietary concerns to your server.

Is brunch buffet or a la carte?

Our brunch at our DC location is ordered and priced a la carte. Check out the full breakfast and brunch menu.

What kind of food do you serve?

Founding Farmers is owned by more than 47,000 American family farmers of the North Dakota Farmers Union and is supplied daily by hundreds of family farms everywhere. We offer our versions of all-American and farmhouse classics with modern interpretations and preparations. Our focus is to provide our guests with the freshest, highest quality ingredients that have been grown and harvested, and then expertly prepared by our talented chefs from scratch every day. View our menus.

What time do you start serving lunch?

Lunch service begins at 11am every day, and runs through the late afternoon the lunch and dinner menu are the same.

Are you doing your full menus for to go and for delivery?

Yes. We have returned to offering our full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for contact-free curbside pick up and delivery through third party delivery channels. If you arrive to pick up your To Go order, please pull up to our curbside out front and remain in your vehicle. There will be signage directing you to text us to let us know you have arrived and let us know your name, car make, and color. We will bring your order directly to your car trunk or back seat.

Getting Here

How well can Founding Farmers DC accommodate someone with a disability?

All of our restaurants are well equipped to provide excellent hospitality for all of our guests. Please let us know if you have any access concerns or needs in dining with us. You can make note when making your online reservation, contact us in advance of your reservation, or let us know when you arrive.

Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C., Founding Farmers DC has an elevator and stairs to access two floors of dining, with a full bar on the first floor. There are restrooms on both floors. Metered parking is available on the surrounding streets and a Colonial Parking garage is located directly across the street at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Multiple bus lines pass directly by the restaurant and two Metro stops, Farragut West and Foggy Bottom, are within three blocks.

Are there other Founding Farmers locations?

Yes, we hope you will visit all of the restaurants in our growing family. In making your plans, please note that each restaurant has different offerings, amenities, and operating times:

    – Foggy Bottom, 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC – Park Potomac, Potomac, MD – 1800 Tysons Blvd, Tysons II, Tysons, VA – 1904 Reston Metro Plaza Drive, Reston, VA – 255 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA – The Washington Harbour, Georgetown Waterfront, DC – 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Do you offer valet parking?

We do not offer valet parking at our DC restaurant.

Do you validate parking?

We are not able to validate parking at our DC location.

Is there a dress code?

We like to think of ourselves as smart casual. We are what you want to make us… casual, sporty, pre-Kennedy Center show – we love it all!

Is there street parking?

Yes, there is metered street parking available on nearby blocks of Pennsylvania, I Street and H Street, NW.

What is the closest stop from the metro?

On the Orange/Blue Lines, the closest stops are Foggy Bottom (at 21st & Eye St. NW) or Farragut West (head toward 18th St.). On the Red Line, the closest stop is Farragut North.

Where is the restaurant located?

Founding Farmers DC is located at 1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20006 on the ground floor of the contemporary-looking International Monetary Fund (IMF) HQ2 building. The entrance is on Pennsylvania Ave. and the restaurant takes up the entire corner of 20th St and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, just three blocks west of the White House.

Large Parties

Do you offer private event space?

While we love celebrations, we do not offer private event space or semi-private event space. However, our Founding Farmers Reston Station restaurant has a 48-seat private dining space and our DC sibling restaurant, Farmers & Distillers located in the Mt Vernon Square neighborhood, has the General’s Parlor, a 16-seat private dining room tucked away on the lower level for a truly special experience. Also, MoCo’s Founding Farmers in Potomac, MD and Founding Farmers Tysons both have mezzanine dining areas that can be used for private dining. Please contact us for more information on the private dining options at one of our restaurants.

Who do I contact if I want to make a reservation for a large party (more than 12 guests)?

For parties over the size of 12, simply fill out this form with information on exact party size, date, and time of your request.

Reservations

Can I just arrive for a meal or do I need to make a reservation?

Reserve your table or come on in. Our full menus are available for weekday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

How well can Founding Farmers DC accommodate someone with a disability?

All of our restaurants are well equipped to provide excellent hospitality for all of our guests. Please let us know if you have any access concerns or needs in dining with us. You can make note when making your online reservation, contact us in advance of your reservation, or let us know when you arrive.

Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C., Founding Farmers DC has an elevator and stairs to access two floors of dining, with a full bar on the first floor. There are restrooms on both floors. Metered parking is available on the surrounding streets and a Colonial Parking garage is located directly across the street at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Multiple bus lines pass directly by the restaurant and two Metro stops, Farragut West and Foggy Bottom, are within three blocks.

Are there other Founding Farmers locations?

Yes, we hope you will visit all of the restaurants in our growing family. In making your plans, please note that each restaurant has different offerings, amenities, and operating times:

    – Foggy Bottom, 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC – Park Potomac, Potomac, MD – 1800 Tysons Blvd, Tysons II, Tysons, VA – 1904 Reston Metro Plaza Drive, Reston, VA – 255 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA – The Washington Harbour, Georgetown Waterfront, DC – 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Can I add my name to the wait list over the phone?

Unfortunately, we cannot take names over the phone for the wait list. To be fair to all guests, if you are unable to make a reservation, then you must arrive in person to put your name on the wait list.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

No, we do not have a cancellation policy. We take all reservations in good faith, that our guests will inform us at the earliest possible convenience if a cancellation or change in party size is necessary. So, if you have a change, please let us know!

How can I make a reservation?

We love reservations! Grab a reservation here at any time. This tool reflects the availability of tables and seating times with 100% accuracy. It is the fastest and easiest way to book with us. You may also call us at 202-822-8783.

How long is the grace period if I’m running late for my reservation?

We get it, stuff happens. We offer a grace period of 15 minutes. If you arrive after the 15-minute grace period, even with a phone call, you may be subjected to the wait list simply to be fair to all of our guests.

Is there a dress code?

We like to think of ourselves as smart casual. We are what you want to make us… casual, sporty, pre-Kennedy Center show – we love it all!

Who do I contact if I want to make a reservation for a large party (more than 12 guests)?

For parties over the size of 12, simply fill out this form with information on exact party size, date, and time of your request.

What if I have an outdoor reservation, and/or it is raining or there is a forecast for inclement weather?

Some of our patios are covered or have ventilated tents. Learn more about each locations’ patios here. If you make a reservation on one of our patios – with or without a cover – please check the forecast (for rain or cold temperatures) for your reserved time and contact us if you need to change your reservation. Where we do have tents, we are keeping our tents partially open to ensure adequate airflow. To serve you safely on our patios and inside our restaurants, we are continuing to follow government regulations for reduced capacity and social distancing.


CCD Restaurant Week Participant List View

From May 17-28, 2021, your favorite restaurants are offering multi-course prix fixe lunches for $20 and dinners for $35 to enjoy indoors or outdoors at the restaurant or to take home. Whether you feel more comfortable dining out or taking home, support your favorite Center City businesses to help restore jobs during CCD Restaurant Week.

Dining out is different this year. Be a responsible customer: protect yourself, protect the wait staff, respect the needs of customers. We’ll get through this together.

  • Wear a mask: Help keep workers – and yourself – safe. Wear a mask until it’s time to eat or drink.
  • Keep your distance: Stay six feet away from others whenever possible.
  • Keep your hands clean: Wash your hands. Use hand sanitizer. Then wash your hands again to be safe.
  • Don’t risk it: If you feel sick, stay home.

For more specifics, visit the following Restaurant Week pages:


While enjoying CCD Restaurant Week, park for $9 or less at participating Philadelphia Parking Association and Philadelphia Parking Authority facilities from 4:45 p.m. – 1:00a.m. To view a list and searchable map of participating parking facilities and instructions for receiving the CCD Restaurant Week discount, visit the Restaurant Week parking page.

*Tax, alcohol and gratuity not included. Menus are subject to change. Reservations are subject to availability. Please honor your reservations. If you are unable to keep your reservation for any reason, please call the restaurant to inform them.


Washington, D.C.'s famed cherry trees grow in three park locations: around the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park, in East Potomac Park (Hains Point), and on the grounds of the Washington Monument.

The best way to get to the Tidal Basin and the National Mall is by public transportation. It is about a 10 minute walk from the Smithsonian Metro Station. From the station, walk west on Independence Avenue, continue until you reach the grassy area of the Basin or to stay on a paved walkway, turn left on Raoul Wallenberg Place SW and follow it to the Basin. Additional Metro stations nearby include L'Enfant Plaza and Foggy Bottom.

It is very difficult to drive there during this time of year due to the crowds and lack of parking, but if you must, here is a map and driving information.


Ohio Bill To Ban Vax Lotteries, Free Vax Donuts, Saying 'Vaccine' Unless You Turn Around 3 Times And Spit

Ohio announced its first winner of the Vax-A-Millions lottery Wednesday. Abbey Bugenske of Cincinnati was on her way to buy a used car when she got the call telling her she'd won, so we hope she decided to go ahead and get the extended warranty. California is following Ohio's lead, designating $116.5 million for vaccine incentives, including a $15 million cash prize that'll be split by 10 lucky people who've gotten vaccinated.

And West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice released a video featuring his bulldog "Baby Dog," advising residents that "she wants you vaccinated, I want you vaccinated, and I want a bunch of you to win all this stuff," by which he means the state's own incentive giveaway of cash prizes, 10 pickup trucks, and college scholarships.

Justice also explained, "I wouldn't dink around with this. I'd go get myself a shot. There's going to be so many wonderful prizes that you can win, it'll blow you away." But mostly, you should do it for this face:

So that's the encouraging vaccination news today, thanks for reading and have a great wee . oh shit, there's also this Ohio fuckery we have to talk about. While Gov. Mike DeWine brags about how the lottery announcement has actually increased rates of vaccination that had been slacking off, Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly have introduced legislation that would largely eliminate vaccination mandates — or even requests or suggestions — across the state.

We're not just talking the COVID vaccine here, either: The proposal, Ohio House Bill 248, would make it virtually impossible for most entities in the state to require vaccinations for infectious diseases, though we suppose the bill's supporters will generously not try to overturn federal requirements, so enlistees in the military will still lose their precious right to contract diphtheria. The Ohio Capital Journal reports that on Tuesday, anti-vaxxers crowded into a hearing so they could demand freedom for infection.

Just how comprehensive would this sucker be?

The legislation would ban vaccine requirements on customers, employees or students from businesses, hospitals, nursing homes, K-12 schools, colleges, daycares, or others. It would also prevent governments, insurers, or businesses from offering incentives for people to get vaccinated, or even requesting that people get vaccinated. [. ]

Under the bill, a small business owned by asthmatics or cancer survivors — both of whom are at higher risk of serious COVID-19 complications — would have no legal right to require or even request that employees or customers who come inside be vaccinated. That's according to Dorit Reiss, a professor with a focus on vaccine policy from the UC Hastings College of Law.

"It's against business rights, it's against the individual rights of private businesses, it's against safety, and it's in support of the virus," she said.

And despite his promotion of the COVID vaccine and his confidence that people will recognize that the facts about vaccines will win over folks who are uncertain, DeWine dodged giving a direct answer Monday "when asked about HB 248 or a separate proposal to remove the 'reasons of conscience' exemption from school immunization laws." That's not necessarily a surprise, since the Lege has already overridden his veto of a bill that would limit a governor's ability to impose public health orders.

So Ohio may well end up with a law that's going to actively promote deadly diseases that could be prevented. It's a far more radical gift to anti-vaxxers than the Pennsylvania bill that would limit doctors' ability to ensure that kids get vaccinated.

Not surprisingly, the insurance industry and Ohio's medical community are horrified by HB 248, and doing all they can to oppose it we'll have to see whether that will be enough to prevent it from becoming law.

Maybe Mike DeWine should get a bulldog.

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DC DMV Service Update as of April 19, 2021

DC DMV remains operational with most necessary services provided online. Service Centers, Adjudications Services, and the Deanwood Commercial Driver License (CDL) Office continue to operate on an &ldquoAppointment Only&rdquo basis.

The Inspection Station continues to operate on a first come, first serve basis with modified hours, and the Self-Service (OBD) Vehicle Inspection Kiosk operates 24/7.

Customers may schedule an appointment online or by calling 311 or (202) 737-4404. Customers are encouraged to use online options by visiting dmv.dc.gov.

Note: DC DMV&rsquos online appointment scheduler will be temporarily down for emergency maintenance beginning at 2:30 pm on Tuesdays. Service will be restored by 3 pm.

The following requirements will restart on June 1, 2021:

  • All District-registered vehicles must display valid registration and inspection stickers to avoid penalties and enforcement. Registration renewals are not eligible for in-person transactions. Renew online, on the DC DMV App, or by mail. Vehicle inspection is available on a first come, first service basis.
  • Any registration renewed with an RPP request on or after June 1 will be subject to new tiered RPP fees.
  • Any ticket issued after June 1 will be subject to adjudication hearing timelines listed on the back of the ticket. Tickets issued between January 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021 are still eligible for adjudication and payment of the original fine until September 30, 2021.

More Functions to Restart July 1

Residents should prepare for enforcement of the following programs beginning July 1, 2021: