Labor Day Weekend
Hanging out in DC over the long weekend? Check out our top Labor Day Weekend picks:
Put your stretchy pants on and head over to American Ice Company’s Pig Roast complete with live music from Thirteen Strings, unlimited food for $25 and unlimited Lagunitas for an additional $25. Sunday, 1-5pm
Send off summer in style at The Graham Rooftop’s Labor Day Party featuring $10 bites (including Half Smokes, Cauliflower Tacos, and Chicken Empanadas) and $5 drafts and seasonal cans. Sunday, 12pm-12am
Pair pork-focused dishes and brunch classics at The Pig with $17 bottomless Pig Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Monday, 10:30am-4pm
Pop over to Le Diplomate on Monday, where the popular french brasserie and brunch destination on 14th street will be serving its brunch featuring favorites like Steak Frites, Duck Sarladaise and Eggs Vol-Au-Vent. Monday, 9:30am-3pm
Franklin Hall will be open for a progressive-specials Beat the Buzzer brunch. Starting at noon, score $4 brunch drinks and breakfast tacos; the earlier you arrive, the better - those prices will increase by one dollar until 3pm. Monday, 12pm-3pm
The Union Market standout, St. Anselm, will be serving up an all-American feast of summertime classics including Two Autumn Olive Farms hotdogs with watermelon, BBQ pulled pork biscuit sandwiches, BBQ ribs with potato and coleslaw and the St. Anselm’s signature dry aged burger with bacon, muenster and 1000 Island dressing.
Recently reopened, the Navy Yard outpost of the Italian eatery Osteria Morini will be offering pasta classics like the oh-so-delicious cappelletti along with brunch plates including a vegetable frittata and bomboloni donuts. Monday, 11:30am-3pm
Close out summer with an all you can eat crawfish boil at City Tap Penn Quarter featuring all the necessities: crawfish, clams, shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes. The day’s festivities will also include live music, patio games, $5 Abita brews and $10 adult Capri Suns.
For those who couldn’t escape to the beach for the long weekend, head over to City Tap Dupont for an end of season luau. Snack on themed bites including pineapple burgers and pulled pork tacos and enjoy an open bar from 2-5pm with purchase of ticket ($45).
Score $15 pizzas, 1/2 off fried appetizers, and happy hour drink specials all-day at Mount Vernon Triangle’s Nicoletta Italian Kitchen. My pizza recommendation? The Parmigiana topped with fried eggplant, fior di latte, ricotta marinated tomatoes, pomodoro, and basil. Monday, 11:30am-9pm