Daily Digestif: Snow Day Specials, Mardi Gras UpdatesBy Rina Rapuano
March 3, 2014
Your daily feed of DC food tidbits
- The Washington Post reports on which Mardi Gras celebrations have been postponed and which ones will let the good times roll - despite the weather.
- This month, martini fans will find a different kind of March Madness happening in Bethesda, where a monthlong martini competition among 10 restaurants there will take place. Participating spots include Assaggi, Jaleo, Raku, Mussel Bar & Grille and Redwood, and martinis will range in price from $5-$8. Those who vote via Bethesda Row’s Facebook page could win a $500 dining certificate for up to 10 guests.
- Legal Sea Foods celebrates the beginning of Chesapeake Rockfish season with three special rockfish dishes offered Wednesday through April 1. Rockfish tostones with roasted mango and poblano salsa ($10.95) will be the appetizer, while entrees of oven-roasted rockfish Rockefeller ($19.95) and rockfish and squid acqua pazza ($19.95) will also be on offer at the Penn Quarter, Crystal City and Tysons locations.