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Daily Digestif: Snow Day Specials, Mardi Gras Updates

By Rina Rapuano
March 3, 2014
Photo by: Ellen Silverman from DamGoodSweet

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.

- Washingtonian has been updating its extensive list of snow deals, including chicken soup and bar snacks at Cashion’s Eat Place and an all-night happy hour starting at 4 PM at El Chucho.

- 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.

Places Mentioned

Cashion's Eat Place

American • Adams Morgan

Food25 Decor21 Service24 Cost$53
El Chucho - Cocina Superior

Mexican • Columbia Heights

Food- Decor- Service- CostI

Spanish • Bethesda

Food24 Decor20 Service21 Cost$39

Asian • Bethesda

Food23 Decor18 Service20 Cost$34
Mussel Bar & Grille

Belgian • Bethesda

Food20 Decor17 Service18 Cost$34
Redwood Restaurant and Bar

American • Bethesda

Food19 Decor22 Service18 Cost$42
Legal Sea Foods - 7th Street

Seafood • Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food23 Decor20 Service22 Cost$39
Legal Sea Foods - Tysons Galleria

Seafood • Tysons Corner

Food23 Decor20 Service22 Cost$39
Legal Sea Foods - Crystal City

Seafood • Arlington

Food23 Decor20 Service22 Cost$39
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