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Snow Day Means Snow Deals (and Some Closings)

By Rina Rapuano
January 21, 2014

Local restaurants and bars often see snow days as a chance to open early and reacquaint DC residents with the all-day buzz. Here's a list of early openings, deals and closings that have emerged so far. Check back here throughout the day for updates. 


Osteria Morini runs its happy hour all day today, starting at 11:30 AM. Complimentary mulled cider will also be available to diners today (202-484-0660).

Cashion's Eat Place will be open at the bar only with light fare from 5-9 PM. Happy hour pricing will be in effect for the duration of service, and the full dinner menu will not be available (202-797-1819).

Osteria Marzano has instituted a snow-day policy of happy hour all day at the bar, with drink and pizza specials, whenever it snows (703-313-9700).

Cork Market is offering half-price Trickling Springs hot chocolate - regularly $3, today $1.50 - for kids (202-265-2674).

DC Reynolds is offering buy one, get one free drinks today (202-506-7178).

Hill Country offers all-day happy hour and wings specials (202-556-2050).

Kangaroo Boxing Club tweets that the bar opens at noon but invites drinkers to bring their own snacks since the kitchen won’t open till 5 PM (202-505-4522).

Bearnaise offers $5 hot toddies all day (202-450-4800).

El Chucho, Bar Charley, Sidebar and Jackie's will all offer $3 hot drinks and $3 tall boys today. In addition, Quarry House Tavern offers half-price burgers and $3 tall boys, and Jackie's offers half-priced wines by the glass (El Chucho, 202-290-3313; Bar Charley, 202-627-2183; Jackie's and Sidebar, 301-565-9700; Quarry House Tavern, 301-587-8350).

Capriotti’s is offering a free size upgrade when you order a small or medium sub (202-429-2277).

Jack Rose Dining Saloon offers $5 hot cocktails all night, such as hot bourbon cider and a Hot Chai Way to Hell made with wheated bourbon, fresh lemon, allspice liqueur, honey, black chai tea and hot water (202-588-7388).

Vinoteca extends happy hour all night with 20 wines at $5, discounted bar snacks, $5 beer and $5 mugs (usually $7) of mulled wine made with brandy, ginger syrup and spices (202-332-9463).

Bourbon in Glover Park offers half-price drafts all night (202-625-7770).

Open City serves $22 carafes of mimosas (usually $28) for until last call tonight (202-332-2331).

BLT Steak offers half-price hot cocktails - normally $12 but priced at $6 today - at the bar all day and night (202-689-8999).

Eno Wine Bar offers two-for-one bruschetta and a complimentary chocolate flight with any wine flight ordered (202-295-2826).

Alba Osteria sells half-price pizzas in their bar area all day (202-295-2826).

Chez Billy offers $8 hot toddies (normally $12) all night featuring rum or whiskey, lemon, cinnamon and honey (202-506-2080).

Brixton will have $5 mulled wine on hand from 5 PM to close (202-560-5045).

The W Hotel is offering its barreled-aged Manhattan all day for $8 in the living room (202-661-2400).

Food, Wine & Co in Bethesda has specials on Snow Blind and Mad Elf beers, which will run $5 all day. Also, buy an all-American burger and get a second burger of your choice for $5 (301-652-8008).



Pizzeria Orso

Trummer’s on Main

Port City’s Tasting Room

Jackie's & Sidebar

Urban Butcher

The Pig

(Note: it's a good idea to call ahead before heading out tonight.)

Places Mentioned

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

American • Adams Morgan

Food20 Decor24 Service18 Cost$45
2941 Restaurant

American • West Falls Church

Food27 Decor27 Service26 Cost$70
The Brixton

American • U Street Corridor

Food- Decor- Service- CostM
Quarry House Tavern

Bar • Silver Spring

Atmo.21 Decor15 Service19 CostI
Cashion's Eat Place

American • Adams Morgan

Food25 Decor21 Service24 Cost$53
BLT Steak

Steakhouse • White House/World Bank

Food25 Decor23 Service23 Cost$65
Vinoteca Wine Bar and Bistro

Eclectic • U Street Corridor

Food22 Decor21 Service21 Cost$35
Chez Billy

French • Petworth

Food- Decor- Service- CostM

American • Glover Park

Food21 Decor19 Service19 Cost$27
Kangaroo Boxing Club

American • Columbia Heights

Food- Decor- Service- CostI
Trummer's On Main

American • Clifton

Food24 Decor26 Service24 Cost$71
Jackie's Restaurant

American • Silver Spring

Food23 Decor20 Service20 Cost$38
the pig

American • 14th Street Corridor

Food- Decor- Service- CostM
Hill Country

Barbecue • Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food21 Decor19 Service16 Cost$28
El Chucho - Cocina Superior

Mexican • Columbia Heights

Food- Decor- Service- CostI
Pizzeria Orso

Pizza • Falls Church

Food22 Decor17 Service18 Cost$27
ENO Wine Bar

Wine Bar • Georgetown

Atmo.22 Decor21 Service20 CostM
Osteria Morini

Italian • Navy Yard

Food- Decor- Service- CostM
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

Sandwich Shop • White House/World Bank

Food- Decor- Service- CostI
Urban Butcher

American • Silver Spring

Food- Decor- Service- CostM
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