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Daily Digestif: Snow Day Specials, Mardi Gras Updates

By Rina Rapuano
March 3, 2014
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

Food22 Decor19 Service20 Cost$50
El Chucho - Cocina Superior

Mexican • Columbia Heights

Food25 Decor21 Service20 Cost$22

Spanish • Bethesda

Food24 Decor22 Service22 Cost$42

Asian • Bethesda

Food23 Decor18 Service20 Cost$32
Mussel Bar & Grille

Belgian • Bethesda

Food21 Decor19 Service21 Cost$35
Redwood Restaurant and Bar

American • Bethesda

Food19 Decor23 Service21 Cost$34
Legal Sea Foods

Seafood • Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food24 Decor20 Service22 Cost$37
Legal Sea Foods

Seafood • Tysons Corner

Food24 Decor20 Service22 Cost$37
Legal Sea Foods

Seafood • Arlington

Food24 Decor20 Service22 Cost$37
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