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Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces BBQ & Grilling Week Lineup
View Participating Restaurants and Offerings at BBQWeekDC.com
Washington, D.C. (May 30, 2017) – Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) sweeps the greater Washington region for the first time this summer, with over 25 restaurants presenting fixed price menus to satisfy barbecue cravings. The celebration takes place June 19-25, and beginning today diners can view participating restaurants and book reservations at www.bbqweekdc.com, and will be able to scope out each restaurant’s “Flavors of Summer in the City” themed offerings available for $11, $22, or $33.
Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week concludes with the 25th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, bringing cooking contests, live entertainment, open-air beverage gardens and more to Pennsylvania Avenue NW on June 24-25. RAMW is also proud to partner with USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, and some participating restaurants are choosing to donate a portion of their BBQ & Grilling Week proceeds to assist USO’s mission to provide programs and services for active duty troops and their families.
Barbecue goes way beyond backyard grilling at participating restaurants in the following neighborhoods:
District of Columbia
- 14th Street: Café Saint-Ex
- Adams Morgan: Roofers Union
- Capitol Hill: Charlie Palmer Steak
- Downtown: Claudia’s Steakhouse, iCi Urban Bistro
- Foggy Bottom: Burger Tap & Shake
- Georgetown: Martin’s Tavern
- Glover Park: Rocklands Barbecue & Grilling Company
- Ivy City: Ivy City Smokehouse
- Penn Quarter: Acadiana, Del Campo, Hard Rock Café, The Partisan
- Shaw: The Pig, Right Proper Shaw Brewpub
- Tenleytown: Burger Tap & Shake
- U Street Corridor: Kapnos
- Alexandria: Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbecue, Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company
- Arlington: Epic Smokehouse, Kapnos Taverna, Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company, and The Spirits of ‘76
- McLean: Wildfire
- Vienna: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
- Bethesda: Kapnos Kouzina
- Kensington: Dish & Dram
- Silver Spring: All Set Restaurant & Bar, Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que
With restaurants participating across metropolitan Washington– and across a multitude of price points – Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week is the perfect chance to enjoy delectable grilled, smoked, and spiced dishes from the region’s best restaurants. Guests who sign up for RAMW’s Diner Rewards Program before BBQ & Grilling Week on www.bbqweekdc.com will also have the chance to win exclusive treats and gift cards to metropolitan Washington restaurants. Guests can share their experiences on social media by tagging @ramwdc on Twitter and
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is the regional trade association representing restaurants and the foodservice industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Established in 1920, RAMW is an advocate, resource, and community for its members. The Association works to promote and sustain the growth and development of the industry while providing its members legislative and regulatory representation, marketing and small business support, programming and events. RAMW strives to serve its members with professionalism and integrity, and provide them the training, education, and support they need to grow a successful business.
About Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle
This year’s Giant BBQ Battle will take place on both Pennsylvania Avenue and Constitution Ave, NW between 3rd and 7th Streets. The usual street noise will be replaced by the sounds of powerful vocals and soulful melodies with 30 bands performing on 3 stages. To round out the family fun there will be special attractions like the World’s Largest Traveling Grill, Nathan’s Competition Eating contests, Washington’s sports teams and much more. The Giant BBQ Battle has received numerous awards and titles over the years including being named “One of Five Can’t Miss Summer Festivals in the Country” by CNN, a “Top 10 BBQ Event” by the Travel Channel, “One of America’s Best BBQ Competitions” by Saveur Magazine, and “An Event Worth Traveling to” by the American Bus Association. The 2017 Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle is heating up to be the biggest & best yet, so block off the weekend of June 24th and 25th and prepare the whole family for DC’s favorite festival of feasting & fun.
About USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore
USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore is a nonprofit 501© (3) organization chartered by Congress and dedicated to serving those who serve, and their families in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro can fulfill its mission. With the help of thousands of devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals, six USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and a Mobile USO. Signature programs and services include holiday programs like Turkeys for Troops and Project USO Elf, emergency housing and food assistance, and caring for our wounded, ill and injured troops and their caregivers.
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