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Amaro and the Rye (made with Founding Spirit’s “Arroyo’s Never Bitter Amaro” and Founding Farmers Rye Whiskey) paired with Kung Pao Chicken dumplings (Image: Courtesy Farmers &amp; Distillers) <p></p>

Fifth annual DC Cocktail Week kicks off on Monday

If you've ever wanted to get more involved in the cocktail scene of D.C., next week is your time to shine! The 5th annual DC Cocktail Week brings together more than 50 DMV restaurants and bars who will be showcasing cocktails paired with nibbles, enticing guests to break out of their comfort zone and try something new.

From November 13-19 guests can stop by one of the participating restaurants (see the full list below) and try the cocktail pairings at a discounted price. Expect items like a Brandy cocktail paired with spicy pork belly and Asian slaw for $15, a Maracuya Sour with Chicken Anticucho for $12 or an Old Fashioned paired with short rib tacos for $15.

See the full list of participating restaurants below and scroll through our photo gallery to see a few of the food and drink pairings you can expect.

District of Columbia

  • Bar Dupont (Dupont Circle)
  • Cedar Restaurant (Penn Quarter)
  • Charlie Palmer Steak (Downtown)
  • China Chilcano (Penn Quarter)
  • Claudia’s Steakhouse (Downtown)
  • Convivial (Shaw)
  • DBGB (Penn Quarter)
  • Dino’s Grotto (Shaw)
  • District Distilling Co. (U Street)
  • Dram & Grain (Adams Morgan)
  • Etete (U Street/Shaw)
  • Farmers & Distillers (Mt Vernon Triangle)
  • Fig & Olive (Penn Quarter)
  • Firefly (Dupont Circle)
  • Graffiato (Penn Quarter)
  • Hard Rock Café (Downtown)
  • Indique (Cleveland Park)
  • Jack Rose Dining Saloon (Adams Morgan)
  • Kapnos (U Street)
  • Mintwood Place (Adams Morgan)
  • miXX Lobby Lounge and Wine Bar (Penn Quarter)
  • Muze (Downtown)
  • Nazca Mochica (Dupont Circle)
  • Occidental Grill & Seafood (Downtown)
  • Oyamel (Penn Quarter)
  • Pennsylvania 6 (Downtown)
  • Quarter+Glory (U Street)
  • Sally’s Middle Name (H Street)
  • Silver (Cathedral Heights)
  • Sixth Engine (Mt Vernon Triangle)
  • Slate Wine Bar + Bistro (Glover Park)
  • Stable (H Street)
  • Taqueria del Barrio (Petworth)
  • Zaytinya (Penn Quarter)


  • City Perch Kitchen + Bar (Bethesda)
  • Jaleo (Bethesda)
  • Silver (Bethesda)
  • Sushi Ko (Chevy Chase)


  • BaBa (Clarendon)
  • Jaleo (Crystal City)
  • Mazagan Restaurant & Lounge (Arlington)