1513 17th Street, NW
“It’s a very busy week at Duke’s Grocery in Dupont Circle. Today, the gastropub launches a Pappy Van Winkle Charity Auction to raise money for So Others Might Eat (SOME), opens a Spirits Shop and announces plans to grill full Memorial Day Weekend platters on the patio.
For the charity auction, donors can select the Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year or the Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year. 100% of auction proceeds will be donated to SOME. Speaking of bourbon, Duke’s also opens a Spirits Shop, with kits available. For example, the Botanist Gin Martini Pack comes with two Stölzle crystal martini glasses, stainless steel shaker and deluxe stirrer. Limited edition bottles from Blanton’s, Eagle Rare and Weller are also available.
This weekend, a huge smoker takes over the front patio facing 17th Street for a traditional Memorial Day Weekend cookout.
To ensure availability, guests should order The MDW Spread in advance. It features Dry Rub Baby Back Ribs, Hackney Hot Chicken, cole slaw and watermelon for $19.95 per person. Drink specials include mini-kegs of Bell’s Oberon, bottled cocktails and 50% off all beer and wines. The MDW Spread can be picked up on Saturday, Sunday or Monday from 12:00-3:00pm.
“A lot of our guests don’t have access to a grill. They won’t be traveling to the beach or other places they normally go this weekend. So we are going to bring Memorial Day Weekend to them,” said Daniel Kramer, Managing Partner.
The Pappy Van Winkle auction closes on May 27 at 12:00pm. To bid on the auction, buy spirits, or pre-order for Memorial Day weekend, please visit www.DukesGrocery.com.
Duke’s Grocery in Dupont Circle is open daily for Takeout & Delivery. Duke’s Counter (Woodley Park) and Duke’s Grocery (Foggy Bottom) are also daily for Takeout & Delivery.”