5th and Florida Avenue, NW courtesy Royal
From a press release:
“There’s a new “streatery” in town. Michelin-honored Royal in DC’s LeDroit Park neighborhood has just opened a 28-seat streetside patio alongside its restaurant on 5th Street NW. The new open-air streatery joins Royal’s 4-seat front patio to offer a total of 32 outdoor dining seats, outfitted with fresh greenery, breezy outdoor fans and large umbrellas with built-in USB charging ports.
501 Florida Avenue, NW courtesy Royal
Also new this summer is a variety of menu additions from Chef Cable Smith, including a morning house chorizo & fried egg-stuffed arepa, ají amarillo mussels with pickled sweet peppers, and a grilled skirt steak with orange chile salsa, purple potatoes, grilled broccoli, grilled peanuts and lime crema.
And bar director Alonzo Freeman just introduced six new cocktails for the season, including the frozen The One With The Chiles with mezcal, sweet coconut, espresso, ancho chiles, spices and angostura; Need More Derby with bourbon, cantaloupe, mint and szechuan peppercorn; Remedy #9 with blended scotch, passionfruit, pressed ginger and honey; the New Normal Punch combining Wray & Nephew rum, strawberry tea, citrus, nutmeg and angostura; and two Summer Sodas ($10) – the savory SummerThyme Soda with gin, fino sherry, pickled corn and thyme; and Alonzo’s Vodka Soda combining vodka, Royal’s housemade summer vermouth and sparkling water.
Royal is also open for safe, limited indoor dining, offering reduced seating for 22, with its large accordion storefront doors always open to allow fresh air and a breezy indoor-outdoor feel throughout its dining room.
Royal has gone above and beyond DC health and safety guidelines to offer the safest enjoyable dining experience for all, and in addition to safely-distanced tables, mask policies and stringent cleaning procedures, also offers contactless online ordering via GoTab and complimentary sanitizing stations throughout the patios and indoor spaces.
Royal has begun offering reservations for the very first time in its five years in operation, available via Resy, but also takes walk-ins if space is available. Tables are available for 1-6 guests per party, with 1.5-hour time limits per reservation.
Royal is open for safe dine-in service 7 days a week, from 10am-10pm on Monday through Saturday, and 10am-9pm on Sunday.“
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You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of