Across the Pond could use some love – check out their Holiday Deals and other ways to help

1732 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Lots of folks have passed on the request from Across the Pond:

“The COVID Roller Coaster Continues…

For the past nine months, our goal has been to hang on until next spring. The return of conferences, sports and tourists, along with promising news on vaccines, gave us hope.

But like so many other DC restaurants, we’re a bit worried. Recent spikes have impacted on-premise dining; cold weather is hampering outdoor dining; some of our local customers have temporarily relocated; or in some cases, just aren’t aware that we’re open.

We are lucky, we have very understanding landlords, they want to see us hang on…and that makes us want to keep going. For them, for our customers, for our staff and for us…we’ve given all we’ve had.

So if you’re in any position to help, here are some suggestions:

Share our social media posts, emails, and this letter with your friends, colleagues and neighbors.

Purchase gift certificates and t-shirts: visit our online store.

Purchase our new “ATP Holiday Deals”: click here!

Order carryout: visit our online store.

Order delivery through DoorDash, UberEats, DC To-GoGo or GrubHub.

Dine indoors or outside, if you feel comfortable doing so. We show all NFL and college football/basketball games; Premier League, Champions League & La Liga; and Autumn Nations Cup rugby matches. Watch TV outdoors on our back patio.

We had a strong October, and were feeling optimistic. But the recent spikes and restrictions announced by the Mayor, coupled with dips in sales over the past two weeks, have dampened that optimism.

We are NOT giving up. We plan to enjoy some pints with you this spring…but we just need a little boost right now.

Also from Across the Pond:

“ATP Holiday Deals

It’s like a Groupon, but better!

Each week, we’ll introduce three weekly specials. If you like the offer, purchase a voucher directly from our website Vouchers can be used for on-premise dining or carryout.

Save 20% by purchasing one (or more) of this week’s offers – available for purchase through Sunday, December 6:

Taco Night: choice of chips and queso OR veggie quesadilla; two taco platters; two classic margaritas. Cost: $38.99. Click here.

Comfort Food Night: choice of onion rings or fried pickles; two entrees, choice of Fish n Chips, Cottage Pie, Beef Stew or Chicken Pot Pie; and one dessert. Cost: $31.99. Click here.

Game Night: 20 wings; order of mozzarella sticks; order of fried pickles; order of French Fries. Cost: $29.99. Click here.

Vouchers will be valid for 90 days from date of purchase. Please note that there will be no substitutions.”

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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!

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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…..
Get your tickets now!

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
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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
Unreserved $125
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Cocktail Attire

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