Ninth Annual Taste of Dupont Circle Slated for Saturday

by Tim Regan April 5, 2016 at 1:15 pm 0

Taste of Dupont Circle, photo via Dupont Circle Main StreetsDuke’s Grocery, Beefsteak, Darlington House and more than a dozen other Dupont Circle restaurants will serve special menus on Saturday to celebrate the ninth annual Taste of Dupont Circle event.

Participating restaurants will serve appetizers, entrees, drinks, and desserts prepared specifically for the event, according to Bill McLeod, executive director of Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets.

Though the full list of restaurants is still a work in progress, other stops along the lunch tour include Ruth’s Chris Steak House and James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar, McLeod added.

Read more about Taste of Dupont Circle in this press release:

Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (HDCMS) is excited to announce that on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 15 restaurants in Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle area will open their doors to showcase their signature appetizers, entrées, drinks, and desserts for the ninth annual Taste of Dupont. This progressive lunch, sponsored by HDCMS, encourages patrons to walk from restaurant to tavern with a master ticket to discover new places to try.

“We are very excited to bring this year’s Spring Taste of Dupont to the local residents as well as visiting guests from around the area and foreign countries. Dupont Circle has been a magnificent destination to visit for over 100 years with its art galleries, embassies and fabulous restaurants. Come and join us on the 9th!” encouraged Rev. Susan Taylor, Chair of the HDCMS Promotions Committee.

A master ticket to all 15 Taste of Dupont locations is only $20 in advance and can be purchased through On the day of the event, tickets are $30 on the west side of Dupont Circle starting at 12:30 p.m. This event is designed to showcase the wide variety of white tablecloth restaurants that can be found around Dupont Circle. Rain date is April 16th from 1:00-4:00.

This is the ninth annual Taste of Dupont fundraiser organized by the HDCMS, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. All proceeds from the event will benefit our job training program to help those working with our clean team – a job training program through Central Union Mission.

Photo courtesy of Dupont Circle Main Streets 


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