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 www.dupontcirclemainstreets.org. 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 

by Borderstan.com June 21, 2011 at 11:22 am 1,153 0

From Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets Program:

Create your own progressive dinner with $5 individual tasting tickets redeemed at any one of the participating dining establishments, many of which will have special priced cocktails or wines paired with your tasting. 6 to 10 pm. $5 for each individual tasting, or a five tasting ticket package for just $20! Larger ticket packages also available for groups! Tickets will be sold beginning at 5:00 at the Dupont Resource Center at 9 Dupont Circle (west side, between P Street and Mass Ave). Will Call tickets also at this location!

Here’s a great Google Map with the participating restaurants.


by Borderstan.com October 3, 2010 at 7:04 pm 1,546 0

Dupont Circle Taste of Dupont Luis Gomez Photos

The fountain in Dupont Circle: A total of 19 restaurants are participating in the Taste of Dupont 2010. (Luis Gomez Photos)

The Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (HDCMS) will hold the the Taste of Dupont 2010 this Tuesday, October 5. from 6 to 9 pm. Individual tasting tickets are $5 each ($20 for 5 tickets) and can be redeemed at 19 participating restaurants and food establishments in the Dupont area.

Many of the participating establishments will have specially priced cocktails and wines. All tickets holders are entered into a raffle that includes a $100 gift certificate to La Tomate Restaurant and a $100 gift certificate to Mourayo Restaurant.

You can purchase tickets online or at the Dupont Circle Resource Center Tuesday evening after 5 pm. You can also get more information at Historic Dupont Circle Main Street’s Facebook Page.

by Borderstan.com October 27, 2008 at 6:36 am 1,371 0

The Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (HDCMS) will hold the the 2008 “Taste of Dupont,” a pre-even to the 17th Street High Heel Race tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 28, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Carlyle Suites Hotel. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased online.

Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets is proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Taste of Dupont.  Last Year, over 250 attendees dined on superb culinary treats from local restaurants.  The fare included scallops, lamb, oyster shots, beef tenderloin, salmon rolls and much, much more! Join HDCMS to celebrate our excellent restaurants and art institutions and help to name our 2008 Chef of the Year!

More Information

  • Who: Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets.
  • What: Taste of Dupont with food from Dupont Circle area restaurants.
  • Where: Carlyle Suites Hotel at 1731 New Hampshire Avenue NW (between R and S Streets)
  • When: Tuesday, October 28 from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Cost: Tickets are $65 and can be purchased online.

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