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Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite: Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2017 in D.C.

by Lanna Nguyen on Jul 6, 2017 in Roundups
Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite: Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2017 in D.C.

Celebrate the 228th storming of the Bastille with fetes, French-inspired dinners, drink specials and more.

There’s no better way to commemorate the catalyst of the French revolution than at the eponymous French restaurant in Alexandria. The brasserie will be celebrating Liberté, Égalité et Fraternité with a $35 3-course dinner menu to be paired with a special $20 wine list. 4 – 10 PM. (606 N. Fayette St, Alexandria; 703-519-3776)
 
Guests are invited to “Storm the Rooftop” at The Bird on Le Quatorze Juillet. Enjoy $5 rosé, $8 French cocktails and $5 bites in addition to complimentary cake from CakeRoom. (1337 11th St, NW; 202-518-3609)

Bistro Du Coin
In honor of “La Fete nationale,” the French bistro will be celebrating with Bastille whiskey, two dinner seatings (7 and 9 PM) and music from Roudor. (1738 Connecticut Ave, NW; 202-234-6969)

The Willard InterContinental’s al fresco café will kick off Bastille Day celebrations with traditional French dishes, live music and specialty cocktails. The roaming violinist will be playing from 5 PM to 8 PM, and specialty crepes and Grey Goose cocktails will be available from 4:30 PM to 10 PM. (1401 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-942-7000)
 
The downtown French-style bistro will be holding weeklong festivities in honor of Bastille Day, starting with food and wine pairings beginning Tuesday, July 11. Enjoy dishes like Duck Leg Confit, Faux Gras & Country Pate and Grilled Loup de Mer. To close out the celebrations, the restaurant will have a special 3-course menu ($48) with optional wine pairings for an additional $24. (1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-626-0015)
 
The classy French-American café in Shaw will offer a 3-course French-inspired dinner menu with the option of adding on paired beverages for $24. Snag a reservation and enjoy the sounds of Parisian music throughout dinner. (801 O St, NW; 202-525-2870)
 
Embassy of France
Celebrate Bastille Day, New Orleans-style at the Embassy of France’s annual bash on July 15. This year’s event will highlight jazz and regional dishes that highlight the Big Easy (think Bourbon Street Spiced Chicken, Shrimp and Grits and more) and guests will have the opportunity to take part in the online and silent auctions. 7:30 – 11:30 PM. (Embassy of France: 4101 Reservoir Road, NW)
 
Mosey over to the Reading Room on July 13 to celebrate Bastille Day with French Natural Wines (wines produced without adding or removing anything during the winemaking process) and hear from resident wine experts Elizabeth Parker and Chantal Tseng. 7 - 11 PM.(829 Upshur St, NW; 202-722-2939)

Photo via Flickr user irene.

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