Washington D.C., one of the paramount locations for advocacy and legislation, is also home to amazing eateries, coffee shops, and cocktail bars. This post will cover some of the area’s tastiest eateries for foodies, people on a budget, and those who want to splurge a bit. Now, for breakfast the APAGS Convention Committee has you covered with our Food for Thought breakfasts from 7:30-8am Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (August 3-6). The breakfasts will feature distinguished psychologists: Dr. Alette Coble-Temple, Dr. Kevin Cokley, and Dr. Deborah Tolman. Make sure to arrive early as the APAGS suite fills up quickly!
Now, onto the eats…
Hoping to get a nice meal, on a budget? D.C., has several options priced at $10 or less per person. First, A Baked Joint offers several options for soup, sandwiches, and salads priced at $10 or less. Ph: (202) 408-6985
Next, Wiseguy Pizza serves up solid 18” Pizzas available for carry out for under $10 a person. You can order online or by phone. Ph: (202) 408-7800
Not in the mood for pizza, but don’t want to break the bank? Then check out Beef ‘N Bread which dishes up tasty roasted beef, corned beef, turkey, or veggies sandwiches at $9 or less. Ph: (202) 393-0406
One last thing before we move into the more expensive spots. Each location mentioned above is less than1 mile from the Convention Center.
Looking to enjoy some of the finer foods of Capital City? Some of the more extravagant meals can be found close to Convention. first up is Busboys and Poets which offers scrumptious entrees suitable for any diet. Customers may order (online) or stop in to enjoy the food and ambiance. Ph: (202) 789-2227
Next, do you have a huge appetite or hoping to split a meal with a friend(s)? Then stop into Keren, an Ethiopian restaurant highly regarded by locals for having large, tasty, portions of Chicken, Fish, or Beef dishes and friendly service. Keren is open for lunch and dinner and is located just two miles from Convention. Ph: (202) 265-5764
Interested in a tasty group dinner worth the extra money? Visit Le Diplomate in Logan Circle which serves up amazing entrees of fish, chicken, steak, hors d’oeuvres, and wine with a French flair. Reservations are recommended. Ph: (202) 332-3333
Did your presentation, poster, or seminar go so well you want to celebrate with a drink? Then Barmini By José Andrés is your place! Mixologists provide some of the most coveted cocktails in the area which are enjoyed by travelers and locals alike. Reservations are highly recommended for this D.C. hot spot, voted Washington City Paper’s Best Cocktail bar in D.C for 2016! Ph: (202) 393-0812
Enjoy everyone, and I hope you have a great Convention!
-Julio Brionez, APAGS Convention Committee