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A Weekend of Oyster Festivals; How to Get Ben & Jerry's

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DUPONT CIRCLE & ALEXANDRIA—This is a big weekend for oysters, everyone, starting Saturday with the fifth annual Hank's Oyster Fest. Both locations of Hank's Oyster Bar are offering all-you-can-eat oysters, onion rings, fries and more. Tickets are $80 for the event, which lasts from 11-3pm. [EaterWire]

PENN QUARTER—And in other oyster news, Poste throws its first-ever Oysterstock on Sunday out in their expansive courtyard. From 2-7 p.m., chef Dennis Marron will be serving various preparations of oyster — on the half shell, grilled, oyster stuffing, oyster stew — plus sides, local beer and spirits and a few live bands. Tickets are $75. [EaterWire]

FOOD TRUCKS—The Washingtonian's Jessica Voelker heroically rode the Ben & Jerry's ice cream truck around all day yesterday to gather up some tips on how you can score their free ice cream. The answer? Harass the hell out of them: "Tweet them three, four, ten times today to tell them why they should drive to your office and ply your coworkers with fro-yo. Because they'll totally do it. They want to do it." [Washingtonian]

Hank's Oyster Bar, Old Town [Photo: Pipi C./Yelp]

Poste Moderne Brasserie

555 8th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 Visit Website

Hank's Oyster Bar

701 Wharf Street Southwest, , DC 20024 (202) 817-3055 Visit Website

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