Readers know the routine — inclement weather means restaurant discounts for Washington. Today, D.C. is coping with closed schools, a snow emergency and the federal government closed. Reports show between 4-6 inches of snow hit the region last night, and there's more cold to follow.
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*Central's Mardi Gras party has been moved to Thursday. The restaurant is closed today/tonight.
*The District Fishwife will be closed at Union Market today.
*Cuba Libre will be closed for lunch but open at 4 p.m. for dinner.
*Osteria Morini will close for lunch but open at 4 p.m. for dinner.
*Zeke's Coffee is opening two hours late at 9:30 a.m.
*Water & Wall is closed for lunch today. It will reopen for dinner with Mardi Gras themed cocktails on special for $8, and Abita beer for $5.
*The Pretzel Bakery is closed.
*Trummer's on Main is closed today.
*Bayou's parade is off but they'll still be open tonight for Fat Tuesday.
*Chop't's Archives location is closed.
*Popped Republic's truck is off the roads.
*DC Slices is off the roads.
*2941 is closed for lunch but opening for dinner.
*The 17th and 19th St. NW locations of Taylor Gourmet are closed.
*Pizzeria Orso is closed for lunch but will open at 3 p.m. for dinner (and kids eat free on Tuesdays).
*Marcel's will be closed to dinner due to pipes bursting.
*Solly's is closed due to a frozen pipe.
*Urbana and Poste's snow specials (available all winter long on snow days) go into effect any time it snows. At Poste, that's $15 glasses of Veuve Clicquot, and at Urbana, it's discounted snow day cocktails and $5 pizzas.
*Jackson 20 will offer snow day brunch from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and happy hour will start at 11 a.m. tomorrow.
*Granville Moore's will be opening at 11:00 a.m. for a snow day lunch and day-drinking. The kitchen will offer the full dinner menu plus an egg sandwich during the day. Regular service starts at 5 p.m.
*Chez Billy Petworth will open the main bar at 2 p.m. and will offer their Royale burger with cheese for $10 and $6 French onion soup.
*Brixton will open at 1 p.m. with $5 mulled wine, $5 hurricanes and a limited food menu.
*Hill Country has $4 hot chocolate (spiked for $8) and all-day happy hour with $3 PBR, $4 house wine, $5 house margaritas ($20 pitchers), and $5 well drinks.
*Saint-Ex will open for lunch at 11 a.m., offer happy hour drink prices till 7 p.m. and $8 Irish coffees.
*Bar Pilar will open at 2 p.m. with happy hour prices till 7 p.m.The Pig will offer $5 bourbon flights (normally $8), a $4 per pour for any of the bourbons featured in the flight, and $6 burgers (so basically, get a shot of bourbon and burger for $10!)
*Logan Tavern will offer happy hour all day at the bar and community table.
*Grillfish will have happy hour $6 draft beers and $1 local oysters available all day until 7:00 p.m.
*Commissary will play movies on the projector all day. In addition, they have half off all hot cocktails, and $4 spiked chocolates, $4 Natty Boh and a whiskey shot and $5 beef or veggie burgers.
*At Brookland Pint, kids eat free today with the purchase of an adult entree.
*At Meridian Pint, Snow day brunch begins at 10 a.m.; they also have homemade hot cocoa (with booze added options), and free cocoa and snow day activities and coloring books for kids.
*Hawk n Dove has a $5 soup of the day, $5 hot drinks, all day happy hour with $5 wine, rails and $4 Miller Lite.
*Willies Brew & Que has all day happy hour with $5 wine, $5 rails, $5 tequila shots and $4 Miller Lite, plus food deals. They're opening at 3 p.m.
*Molly Malone's has all day happy hour with $6 Irish and Bailey's coffees, hot todddys and vanilla vodka-spiked hot chocolate.
*Walk to One Eight Distillery today between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get two free shot glasses with any spirits purchase.
*The Limerick Pub in Wheaton will open at 11 a.m. with Mardi Gras-themed food and drink specials.
*Agua 301 has $2.50 tacos, $3.50 Corona Lite drafts and $5 margaritas.
*Compass Rose is opening at noon with slushy drinks and a "snow day" menu.
*Edible DC is offering $10 off its drinks invitational event with the promo code SNOWOMG.
*Alba Osteria has all day happy hour with half priced pizza, $6 draft beers and more.
*Both TaKorean locations have all day happy hour with $4 craft beers.
*Cafe Deluxe and Tortilla coast are open at all locations and kicking off happy hour prices at noon.
*Clyde's of Chevy Chase has all-day happy hour.
*The Argonaut is opening at 10 with free wifi.
*Fadó in Chinatown has $3 Sam Adams Cold Snap, and when that keg is tapped out, $3 Accumulations.
*Bar Dupont will bring back their outdoor Snow Bar in time for the 11 a.m. snowball fight at Dupont Circle. They will be serving mulled wine, Irish coffees, coconut rum hot chocolates, and a drink called the Nutty Van Gogh made with caramel Van Gogh vodka, frangelico and Nutella hot chocolate.
*It's all day happy hour for both locations of Fishnet.
*DC, Bethesda and Crystal City Jaleos: Buy one sandwich with soup of the day (Sopa Zanahoria, Carrot Soup) or side salad, and get one, with mention of ‘snow day special' (limit one per table).
Bethesda Jaleo: Half-price bottles of wine with mention of ‘snow day special'
Crystal City: Only offering Lunch Like a Spaniard menu today, and will resume regular dinner service with full tapas menu at 4:30pm.
*Oyamel has a margarita, soup and Mexican hot chocolate deal for $12. They're also offering bronzino and steak entrees for half price.
*Zaytinya has half priced wine bottles all day for customers who mention "snow day special."
*Vinoteca is hosting all night happy hour, with 20 wines for $5, $5 beer and discounted bar snacks.
*BLT Steak is offering half-priced cocktails all day and night at the bar.
*Jack Rose has $6 hot cocktails during happy hour.
*Kids eat for free at PassionFish today for lunch.
*Penn Commons is offering $5 happy hour drinks till 7.
*Fuego has $5 happy hour drinks till 7.
*DC Coast has $5 Mountain Mules available all day.
*Hank's on the Hill has $1.25 select oysters all day at at the bar.
*Hank's Dupont has obozy hot chocolate at the bar for $9.
Editor's Note: Jaleo's snow deals have been edited due to an error in their initial press release.