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Eat a Shaking Beef Hoagie for Charity

Plus, U Street taqueria serves cocktails to help Puerto Rico

The new collaborative shaking beef hoagie at Taylor Gourmet.
Photo: Taylor Gourmet
Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

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H STREET—Local eatery Pow Wow sells fries for half-off (online and in-store) every Friday. Get ‘em piled with toppings like kimchi, Asian pulled pork, vegan pulled pork, fried chicken, and more. The brand also now delivers across D.C.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Chef José Andrés’ nonprofit World Central Kitchen, which helps fight hunger and poverty around the world, is hosting its fourth annual World Food Day on Friday, October 13. A whopping 150 restaurants — including dozens around the DMV — are in on the action, donating 10 percent of their proceeds to World Central Kitchen's relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Haiti.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Homegrown sandwich chain Taylor Gourmet, restaurateur Erik Bruner-Yang, and charitable group Fight For Children are teaming up to release a limited edition hoagie called “The Champ” in honor of the upcoming Fight Night. All proceeds will be donated to Fight For Children. The Maketto Shaking Beef Hoagie ($10.99) includes grilled rib-eye, Maggi aioli, pickled cucumbers, charred onion, jalapenos, herb-watercress salad, roma tomato, sherry vinegar, and olive oil. Dig into the special sandwich at all Taylor Gourmet locations, from Monday, October 16, through Sunday, October 22.

U STREET—From now until Tuesday, October 31, local taqueria El Rey (909 U Street NW) is joining forces with Tito’s Vodka to donate proceeds to help those affected by recent earthquakes and hurricanes, dedicating $3 of every Tito’s-based cocktail sold towards Unidos Por Puerto Rico and Global Giving Earthquake Relief Fund.

Jaleo Bethesda

7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 913-0003 Visit Website

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

401 7th Street Northwest, , DC 20004 (202) 628-1005 Visit Website


1 Lincoln Road, , FL 33139 (786) 761-1700 Visit Website

Taylor Gourmet

2400 South Smith Boulevard, , VA 22202 (703) 417-2145

El Rey

4201 Wilson Boulevard, , VA 22203 (571) 312-5530 Visit Website

China Chilcano

418 7th Street Northwest, , DC 20004 (202) 783-0941 Visit Website


1351 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 838-9972 Visit Website


800 22nd Street Northwest, , DC 20052 (202) 296-1439 Visit Website