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D.C.’s Debut Wawa Arrives December 14

Plus, ring in the holidays with imported tequila at Mxdc

A rendering of D.C.’s first Wawa.
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Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

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DOWNTOWN—Roadside fixture Wawa has set an opening date for its highly anticipated first District outpost (1111 19th Street NW): 8 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, per a response on social media to a customer. That puts the efficient convenience giant’s opening a day ahead of schedule.

DOWNTOWN—Now through Saturday, December 30, Mexican-themed Mxdc is serving 25 new imported tequilas this holiday season. Bartender Anthony Tavara’s list includes blancos, reposados, añejos, and extra añejos, as well as custom margaritas and palomas. The tequilas are at a 20-percent discount, putting them at $8 to $13.60 apiece. 600 14th Street NW

KENSINGTON—Drink for a cause: $1 of every spiked eggnog sold at Dish & Dram will help hurricane victims. Dubbed Coquito for Puerto Rico, the charity-themed cocktail ($10) is scheduled to be served through January 6. Dish & Dram owner Zena Polin spent eight years living and working on the storm-ravaged island. 10301 Kensington Parkway, Kensington, Md.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Just in time for final​s week, locally owned sandwich shop Jetties​ ​and taco stand​ ​Surfside ​will​ ​offer​ ​college students with a valid ID​ ​a​ ​15-percent​ ​discount​ ​on​ ​in-store​ ​purchases,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​free​ ​online​ ​delivery​ ​orders placed​ ​through​ ​Doordash from​ Monday, ​December​ ​11, through​ Thursday, ​December​ ​21.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington just announced that 250 local restaurants are participating in the bi-annual Winter Restaurant Week promotion. The dinner, lunch, and brunch deals are expected to run Monday, January 22, through Sunday, January 28, 2018.


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