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Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and Thunder Burger to Support Pink Jams!

Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and Thunder Burger to Support Pink Jams!

According to BreastCancer.org, roughly 1 out of every 8 women in America will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that, annually, over 200,000 women are diagnosed with the disease in this country, and approximately 40,000 die from it. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, and Thunder Burger & Bar will be teaming up to help the cause by participating in the Pink Jams! “Take a Bite Out of Breast Cancer” annual awareness program.

“We are happy to be able to participate in this yearly awareness program, and to help out this great charity,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef at both the Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and Thunder Burger & Bar. “It’s a serious disease, and we can all benefit by helping to bring it to an end.”

Celebrate A One-Year Anniversary On Thursday At Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

Celebrate A One-Year Anniversary On Thursday At Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

New Orleans-inspired restaurants, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace and Black Jack, will host a one-year anniversary celebration on Thursday at their 14th street location.

Tickets are $50 per person and include unlimited fresh seafood with signature dishes from Pearl Dive’s delicious menu, live music entertainment, and an open bar at Black Jack with drinks provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. 

Guests who attend the event can taste two new exclusive oysters from the Blacks and Rappahannock River Oyster Company in Chincoteague, Virginia along with Toby Island Oysters in Topping, Virginia.

10% of the entire nights sales at Pearl Dive will be donated to Food and Friends.

If you like Addie's in Rockville, Black's Bar & Kitchen in Bethesda, Black Market Bistro in Garrett Park or BlackSalt in the Palisades, you will love Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, which is chef Jeff Black's fifth restaurant and newest creation. 

5 Reasons to Choose Grass-Fed Beef Burgers

5 Reasons to Choose Grass-Fed Beef Burgers

 

There’s been a shift in this country when it comes to beef. Many people are seeking out grass-fed beef, because of all the benefits that it provides over grain-fed varieties. Grass-fed beef is popping up on store shelves, as well as in restaurants. While it’s not widely available, restaurants such as Thunder Burger, located in Georgetown, have been serving it up to their customers, taking pride in the higher quality beef that their burgers are made of.

“You haven’t enjoyed a great tasting burger until you have had a grass-fed beef burger,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger and Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge.  “There’s simply no comparison and once people try it they always want that standard. It’s a better burger all the way around.”

Here are 5 reasons to choose grass-fed beef burgers over grain fed:

5 Things to Know About Paella

5 Things to Know About Paella

If you want a taste of traditional Spanish cuisine, it’s hard to find a better pick than paella. It’s a savory dish that is synonymous with Spanish culture, as well as tradition. Even though it may be a tradition of Spain, authentic paella can be found right in the heart of Georgetown, at the Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge. Dishing up several varieties for customers to choose from, Bodega has earned a reputation for pleasing people with their authentic paella.

“We take our paella seriously,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and Thunder Burger. “It’s important to us that we bring the taste of this special traditional dish of Spain to the people of the Washington DC area. It’s one of our signature dishes, and we do it well.”

While many people in America enjoy eating a meal of paella, most are not familiar with anything beyond the fact that it tastes good. Here are 5 things to know about paella:

Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

 Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the month-long period from September 15th to October 15th has been designated as National Hispanic Heritage Month. While President Lyndon B. Johnson first proclaimed it as a week-long event in 1968, it was expanded to be a month-long observance by Congress in 1988. Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, located in the heart of Georgetown, will be helping the people of the D.C. area celebrate authentically.

“This is one of the celebrations we wait for all year, and it’s our time to shine,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge. “We look forward to helping people enjoy a Spanish taste experience that is authentic, delicious and memorable.”

Unique and Decadent Desserts Found in Georgetown

Unique and Decadent Desserts Found in Georgetown

Desserts may traditionally be the final course that someone enjoys during a meal, but for many it ranks first. Depending on the dessert that one chooses, it can be a memorable experience all on its own. Those looking for authentic cultural desserts in the Georgetown area of Washington D.C. will not be disappointed in what they find by stopping in at Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, or at Thunder Burger. Both restaurants feature a unique and popular dessert menu.

“Just about everyone loves dessert. Some people may even want to stop in just to try some of the desserts we offer. They are that good,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, and at Thunder Burger. “Whether you save room for it after your meal or stop in especially for dessert, you are sure to find something that is satisfying, as well as memorable.”