Meet Cooper Bikes. They’re eye-pleasing, they’re made by an esteemed family in the British racing scene, and on Perks we’ve got their best machines for less than you’ll find anywhere else. (We’ve also got exclusive leather shoes from Allen Edmonds and quality beef jerky for 30% off. You only eat quality jerky.)
Things to do for September 19, 2012
A Debutante Ball for Oysters, 40 Food Trucks and More
The weekend runs a clean campaign.
Like a Debutante Ball for Oysters
Tomorrow, it’s live music and unlimited vodka drinks and oysters. So just an ordinary Thursday. But wait... these oysters, called Old Black Salts and Black Pearls, are new, bred exclusively for Pearl Dive for their first anniversary. Save the shells for your commemorative oyster wall.
Blue Crabs, Done Red-State-Style
You’ll want to hold the Old Bay for once, because this week, your Maryland crabs are getting an East Texas BBQ treatment at Johnny’s Half Shell. This two-day-only menu gets you five large crabs, with corn potato salad and a pitcher of beer. Which is also a Texas favorite.
Good news: here’s a place with more than 40 food trucks. Better news: you won’t have to stand on the sidewalk to sample them. Because you can take your quarry to a giant beer garden. There will also be fire trucks. Which you probably won’t want to sample any food from.
Oktoberfest Inside a Brewer’s Mansion
If you can’t get to Bavaria this year, at least you can hang out in the Dupont Circle mansion of Christian Heurich, DC’s most famous brewer. There’ll be pilsner, pretzels and brats, and a chamber ensemble will be playing everything from Beethoven to modern German pop. Maybe even some Hasselhoff.
Golf, Now with a Much Better Buffet
Your latest golf excuse: you were in a hurry to get back to the suckling pig. Old-school Spanish spot Taberna del Alabardero hosts this friendly tourney, which then becomes a spread of Spanish wine and food, like pork cheeks, suckling pig and Spanish omelets. Seve Ballesteros would be proud.