Your Perks: 1) Up to 69% off Maceoo polos, blazers and button-downs. The French seem to be fond of them. 2) A revitalizing juice cleanse, because sometimes you’ve got to balance the bad with the good. 3) The workout clothes they’d use to exercise in space. Houston, we have a... high-performance shirt.
Things to do for February 12, 2015
’80s Movies, Grits and Punch Bowls
Weekend loves company.
An Evening of ’80s Comedies on VHS
This year, your valentine deserves the very best... made-for-TV movies. Playbackthetape, the outfit that screens original, taped-from-TV videotapes (commercials and all) is turning to mid-’80s TV movies, starring Michael J. Fox, Nia Long and Sean Astin. Rudy wasn’t born overnight.
Pork and Grits at EatsPlace
A pork-and-grits-bowl pop-up. That’s a lot of hyphens. It’s also another reason to head to EatsPlace on Georgia Avenue. On the menu now: EcoFriendly Foods’ grits bar, which has you topping your grits with smoked pork, eggs and cheese. Or braised cabbage. If you must.
Chicken 45 Years in the Making
Picture it: Peru. 1970. A family starts a charcoal-fired rotisserie-chicken operation. Nice idea. Then, eventually, they take the whole thing to H Street. What this means for you: whole chickens, chicken subs and pollo saltado. Tastes like chicken.
Dolcezza Factory Turns Cabaret
Hanging around in a gelato factory: great. Hanging around in the same factory after dark, while bartenders whip up five different punches and a singer leads cabaret performances: better. The monthly event goes down for the first time on Monday. Torch song karaoke: probably not gonna happen.
All NOLA, All Night at McClellan’s
You’ll have already wrung three days out of this weekend. Here’s an excuse for a fourth: Fat Tuesday. Or more specifically, the NOLA-inspired drinks that McClellan’s Retreat is turning out all night. Like Sazeracs, Vieux Carrés, hurricanes in the punch bowl and absinthe frappés. Yup, absinthe frappés.