Today: Check out your Best Bets for 4th of July because the fun starts tonight! Plus, Policy gets the Pre Independence Day Party started tonight at 9 pm with $5 FireBalls, Stoli, Bacardi & Tall Boys.
All weekend: Be sure to cool off with our ever-handy SuperFun, HappyTime Summer Pool Guide!
Sunday: Don’t miss the Taste of Peru, with DC restaurants offering super-tasty Peruvian cuisine.
Monday: Through Friday, look for the Big Chill ice cream cart in front of the Fairmont Hotel from [11:30]-3 with Carrot, Lime & Elderflower Freeze Pops; Honey, Yogurt & Yuzu Rice Krispie Ice Cream Sandwiches and Black Bottom Tangerine Ice Cream Cup Cakes.
Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.