The best part of it all is that the National Capital BBQ/Safeway Barbeque Battle benefits the Capiral Area Food & Bank & Children’s Charities. Advice: Get there early. With so much to try, you don’t want to wait in long lines and miss out on all the deliciousness. Metro stop, Metro Center—orange/blue/redline. $12 in advance/$15 day of event (Children under 12 are free)/$20 Weekend Pass
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Jai is a culinary/travel photographer, author whose photography has been seen in publications such as Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Munchies (VICE), and Ad Week. Jai has been with GMF since 2014 is the former GMF Editor-in-Chief. She has photographed for both domestic and international tourism boards. Additionally, her work was selected as a semi-finalist in competitions such as Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s RAMMYs in Focus, and The Historical Society of D.C.’s For the Record. Contributing her photography to books like New York One-Food Wonders and Discovering Vintage Washington, DC, Jai’s creative spirit focuses on the food, beverage, and travel industries. Co-authoring Plantations of Virginia with six-time New York Press Club award winner Charlene C. Giannetti, their book is currently in its third printing within a year of being released. Jai enjoys collaborating with her clients to bring their vision to life.