Say "let’s get it on" to a plate of country fried chicken and waffles at Marvin, a Belgian and soul food restaurant dedicated to DC native son Marvin Gaye, who relocated to the European country during the early ‘80s.
Post dinner, stroll down U Street and stop at the Duplex Diner for a classy milkshake. Flavors include chocolate, vanilla and black and white. The extras are sweet: you can add in brownie bits, peanut butter and, if you’re feeling extra jovial, Bailey’s or Kahlua.
To get your dance on, hit DC’s hottest dance club, Town, a chic two-floor “dance boutique” located at the east end of U Street. You can expect a young clientele on Fridays and shirtless professionals partying to celebrated DJs on Saturdays.
If you are feeling more adventurous, check out DC Kings’ website for any upcoming shows. This drag king troupe has been a DC fixture for over a decade.
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