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Date Nights DC Itinerary: 14th Street Shuffle


Get cozy under Le Diplomate’s heated patio while pairing the brasserie/cafe/bistro’s curated wine selection with regional French cheeses smeared on crusty baguettes, made in-house daily.


Grab a cue and play 8 ball at Black Whiskey, a dive bar that sometimes turns into an art gallery and concert venue, equipped with a pool table, rotating list of musical musings and of course, a bar stocked with small-batch whiskeys.


Warm up next to Barcelona’s outdoor fireplace with a “Bourbon Spice Rack” in hand – a specialty cocktail made with bourbon, maple syrup and lavender cardamom bitters.


Retire to your room at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, located just south of Thomas Circle on 14th Street (the proverbial beginning of the 14th Street renaissance).

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