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Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 10/14/2011

A look at District Commons

Foggy Bottom is exploding with new restaurants and businesses.  District Commons opened late last month with a swarm of foodie followers from its sister restaurants - DC Coast, Acadiana, and Ceiba, all part of Passion Food, located in the District.

Admittedly a foodie groupie of Acadiana, I had to check out the new family addition and see what makes the place rock.


District Commons, opened in September 2011 and is located in Foggy Bottom. (Erica Hankerson - Erica Hankerson)
Located right at the GW circle, on the first floor of a beautifully new-constructed building, I’d say District Commons is in the lead of transforming the academic and medical corridor of GW into the latest social district in the city.

It’s bright, airy, and is attractive to the eyes of the typical trendy Washingtonian. District Commons provides a classic American fare atmosphere with a polished and refined twist which takes it up to the next level, all of which feeds to its audience.

At the bar, you’ll find many of the staff that have come from the other Passion Food venues, so it’s great to see a familiar face who can welcome you and solidly introduce you to what’s new.

They didn’t wait like other venues to roll out their happy hour, which is another major plus. They offer specialty drinks, a selection of wines, and draft beers, all for $5, Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. until closing.  They also have a great raw bar and $12 dinners after 10 p.m.

District Commons is, by far, my new favorite happy hour spot in town!  It may take a strong contender to pull me away from here!

Erica Hankerson is a writer, socialite and happy hour queen. You can read more of her posts at Cocktail Commentaries.

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