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Bar Dupont Offers “A Good Reason to Drink”




Alysa Turner
Linda Roth Associates, Inc.
(202) 888-3565

Abigail Seiler
Food& Friends
(202) 269-6875

Bar Dupont Offers “A Good Reason to Drink”
July 27 Special Event to Benefit Food & Friends

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2016)—For its second monthly benefit event “A Good Reason to Drink,” Bar Dupont (1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW; 202.797.0169) will raise funds for Food & Friends, a D.C. based non-profit on a mission to provide medically-specialized meals and nutrition counseling to people living with life-challenging illnesses.

On Wednesday, July 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m. the neighborhood restaurant in Dupont Circle will donate 15% of its proceeds from the day’s sales to support Food & Friends. In addition, a special extended happy hour will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. that day, featuring live music from DJ Cuzzin B, food and drink specials, and a chance to learn more about Food & Friends’ work in the community.

Happy Hour specials at Bar Dupont include $5 drafts, select wines for $6 per glass, and $7 specialty cocktails including cool and fizzy Moscow Mules and refreshing Deconstructed Grapefruits with Lemongrass Vodka, St. Germain, and San Pelligrino Limonata. Happy Hour food specials are $5 and include savory, herbal Lamb Meatballs, spicy grilled Shishito Peppers, crisp roasted Brussels Sprouts and the bar’s famous Dupont Fries.

For more information about this or future “A Good Reason to Drink” events, please contact Alysa Turner at alysa@lindarothpr.com.

About Bar Dupont

Located at 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, Bar Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel is open Monday through Friday 11:00am to close and Saturday through Sunday 10:30am to close. For more information, visit https://www.doylecollection.com/hotels/the-dupont-circle-hotel/dining.


About Food & Friends

Food & Friends is a Washington, DC, based nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered, specialized meals and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. Food & Friends’ services are free-of-charge to recipients, who qualify solely based on their health status and nutritional need. Monday-Saturday, including holidays, staff and volunteers deliver to more than 5,300 square miles including the District of Columbia, seven counties in Maryland, and seven counties and six independent cities in Virginia. Since 1988, Food & Friends has delivered more than 19 million meals to nearly 29,000 individuals. For more information, please visit www.foodandfriends.org, Facebook (/foodandfriends), Twitter (@foodandfriends) or Instagram (@foodandfriendsdc).


About Cuzzin B

With over 20 years of experience as a DJ, Cuzzin B is about as versatile as it gets in the industry. He's based in the Washington DC area while frequently performing throughout the United States and abroad including hot spots like Toronto, London and Paris.

His extensive musical knowledge is showcased through various parties, mix tapes and corporate events, packing dance floors and personal playlists around the world. In 2006, Cuzzin B along with Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder founded the True School Corporation, a group of young professionals and DJs brought together to highlight the 'golden age' (1980- 2000) of music and culture through parties and community service. He also founded Point Blank DJ's in 2001 with college classmate and fellow DJ, Jay*Clipp.