Our pastry team has outdone themselves with a Double Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake with Almond Toffee Crunch. The dessert will be available throughout the festival at all of our DC-area restaurants.
Our bar team also has a very special Cherry Blossom Festival treat. Stop by any of our restaurants for our Cherry Julep, made with bourbon, mint, and cherry liqueur – available for $12 for our in-person diners and can also be purchased with to go food for $20 for a 16 ounce bottle.
This year’s festival runs from March 20-April 11. Participating restaurants in the Cherry Picks program will highlight items from their seasonal, springtime menus.
Every year, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), highlights the area’s vibrant and diverse restaurant scene for the over 1.5 million visitors to the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The Cherry Picks Restaurant Program has been going for nearly a decade.
This festival celebrates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan to the U.S. that bring beautiful blooms to DC’s Tidal Basin every spring. We are joining the celebration with some cherries of our own.