The area’s biggest foodies gathered on April 22nd at
The National Union Building for Brunch & Bloodys, a delicious day filled with bottomless bites and Bloody Marys from Washingtonian’s favorite breakfast and brunch restaurants. In addition to sampling both sweet and savory bites and sipping on a variety of tasty Bloody Marys, guests enjoyed a Bubbly Bar and fried chicken and waffle parfaits from Purple Onion Catering, a Goose Island Sofie Mosa station, and music and a photobooth by Exclusively Entertainment. Maketto took home the award for Best Bloody Mary, judged by Washingtonian’s food critics.
Thank you to our partners:
Purple Onion Catering, The National Union Building, Goose Island, and Exclusively Entertainment.
Thank you to our participating restaurants:
Agora, B Too, Convivial, Cuba Libre, DGS Delicatessen, Jos. A Magnus & Co., Lincoln, Maketto, Osteria Morini, Peregrine Espresso, Slipstream DC, Stomping Ground, The Yard at the Ritz-Carlton, and Tredici Enoteca.
Photos by Jeff Elkins.
B Too served delicious doughnut waffles and Bloody Marys with celery foam.
Goose Island served Sofie Mosas with Sofie and orange juice for guests to enjoy.
Elyse Jayson, Chelsea Fiorese, Jodi Kurcis, and Kate Adams.
Slipstream DC’s delectable cheddar biscuits with black pepper and jalapeño served alongside a spicy Bloody Mary with fresh habanero peppers.
A delicious waffle parfait by Purple Onion Catering.
Stomping Ground served southern sausage balls with whipped sorghum butter and hot sauce aioli, in addition to mini ham biscuits served with mixed greens and pickled mustard seeds.
Mary Lehrer and Ada Warren.
Josh Adlakha and Will Middleton.
Stomping Ground’s mouthwatering southern sausage balls and mini ham biscuits.
Cuba Libre’s dish was a delightful crepa de puerco.
Alongside a Bloody Mary with celery foam, B Too dished out a doffle (doughnut waffle) for guest.
Mike Hills, Sydney Allen, and Meghann Keit.
Suzgo Munthali, Wezi Munthali, and Vanessa Kachipande.
Cameron Bishop, James Gallagher, and James Walsh.
Slipstream DC served a spicy Bloody Mary with fresh habanero peppers.
Xan Paxton and Roya Bahrami.
Jonathan Ginsberg, Javier Castro, Eric Donnelly, Kaili Castro, Annie Young, Colin Young, Stephanie Dreyer, Lauren Sroka, and Brittany Perrotte.
In addition to a Royal Seal Bloody Mary, Jos. A Magnus also poured samples for guests to taste.
In addition to a sweet Baklava French Toast, Agora served a Bloody Mary complete with a shrimp garnish.
Maketto made a splash with a special Bloody called Mary Woke Up on the Right Side of the Bed. Washingtonian food critics voted for Maketto to take home the award for best Bloody Mary.
Susan Griffiths, Whitney Albert, Megan Holstein, Gaby Hiller, and Michelle Margulies.
B Too’s one-of-a-kind doffle.
Katia Todd and Rachel Ross.
Zach Garbers, Courtney McComas, and Rebecca Raza.
Stomping Ground’s ham biscuits and sausage balls.