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Amanda Phillips grew up in the Washington metropolitan area and has interests in DC culture, restaurants, art, social events, running, traveling, and volunteer work. She graduated with a B.A in English from Elon University in May 2007 where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Since graduation, Amanda has worked in the defense and government industry as a consultant focused on communications and customer relationship management.

Royal Wedding Celebrations in the Washington, DC Area

With the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton fast approaching, it’s time to start planning a British-themed celebration (April 29th at 6:00 a.m. EST will be here before we know it!).  Didn’t make the final cut of Will and Kate’s guest list?  Not to worry- there are plenty of celebrations that don’t require crossing the pond. Here is a small sampling of DC area restaurants, bars, and bakeries that are

Againn DC (Photo Credit: Zagat.com)

advertising specials in honor of the royal nuptials.

Againn DC:  Up until April 29th, this English gastropub , located in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood,  is offering two “sweet” specials inspired by the desserts that will be served at Will and Kate’s reception, Chocolate Biscuit Cake and Fruit Cake.  Proceeds from the purchase of either cake will go to a Royal Charity Fund.

AGAINN DC
1099 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Ph. 202-639-9830

Queen Vic on H Street (Photo Credit: DC.Eater.com)

Queen Vic: A new restaurant/bar located on H Street NE, Queen Vic invites locals to come celebrate the royal wedding from 12-3.  Select food and drink, including Crown Royal shooters and Egg Crostini, are only $5.  In addition, you will receive 10% off your bill if you show a British passport.

Queen Vic
1206 H Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Ph. 202-396-2001

Georgetown Cupcake's Royal Wedding Dozen (Photo Credit: Georgetown Cupcake)

Georgetown Cupcake: The delicious and famous cupcake bakery will be selling royal wedding-themed cupcakes by the dozen.  The Royal Wedding Dozen consists of 4 Red Velvet, 4 Vanilla Squared, and 4 Chocolate and Vanilla cupcakes decorated with royal blue fondant W & C initials, flowers, and Kate’s sapphire engagement ring.

Georgetown Cupcake
3301 M Street (corner of 33rd & M)
Washington DC 20007
Ph. 202-333-8448

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