Looking for something to do this weekend in Mount Pleasant? We have you covered!
Each Peach Market (3068 Mount Pleasant Street NW)
It’s Natural November – a time to detox and keep clean. This month, Each Peach Market is offering a specialty pack containing three of their staff’s top natural wine picks. Enjoy a bottle of Mataró, a biodynamic, unfiltered wine from Spain with soft red fruit flavors alongside subtle spiced characteristics. Discover the organic and sulfite-free Sipon from Slovenia, which pairs great with creamy pasta or smoked salmon. And, of course, finish the pack with Germany’s Das Ist Schön, which contains native yeast and holds fine aromatics with peach flower notes.
Bold Fork Books (3064 Mount Pleasant Street NW)
Worried about judgmental in-laws coming in for the holidays? Or are you looking to create more seasonal dishes as winter nears? Bold Fork Books has everything you may need to step up your kitchen game! This independent bookstore offers a curated selection of cookbooks and food writings that highlight regions, flavors, and festivities. Be sure to check out their collection of literature from acclaimed black chefs and creators, including Rodney Scott and Kwame Onwuachi. You can also preorder books celebrating the upcoming holidays of Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah to get in the celebratory spirit early!
Mount Desert Island Ice Cream (3110 Mount Pleasant Street NW)
Before winter weather actually sets in, stop by Mount Desert Island Ice Cream and grab a cone of some of their delicious fall ice cream specialties! They’re offering limited-edition flavors like Cinnamon Cardamom and New England Cornmeal Pudding made with cornmeal, molasses, and buttercream. If you’re not too keen on dairy, they’re also offering festive vegan options, like their vegan pumpkin spice ice cream with pumpkin, maple syrup, molasses, and spices in their hand-made cashew milk base. Either way, its the perfect way to enjoy the last few toasty days of DC fall!
Fit360 DC (3058 Mount Pleasant Street NW)
Fit360 DC knows that getting back to working out after the pandemic can be tough. That’s why they’re offering an amazing quarantine comeback personal training special! For 6 weeks, you can enjoy one-on-one help from professional coaches to find a routine and lifestyle that will help you feel and be your best self. On top of personal training, you’ll be able to enjoy complimentary on-demand and live-streamed classes, indoor and outdoor live small group training, and two body composition scans. This amazing special, valued at $1,080, is offered for just $640! There’s a limited number of spots available, so call now to sign up today!
Don Juan Restaurant (1660 Lamont Street NW)
Don’t stress about cooking this weekend – save that for the holidays! Instead, enjoy a meal at Don Juan Restaurant! This locally-owned business serves delicious Mexican classics at great prices. Check out their tacos al pastor, filled to the brim with meat of your choice – from carne asada to camarones (shrimp) – and topped with cheese, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Along with their delicious menu, they also offer desserts like tres leches and popular beverages imported from Mexico! If you’re wanting something a bit more refreshing, you could also try their house-made fruit smoothies, which come in flavors like papaya and tamarind.