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Press Release

Release Date: Apr 3, 2015

WHAT'S COOKING IN CRYSTAL CITY?

Brunch debut at Fresh Kitchen
The Holiday Inn's new farm-to-table concept, Fresh Kitchen, will open for brunch just in time for Easter weekend, starting on Saturday, April 4th. Taste delicious smoothies, fresh-out-of-the-oven muffins, savory egg dishes and bottomless mimosas. To learn more, read the Crystal Foodie blog post and click here to view a gallery of photos. Hungry? Call 703-842-1240 to make a reservation.

Food Truck “Taste Thursday” #SparkTaste

Spark Taste at the weekly Food Truck event in Crystal City every Thursday from 11 AM to 2 PM. Some of the area’s favorite trucks including Doug the Food Dude, Kafta Mania, Willie's Po Boys, and Curbside Cupcake will be onsite offering delicious food for lunch. On select days, experience DMV 2 Go, a full-service DMV office on wheels. The repurposed, environmentally-friendly recreational vehicles are outfitted with three customer-service kiosks and friendly staff to help you with your transactions.

  • When: Every Thursday, now through September 24th from 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Where: The corner of 18th Street and Crystal Drive
  • DMV 2 GO Days: July 23rd, August 6th, and September 17th​

Crystal City FRESHFARMS Markets #SparkFresh

The popular FRESHFARMS Market returns to Crystal City on Tuesday, April 7th. Spark Fresh and shop from 20 local farmers and producers with seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, container plants and herbs, farm-raised eggs, all-natural meats, artisan baked goods, specialty foods and much more. Celebrate the return of the FRESHFARMS Market with a beer and wine garden serving refreshing drinks from the Washington Wine Academy. 

  • When: Every Tuesday, starting April 7th through November 24th from 3 PM – 7 PM
  • Where: Along Crystal Drive, between 18th and 20th Streets

Easter Brunch at the Hyatt

Join the Hyatt Regency Crystal City for a fun Easter Day Brunch! Accepting reservations 11am-2pm, $48/ adult, $24 /children 4-12, 3 and under free. The fee includes complimentary valet and mimosa or bloody mary.

Cherry Blossom Menu at Jaleo

It's National Cherry Blossom Festival time, and to celebrate, Jaleo is offering cherry blossom specials through April 12th. Try one of their spring-inspired tapas including Grilled Lamb T-Bones with Cherry Sauce, Seared Salmon with Cauliflower Purée and Cherries, and “The Drunken Goat” Murcia cheese with cherry marmalade. Click here to make a reservation.