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The Weekend Guide

violet boutique washington d.c.!

There are lots of treats in your basket this weekend.

BUY
Violet Boutique
What:
The new Adams Morgan store has a friendly vibe and affordable jeans, tops, dresses, and jewelry ($5-$99).
Why: Lines like Peppermint, Ark & Co., Collective Concepts, and Luluvia will set you back only a few bucks.
When: Tues.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 2439 18th St. NW, b/t Columbia & Belmont Rds. (202-621-9225).

MEET
Grubwithus
What:
Multicity dining service (family-style meals for six to ten strangers) launches in D.C.
Why: Sign up, pay online (no annoying check splitting), and mingle at spots like Policy. Private parties can also be arranged.
When: Are you hungry yet?
Where: Online at grubwith.us.

EAT
Zaytinya Greek Easter Celebration
What:
Jose Andres’s Mediterranean spot kicks off a two-week festival with lamb, Easter sweets, a sandwich cart, and picnic tables on the patio.
Why: Braised lamb shoulder and sweetbreads wrapped in phyllo, spiced walnut cookies soaked in honey syrup, and more ($8-$12).
When: Sun.-May 8. Sun. & Mon., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 701 9th St. NW, at G St. (202-638-0800).

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ACT
Vive La Révolution
What:
Dress up like a cake eater, sip fancy cocktails, and watch unscripted performances to support the nonprofit Washington Improv Theater.
Why: Snap a photo with Marie Antoinette’s drag double.
When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Muleh, 1831 14th St. NW, b/t S & T Sts. (202-667-3440). Tickets ($65-$90 for DailyCandy readers with code candywit) online at washingtonimprovtheater.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Violet Boutique

LOCATIONS
Violet Boutique
2439 18th St NW
bt Columbia & Belmont Rds
Washington, DC 20009
202-621-9225
701 9th St NW
@ G St
Washington, DC 20001
202-638-0800
1831 14th St NW
@ Swann St
Washington, DC 20009
202-667-3440
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