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DC Restaurants Help Kick Off OTAKON 2018

August 9, 2018

RAMW member restaurants welcome OTAKON 2018 attendee with exclusive dining specials and promotions

Washington, DC (August 9, 2018) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome OTAKON 2018 attendees from August 10 – August 12, 2018 to Washington, DC. For  complete conference details, please visit

During OTAKON 2018, select RAMW member restaurants will be welcoming visitors of the annual celebration of Asian pop with specials and promotions when they show their conference badges or the Official Dining Partners print ad featured in the Thursday August 9th edition of Washington City Paper.

Exclusive Dining Deals and Specials:

City Winery

1350 Okie Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 | (202)250-2531

  • Enjoy a complimentary dessert (Chef's choice) with the purchase of two shared plates or flatbreads at City Winery's Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar when you show your OTAKON conference badge or the WCP ad 8/10-8/12. *Limit 1 per person; excludes tax and gratuity.


2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 | (202)730-2500

  • Visit Ris' gin mill at the bar and receive a FREE vial of their house made tonic to take home with you when you mention password: Ravi *Offer available during OTAKON 8/10-8/12


1924 8th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)525-2383

  • Enjoy 2 courses for $27 (excluding tax & gratuity) at Kyirisan when you show your OTAKON conference badge or the WCP ad 8/10-8/12. *Deal cannot be split between guests.

Texas de Brazil

455 Massachusetts Avenue NW, #100, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)898-1413

  • Show your conference badge to receive 15% off regular priced dinner or lunch at Texas de Brazil 8/10-8/12. *Valid for up to 8 guests; Not valid with any other discount/offer. Doesn’t apply to alcohol, tax or gratuity.

Spirits of ‘76
3211 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201 | (703)528-7676

  • Show your ticket stub to any MLB All-Star Week event to receive 20% off your check at Spirits of '76. *Does not apply to alcohol, tax or gratuity; Offer available during OTAKON 8/10-8/12

Additional RAMW Restaurant Members Welcoming Attendees:

Martin’s Tavern | 1264 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007 | (202)333-7370
District Winery | 385 Water Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 | (202)484-9210
Radici Market | 303 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 | (202)758-0086
Acadiana | 901 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)408-8848
Penn Commons | 700 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)905-2999
Clyde’s of Gallery Place | 707 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)349-3700
Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place | 3000 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 | (202)944-4545
Arroz | 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 | (202)869-3300
G by Mike Isabella | 2201 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 | (202)234-5015
Kapnos | 2201 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 | (202)234-5000
Requin | 100 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024 | (202)827-8380
Kapnos Taverna – College Park | 7777 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 | (301)864-1983
Kapnos Kouzina | 4900 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 | (301)986-8500
Pepita Cantina | 4000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite D, Arlington, VA 22203 | (703)312-0200
Yona | 4000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite C, Arlington, VA 22203 | (703)465-1100
Kapnos Taverna – Arlington | 4000 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22203 | (703)243-4400
Isabella Eatery | 1749 International Drive, Tysons, VA 22102 | (571)489-8505

Bastille & Bistrot Royale | Ben’s Chili Bowl, Ben’s Next Door | Black Restaurant Group | Buttercream Bakeshop | Compass Rose | CHIKO | Clyde’s Restaurant Group | Cork Restaurant and Wine Bar | Great American Restaurants | Ivy City Smokehouse Tavern | KAZ Sushi Bistro and Masa14 | Knightsbridge Restaurant Group | Maydan | Compass Rose | Mindful Restaurant Group | Neighborhood Restaurant Group | Nick’s Riverside Grill | Passion Food Hospitality | Right Proper Brewing Co., Earl's Sandwiches | ROCKLANDS Barbeque and Grilling Company | Sixth Engine | The Dubliner | The Liberty Tavern Group | ThinkFoodGroup | Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place | Doi Moi | 2 Birds 1 Stone | Estadio | Proof




Founded in 1994, Otakon is an annual convention held in the summer months to celebrate Asian pop culture (anime, manga, music, movies, video games, etc) and its fandom. The event runs from Friday to Sunday and is packed with a schedule that has tons to do. Otakon is held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in our nation's capital of Washington, DC.

About Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is the regional trade association representing restaurants and the foodservice industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Established in 1920, RAMW is an advocate, resource and community for its members. The Association works to promote and sustain the growth and development of the industry while providing its members legislative and regulatory representation, marketing and small business support, programming and events. RAMW strives to serve its members with professionalism and integrity, and provide them the training, education and support they need to grow a successful business.

About Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, deliver premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a 1-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit and find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC) and Instagram (@EventsDC).