Welcome!

News Feed Item

Restaurant's World Cup Menu Brings the Flavors of Brazil to D.C.'s Foggy Bottom

Its Combination of Soccer and Savory Fare Makes the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel a Winner Among World Cup Fans

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/14 -- Watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup can happen anywhere. Fans can catch the games at home, or share the highs and lows with friends in a casual get-together. Or they can immerse themselves in the experience at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. True to the Renaissance ethos, this property offers a comprehensive approach to enjoying the World Cup thanks to Executive Chef Devon Capili's Brazilian-inspired masterpieces and the large-screen television in the hotel's lobby lounge. Guests may not be in Brazil, but the hotel's Foggy Bottom restaurant menu will get them feeling like they are.

Available for the duration of the World Cup (June 9 to July 13, 2014), the Brazilian specials make dining near Dupont Circle even more exciting than usual. Guests can taste the flavors of South America in two ways. Diners who bite into the empanadillas ($12) will taste delicately seasoned beef and vegetables wrapped in house-made turnovers and paired with salsa verde. Or they can savor shrimp sautéed in garlic, parsley and a white-wine sauce in the camarao ao alho e oleo ($13).

Of course, there's a reason why the hotel's M Bar is among the most innovative restaurants in Foggy Bottom, and that is its unique combination of fearlessness and authenticity. Chef Capili's Brazilian-inspired specialty cocktails abide by these principles in the most mouthwatering of ways. To complement the special menu, Chef Capili has concocted two limited-edition drinks. The first, the caipirinha ($10), is a classic that's been around for more than 200 years and is now expertly mixed here with Leblon cachaca, simple syrup and lime. The second is the Brazilian Cure ($12), which features Leblon cachaca, VeeV Acai Spirit, Grand Marnier, simple syrup and acai juice.

After selecting a drink and dish, guests can relax in the sleek lounge to watch the World Cup on the big screen. Few restaurants near Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. can offer the comfort and flexibility (not to mention the seasonal and locally-sourced menu) available in the hotel's lobby lounge.

Between the drinks, the food and the game, this boutique hotel gets guests as close to the action as possible from Washington, D.C. And with amenities that are as comfortable as they are stylish, soccer fans may just prefer the view from Dupont Circle to that of anywhere else.

About the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
Guests of the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel can look forward to distinctive hospitality. Historic Georgetown, the city's wealth of national landmarks, Metro access and, of course, the restaurants and nightlife of Dupont Circle are all just steps away from the hotel. And with an indomitable sense of style and culture on property, guests will be as enchanted by the hotel as by D.C. at large. Well-appointed guest rooms feature goose-down bedding, plug-in panels and 37-inch, flat-panel, HD televisions. The 10,800 square feet of event space accommodates conferences and special events with unparalleled panache, while dining is decidedly sophisticated at all three restaurants: M Brasserie, M Bar and Illy Caffe, An Italian Coffee House. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 1-866-979-8070, or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrw-renaissance-washington-dc-dupont-circle-hotel/.

About Renaissance
Renaissance Hotels represents a diverse collection of more than 155 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs including the industry leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well as R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels. Live Life To Discover. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com.
Friend us on Facebook www.facebook.com/RenHotels
Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/RenHotels

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2606215

CONTACT:
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
1-866-979-8070
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrw-renaissance-washington-dc-dupont-circle-hotel/

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Twistlock, the leading provider of cloud container security solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Twistlock is the industry's first enterprise security suite for container security. Twistlock's technology addresses risks on the host and within the application of the container, enabling enterprises to consistently enforce security policies, monitor...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Peak 10, Inc., a national IT infrastructure and cloud services provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Peak 10 provides reliable, tailored data center and network services, cloud and managed services. Its solutions are designed to scale and adapt to customers’ changing business needs, enabling them to lower costs, improve performance and focus intern...
While some vendors scramble to create and sell you a fancy solution for monitoring your spanking new Amazon Lambdas, hear how you can do it on the cheap using just built-in Java APIs yourself. By exploiting a little-known fact that Lambdas aren’t exactly single threaded, you can effectively identify hot spots in your serverless code. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, David Martin, Principal Product Owner at CA Technologies, will give a live demonstration and code walkthrough, showing how to ov...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
The 21st International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding busin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive ad...
This talk centers around how to automate best practices in a multi-/hybrid-cloud world based on our work with customers like GE, Discovery Communications and Fannie Mae. Today’s enterprises are reaping the benefits of cloud computing, but also discovering many risks and challenges. In the age of DevOps and the decentralization of IT, it’s easy to over-provision resources, forget that instances are running, or unintentionally expose vulnerabilities.
Everywhere we turn in our industry we can find strong opinions about the direction, type and nature of cloud’s impact on computing and business. Another word that is used in every context in our industry is “hybrid.” In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Alvaro Gonzalez, Director of Technical, Partner and Field Marketing at Peak 10, will use a combination of a few conceptual props and some research recently commissioned by Peak 10 to offer a real-world consideration of how the various categories of...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm. In his Day 3 Keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, will explore t...
In his opening keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Michael Maximilien, Research Scientist, Architect, and Engineer at IBM, will motivate why realizing the full potential of the cloud and social data requires artificial intelligence. By mixing Cloud Foundry and the rich set of Watson services, IBM's Bluemix is the best cloud operating system for enterprises today, providing rapid development and deployment of applications that can take advantage of the rich catalog of Watson services to help drive insigh...
When NSA's digital armory was leaked, it was only a matter of time before the code was morphed into a ransom seeking worm. This talk, designed for C-level attendees, demonstrates a Live Hack of a virtual environment to show the ease in which any average user can leverage these tools and infiltrate their network environment. This session will include an overview of the Shadbrokers NSA leak situation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
Multiple data types are pouring into IoT deployments. Data is coming in small packages as well as enormous files and data streams of many sizes. Widespread use of mobile devices adds to the total. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will look at the tools and environments that are being put to use in IoT deployments, as well as the team skills a modern enterprise IT shop needs to keep things running, get a handle on all this data, and deli...