June 9th is National Rosé Day, and the timing couldn’t be more apropos– as weather-weary D.C. residents scramble to soak up the summer sun.
What is Frosé?
Enjoyed mostly on the warmest months of the year, frosé is a wine slushy made from frozen rosé and sweetner. Varying recipes include fresh fruit like strawberries or blueberries.
In a study conducted by Yelp, “frosé were first served in Miami Beach, followed by Provincetown, New Orleans, and [finally] Washington, D.C.”
Where To Order Frosé in Washington, D.C.:
Tucked inside of Hotel Hive in Washington, D.C.’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood Hive Bar serves frose on their rooftop that opens everyday at 4pm.
2224 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037 | hotelhive.com/food-and-drink
A Washington, DC staple for high-brow lunchers and brunchers, Le Diplomate is famously busy almost all the time. But that hasn’t slowed the crowds from clammoring this location for their French inspired craft cocktails and seasonal menu. Be sure to make a reservation before heading over.
1601 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009| lediplomatedc.com
Located in D.C.’s Logan Circle, Commissary is the affordable, low-key neighborhood spot for good drinks and even better comfort food. You can even enjoy free Wi-Fi and a seat on the patio while you sip of your frosé.
1443 P St NW Washington, D.C. 20005 | commissarydc.com
Situated on the Potomac River front in DC’s posh Georgetown neighborhood, Sequoia is the date night frose destination that simply will not disappoint. Request a seat on the stunning terrace and enjoy your frose with stunning river views.
3000 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007 | sequoiadc.com
Our Go-to Frosé Recipe
Hosting a get together and want to make your own? Try this decadent popsicle and frose punch recipe from In the Raw.
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