Celebrate Memorial Day At These American Eateries On May 29

BY Blog Editor

Every Memorial Day, which is always observed on the last Monday in May, we remember the American troops that have given it all for our country. It’s a patriotic time where despite our differences, we can come together and celebrate the United States. 

This Memorial Day, head to one of these Washington, D.C. restaurants where you can find classic American fare like hamburgers, hot dogs and other comfort foods that every American loves. 

GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar, located at 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. which is a four minute drive from your Wray apartment, is a contemporary eatery dishing up grilled cheese sandwiches plus fried fare and charcuterie.

With an international array of delicious sandwiches and Steven’s own tomato soup with a kick, GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar opened its doors in 2014 to long lines. Customers can create their own sandwiches — and do they ever. They make everything in-house, from their short ribs to caramelized onions to summertime gazpacho. At night, they have a busy full bar, a wide selection of sandwiches and lots of delicious cheeses served by their knowledgeable staff.

Firefly, located at 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. which is six minutes from your Wray apartment, is a restaurant built around a large indoor tree, serving seasonal, local New American comfort food.

Firefly has been serving contemporary food and drink for over 20 years. From seasonal menus and innovative cocktails to a whimsical atmosphere and welcoming vibe, the reimagined Firefly is a neighborhood favorite that’s sure to please. They are also committed to sustainability by supporting local farmers and purveyors using seasonal ingredients.

GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar

1730 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

(202) 393-4232


1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

(202) 861-1310

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