1. To kick off football season, starting the weekend of Saturday, September 7th and continuing on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season, Astro will offer a special tailgate package to include a dozen doughnuts and a dozen wings for $42. The offering includes three maple bacon doughnuts, crème brûlée doughnuts, three PB&J doughnuts, and three vanilla glazed doughnuts in addition to a dozen sriracha or spicy garlic wings. Call 202-809-5565 an hour in advance to place an order.
2. At Del Campo, where Victor Albisu is offering a tailgating class this Saturday at noon in advance of the Redskins’ Monday night opener, the restaurant is offering its happy hour from 4pm to close on Sundays and Mondays beginning Sept 8.
3. At his FallChurch taqueria, Taco Bamba, Albisu is offering a Take Home 12 Pack – perfect fuel for a viewing party. For $32, build your own taco dozen by choosing up to three different fillings from the following options. Call ahead or order at the restaurant. Taco Bamba, 2190 Pimmit Dr, Idylwood, VA . (703) 639-0505. tacobambarestaurant.
4. At G, Mike Isabella has put together the Italian Stallion. The heroically proportioned grinder includes prosciutto, salami, capicolla, fresh mozzarella, pickled purple eggplant and is dressed with the works. The massive, 36-inch sandwich is piled to the rafters and serves 12 to 15 people for $95. G, 2201 14th St NW, Washington, DC. (202) 234-5015. gsandwich.com